Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

#InstagramUptown – The Cloisters

#InstagramUptown – The Cloisters

A photo posted by Jubei Raziel (@jubeiraziel) on Apr 1, 2016 at 1:34pm PDT 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.


NYPD takes fresh look at ’90s transgender murders in Harlem | NY Daily News

NYPD takes fresh look at ’90s transgender murders in Harlem | NY Daily News

BY Rocco Parascandola | DAILY NEWS POLICE BUREAU CHIEF Their murders were barely noticed, two transgendered women and a man who dressed as both sexes, slain within 13 months of each other in Harlem in the 1990s. Now, with the murder rate down 20% and heading for another record low — and with an activist […]


Uptown Video: No Love For Ted Cruz In The Bronx

Uptown Video: No Love For Ted Cruz In The Bronx

We got your New York Values right here. S/O to Rebel Diaz for letting the right-wing hate monger Ted Cruz know that he is not at all welcome in the BX. Shame on Democratic Party Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. for giving respectability to such a mean-spirited bigot. Click play below and enjoy.


The Old Nagle Cemetery | My Inwood

The Old Nagle Cemetery | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson In mid-17th century Jan Nagle and Jan Dyckman traveled to the New World and settled in northern Manhattan. For more than two centuries the families farmed the land, raised cattle, planted orchards, built bridges and homes and even intermarried. And while Dyckman is a familiar Inwood name, largely thanks to the preservation […]


Spread Love: Artforo – First-Ever Fair of Dominican art

Spread Love: Artforo – First-Ever Fair of Dominican art

That’s right people; Artforo is dedicated to highlighting the work of Dominican artists from across the global Dominican diaspora. The 3-day event kicks off Thursday, April 7th at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center (3940 Broadway). For a mere $10 you get to take in all the awesomeness. Click below and make it […]


Uptown Video: When Cheating Goes Wrong

Uptown Video: When Cheating Goes Wrong

Related: Uptown Video: Don’t Hate The Player, Hate The Game Uptown Video: DAME DASH – You Ain’t A Boss 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.


A Harlem Pastor Makes His Mark | WSJ

A Harlem Pastor Makes His Mark | WSJ

By Melanie Grayce West During a sermon last month, the Rev. Michael A. Walrond Jr. hit his stride, as he often does, about 15 minutes in. Speaking about David, one of his favorite biblical characters, Mr. Walrond’s tenor voice rose, and he began revving up, removing his eyeglasses and punctuating his speech with a wag […]


UPinion: On Myth and Opportunity – #FeelTheBern

UPinion: On Myth and Opportunity - #FeelTheBern

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa (@JuanRosa_NYC) Like many Democratic voters my age and younger, I #FeelTheBern. We perceive in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination the best hope for addressing the structural inequalities that are robbing our generation of the economic security essential to achieving the ever-elusive American Dream. To be clear, […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda: By the Book | NY Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda: By the Book | NY Times

The star and creator of the musical “Hamilton” says “Things Fall Apart” was his favorite book to teach at Hunter College High School: “The kids walk out of the classroom as different people.” What books are currently on your night stand? “The Wayfinders,” by Wade Davis; “Between Riverside and Crazy,” by Stephen Adly Guirgis; and […]


Mood Music: The Machine Presents Kapi-Ku – Own The Night

Mood Music: The Machine Presents Kapi-Ku - Own The Night


Slaying the silence | Manhattan Times

Slaying the silence | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen It was a music room with no music. The large music instruction room at George Washington High School for Media and Communications in Washington Heights had remained dormant for many years, used only for storage rather than for students playing instruments. Like many schools, cuts to the music curriculum […]


#InstagramUptown – Can We Talk?

#InstagramUptown – Can We Talk?

A photo posted by J🅱 (@uptown_jay_photography) on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:44pm PDT 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.


