Posts Tagged ‘Harlem’

Mural Honors Inwood Man Shot and Killed by Police | DNAinfo

Mural Honors Inwood Man Shot and Killed by Police | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Friends and family gathered last week at the site of a new street memorial created to honor an Inwood man shot and killed by police in 2011. John Collado would have celebrated his 47th birthday on March 25. But instead of a party, Collado’s family and friends held a vigil outside […]


Restoring the Spirit With the Sound of Big Bells High Over Manhattan | NY Times

Restoring the Spirit With the Sound of Big Bells High Over Manhattan | NY Times

By JAMES BARRON It is Sunday morning, and Dionisio A. Lind cannot find the balm in Gilead. He is not looking for salvation, just the sheet music for the spiritual “There Is a Balm in Gilead.” The person who tidied up Mr. Lind’s office during the week has organized things in a way he cannot […]


Uptown Art: Women in the Heights – The Human Essence @ NoMAA Gallery

Uptown Art: Women in the Heights – The Human Essence @ NoMAA Gallery

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance inaugurates its new gallery space with the exhibition Women in the Heights – The Human Essence, featuring works by women artists of Northern Manhattan, tackling issues affecting humanity. Curated by Andrea Arroyo. Location: NoMAA Gallery at WorkSpace, 5030 Broadway, New York, NY 10034 Dates: […]


ASAP Rocky, Dearly Missing ASAP Yams, Half of Their Formidable Hip-Hop Tag Team | NY Times

ASAP Rocky, Dearly Missing ASAP Yams, Half of Their Formidable Hip-Hop Tag Team | NY Times

By JON CARAMANICA ASAP Rocky and ASAP Yams fought exactly once. It was 2009, and the two were far away from the men they were going to become: Rocky the genre-moving rapper who would challenge and remake the sound of New York hip-hop, and Yams the behind-the-scenes maestro who would shape the palate of hip-hop’s […]


Uptown Video: DAME DASH – You Ain’t A Boss

Uptown Video: DAME DASH - You Ain't A Boss


Plaza de Las Americas Reclaims Space for People in Washington Heights | Streetsblog NYC

Plaza de Las Americas Reclaims Space for People in Washington Heights | Streetsblog NYC

by Stephen Miller The city broke ground this morning on a new plaza in Washington Heights set to open early next year. The project will transform an extra-wide asphalt block into a permanent public space hosting vendors and a farmers market. Plaza de Las Americas is located on 175th Street between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue. The project, which was […]


3/29/15: DREAM UPTOWN – A multi-disciplinary arts series in Washington Heights

3/29/15: DREAM UPTOWN - A multi-disciplinary arts series in Washington Heights

This spring, the Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights will be the host of a new multi-disciplinary arts series featuring low-cost and free events. Dream Uptown, a project of the Fort Tryon Jewish Center (FJTC), will present live arts events between March and June 2015, produced by neighborhood volunteers and powered through collaborations with local organizations. […]


After a Sleepover With Mayor de Blasio, a Friendship Formed | NY Times

After a Sleepover With Mayor de Blasio, a Friendship Formed | NY Times

By NIKITA STEWART The overnight guest had brought a pie. Apple, the host recalled. It went untouched. “Nobody got a chance to eat because we were so busy talking,” the host, Katherine Wilson, 60, said. “He was talking about his wife; I was talking about my husband.” Morning came too soon. But as the guest, […]


Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents Epic Poetry

Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents Epic Poetry

A teenage girls’ odyssey to find her father, a hero from a legendary war, takes her on a dangerous journey through the squalor of a mythic NYC. UP Theater Company Presents EPIC POETRY by James Bosley Directed by Gregory Wolfe April 29 through May 16 Wednesdays – Saturdays, 8pm The Hebrew Tabernacle – 551 Ft […]


Go Fund Me Spotlight: Fund Myah’s battle with brain cancer

Go Fund Me Spotlight: Fund Myah's battle with brain cancer

Myah’liyah Malanie Dominguez was born on February 19th, 2011. Shortly after turning 4 she was diagnosed with brain cancer. Please donate what you can to help a local family fight the battle of their lives. Supprt: Fund Myah battle with brain cancer by Melodie Dominguez – GoFundMe. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


Spread Love: Magic Mania Sundays

Spread Love: Magic Mania Sundays

Since Summer of 2014, internationally known Magician and Comedian, Rich Marotta and his magical maniacs have been dazzling audiences every week as he hosts his new magic cabaret, Magic Mania! Magic Mania is unique to the NYC magic scene because it provides an intimate atmosphere where world renowned Magicians and up-and-comers alike can perform their […]


Save The Date: 4/20/15 – The Up Theater Company Honors Our Very Own Led Black

Save The Date: 4/20/15 - The Up Theater Company Honors Our Very Own Led Black

Onward & UPward! – To benefit UP Theater Company MONDAY, APRIL 20 – 6:30 to 9:30 District 12 (4892 Broadway) That’s right folks, the good folks at the Up Theater Company our having their annual benefit shindig on Monday, April 20th at District 12 (4892 Broadway) and this year they are bestowing “The Upstanding Person […]


