Posts Tagged ‘GWB’

A Mystery Solved: Why the ‘Sisyphus Stones’ Rise and Tumble | NY Times

A Mystery Solved: Why the ‘Sisyphus Stones’ Rise and Tumble | NY Times

By PATRICK FARRELL They rise from the sand and shallows along the Hudson River like a Stonehenge built to the scale of a Manhattan apartment: a tight gathering of stone figures, rock perched on rock, that appear to be marching in a stately procession toward the George Washington Bridge. The elegant stacks, skillfully balanced without […]


Behind The Scenes: Urban Latino X Rayniel Rufino Photoshoot @ La Marina

Behind The Scenes: Urban Latino X Rayniel Rufino Photoshoot @ La Marina

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The stars must be in alignment for Uptown. On January 1st Word Up Books made its 60K pledge goal on indiegogo. Check! This coming Wednesday, January 9th at 10 pm EST (to be exact), MTV’s newest show Washington Heights will put our neighborhood on the lips, minds and televisions of people […]


World Premiere: Trouble In The Heights at the United Palace On January 24th

World Premiere: Trouble In The Heights at the United Palace On January 24th

gogoPatience c+p and Numeric Pictures have officially announced the date and location for the premiere of the much-talked-about independent feature film Trouble In The Heights! On Thursday, January 24th the United Palace (4140 Broadway at W. 175th street) will premiere Trouble In The Heights at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7). The dramatic thriller – driven […]


Trouble In The Heights – The Trailer

Trouble In The Heights - The Trailer

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GWB Prepares For Release As Trouble In The Heights

GWB Prepares For Release As Trouble In The Heights

The best movie about Washington Heights ever made has been renamed Trouble In The Heights and is set to drop early next year. With a stellar cast that includes Luis Antonio Ramos, Raúl Esparza, Antonio Ortiz, Alexandra Metz, Olga Merediz, Kareem Savinon, Dominic Colon and John Peralta among many other talented actors, Trouble In The […]


Happy Birthday To An Uptown Original – The George Washington Bridge Turns 85

Happy Birthday To An Uptown Original - The George Washington Bridge Turns 85

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Happy B-Day GWB, you are looking pretty good for 85. Even though you need a little upkeep (and who doesn’t at your age), you are still the world’s only 14-lane suspension bridge and an estimated 300,000 vehicles traverse your spans on a daily basis. Not bad for an octogenarian. Might I […]


Uptown Summer Arts & Culture Double Header Extravaganza

Uptown Summer Arts & Culture Double Header Extravaganza

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right people; tomorrow will be a big day Uptown. First of all, the Uptown Collective in tandem with Nutcracker Inc. will have a Nutcracker Awareness Day shindig at Le Chéile (839 West 181st Street @ Cabrini) starting at 4 pm and ending at 7 pm. We will have $5 Nutcrackers, […]


Nutcracker Inc. Presents the Sacario Uptown PSA

Nutcracker Inc. Presents the Sacario Uptown PSA

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Nutcracker Update #3 from gogoPatience c+p on Vimeo. Ok folks, we have 59 days left in this campaign and we could sure use your help in making this Nutcracker Inc. film a reality. The following is a list of things you can do to help us out. Go to our indiegogo […]


Nutcracker Awareness Month @ Le Chéile – Have you had a Nutcracker recently?

Nutcracker Awareness Month @ Le Chéile - Have you had a Nutcracker recently?

