Posts Tagged ‘Led Black Book Club’

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 […]


Crossing Broadway: 7 Questions For Robert W. Snyder

Crossing Broadway: 7 Questions For Robert W. Snyder

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Far too many people still view Washington Heights through the prism of the recent past. Crime, drugs, and rampant lawlessness―all of which scarred the neighborhood in the late ’80s and early ’90s―are the first things that come to mind. In fact, Washington Heights has emerged phoenix-like from the ashes of the […]


Throw Back Thursdays: Happy Birthday Jon Michaud!

Throw Back Thursdays: Happy Birthday Jon Michaud!

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Due to the fact that the UC has over 2 years of super awesome content, picking the Throwback Thursdays post is pretty difficult. Then it hit me, my good friend and author of When Tito Loved Clara, Jon Michaud, has a birthday today. This post would serve the dual role of […]


The Uptown Collective Presents The Weekend

The Uptown Collective Presents The Weekend

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Check out our list of some greats things to do this weekend Uptown and beyond. Ok, first and foremost, I will be hosting the second iteration of the Led Black Book Club featuring Mr. Robb Todd tomorrow at Apt 78 (4447 Broadway) from 1 to 3pm. His debut collection of short […]

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