Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

The DREAM Project’s Sueños Benefit – The Recap

The DREAM Project's Sueños Benefit - The Recap

Photography by Jenna Filia The DREAM Project (Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project) hosted its 5th Annual NYC Benefit: Sueños 2016 on Thursday, November 10. Beginning with red carpet arrivals including honoree of the evening and Emmy winning actress, Dascha Polanco, star of the series Empire and Head Start Literacy Ambassador Taye Diggs, multi-talented artist […]


Spread Love: The 5th Annual Sueños Benefit Honoring Dascha Polanco

Spread Love: The 5th Annual Sueños Benefit Honoring Dascha Polanco

It’s that time of year again. The DREAM Project (Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project) is holding their 5th Annual NYC Benefit: Sueños 2016 on Thursday, November 10th at the swank 40/40 Club from 7 to 10 pm. The Dream Project serves as a vital bridge between NYC and more than 7,000 underserved Dominican youth. […]


Fans Surprise Lin-Manuel Miranda With Goodbye Card as he Departs to London | DNAinfo

Fans Surprise Lin-Manuel Miranda With Goodbye Card as he Departs to London | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo Well, goodbye, Gov’ner. Over a thousand fans traveled from as far as Pennsylvania on Sunday evening to bid bon voyage to award-winning actor, playwright and Inwood native, Lin-Manuel Miranda — who hosted Sunday night’s screening of Disney’s original “Mary Poppins” at the United Palace Theatre as he prepares to move to London […]


Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Spreads Uptown Love On SNL

Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Spreads Uptown Love On SNL

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Don’t get it twisted I still have not forgiven SNL and NBC for humanizing and legitimizing a racist demagogue like Donald Trump a few months ago. But Lin-Manuel Miranda’s opening monologue on SNL was one of the best in recent memory. Not to mention that Lin gave Washington Heights a sweet […]


Say Word: #Ham4Vote – Lin-Manuel Miranda & The Cast Of Hamilton Stand Up For Voting

Say Word: #Ham4Vote – Lin-Manuel Miranda & The Cast Of Hamilton Stand Up For Voting

Uptown wunderkind Lin-Manuel Miranda recently put together a sweet set of PSA’s urging people to get out there and vote this November. “As the nation gears for one of the most decisive elections in its history, we are proud to highlight the importance and power of democracy in building a nation. For most Americans, the room where […]


How Hillary Clinton Won Harlem | New York Mag

How Hillary Clinton Won Harlem | New York Mag

By Rembert Browne “I thought we’d get that talk from Bernie, but it was Hillary,” the woman said as she took her seat in the restaurant. The man with her nodded his head in agreement, and then they sat in silence, attending to the world in their cell phones. “Hey, soror,” a woman half-shouted a […]


Bernie Sanders Goes to Harlem and Meets Al Sharpton | NY Times

Bernie Sanders Goes to Harlem and Meets Al Sharpton | NY Times

BY Steve Eder The morning after his big victory in New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sanders was in Harlem with the Rev. Al Sharpton, a sign of his campaign’s efforts to diversify his support as his candidacy gains momentum. The senator from Vermont and the civil rights leader met at Sylvia’s Restaurant, a Harlem institution, where […]


Changes to Uptown Polling Sites Cause Confusion | DNAinfo

Changes to Uptown Polling Sites Cause Confusion | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Uptown voters may be surprised on Tuesday when they show up to their polling sites to find they no longer exist. The city’s Board of Elections has relocated a half dozen polling sites in Washington Heights and Inwood. The changes came in advance of Tuesday’s primary elections, which feature […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Conversations on Broadway – Inwood

Time Travel Tuesdays: Conversations on Broadway - Inwood

By David Frank | October 27th, 2008 One of our favorite NY Times’ columnists, Charles Blow, came Uptown back in October of 2008 to talk with voters in Fort Tryon Park about immigration, race and other issues.


Exploring Latinos’ impact on the election | Manhattan Times

Exploring Latinos’ impact on the election | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Sherry Mazzocchi During election season, many elected officials and media pundits claim that Latinos’ main concern is immigration. But according to research by the Pew Hispanic Center, the top issues for registered Latino voters mirror that of the general population: jobs, education, health care and taxes. Immigration ranks six, just after […]

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