There is nothing better than getting drunk for a cause. With that in mind, please stop by Le Chéile (839 West 181st Street) anytime in June and buy a Nutcracker. Part of the proceeds of all Nutcrackers sold at Le Chéile will go to making our documentary. And don’t forget, Saturday, June 30th will be […]


Tommy 5000 & Friends Nutcracker Inc Promo: It’s Not Just Juice

Tommy 5000 & Friends Nutcracker Inc Promo: It's Not Just Juice

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Nutcracker Update #2 from gogoPatience c+p on Vimeo. Ok folks there are 72 days left to this campaign and while I am certain that we will make our goal, my partner in this project, Jon Ullman, is getting a little antsy. So please help us make this movie, so we can […]


June = Nutcracker Awareness Month

June = Nutcracker Awareness Month

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Just wanted to thank everybody for supporting and showing love to this project. I think we have created some real buzz in the streets of Washington Heights and beyond. The fact that our good friends at East Willy B made history yesterday by raising 50K in 50 Days is an encouraging […]


Filmmakers tell story of ‘nutcracker,’ a boozy beverage created in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

Filmmakers tell story of 'nutcracker,' a boozy beverage created in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

By Michael J. Feeney / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS It’s the modern-day moonshine of upper Manhattan, and a group of local filmmakers wants to be the first to tell its story. And they’re not holding anything back. The “nutcracker,” a popular and potent alcohol-laced fruit drink, has for more than two decades delivered a powerful […]


indiegogo Spotlight: Nutcracker Inc.

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Nutcracker Inc Video 1 from gogoPatience c+p on Vimeo. Ok folks, so I have teamed up with my friend Jon Ullman of the movie GWB to produce what will be the definitive documentary on the elusive and enigmatic elixir known as the Nutcracker. What I have dubbed “modern day moonshine” – […]


UC World Premiere: Washington Heights Presents: The Nutcracker – Teaser

UC World Premiere: Washington Heights Presents: The Nutcracker - Teaser

Click here to read the story that started it all. Twitter: http://twitter.com/WH_Nutcracker FB: http://www.facebook.com/WH.Nutcracker We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Pics From The Uptown NYILFF Celebration of GWB & Act of Love

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@DjboyNYC)


Uptown New York International Latino Film Festival Kick-Off Party For GWB & The Short Film Act of Love

Friday, August 12th at 9:00pm – 1:00am  Columbia Social 4009 Broadway (bet. 168 & 169 St.) You are invited to the Uptown New York International Latino Film Festival Kick-Off party for GWB and the short film Act of Love. *Special sneak previews of both films and Q&A with filmmakers from 9:30 to 10:30 *Gift bags […]


The Premiere of the GWB Trailer to Take Place At An Undisclosed Location In the Heights on Saturday, July 16th

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Okay, here is the latest: GWB, the Uptown Collective, Genius Group Productions Inc and Dominican USA are putting together a little shindig to celebrate the world-wide premiere of the GWB trailer on Saturday, July 16th at 10pm. Here’s the deal though, we can’t divulge the actual location just yet. What we […]


Big GWB Event Happening on July 16th

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/26013225 w=524&h=295] GWB Trailerette from GWB on Vimeo. Okay, the only thing that I am at liberty to divulge at this present moment is that there is going to be a big GWB event somewhere in Washington Heights on Saturday, July 16th. So with that said, stay tuned for more details in the coming […]


Happy 4th of July!

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Put You On: GWB The Movie

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The long wait is finally over. We now have a cinematic opus that does justice to our beloved Washington Heights. GWB is a film about our neighborhood, made by folks from the neighborhood, that viscerally documents the drama, joys, highs and lows of this dynamic, diverse and vibrant community. With a […]


Pics From the People – The GWB From Riverside

The GWB from Riverside on a gorgeous Saturday @uptowncollectiv @newyorkology http://twitpic.com/4uneng May 7, 2011 12:00 pm via TwitPic for Windows Phone 7ReplyRetweetFavorite @shainamaidel Shaina


STREET ACTION PROFILES – ISAAC JAQUEZ

BY Rainey Skates Meet Isaac Jaquez (23-years-old). Isaac skates Uptown. And not only does he fly over local curbs and traffic cones, he also happens to be damn good at it! But you won’t hear that from him. Isaac’s super humble, you see. He’s usually got his headphones on over his iconic Afro. Or sometimes […]

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