Street Artist’s Worldwide Acclaim Traces Back to Washington Heights | DNAinfo

Street Artist's Worldwide Acclaim Traces Back to Washington Heights | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — For a street artist who has traveled the world to showcase her colorful graffiti, returning to the streets of her home turf is still a necessary move to defend her work. Soraya Marquez, 35, better known as Indie184, describes a version of her colorful, bubble-lettered mural on the wall of a […]


Spread Love: Room 28 Presents Do The Right Spring

Spread Love: Room 28 Presents Do The Right Spring

The funny folks at Room 28 are back with a spring extravaganza properly entitled Do The Right Spring. Room 28 will rock out at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th Street) for a 3 day run; April 7th thru the 9th. If you have not been to a Room 28 show you are missing […]


Harlem Church Where Malcolm X Was Eulogized Faces Its Own Final Days | NY Times

Harlem Church Where Malcolm X Was Eulogized Faces Its Own Final Days | NY Times

Building Blocks By DAVID W. DUNLAP “Here — at this final hour, in this quiet place — Harlem has come to bid farewell to one of its brightest hopes — extinguished now, and gone from us forever,” the actor Ossie Davis said on Feb. 27, 1965, over the coffin of Malcolm X, a transcendent lightning […]


03/31/16: Maria Montez Screening @ Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

03/31/16: Maria Montez Screening @ Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center

In celebration of Women’s History Month, there will be a private film screening of Maria Montez at the Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center on Thursday, 3/31 at 6 pm. The first 50 folks to RSVP will be granted FREE admission. RSVP: RSVP-NYC@mariamontezthemovie.com Related: Maria Montez, The Movie – 7 Questions With Celinés Toribio


The Ten-Dollar Founding Father Without a Father: Teaching and Learning With ‘Hamilton’ | NY Times

The Ten-Dollar Founding Father Without a Father: Teaching and Learning With ‘Hamilton’ | NY Times

By Katherine Schulten, Sarah Gross and Michael Gonchar Yes, it really is that good. That’s how Ben Brantley began his August 2015 review of “Hamilton” on Broadway — a rave about a show that “makes us feel the unstoppable, urgent rhythm of a nation being born.” But you don’t just have to take The Times’s […]


The Nuns of Harlem | NY Times

The Nuns of Harlem | NY Times

By ANDY NEWMAN “Sometimes, people who do not know our life feel that we are magic people,” said Sister Precilla Takuh. “We are just normal people, like any other person, but because we have that call, we responded to it and became who we are.” Sister Takuh is a nun in the Order of the […]


Mood Music: Kapi-Ku – Own the Night

Mood Music: Kapi-Ku - Own the Night

“Own The Night” is the title track off of Kapi-Ku’s new album which will drops on April 4th, 2016.


Neighborhood Eats: What happens when Dominican food meets sushi? | 7online

Neighborhood Eats: What happens when Dominican food meets sushi? | 7online

BY Lauren Glassberg The owners of ‘Mamasushi’ say the restaurant in Inwood needed a Japanese restaurant, with a focus on sushi, but they wanted to make it approachable to the large Dominican and Latin American residents in the area. The result? Mamasushi, located at 237 Dyckman Street in Inwood. It’s called a ‘Hot Mama Roll’ […]


#InstagramUptown – All The Way Up

#InstagramUptown – All The Way Up

A video posted by Super (@superman_hb) on Mar 23, 2016 at 4:55pm PDT 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.


Save The Date: 4/18/16 – The Up Theater Company Honors Martin Collins

Save The Date: 4/18/16 – The Up Theater Company Honors Martin Collins

It is Onward & UPward time again. The annual Up Theater Company fundraiser is going down April 18th at 6:30 pm at 809 Sangria Bar & grill (112 Dyckman Street). Every year the Up Theater Company picks an Uptown person to honor with the UPstanding Person of the Year Award. Last year our very own […]


The Fix: Dark ATM & Young Boston Ft. Aldoe – Handgun

The Fix: Dark ATM & Young Boston Ft. Aldoe - Handgun


A convention of confection | Manhattan Times

A convention of confection | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Step aside, Willy Wonka. Pastry chef Jemal Edwards and business partner Brad Doles have recently opened CHOCnyc, a bakery offering an array of freshly made cupcakes, pastries, cookies, chocolates, muffins and cakes, as well as coffee and espresso. The store, located at 4996 Broadway, will also specialize in handmade truffles in flavors […]

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