Posts Tagged ‘La Marina’

Read This Inwood Man’s Blistering Response To Neighbor’s ‘Mind Your Manners’ Note | Gothamist

Read This Inwood Man's Blistering Response To Neighbor's 'Mind Your Manners' Note | Gothamist

by Gaby Del Valle Noise disputes are not news in NYC, but every once in a while an angry tiff between neighbors catches fire in the wider world of social media, especially when the situation inflames tensions over race and gentrification. An Inwood man’s impassioned letter responding to his neighbor’s noise complaint has done just […]


High-Rise Anxiety in New York | NY Times

High-Rise Anxiety in New York | NY Times

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Mayor Bill de Blasio is racing to save New York as a reasonably affordable city to live in. It’s a hard enough job as it is, made harder by two significant obstacles — two unpredictable, hard-to-manage phenomena. Call one of them anxiety, and the other Andrew. “Anxiety” may be too mild […]


Uptown Gentrification Panel to Feature Adriano Espaillat and Others | DNAinfo

Uptown Gentrification Panel to Feature Adriano Espaillat and Others | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo INWOOD — An upcoming panel discussion on race, class and gentrification is aiming to help prevent Northern Manhattan from becoming yet “another shiny but soulless community.” The “Broadway Blues” panel, which is taking place on Monday in the Washington Heights Academy at 202 Sherman Ave., will feature award-winning author, Raquel Cepeda, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat […]


A tale of two neighborhoods in Inwood | Brick Underground

A tale of two neighborhoods in Inwood | Brick Underground

By Alanna Schubach An Inwood resident generated some buzz recently when she wrote a personal essay for the New York Daily News about her struggles with noise in the uptown neighborhood. Her home near West Dyckman, the author explains, is in proximity to almost a dozen bars and restaurants, leading to what she describes as constant nightlife noise. As […]


Inwood Is Actually Two Neighborhoods Divided by Race, Class and Broadway | DNAinfo

Inwood Is Actually Two Neighborhoods Divided by Race, Class and Broadway | DNAinfo

By  Nigel Chiwaya and Carolina Pichardo INWOOD — When it comes to debates over life in Inwood, where you stand on the issue often comes down to what side of Broadway you live on. For decades, arguments have played out on everything from controversial bars and nightclubs and the noise they spawn — as seen by the explosive […]


Op-Led: Borderline Racist Opinion Piece In The NY Daily News Upsets Many Uptown

Op-Led: Borderline Racist Opinion Piece In The NY Daily News Upsets Many Uptown

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The incredibly shrill and absurdly tone-deaf opinion piece that ran in the NY Daily News this past weekend begins with, “You’re a d–k!”. Yes, ladies and gentlemen you read that correct. “D–k”. This is what the writer of the piece, Ann Votaw, was in her own words screaming at a kid […]


Inwood offers beautiful parks, plenty of history in Manhattan | am New York

Inwood offers beautiful parks, plenty of history in Manhattan | am New York

By Patrick McGovern With its copious parkland, history and waterfront, Inwood offers residents a respite from the rest of the city. Located on the northern tip of Manhattan, the neighborhood features a forest with glacial caves once used by Native Americans, at Inwood Hill Park on its western edge by the Hudson River. A 20-minute […]


The 2014 Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival In Pictures

The 2014 Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival In Pictures


Op-Led: The Crusade Against La Marina & the Dyckman Resurgence Continues

Op-Led: The Crusade Against La Marina & the Dyckman Resurgence Continues

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Here we go again! Now that the bad weather is finally starting to break and the light can be seen at the end of the proverbial tunnel, the forces of obstruction have once again decided that their voices are the only ones that matter as it relates to the future of […]


The Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival – The Recap

The Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival - The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It never fails, once September rolls around I get a bad case of the end-of-summer blues. Then like clockwork, I get a reminder that while summer may be over, that good old Uptown magic remains. Case in point: The Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival that was held this past weekend at La […]


The Weekend: Heineken’s Ritmo Sonico Music Festival @ La Marina

The Weekend: Heineken's Ritmo Sonico Music Festival @ La Marina

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Junot Díaz Grabs Ramen, Pizza, and ‘Fight-Worthy’ Chicken While He’s in New York | Grub Street New York

