By PHILLIP PANTUSO Around 8 p.m. on a recent Saturday, a few dozen people were gathered in a narrow, dimly lit Harlem brownstone. Couples smoked in the backyard beneath Christmas lights; a group of Chilean expats sought a corkscrew; a man and his young son searched for seats. From the basement downstairs, Bill Saxton, a […]
How awkward would it be to tell the delivery guy these cross streets? #Inwood #NYC #signs #fleetweek… http://t.co/kZ8xugMpZv — Kristin Rath (@WordsAreFood) November 4, 2014 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 […]
By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — A youth soccer program sponsored by one of the world’s premiere teams is kicking off its first U.S. program in Inwood Friday — thanks in part to a World Cup-winning player who has worked to promote the sport uptown. InterCampus, which is sponsored by Italy’s famed franchise Inter Milan, was […]
In this episode of “Ask Bago,” Juan Bago helps a single guy meet the girl of his dreams online. But when Camacho matches with a hot girl named Marisol, Bago interferes — in all the wrong ways.
Story by Sherry Mazzocchi No shots of Kim Kardashian’s prosperous posterior appear in the latest photography exhibit of the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA). Instead, “Selfless Selfies” seeks to capture a far rarer beauty, that of Northern Manhattan’s rich land and streetscapes and its unexpected diversity – all from an insider’s perspective. Curator Michael Palma […]
By ELAINE LOUIE It all started with a cup of chai. Or the desire for one, at least. Three years ago this month, Anita Trehan was walking along Water Street, in the financial district, when she had a craving for “a nice cup of chai,” she said. But Ms. Trehan is from India, and she […]
By RICHARD MORGAN Published: September 18, 2005 IN Washington Heights, 71 percent of New Yorkers are Latino – almost triple the citywide percentage. It’s a place where a car with tinted windows, hopping on its hydraulics down St. Nicholas Avenue, is more likely to be blaring Juanes than 50 Cent. The neighborhood wasn’t always so […]
PEOPLE’S THEATRE PROJECT presents “PARDON OUR APPEARANCE” A new bilingual and interactive theatre event based on the performer’s true stories of gentrification. November 21 & 22, 2014 at the Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center. A group of Northern Manhattan residents are taking to the stage with their new play Pardon Our Appearance to speak out about […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right people; today is the day we make our voice heard. You have no reason not to vote and a plethora of reasons to vote. Too many people have suffered, fought and lost their lives for you to worship at the alter of apathy. At this very moment, their are […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) For those that don’t know, bodegas are so much more than simply places that sell anything from produce, to meat, to beer, to cigars and condoms. Bodegas are neighborhood institutions. They are the nerve center of every block. Bodegas are citadels of commerce and culture. They are also, in many ways, […]
Beats, Rhymes and Art….. Come get down at Word Up (2133 Amsterdam Ave @ 165th St) as they celebrate the paintings of Bronx-based visual and performing artist SOLE REBEL! Wash Heights’ own LEXIGLASS (Will Glass on drums & Alexis Marcelo on keys) will be providing live beats during the reception, and for a special uptown […]
My name is Rita McKee and I am running as a progressive, independent, alternative to Charles B. Rangel for Congress in New York’s 13th Congressional District. Why am I running? I believe in the United States with my whole heart; parades on Veterans Day (my dad’s day! … the flag passing, the soldiers, the rat-a-tat-tat of […]
An elaborate #Halloween display we found on our walk! #WashHts #washingtonheights #happyhalloween pic.twitter.com/N9csgLbqRV — AJ Smith (@_AJ_Smith) October 26, 2014 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 […]
As a child growing up in the Dominican Republic, Zoe Saldana and her family faced a devastating tragedy. Her hero taught her how to stand strong in the face of adversity.
By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. A Miami man who admitted killing a restaurant owner in Upper Manhattan 28 years ago walked out of court a free man on Thursday, after a judge dismissed a murder charge against him because his right to a speedy trial had been violated. The judge, Justice Robert M. Stolz of […]
The undead are making their way Uptown in droves for Halloween. They are not coming for the cheap rents, spacious apartments, awesome green spaces or the culture. No, they are headed to Harlem Shake (100 W. 124th St & Lenox Ave) for a flash mob dedicated to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, and his […]
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By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A local bar known for its arts programming and for providing a home for Uptown LGBT community events — including one inspired by extravagant drag balls held in Harlem 80 years ago — has closed its doors due to financial struggles, its owner said. The Red Room Lounge, located […]
By Michael Palma
Get this: This Halloween, the classic film Frankenstein will be shown on the United Palace’s colossal screen with a spanking new score from guitar great Gary Lucas. Before the film, there will will be a Halloween parade in the venerable movie palace. Frankenstein will be shown in it’s full digital glory in English with Spanish […]