How Harlem Has Changed | NY Times

How Harlem Has Changed | NY Times

By JOHN LELAND Albert Vecerka first came to Harlem in 1993 to study architecture at the City College of New York, and he quickly learned two things. The first was that he was more interested in photographing buildings than in designing them. The second was that the neighborhood around him provided a story that could […]


What’s In a Name? A Tale of Two NYC Brewers | Gear Patrol

What’s In a Name? A Tale of Two NYC Brewers | Gear Patrol

By Nick Milanes There is one thing newborn businesses have in common with teenage garage bands: picking a name can be even harder than getting started. (Also bad hair, increasingly.) You want something that leaves an impression, something distinctive, but nine times out of ten you come up with something derivative. You doodle pages and […]


Young Docs on deck | Manhattan Times

Young Docs on deck | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen For young children, the sight of a doctor’s white coat can be enough to make them shiver.The association with pediatricians often involve being poked and prodded, or worse yet, getting a needle.Medical students from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) are aiming to reduce such anxiety while also educating kids […]


NoMAA TA Workshops Series 2015: Introduction to the NUTS & BOLTS of Filmmaking for Short films

NoMAA TA Workshops Series 2015: Introduction to the NUTS & BOLTS of Filmmaking for Short films

Inwood Center 5030 Broadway, 6th Floor New York, New York 10034 Imelda O’Reilly, is a filmmaker and previously taught at NYU as an Assistant Arts Professor in the graduate film program located in TischAsia, Singapore. She will lead this three- part workshop series on the Introduction to the NUTS and BOLTS of filmmaking for short […]


Times Documentaries: Made With Kickstarter – A Harlem Mother

Times Documentaries: Made With Kickstarter - A Harlem Mother

BY Ivana Todorovic Jean Corbett-Parker shared the story of her son’s death and her fight to prevent violence on the very streets in Harlem that her son warned others about.


Beloved Irish Bar Reynold’s Closes After 50 Years in Washington Heights | DNAinfo

Beloved Irish Bar Reynold's Closes After 50 Years in Washington Heights | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — One of the few remaining Irish bars in an area once known as a Gaelic stronghold with plentiful pubs closed last week after half a century. Reynold’s Café, at the corner of Broadway and 180th Street, shut its doors for good Sunday despite applying for a liquor license renewal […]


The Elixir: How Being Diagnosed With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Connected Me To My Roots

The Elixir: How Being Diagnosed With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Connected Me To My Roots

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Wellness and healthy living has become very trendy. It seems as if everyone is sipping on smoothies and doing yoga. While I have always been health-conscious, the messages I was receiving in the media confused me about what to eat and how to live. Like many women, I thought low-fat anything, […]


Flashback Fridays: The Queen of Carrot Cake

Flashback Fridays: The Queen of Carrot Cake

By Arlene Schulman (@ArleneSchulman) Celebrating the life of Renee Mancino, the Queen of Carrot Cake. In this unedited interview from the fall of 2012, Renee talks about her love of baking, how she started out in the cake business, and her love of Inwood. Her two bakeries – Carrot Top in Inwood and Carrot Top […]


A Texan Makes His Way Uptown | NY Times

A Texan Makes His Way Uptown | NY Times

By JOYCE COHEN A little more than two years ago, when John McQuillen moved to New York for work, he used Facebook and friends to find a place to live. He ended up as a roommate in a two-bedroom in Washington Heights, paying just $800 a month. “I completely lucked into that apartment, not knowing […]


Marjorie’s Melody | Manhattan Times

Marjorie’s Melody | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi About 50 people settled into folding chairs in a Washington Heights apartment at 555 Edgecombe Avenue to listen to music this past Sunday. Before the show started, Paul, 8, was at the piano, warming up the crowd. “There’s something sounding nice there,” said Marjorie Eliot, who was busy in the kitchen […]


Testing Out Harlem’s Handpulled Noodles | Gothamist

Testing Out Harlem's Handpulled Noodles | Gothamist

by Scott Lynch | Gothamist THE VIBE The Handpulled Noodle, which opened about two weeks ago in Harlem’s Hamilton Heights, is a seven-stool Chinese spot that has the locals swooning. Seriously, I spent an early-evening hour there last week, wolfing as much of the menu as I could, and I have never heard such non-stop […]


Inwood Cupcake Shop Getting Reality TV Makeover With Help from ‘The Profit’ | DNAinfo

Inwood Cupcake Shop Getting Reality TV Makeover With Help from 'The Profit' | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — An Uptown cupcake shop that has been beset by difficulties will get another chance with some help from reality TV. Tonnie’s Minis, which has opened and closed several times since leasing its space at 4738 Broadway two years ago, will be featured on the CNBC reality show “The Profit” this […]

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