Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

#InstagramUptown: Tarzan of the Hudson

#InstagramUptown: Tarzan of the Hudson

Tarzan of the #hudson #bw #blackandwhite #cloisters #inwood #forttryonpark #kids #streetphotography A photo posted by Eubin Kim (@eubin) on Jul 12, 2015 at 1:58pm PDT


Uptown Video: Latin Task Force

Uptown Video: Latin Task Force


Last Minority-Owned Business on Wiped-Out Washington Heights Block Ordered to Close | Village Voice

Last Minority-Owned Business on Wiped-Out Washington Heights Block Ordered to Close | Village Voice

By Solange Uwimana Punta Cana, the beloved Washington Heights restaurant that has stood at the corner of Broadway and West 162nd Street for at least 40 years, was ordered to vacate by August 15. The restaurant owners reached a settlement with the property owners that will let them stay until then without incurring any more […]


Uptown Video: Room 28 – LOOKATME.COM

Uptown Video: Room 28 – LOOKATME.COM

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7/15/15: Deadline for Miss Harlem Shake Competition

7/15/15: Deadline for Miss Harlem Shake Competition

Have you been to Harlem Shake yet? Located in the heart of Harlem, on the corner of 124th street and Malcolm X Boulevard, Harlem Shake is the place to go for scrumptious burgers, fries and shakes. They also boast a nice selection of beer and wine. On my last visit there I had the classic […]


Open For Business: Clove Harlem

Open For Business: Clove Harlem

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Kismat Restaurant (603 Fort Washington Ave) has been serving some seriously delicious Indian cuisine in Washington Heights for over 3 decades. Well, guess what? They now have an outpost in Harlem. Clove Harlem is located at 1592 Amsterdam Ave (between 138th and 139th Streets), directly in front of the City College […]


Monday Mood Music: Stars Collide Ft. Tellie Floydd & Suzire – Reason To Hate

Monday Mood Music: Stars Collide Ft. Tellie Floydd & Suzire - Reason To Hate


Sam Roberts on Books About the New York Public Library, Washington Heights and the City’s First Black Police Officer | NY Times

Sam Roberts on Books About the New York Public Library, Washington Heights and the City’s First Black Police Officer | NY Times

By SAM ROBERTS Robert Snyder took Washington Heights’s problems personally and professionally. He was born there in 1955, grew up on stories of the old neighborhood and returned in 1989 on a fellowship to study crime reporting. In “Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City” (Cornell University Press), he eloquently traces […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

New York City police officers play with kids in Harlem circa 1978 pic.twitter.com/8TyaocMd5W — Lost In History (@ThislsAmazing) July 4, 2015 (Photo:Leonard Freed) 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 […]


Time Travel: Shared Streets, Crossed Paths and a Death | NY Times

Time Travel: Shared Streets, Crossed Paths and a Death | NY Times

By DAVID GONZALEZ with JANE FRITSCH Published: July 12, 1992 The only thing Jose (Kiko) Garcia and Officer Michael O’Keefe had in common was the sweltering, buzzing sidewalks of Washington Heights, a world where drug-fueled lawlessness too often seems to touch the lives of good and bad alike. Mr. Garcia, an illegal alien who came […]


Uptown Poetry: When did you fall in love?

Uptown Poetry: When did you fall in love?

BY Sour Indyka (@sourindyka) What do you mean where am I from? Really? Meanwhile back at the ranch, there was more smoke on the ave than the California wild fires. Burning in more ways than one… Good things come in small packages, come taste that flavor, this ain’t butter this is parkay. There was a […]


Step by Step, Rebuilding New York City’s Open-Air Staircases | Wall Street Journal

Step by Step, Rebuilding New York City’s Open-Air Staircases | Wall Street Journal

By Douglas Feiden For roughly a century, residents of New York City’s hilltops, slopes and valleys have relied on “step streets.” These steep, block-long, open-air staircases connecting two streets at different elevations are indispensable for navigating the pitched terrain of neighborhoods in upper Manhattan and the west Bronx. But the city’s 100 step streets have […]


