Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

Spread Love: Subway Girls

Spread Love: Subway Girls

Okay folks the Room 28 team is back again with some serious heat. Subway Girls is a hilarious song about all the love, lust and courting that takes places in the subway. Click. Enjoy.


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Sherman Creek boathouse #newyork #washingtonheights #washheights #inwood #instagramuptown … http://t.co/4EfpHrXBMo pic.twitter.com/8VJDNlg0jB — Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) February 14, 2015 Check out: Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park Boats in the Hood – Opening Day @ the Inwood Canoe Club The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


Valentine’s Day Love: Ray West Ft. Blu & Dave Dar – Stay Still

Valentine's Day Love: Ray West Ft. Blu & Dave Dar - Stay Still

 


Black History Month In Brief: The Meaning of Freedom

Black History Month In Brief: The Meaning of Freedom

BY A J Sidransky (@AJSidransky) I have had the distinct pleasure to meet and speak with Athelstein Sullivan Parrish known to her friends and family as “Mama T” who will be 100 years old this month and who was in Selma during the historic events of 1965. I am forever grateful to her for sharing […]


Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Episode 13

Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Episode 13


Flashback Fridays: My Hands Talk for Me – A Boxing Journey

Flashback Fridays: My Hands Talk for Me - A Boxing Journey

By Arlene Schulman (@ArleneSchulman) The journey of a prizefighter from his first fight to champion of the world is a long one. Alfredo Rodriguez of Manhattan has only been training for a month; his dream is to become a champion. For such a short time in the gym, Rodriguez has remarkable skills and coordination; his […]


Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Martyr

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Martyr

He needed me to clean his wounds The ones he said they inflicted on him He’d been hurt for long days i, said he, was his savior So i wore my cape proudly


New Music: Charlie Cruz – Dope Girl

New Music: Charlie Cruz – Dope Girl


Arisen in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Arisen in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi They heard the alarms. Franck De Las Mercedes and his wife Nicola figured it was probably a neighbor burning breakfast. He kissed her goodbye and she left for work. A moment later he heard her scream. The building was on fire. His wife ran back inside to get her husband and […]


New Music: Eckz – A Cholo Story

New Music: Eckz - A Cholo Story


In Upper Manhattan, Restoring the Golden Halo of Mother Cabrini | NY Times

In Upper Manhattan, Restoring the Golden Halo of Mother Cabrini  | NY Times

By MICHAEL T. LUONGO In the apse of a midcentury chapel in Upper Manhattan, there is a sparkling mosaic mural that depicts the life of America’s first saint, Frances Xavier Cabrini. The mural was recently restored to its original luster using period tiles, or tesserae, made of various types of marble (Carrara, Botticino) as well […]


New Music: Dark X Young Boston – It’s A Sport

New Music: Dark X Young Boston - It's A Sport


Rapping a Revolution: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Others From ‘Hamilton’ Talk History | NY Times

Rapping a Revolution: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Others From ‘Hamilton’ Talk History | NY Times

By ROB WEINERT-KENDT “If Hamilton were on Twitter, he would have been a worse oversharer than me,” said the composer-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda recently over lunch at Fraunces Tavern in Lower Manhattan. Mr. Miranda, who won a Tony for the score of “In the Heights,” was holding forth on Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first treasury secretary, […]


New Music: Glory – Extraordinary

New Music: Glory – Extraordinary


Lost Westside boxing gym a symbol of city’s vanishing lore | NY Daily News

Lost Westside boxing gym a symbol of city's vanishing lore | NY Daily News

BY Arlene Schulman | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS When gunshots rang out like the Wild West and Washington Heights was the murder, cocaine and heroin capital of the city, there was one place where fights ended someplace other than the morgue. In an unassuming apartment building on W. 163rd St. between Broadway and St. Nicholas […]


The Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights Holds Plenty of History | NY Times

The Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights Holds Plenty of History | NY Times

By JULIE BESONEN The remains of an unlikely confederation of aristocrats and scalawags are condensed in a Washington Heights graveyard in the shadow of THE CHURCH OF THE INTERCESSION. The imposing Gothic Revival chapel, at West 155th Street and Broadway, was consecrated in 1915 and designed by a self-taught architect named Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. His […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Adventureland #WaHi pic.twitter.com/B8x40rhdu2 — Emon Hassan (@EmonHassan) February 3, 2015 Check out: April in Inwood Hill Park 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 UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Black History Month In Brief: The Absence of Color

Black History Month In Brief: The Absence of Color

BY A J Sidransky (@AJSidransky) I was raised not to see color. That’s easy when you live in world where your skin is the same color as the flesh colored crayon in a box of Crayolas. A few years ago I moved uptown. I was raised not to see color. I never thought about it. […]


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Flaco Navaja

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Flaco Navaja

The homies Juan Bago & Jaime Fernandez talk to the multi-talented Flaco Navajo. Flaco Navajo does it all; sings, acts and is one of hell of a poet. Flaco shares how he started in the business, his role in a new FX show, and how he got the name Flaco. Enjoy!


Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Truth

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Truth

I loved him from the minute I met him We’ve parted ways since Pictures made sense of our glory But slowly we drifted A lot of influences And not enough maturity to handle it all Wish we could have seen it through


Architectural Digest Takes You Inside Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka’s Stunning Harlem Townhouse

Architectural Digest Takes You Inside Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka’s Stunning Harlem Townhouse

The latest issue of AD gives you an inside look at the fully renovated five-story, late-19th-century Harlem townhouse of the power couple. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka spent a year revamping the home that will also do triple duty as Harris’s production-company offices as well as a screening room. via: Neil Patrick Harris and […]


Spread Love: Audubon – Panic Park

Spread Love: Audubon - Panic Park


Valentine’s Day Weekend: A Date With Room 28

Valentine's Day Weekend: A Date With Room 28


First-Ever Inwood Film Festival to Put the Spotlight on Uptown | DNAinfo

First-Ever Inwood Film Festival to Put the Spotlight on Uptown | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Move over, TriBeCa — Uptown is getting its own film festival. A trio of Inwood movie buffs wanting to turn the camera on their own neighborhood have launched the Inwood Film Festival, which will feature short films that were either shot there or created by locals. The festival, set for February 2016, is the […]

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