Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

#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 […]


Walking the Walk in Hamilton’s Old Stomping Grounds | NY Times

Walking the Walk in Hamilton’s Old Stomping Grounds | NY Times

By HELENE STAPINSKI Jimmy Napoli is not throwing away his shot. For the past 20 years, this guide and Alexander Hamilton expert has been leading tourists and residents through the streets of New York City, telling them stories of the Revolutionary War and its heroes. Now that Hamilton is the star of a hit Broadway […]


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

Uptown Video: Cuchifrito - The Soul Food Trap Anthem


Harlem is shaking up its food scene |NY Post

Harlem is shaking up its food scene |NY Post

By Joshua David Stein Though the automatic doors of Whole Foods won’t silently swish open until the end of the year at the very earliest, according to spokesman Michael Sinatra, Harlem is already preparing itself for the arrival of the bougie supermarket behemoth. When the chain opens its eleventh location in New York City, on […]


The 14 Archetypes of Healing

The 14 Archetypes of Healing

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) The Spiritual Fanatic I was convinced that I was going to die and so I made it a mission to find a supportive spiritual community that could assist my family with my end-of-life affairs. After realizing I may be around for a while, I believed the universe was in control of everything […]


Uptown Video: NYC Eat – LoLo’s Seafood Shack

Uptown Video: NYC Eat - LoLo's Seafood Shack

Lolo’s Seafood Shack has a knack for delivering authentic Caribbean food with it’s own unique flair. Click below for a great video on the establishment.


#InstagramUptown: Twin Towers

#InstagramUptown: Twin Towers

Twin Towers. #birds #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #washingtonheights #theheights #blackandwhite #blackandwhitephoto #blackandwhitephotography #newyorkcity #newyork #nyc #ny #manhattan #bigapple #nycphotography #nycphotographer A photo posted by Wandering Taino (@wanderingtaino) on Jan 17, 2016 at 7:05am 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 […]


After 85 Years in East Harlem, a Routine That Keeps Her Going | NY Times

After 85 Years in East Harlem, a Routine That Keeps Her Going | NY Times

By TERENCE McGINLEY Most Tuesday mornings, Marta Benitez walks from her apartment on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 111th Street to the food pantry at St. Cecilia’s Church on East 105th Street. With other volunteers, she assembles bags of nonperishable items to be handed out to members of the community. “I can walk 20 […]


The Essential Guide to Washington Heights | am New York

The Essential Guide to Washington Heights | am New York

By Danielle Valente Real estate prices aren’t the only thing booming in uptown Manhattan right now — so is the Washington Heights art scene. From independent shops to non-profit organizations, the area is bursting with civic-minded creative types. “There are a lot of really engaged people up here — as there should be in any […]


Spread Love: Glory – Real One

Spread Love: Glory - Real One

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It was approximately 10:45 am on December 31st, 2015. One of Uptown’ s most talented emcees, Glory, had just dropped off his daughter at the salon. His hands were full of bags as he readied himself for the New Year’s celebration to come. He was on his beloved block on Ellwood, […]


In Harlem, Brenda Beener Creates a Home with Seasoned Vegan | Village Voice

In Harlem, Brenda Beener Creates a Home with Seasoned Vegan | Village Voice

By Jacqueline Raposo Ms. Brenda Beener is one happy chef, and she’s not shy to express it. “I really love what I do,” she tells the Voice. “I love what I do. I’ve never been happier. I’m so happy — every day! The source of her joy is her Harlem restaurant, Seasoned Vegan (55 St. Nicholas […]


Uptown Video: My Washington Heights – A Guided Tour

Uptown Video: My Washington Heights - A Guided Tour

The good folks at Brick Underground TV take you on a guided tour of Washington Heights with lifelong Washington Heights resident Dennis Golin as the funny and knowledgeable tour guide. From the United Palace, to the Cloisters, to the Shabazz Center and many places in between, the video does a stand up job of properly […]


Meet the Harlem Renaissance Artist Who Captured the Era of ‘Le Jazz Hot’ |Observer

