Posts Tagged ‘Harlem’

#InstagramUptown – the struggle is real

#InstagramUptown – the struggle is real

the struggle is real #nyc #urbanlife #urbandecay #thestruggleisreal #myhood #thuglife #theghetto #washingtonheights #subway #molepeople #urbanexploration #newyorkcity A photo posted by Kathleen Lewis (@sparkileeangel) on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:20pm PST 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


Monday Mood Music: Dubwork – Current Situation


Review: Aventura Sighs Goodbye, as Women Squeal | NY Times

Review: Aventura Sighs Goodbye, as Women Squeal | NY Times

By JON PARELES A high-voiced heartthrob and songwriter leads his band to Top 10 albums and arenas, goes solo and headlines his own stadium shows. Then he rejoins his former bandmates for a final set of performances together. It’s the story of Michael Jackson and the Jacksons. It’s also the story of Romeo Santos and […]


The Friday Fix: Skematics Ft. Saigon – 4 Elements

The Friday Fix: Skematics Ft. Saigon – 4 Elements


Marcus Samuelsson Celebrates Black Female Chefs With a Month-Long Menu | Village Voice

Marcus Samuelsson Celebrates Black Female Chefs With a Month-Long Menu | Village Voice

By Jacqueline Raposo For several years, Marcus Samuelsson has created a special menu in honor of Black History Month at his Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster (310 Lenox Avenue, 212-792-9001). But this time around, he had a particularly strong dose of female inspiration standing in front of him: his chef de cuisine Adrienne Cheatham. “Adrienne is pushing; […]


Harlem Nights – An annotated map of the hippest, hottest nightspots in uptown jazz-age New York | Intelligent Life magazine

Harlem Nights - An annotated map of the hippest, hottest nightspots in uptown jazz-age New York | Intelligent Life magazine

BY Charlie McCann If New York is the city that never sleeps, then this map shows you where it used to go to stay awake. It was published on January 18th 1933, in the first issue of Manhattan: A Weekly for Wakeful New Yorkers. In those days, Harlem was known by its jive-talking denizens as […]


My Plant-Heavy Fully Loaded Omelet

My Plant-Heavy Fully Loaded Omelet

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Did you know that February is cancer prevention month? It is why you should use this month to practice living a healthier lifestyle and encourage others to do the same. As chaotic as they can be, mornings set the tone for the rest of the day. Productivity experts all agree that […]


Hamilton Heights: Harlem Enclave With River Views | NY Times

Hamilton Heights: Harlem Enclave With River Views | NY Times

By JULIE BESONEN The number of rescue dogs that Barry Katz crosses paths with in Hamilton Heights, a section of West Harlem, tells him something about his neighborhood. “At this point, it’s not a wealthy area,” he said. “People love their pets but can’t afford to pay thousands of dollars for them.” Bugsy, his walleyed, […]


#InstagramUptown – #SubwayPhotography

#InstagramUptown – #SubwayPhotography

A photo posted by Gregory S. Jones (@gregorysvision) on Jan 25, 2016 at 6:01am PST 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


Ali Forney Center Wants To Buy ‘Harlem Hate Church’ To House Homeless LGBT Youth | Instinct

Ali Forney Center Wants To Buy 'Harlem Hate Church' To House Homeless LGBT Youth  | Instinct

Remember when we told you about the homophobic Harlem pastor, and how his church was going up for auction over unpaid debt? Well we have great news, because the amazing Ali Forney Center, the largest LGBT community center helping LGBT homeless youth in the United States, not only wants to buy the church, they want to […]


Uptown Video: Introducing C.A.R.I.N.A.

Uptown Video: Introducing C.A.R.I.N.A.