Junot Díaz Grabs Ramen, Pizza, and ‘Fight-Worthy’ Chicken While He’s in New York | Grub Street New York

Junot Díaz, the celebrated author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This Is How You Lose Her (which is out in paperback next week), took a different approach to tracking his diet for us. Instead of a week of consecutive days, Díaz, who spends half his time in Boston, chose to recount […]


NYC & Company Shows Love To Washington Heights

NYC & Company Shows Love To Washington Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) NYC GO is the official tourism guide for the city of New York and for the month of August they are showing love to our beloved hood with an in-depth and interactive look at the sights, sounds, hotspots and cultural attractions of the neighborhood. I mean everything from the Cloisters, to […]


Miami meets Manhattan | NY POST

Miami meets Manhattan | NY POST

A-listers and locals are flocking to Hudson River hangout La Marina for music, mojitos and dance moves By LINDSAY PUTNAM It’s 7 o’clock on a Sunday evening, and Eric Hendrix is relaxing in a padded lounge chair overlooking the Hudson, cold drink in hand. His pals — many wearing sunglasses and fedoras to block the […]


Uptown Restaurant Owners Say They’re Treated Like Criminals | DNAinfo

Uptown Restaurant Owners Say They're Treated Like Criminals | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel UPPER MANHATTAN — Dyckman Street restaurant owners say they are tired of being painted as nuisances by residents and community board members and want to be treated like part of the neighborhood. Speaking Thursday night at a special public forum held by Community Board 12’s Licensing Committee, hundreds of restaurant owners, […]


Op-Led: Stand Up and Be Counted

Op-Led: Stand Up and Be Counted

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Okay, here is the situation. Tonight, there will be a public hearing at the Isabella Geriatric Center (515 Audubon Ave) at 7 pm to discuss “nightlife-related matters”. If you enjoy not having to trek downtown for fine dining, or if you enjoy having great establishments in your very own backyard or […]


The Trouble In The Heights After-Party @ La Marina

The Trouble In The Heights After-Party @ La Marina

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto)


La Marina’s Three Kings Day Parade In Pictures

La Marina's Three Kings Day Parade In Pictures

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto)


Behind The Scenes: Urban Latino X Rayniel Rufino Photoshoot @ La Marina

Behind The Scenes: Urban Latino X Rayniel Rufino Photoshoot @ La Marina

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The stars must be in alignment for Uptown. On January 1st Word Up Books made its 60K pledge goal on indiegogo. Check! This coming Wednesday, January 9th at 10 pm EST (to be exact), MTV’s newest show Washington Heights will put our neighborhood on the lips, minds and televisions of people […]


World Premiere: Trouble In The Heights at the United Palace On January 24th

World Premiere: Trouble In The Heights at the United Palace On January 24th

gogoPatience c+p and Numeric Pictures have officially announced the date and location for the premiere of the much-talked-about independent feature film Trouble In The Heights! On Thursday, January 24th the United Palace (4140 Broadway at W. 175th street) will premiere Trouble In The Heights at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7). The dramatic thriller – driven […]


Celebrate 3 Kings Day @ La Marina

Celebrate 3 Kings Day @ La Marina

La Marina is hosting the first ever 3 Kings Day Parade in Washington Heights on Sunday, January 6th from 9am to 11am. The parade will commence at the intersection of Harlem River Dr and Dyckman St and culminate at La Marina (348 Dyckman St). Refreshment and light snacks will be served for the children attending […]


Ms Viva Voce On The Scene: UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina

Ms Viva Voce On The Scene: UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina

Check out: The UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina – The Recap


The UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina – The Recap

The UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina - The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The UC Holiday Bash at La Marina was a rousing success. First of all, much love goes out to the good folks at La Marina (348 Dyckman) for allowing us the use of their absolutely gorgeous venue. To me, the Uptown Collective is all about celebrating Uptown excellence and La Marina […]


Cafecito: Junot Diaz on finding your voice | NBC Latino

Cafecito: Junot Diaz on finding your voice | NBC Latino

by Feliciano Garcia and Martin Garcia Flores

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