A Revolutionary’s Rhythm | Manhattan Times

A Revolutionary’s Rhythm | Manhattan Times

Story by Luis López Salgado Photos by Joan Marcus Following a successful run at the Public Theater, playwright, composer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda is moving the musical Hamilton to the Richard Rodgers Theater on Broadway on July 13th for previews. The production will officially open on August 6th – and the reviews to date have […]


Spread Love: Uptown Bounce

Spread Love: Uptown Bounce

El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of the City of New York present the second edition of Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights @ 104 & Fifth, a FREE joint series featuring musical performances, gallery talks, art-making workshops, renowned DJs, festive summer drinks, local food vendors, and more. What this means in essence is 4 weeks in a […]


A Lightning Strike of Guerrilla Art as Rents Become ‘Artisanal’ | NY Times

A Lightning Strike of Guerrilla Art as Rents Become ‘Artisanal’ | NY Times

By JIM DWYER It was pushing toward midnight on Saturday when a team of pranksters hoisted a sign renaming the tiny steam-table Latin diner at the corner of 162nd Street and Broadway in Washington Heights. Instead of Punta Cana, its name for the last 27 years, the restaurant was now called Casa de Campo — […]


New Music: Glory – Dear Lord I Pray

New Music: Glory - Dear Lord I Pray


Harlem’s Studio Museum Will Expand | Wall Street Journal

Harlem’s Studio Museum Will Expand | Wall Street Journal

Its $122 million home on West 125th Street will be designed as a hub for the neighborhood By Jennifer Smith The Studio Museum in Harlem is planning a $122 million home on West 125th Street that would replace its current building with a five-story, custom-built space intended to serve as a hub for a rapidly […]


Uptown Video: Room 28 – Umbrella Lawyers

Uptown Video: Room 28 - Umbrella Lawyers

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7/12/15: Up Theater Company Presents Tartuffe in Bruce’s Garden

7/12/15: Up Theater Company Presents Tartuffe in Bruce's Garden

TARTUFFE in Bruce’s Garden Isham Park @ Park Terrace East Sunday, July 12th @ 5pm Bring a lawn chair to Bruce’s Garden in Isham Park as UP Theater Company presents a staged reading of Molière’s TARTUFFE Adapted by UP Artistic Director, James Bosley and directed by Laura Fois. FREE! Refreshments following in Bruce’s Garden


Monday Mood Music: Charlie Cruz – Some Kind of Beautiful

Monday Mood Music: Charlie Cruz - Some Kind of Beautiful


EXCLUSIVE: Detective who killed Inwood man in 2011 used lethal force before | NY Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Detective who killed Inwood man in 2011 used lethal force before | NY Daily News

BY Rocco Parascandola | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS NYPD Narcotics Detective James Connolly’s fatal 2011 shooting of Amarilis Collado’s husband was not the first time the city cop killed a man. Four years later, the grieving widow still wants to know why Connolly was working the street after a previous on-duty slaying. “I don’t understand […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

#inwood #4thofJuly Greenmarket today! @SamascottOrch @BreadAloneMkts @ronnybrookfarm all your holiday goodies here pic.twitter.com/SlmV4JK5k5 — Greenmarket Staff (@NYCGreenmarkets) July 4, 2015 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: The City Inside The City Episode 1

Uptown Video: The City Inside The City Episode 1

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Move over, Doogie; it’s Doctor Dinardo | Manhattan Times

Move over, Doogie; it’s Doctor Dinardo | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Mónica Barnkow Dinardo Rodríguez has big plans for his summer. Chief among them is lingering in bed on Saturday mornings. Though not an uncommon wish for teenagers, sleeping in would be a break from his typical weekend routine. In the past six years, Rodríguez has spent Saturday mornings and summers at […]

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