Introducing – C.A.R.I.N.A – the drone that keeps your boyfriend in check when you can’t be with him. Something for every suspicious girlfriend! Help make your world a better place by ordering yours today! We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or […]


Former Daily News reporter Michael Feeney dead at 32 | NY Daily News

Former Daily News reporter Michael Feeney dead at 32 | NY Daily News

BY Christina Carrega-woodby, Reuven Blau, Leonard Greene Michael J. Feeney, a former Daily News reporter who served as president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died Sunday of complications from a staph infection in his kidneys. He was 32. Feeney was set to begin his dream job as an entertainment reporter at CNN.com […]


Maya Angelou’s Harlem Home for Sale | NY Times

Maya Angelou’s Harlem Home for Sale | NY Times

By VIVIAN MARINO The century-old Harlem brownstone that served as the New York home of the memoirist, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou for almost a decade, and where she entertained scores of friends like Oprah Winfrey and Cicely Tyson with dance parties and competitive Boggle games and whipped up her signature smothered chicken, […]


The All-American Immigrant

The All-American Immigrant

By Joanna Castro (@castroegan) Yes, Alexander Hamilton. His name and face have popped up a lot recently. In large part thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda and his smash hit musical Hamilton. I think I have officially become one of his groupies seeing him first in “In the Heights” both the Broadway musical and the Five Year […]


The Friday Fix: Ninety – IKONSTATEOFMIND

The Friday Fix: Ninety - IKONSTATEOFMIND


Africa Kine in Harlem Returns to Its Humble Roots | NY Times

Africa Kine in Harlem Returns to Its Humble Roots | NY Times

By Ligaya Mishan The restaurant was once named Africa, as if embracing an entire continent, when in fact the focus was on the cooking of the western coast, mainly Senegal. Samba Niang and Kine (pronounced kee-nay) Mar, natives of Dakar, opened its doors two decades ago on the northern side of West 116th Street in […]


What’s The First Thing I Should Add To My Diet To Reduce My Cancer Risk?

What’s The First Thing I Should Add To My Diet To Reduce My Cancer Risk?

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Because of my extensive training in holistic nutrition for cancer prevention, the first question I am often asked is, “what do I need to stop eating to reduce my risk?” My response is always the same. First, I tell them that the focus should be on the many things that they […]


Harlem’s Legendary Lenox Lounge Appears To Be Really, Truly Dead | Gothamist

Harlem's Legendary Lenox Lounge Appears To Be Really, Truly Dead | Gothamist

by Nell Casey There was hope for a while that Harlem’s legendary Lenox Lounge—which closed in 2012 following a rich 73 years history—would one day reopen, preserving a slice of history in an area that’s undergoing significant changes. Unfortunately, it looks as though the storied jazz bar and former speakeasy won’t be undergoing a revitalization, […]


Uptown Tonight: Black And Cuba @ The Schomburg Center

Uptown Tonight: Black And Cuba @ The Schomburg Center

This award-winning documentary follows street-smart Ivy League students who band together on an adventure to the enigmatic Caribbean island of Cuba, where the population is 60% black. Their journey reveals enthralling scenes of Cuban life, including hip-hop performances, block parties, and candid encounters with Afro-Cuban youth. As they film, the young travelers discover connections between Cuban and […]


Monday Mood Music: Skematics Ft. Saigon – 4 Elements

Monday Mood Music: Skematics Ft. Saigon - 4 Elements


#InstagramUptown – Uptown Snowpocalypse 2016

#InstagramUptown - Uptown Snowpocalypse 2016

And im done…..meanwhile #snowstorm2016 #nyc #juschrismusic working on snow art for #washingtonheights #showyourhoodart #shark A photo posted by JusChris (@juschrismusic) on Jan 23, 2016 at 12:57pm PST


First Look: 4650 Broadway, 23-Story Apartment Building in Washington Heights | NY YIMBY

First Look: 4650 Broadway, 23-Story Apartment Building in Washington Heights | NY YIMBY

By: Rebecca Baird-Remba Washington Square Partners and Acadia Realty Trust want to build a 23-story apartment building at 4650 Broadway, right next to Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters in Washington Heights. But first, they need a major upzoning from the city. YIMBY uncovered renderings of what the 500,000-square-foot tower could look like in newly posted zoning documents. The City […]


The Friday Fix: Cristion D’or – Ice Cream (Freestyle)

The Friday Fix: Cristion D'or - Ice Cream (Freestyle)


Uptown Video: Cuchifrito – The Soul Food Trap Anthem

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