Posts Tagged ‘Ford’

Uptown Car Love: The Lincoln Navigator Concept

Uptown Car Love: The Lincoln Navigator Concept

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I have the distinction of being the first journalist to actually see the all-new Lincoln Navigator Concept car, which will be, no doubt, the talk of the upcoming New York Auto Show. The automobile is truly a sight to behold. It is chill inducing. Die-hard car enthusiasts will know what I […]


Spread Love: Uptown Fashion Week – Fall/Winter 2016 Edition

Spread Love: Uptown Fashion Week - Fall/Winter 2016 Edition

That’s right people – Fashion Week also has a home Uptown. Uptown Fashion Week will take place at the magnificent Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (3940 Broadway) on Thursday, February 18th and Friday, February 19th. Uptown Fashion Week intends to bring a dazzling showcase for its exclusive two-day Fall/Winter 2016 edition. Showcases […]


Lincoln Unveils The Continental @ The International Detroit Auto Show

Lincoln Unveils The Continental @ The International Detroit Auto Show

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Lincoln brand has long been a part of the Uptown automotive landscape as many of the cabs that plied their trade up here were Lincolns. As a child growing up in Washington Heights, I equated Lincoln with luxury. Well, Lincoln has just assured that will continue to be the case […]


En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Uptown Fashion Week

En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Uptown Fashion Week

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) For the last installment of En Tu Esquina Con Ford, Elizabeth Ortiz hit up Uptown Fashion Week to take in all the awesomeness and speak with the event’s founder, Albania Rosario as well as Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez. Uptown Fashion Week has grown from a one-day event with a handful of designers […]


En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamajuana

En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamajuana

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) For the latest installment of En Tu Esquina Con Ford we had to hit up Mamajuana because of their role as a pioneer in the new Uptown dining scene. Truth be told, Mamajuana changed the Uptown restaurant landscape forever. Before there was such a thing as the Dyckman strip, there was […]


#TheFeelingStays – The 2016 Lincoln MKX

#TheFeelingStays - The 2016 Lincoln MKX

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) The magic begins before you even set foot inside the newly redesigned 2016 Lincoln MKX Black Label Thoroughbred edition. When you are within 9 feet of the vehicle, the 2016 Lincoln MKX initiates the Lincoln Embrace with a visual orchestra of sequential lighting replete with a […]


Uptown Car Talk: The 2016 Lincoln MKX

Uptown Car Talk: The 2016 Lincoln MKX

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Car enthusiasts have been making note of the reemergence of an ascendant Lincoln. Lincolns are once again redefining luxury, class and refinement. Enter the brand new 2016 MKX. The new MKX, like the entire line of Lincoln automobiles, exudes a quiet luxury that is deeply embedded in the Lincoln experience. From […]


En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamasushi

En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamasushi

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) What do you get when you combine Latino cuisine with Japanese cuisine? The answer is Mamasushi. Mamasushi is belting out some serious delicious sushi with Latino flair. Mamasushi is my newest obsession. While they serve traditional sushi rolls the ones that I am addicted to are the ones that boast Latino […]


The Ford Millennials Take Miami II – The Recap

The Ford Millennials Take Miami II – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I am starting to fall real hard for Miami. Once again, the Ford Millennials converged on Miami for 3 days of learning, career advancement, culture and cuisine. I cannot overstate how proud I am to have been chosen to be a part of the Ford Millennials. Ford Millennials is an important […]


Car Show Love: Lincoln Unveils Lincoln Continental Concept Car

Car Show Love: Lincoln Unveils Lincoln Continental Concept Car

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Car enthusiasts rejoice – the New York International Auto Show is finally here. One of the cars that everyone is buzzing about is the Lincoln Continental Concept car. The good folks at Lincoln gave us a sneak peek at the awe-inspiring vehicle earlier this week. With the new Lincoln Continental as […]


The 2015 North American International Auto Show – The Recap

The 2015 North American International Auto Show – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Thousands of journalists, auto industry personnel, influencers and car lovers from all over the world converged on Detroit for the 2015 North American International Auto Show, which kicks off the auto show season and featured over 50 vehicle debuts. This show is an immense production, the NYC auto show, which I […]


Ford Millennials Take Miami – The Recap

Ford Millennials Take Miami – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I now understand why they call it Magic city. This past weekend I took part in the Ford Millennials Summit in Miami as part of the Ford Millennials team. Ford Millennials is an important initiative from Ford en Español that selects young and emerging Latino influencers from across the country and […]


The 2014 Ford Trends Conference – The Recap

The 2014 Ford Trends Conference – The Recap

So long Detroit it has been real… S/O to @ford for all the love…#FordTrends http://t.co/XA4Yp9yrOE — Led Black (@Led_Black) June 26, 2014 The Ford Motor Company has been innovating, disrupting and shifting paradigms since the turn of the last century. Their annual Ford Trends conference is all about getting thought leaders, influencers as well as […]


The Ford Mustang: Celebrating 50 Years of Automotive Excellence

The Ford Mustang: Celebrating 50 Years of Automotive Excellence

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) How do you celebrate 50 years of American automotive excellence? Well, if you are the Ford Motor Company then you put together a shindig/shrine at the Milk Gallery dedicated to the incomparable Mustang and it’s illustrious pedigree. The event was a kick-off to a year-long anniversary […]


Uptown Car Love: The 2013 Ford Fusion

Uptown Car Love: The 2013 Ford Fusion

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) Okay, so here is the situation. I am really big on cars. I currently drive a fully loaded 2011 Honda Crosstour in crimson or in Honda speak Basque Red Pearl II. I really like the car. I like the way she looks (all my cars are […]


Emilio Sosa Unveils Latest Collection Urban Geisha

Emilio Sosa Unveils Latest Collection Urban Geisha

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) I had the distinct pleasure to be in attendance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in midtown last week for the unveiling of Emilio Sosa’s newest collection, Urban Geisha, sponsored by Ford Motor Company. The new line is a sophisticated mélange of New York City […]

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