Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

Spread Love: The Machine 5th Anniversary Show @ Word Up Books

Spread Love: The Machine 5th Anniversary Show @ Word Up Books


West Side ferry? Council members proposes ferry from Washington Heights, Harlem to Wall Street | AM New York

West Side ferry? Council members proposes ferry from Washington Heights, Harlem to Wall Street | AM New York

By DAN RIVOLI A group of City Council members want to see commuters sailing the Hudson River after the West Side was left out of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s five-borough ferry plan. The lawmakers from the West Side and upper Manhattan want a ferry route from the tip of lower Manhattan up to the Dyckman […]


A Virtual Quilt of Remembrance for Mexico’s Murdered Students | Hyperallergic

A Virtual Quilt of Remembrance for Mexico’s Murdered Students | Hyperallergic

by Laura C. Mallonee Last November, news from Mexico about the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College in Guerrero captured international attention. But predictably, it quickly fell into the background as the media cycle moved on, and the more cynical among us may have wondered if anyone had actually cared at all. The New […]


Uptown Video: Don’t Hate The Player, Hate The Game

Uptown Video: Don't Hate The Player, Hate The Game


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

I thought I was in Dominican Republic for a second. #washingtonheights @ Washington Heights, New York https://t.co/0JOUaYsi15 — Gabe (@Big_Barba) April 27, 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 […]


Epic Conversation – Director and Playwright Speak

Epic Conversation - Director and Playwright Speak

Director Gregory Wolfe posed a few questions to James Bosley, playwright of Epic Poetry, which opened Wednesday, April 29th at the Hebrew Tabernacle (551 Fort Washington Ave). (The words ‘muse’ or ‘archetype’ never came up. Not once.) GW: Some people, literally, “Brush up their Shakespeare” before seeing one of his plays. Should I dig out my crib-notes on Greek Mythology to […]


QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Washington Heights and Inwood? | DNAinfo

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Washington Heights and Inwood? | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong and Nigel Chiwaya NORTHERN MANHATTAN — Are you an uptown lifer? Or maybe you’re a downtown transplant who has been studying the history of Washington Heights and Inwood. Either way, you think you’re Albert Einstein when it comes to uptown. Well, put your neighborhood knowledge to the test with our quiz on uptown’s […]


New Music: Dubwork X Ace IOD – Boom Bap

New Music: Dubwork X Ace IOD - Boom Bap


5/5/15: Lost Inwood @ Indian Road Café

5/5/15: Lost Inwood @ Indian Road Café

LOST INWOOD: slides, photos, and artifacts from our neighborhood’s past Tuesday, May 5th @ 7:30PM Indian Road Café (600 W 218th St) This month: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About The Dyckman Farmhouse(s)* *But Were Afraid to Ask AKA, The Dyckmans – Inwood Pioneers and their Homesteads Everyone in Inwood knows the Dyckman Farmhouse […]


Princess Naomi – Uptown’s Indian Princess | My Inwood

Princess Naomi - Uptown's Indian Princess | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie. Since moving to Inwood I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in […]


New York City F.C. Considers Building Stadium at Columbia Complex | NY Times

New York City F.C. Considers Building Stadium at Columbia Complex | NY Times

By CHARLES V. BAGLI and ANDREW DAS Over the past four years, New York City’s $100 million professional soccer club has bounced from a pier on the Hudson River to a public park in Queens to a factory site in the South Bronx in its relentless search for a permanent home. This being New York, […]


Musical, book put Alexander Hamilton on history buffs’ radar | Chronicle Herald

Musical, book put Alexander Hamilton on history buffs’ radar | Chronicle Herald

BY Beth J. Harpaz | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It’s a fine time for history geeks with a thing for Alexander Hamilton. A hip-hop-and-history musical called Hamilton — inspired by an 800-page biography — recently opened off-Broadway and is sold out for months. Fans of the man, book or musical can also visit a variety of […]


Harlem’s Burgeoning Food Scene | WSJ

Harlem’s Burgeoning Food Scene | WSJ

By Lana Bortolot Not long ago, eating out in Harlem meant the obligatory trip to Sylvia’s Restaurant on Malcolm X Boulevard for soul food. But when chef Marcus Samuelsson opened Red Rooster a block away in 2011, followed by Harlem Corner Social diagonally across the street, it signaled a change in the local dining scene. […]


