Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

Bill’s Place in Harlem Bringing Bebop Back Home | NY Times

Bill’s Place in Harlem Bringing Bebop Back Home | NY Times

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 […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

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 […]


World Cup Star Helps Youth Soccer Program Launch 1st US Branch in Inwood | DNAinfo

World Cup Star Helps Youth Soccer Program Launch 1st US Branch in Inwood | DNAinfo

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 […]


Ask Bago: How to Date Online

 Ask Bago: How to Date Online

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.


Shaping self, in the shot | Manhattan Times

Shaping self, in the shot | Manhattan Times

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 […]


Uptown Video: A Message to Catcallers

Uptown Video: A Message to Catcallers


A Harlem Brownstone Is Renovated to Make Room for Tea |NY Times

A Harlem Brownstone Is Renovated to Make Room for Tea |NY Times

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 […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: A Race Lost, but a Bit of Lace Reveals a Latin Future | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Race Lost, but a Bit of Lace Reveals a Latin Future | NY Times

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 […]


Spread Love: The People’s Theatre Project Presents Pardon Our Appearance

Spread Love: The People's Theatre Project Presents Pardon Our Appearance

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 […]


New Music: Tellie Floydd – I Shine

New Music: Tellie Floydd - I Shine


Uptown Votes: It’s Time To Get Your Vote On

Uptown Votes: It's Time To Get Your Vote On

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 […]


Bodega Banter: A Q&A With Johnny Rivera

Bodega Banter: A Q&A With Johnny Rivera

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, […]


11/8/14: Beats, Rhymes & Art @ Word Up – Sole Rebel Gallery Reception

11/8/14: Beats, Rhymes & Art @ Word Up - Sole Rebel Gallery Reception

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 […]


Monday Mood Music: Tess – Haunted

Monday Mood Music: Tess - Haunted


Why I Am Running: Rita McKee

Why I Am Running: Rita McKee

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 […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

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 […]


Uptown Video: Zoe Saldana – My Hero

 Uptown Video: Zoe Saldana - My Hero

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.


No Murder Trial for Man Charged in a 1986 Killing | NY Times

No Murder Trial for Man Charged in a 1986 Killing | NY Times

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 […]


Hordes of Zombies Head To Harlem For Halloween

Hordes of Zombies Head To Harlem For Halloween

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 […]


11/06/14: The Women of Latin Jazz @ Corcho Wine Room

11/06/14: The Women of Latin Jazz @ Corcho Wine Room

Check out: El Porron @ Corcho Wine Room Happy Anniversary: Corcho Wine Room 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.


Uptown Bar Known for Arts and LGBT Events Shutters | DNAinfo

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 […]


The Renters’ March In Pictures

The Renters' March In Pictures

By Michael Palma


Frankenstein Comes To The United Palace For Halloween

Frankenstein Comes To The United Palace For Halloween

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 […]


New Music: Glory Ft. Tess & Ace IOD – Zone

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