Meet the Harlem Renaissance Artist Who Captured the Era of ‘Le Jazz Hot’ |Observer

By Piri Halasz The Whitney Museum of American Art has two big shows right now, on Frank Stella and Archibald Motley. I must confess that I had a lot more fun, and you might, too, at the surprising and rich, almost joyful, “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist,” which is closing this Sunday, January 17. This […]


I Literally Lost It All And Then This Happened…

I Literally Lost It All And Then This Happened…

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Almost four years ago, I wrote a heartfelt post titled, “Freedom Fridays”, about my decision to go part-time. It remains one of the most popular entries on my blog. It was written 3 years after my breast cancer diagnosis. When I wrote it, I was completely burnt-out. I realized that I […]


Save The Date: 6/21/16 – The People Storm The Palace

Save The Date: 6/21/16 - The People Storm The Palace

This is a big deal folks. The good folks at the People’s Theatre Project are having their annual benefit shindig and they are honoring Dominican super hero Junot Diaz. You are going to want to be in attendance for this. Get your tickets as soon as humanly possible. For more info: www.PTP.nyc. We invite you […]


Uptown Video: Man Gives Shirt Off His Back To Homeless Man

Uptown Video: Man Gives Shirt Off His Back To Homeless Man

A poignant video captured the moment when a good Samaritan literally gave a sickly homeless man the shirt off his back. The viral clip that was shared to FB recently by Lazaro “El Feo” Nolasco has been viewed nearly 14 million times already. Lazaro was heading home on the A Train from visiting his girlfriend […]


Protesters Rally to Save Washington Heights Associated Store From Closing | DNAinfo

Protesters Rally to Save Washington Heights Associated Store From Closing | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo HUDSON HEIGHTS — More than 100 people rallied outside the Associated Supermarket on Fort Washington Avenue Sunday to protest the planned closure of the longtime grocery store. The lease for the supermarket, which has served residents of the community for more than three decades, expired on Jan. 1, three years after the building’s […]


#InstagramUptown: Rainbows For Days

#InstagramUptown: Rainbows For Days

Anotha one. #rainbow #rainbowporn #theheights #washingtonheights #hudson #hudsonriver A photo posted by Sophia Vincenza (@sundarisunshine) on Jan 10, 2016 at 1:40pm PST There is just something about rainbows that makes people, us included, lose their collective shit. Check out these sweet pics of the righteous rainbows that were on display all over Uptown yesterday…


Uptown Video: The Get Down Trailer

Uptown Video: The Get Down Trailer

Anticipation has been steadily building for The Get Down, which takes us back to the 1970s when Hip-Hop was in its infancy. The series follows a group of teenagers trying to make it in a New York City on the verge of collapse. The Get Down is the television debut of visionary director Baz Luhrmann […]


Another Police Officer Indicted After Video Proves He Lied | Slate

Another Police Officer Indicted After Video Proves He Lied | Slate

By Leon Neyfakh The past year provided plenty of video evidence that, far too often, police officers lie at the expense of civilians in order to protect themselves. The Walter Scott cellphone video out of North Charleston showed Michael Slager planting a Taser next to his victim’s body, with the apparent hope of substantiating a […]


Spread Love: Dead of Winter 2016

Spread Love: Dead of Winter 2016

4 Cold Sundays 7 Hot Plays January 10, 17, 24, 31 5:00 pm The Tabernacle Theater 551 Fort Washington Ave. (at 185)


At the Studio Museum in Harlem, 4 Shows Engage a Cultural Conversation | NY Times

At the Studio Museum in Harlem, 4 Shows Engage a Cultural Conversation | NY Times

By MARTHA SCHWENDENER For nearly five decades, the Studio Museum in Harlem has served as a cultural repository, reflecting the ruptures, shifts and spectrum of experiences for artists of African descent. Its current grouping of shows, culled mostly from the museum’s permanent collection, echoes this landscape, looking backward and forward. The main exhibition, “A Constellation,” […]

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