Onward And UPward – The Recap

Onward And UPward – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The proverbial Uptown Love that we are always talking about was in full effect at the Onward And Upward Benefit shindig that was held at District 12 on April 20th. We as a community came together to support the wonderful work of the Up Theater Company and had a damn good […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Washington Heights, NYC | 2015 #streetphotography pic.twitter.com/ajVyBgbpOJ — RØN ANTHØNY BAUTISTA (@BautistaNY) April 22, 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 UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Dominic Colon

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Dominic Colon

In this episode, the Translators (Mike Diaz, Jaime Fernandez) talk to actor Dominic Colon about his start in the theater, the great advice he got from 50 cent, and his role in an upcoming film with Jake Gyllenhaal.


Frida Kahlo Comes To New York City

Frida Kahlo Comes To New York City

Frida Kahlo’s New York Exhibit on view: May 7 – June 7, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 7th, 6-8pm Mark Miller Gallery (92 Orchard Street) www.markmillergallery.com The Mark Miller Gallery is pleased to present “Frida Kahlo’s New York” an exhibition by award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Felipe Galindo/Feggo, from May 7th through June 7th, 2015. An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 7th, 6-8pm. The exhibition features […]


Spread Love: Tribute to the Disappeared X Caravan 43 NYC

Spread Love: Tribute to the Disappeared X Caravan 43 NYC

TRIBUTE TO THE DISAPPEARED is an art project in honor of the disappeared in Mexico – from the 43 students in Ayotzinapa and the women of Juarez – and other victims of violence and injustice the world over. With the participation of over 200 international artists. Caravan 43 NYC is a group of community organizers, […]


Pedestrian Beauty | Manhattan Times

Pedestrian Beauty | Manhattan Times

The New York City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Art Program has announced the selection of four individual artists and one artist team from a pool of 158 applicants to beautify a nine-hundred foot pedestrian tunnel at 191st Street and Broadway in Washington Heights. All but one artist team lives and works in New York City […]


Spread Love: The Colored Museum @ Harlem School of the Arts

Spread Love: The Colored Museum @ Harlem School of the Arts

Welcome to The Colored Museum, where each exhibit comes to life and takes you on a journey through the Black American experience. An unforgettable cast of characters brings George C. Wolfe’s “personal exorcism” of Black cultural myths to life through the humor, pain, and shockingly brutal honesty of Wolfe’s writing. This production of the 1986 […]


Inwood 1931: The Dyckman Street Madonna | My Inwood

Inwood 1931: The Dyckman Street Madonna | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson In 1931 Inwood was two years into the throes of the greatest economic downturn this nation has ever seen. Heads of household were out of work. A barter system was established. And, while some sought solace in the speakeasies hidden neatly beneath the commercial strips along Broadway, Dyckman and 207th Streets, others […]


5/15/15: Harlem Afro Cuban Roots @ CCNY

5/15/15: Harlem Afro Cuban Roots @ CCNY

Harlem Afro Cuban Roots @ CCNY FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015 | 8:00 PM AARON DAVIS HALL (138 Convent Ave @ 135th Street) Grammy-award-nominee saxophonist and composer Yosvany Terry headlines the exciting extravaganza, Harlem Afro-Cuban Roots, a concert production that brings together traditional and contemporary music celebrating the indelible footprints left by Harlem based Cuban legends […]


Khalik Allah’s Movie Captures Harlem Faces and Voices by Moonlight | NY Times

Khalik Allah’s Movie Captures Harlem Faces and Voices by Moonlight | NY Times

By NICOLAS RAPOLD Shot at night, the Harlem subjects of the photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah have a soulful glow even when their circumstances are dire. In his film “Field Niggas,” Mr. Allah records the struggling denizens of the corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue. His rich use of color, chiaroscuro, slow motion and […]


Washington Heights Little League honors fallen officers | NY Post

Washington Heights Little League honors fallen officers | NY Post

By Mike Vaccaro Maybe you have to be old enough to remember what Washington Heights was like in those years, when crack was rampant, when the dealers seemed to grow more bold and more brazen by the day. Maybe that best illustrates what happens in that neighborhood now, the small miracle that arrives every spring. […]

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