Posts Tagged ‘El Barrio’

First refuge, now small reprieve | Manhattan Times

First refuge, now small reprieve | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristobal Vivar She sought sanctuary — and has earned a stay. A Washington Heights church is providing refuge to a Guatemalan immigrant mother facing deportation — and who’s just been granted a 90-day window while Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials review her case. Amanda Morales-Guerra and her three […]


Told to Go Back to Guatemala, She Sought Sanctuary Instead | NY Times

Told to Go Back to Guatemala, She Sought Sanctuary Instead | NY Times

By LIZ ROBBINS and JONATHAN WOLFE On Thursday, instead of showing up at her immigration check-in with a nonstop ticket to Guatemala, as she had been told to do, Amanda Morales Guerra, 33, walked into Holyrood Episcopal Church-Iglesia Santa Cruz in Washington Heights. She did not know when she could emerge again. Local clergy estimate […]


Guatemalan immigrant seeks sanctuary in Manhattan church | NY Daily News

NEW YORK (AP) — A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. entered a church in Manhattan with her three children on Thursday to seek refuge from immigration authorities. Amanda Morales, who has lived illegally in the U.S. since 2004, said she decided to seek sanctuary instead of showing up to her […]


#InstagramUptown: All The Way Up…

#InstagramUptown: All The Way Up...

A post shared by Jordan Matter (@jordanmatter) on Aug 2, 2017 at 10:37am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Sight Unseen

#InstagramUptown: Sight Unseen

A post shared by 📷🎥Emmanuel 🎮🎧 Abreu 🇩🇴🇺🇸 (@eabreuvisuals) on Aug 2, 2017 at 8:05pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Loíza Live | Manhattan Times

Loíza Live | Manhattan Times

Saints and salsa. Thousands gathered to celebrate Afro-Latino culture in the city during the latest edition of the “Fiestas Tradicionales en Honor a Santiago Apóstol,” known as the Loíza Festival, named after the city in Puerto Rico that inspired the festival a half-century before. Loíza is home to the largest community of African descendants in […]


#InstagramUptown: Shades

#InstagramUptown: Shades

A post shared by David Gonzalez (@104bx) on Jul 14, 2017 at 5:53am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Spread Love: 50th Annual Loíza Festival

Spread Love: 50th Annual Loíza Festival

July 28th | July 29th | July 30th — 11:00AM to 8PM (All Days) E 109th St (Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues), NY NY. FREE | Please RSVP your attendance here. The Annual Festival Santiago Apóstol de Loíza in El Barrio celebrates a half century of African influence of the Puerto Rican and Latino immigrant […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by Suzanne (@suzannesm29) on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:41am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Dyckman Express

#InstagramUptown: Dyckman Express

A post shared by DOT (@dotshotit) on Jun 27, 2017 at 4:54am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2017

Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2017

Free! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for the fourth annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.


Washington Heights Is Getting Its Own Food Hall | Eater NY

Washington Heights Is Getting Its Own Food Hall | Eater NY

North End is slated for a fall debut by Melissa McCart The construction for Washington Heights’ North End Food Hall from Sugar Hill Capital Partners is underway, signaled by the soon-to-close pop-up coffee shop that has perched in a 1000 square-foot space at 4300 Broadway at 183rd Street since December. The pop-up from Filtered Coffee, […]


#InstagramUptown: Uptown Summers Be Like…

#InstagramUptown: Uptown Summers Be Like...

A post shared by Kevin C (@inwood_born) on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:24pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Only In Uptown

#InstagramUptown: Only In Uptown

Homeboy brought his mecedora, plug his phone on the public charger with free WiFi, and napping to the sound of music #onlyinnyc #stopthemadness #nyc #nycstreets #nycpeople #nycstreetphotography #nycsummer #hamiltonheights A post shared by Ruth Polanco (@ruthpolanco) on Jun 27, 2017 at 5:25pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like […]


Beyond Brooklyn: 3 Uptown Girls Share Their Favorite New York City Gems | Vogue

Beyond Brooklyn: 3 Uptown Girls Share Their Favorite New York City Gems | Vogue

by Martine Thompson While ruminating on New York City’s best spots to fill up leisure time, many would be hard-pressed to name a lounge-worthy park for lazy summer afternoons or a haute boîte fit for ringing in a special occasion north of 155th Street. Which is a shame, because a bustling nightlife and exciting culinary […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by Stephanie Barnes (@stephizm) on Jun 19, 2017 at 7:09pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


A White Soundtrack in a Black Neighborhood | Eater

A White Soundtrack in a Black Neighborhood | Eater

How a change in the playlist can attract a different clientele by Michael Arceneaux I was drinking my day away at Harlem brunch spot the Grange — ask for a passionfruit Bellini and thank me later — when I looked around and wondered if I had been teleported to Williamsburg. The crowd here in Upper […]


#InstagramUptown: Frio Frio

#InstagramUptown: Frio Frio

A post shared by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Jun 15, 2017 at 10:11am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats…

#InstagramUptown: A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats...

A post shared by Kevin C (@inwood_born) on May 24, 2017 at 12:06am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Keep The Faith

#InstagramUptown: Keep The Faith

A post shared by Johnny Random (@hollywood191) on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:03pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Black Lives Matter

#InstagramUptown: Black Lives Matter

A post shared by David Gonzalez (@104bx) on May 16, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Rain, Rain, Go Away

#InstagramUptown: Rain, Rain, Go Away

A post shared by Anthony DelMundo (@anthony.delmundo.photography) on May 13, 2017 at 4:56am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: The View from Taco Bell

#InstagramUptown: The View from Taco Bell

It appeared as though a pigeon had shit all over the lower left pant leg of the young Mormon missionary. Par for the course, I suppose. He and his partner walked confidently along St. Nicholas Avenue, hands in pockets, smiling, not really a care in the world. Luis was as old as Charles Bukowski. He […]


New York’s First Police Body Cameras Take to Streets in Upper Manhattan | NY Times

New York’s First Police Body Cameras Take to Streets in Upper Manhattan | NY Times

By ASHLEY SOUTHALL More than three years after a federal judge ruled that the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk tactics were unconstitutional and ordered New York City to test body cameras as a remedy, the first group of officers equipped with the devices went on patrol in Manhattan on Thursday. Years of litigation, and lengthy deliberations over […]

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