Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

3/24/15: Washington Heights + Inwood Oral History Project Kick-Off Celebration!

3/24/15: Washington Heights + Inwood Oral History Project Kick-Off Celebration!

Washington Heights + Inwood Oral History Project Kick-Off Celebration Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) The NY Public Library is celebrating the launch of their historic neighborhood oral history project! The event will be held at the Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) on Tuesday, March 24th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. […]


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 […]


Save The Date: Washington Heights & Inwood Restaurant Week – April 6 Thru April 24th

Save The Date: Washington Heights & Inwood Restaurant Week - April 6 Thru April 24th

Once again it’s on… The official Washington Heights & Inwood dining week celebration, #WHIN & DINE, will go down April 6th thru April 24th. This is your chance to indulge in a 3 course prix fix dinner for $26.95 at a whole host of awesome Uptown restaurants. You know the motto, Spread love it’s the […]


New Music: Trops Ft Lethy Liriano, Charlie Cruz & Tellie Floydd – Uptown

New Music: Trops Ft Lethy Liriano, Charlie Cruz & Tellie Floydd - Uptown


1935 Police Beat: Babe Ruth Hits Pedestrian on Seaman Avenue | My Inwood

1935 Police Beat: Babe Ruth Hits Pedestrian on Seaman Avenue | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson On a summer evening in 1935 Julia Straus, a fifty-eight year old resident of 72 Seaman Avenue had a run in with the most famous athlete in baseball—Babe Ruth. As it happened Ruth was driving southbound on Seaman Avenue when Straus walked into the path of his car near the intersection of […]


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 […]


Uptown Talk: The Translators – Victor Cruz

Uptown Talk: The Translators - Victor Cruz

In this episode, the hilarious and talented actor Victor Cruz talks to the Translators (Mike Diaz and Jaime Fernandez) about having the same name as a famous football player, his failed Dexter audition story, acting in a scene with Al Pacino, and some of the lessons he has learned in his career—from his start as […]


Monday Mood Music: The Machine – Uptown Top Ranking

Monday Mood Music: The Machine - Uptown Top Ranking


Lin-Manuel’s Hamilton Headed To Broadway

Lin-Manuel’s Hamilton Headed To Broadway

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) After a short and super successful run at the Public Theater, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s critically acclaimed Hamilton is headed to Broadway. If sales of its off-broadway run are any indication, these tickets will go fast so get your tickets NOW. Lin-Manuel once again works his magic. Inspired by the biography Alexander Hamilton […]


#InstagramUptown: Heidi Klum’s Washington Heights Selfie

#InstagramUptown: Heidi Klum's Washington Heights Selfie


The United Palace Featured In NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres Episode

The United Palace Featured In NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres Episode

The United Palace is an Uptown treasure. Built during the movie palace boom in the 1920s, the United Palace opened its doors in 1930 as an opulent movie house that transported moviegoers to a lavish, almost otherworldly, setting. Today, the venerable United Palace has become a haven and a hub for the arts and culture […]


Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

This summer is shaping up to be a doozy. The first annual Higher Ground Festival is going down on June 27th as part of the always grand NoMAA Uptown Arts Stroll. The HG Festival is looking for artists of all stripes to take part in this community-affirming, cultural extravaganza. That means: music, dance, visual, spoken […]


Spread Love: Audubon – She Hates Me

Spread Love: Audubon - She Hates Me

Aududon and Nelson Salcedo once again team up to take you on another lush visual journey. You are going to want to watch this all the way through. This isn’t a video, it’s a voyage. Enjoy and Spread Love!


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 […]


Monday Mood Music: Ibeyi X Havana Cultural

Monday Mood Music: Ibeyi X Havana Cultural

Seriously, if you have not heard Ibeyi’s debut album you are missing out on something truly transcendent. The French-Cuban sister duo chop it up with the good folks at Havana Cultura and give you an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album. Ibeyi takes traditional Yoruban chanting and infuses it with hip-hop, electronic […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Here's @UncannyAngle getting some big air in freezing cold snowy #washingtonheights #calisthenics… http://t.co/z5yuzZvny3 — Neil Gavin (@neil_gavin) February 22, 2015 Check out: The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide 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 […]

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