Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

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 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 […]


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.


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 […]


Monday Mood Music: 4/20 Edition – Tellie Floydd – FUTURE NO$TYLEGIA

Monday Mood Music: 4/20 Edition - Tellie Floydd - FUTURE NO$TYLEGIA


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Cute! Seal Spotted Splashing and Sunbathing Near #Inwood Hill Park http://t.co/bAWWE2E1Ze via @lindsay_anne81 pic.twitter.com/8bEIycjdbJ — Sybile P. (@SybilePenhirin) April 14, 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 […]


Uptown Video: Skate All Cities – Washington Heights

Uptown Video: Skate All Cities - Washington Heights

Skate All Cities strolled through Uptown and headed over to the Washington Heights Skatepark for a late night rendezvous featuring Danny Castaneda, Mark Dunning, Nelson Shin & RICKS.


Uptown Play Features ‘Feminist Epic Journey’ Through Post-Apocalyptic NYC | DNAinfo

Uptown Play Features 'Feminist Epic Journey' Through Post-Apocalyptic NYC | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong HUDSON HEIGHTS — Crossing the George Washington Bridge, taking the A train to 42nd Street and visiting a souvlaki shop in Astoria may sound like routine trips in the life of a New Yorker, but in the hands of one Uptown theater company, it’s the stuff of Homeric legend. The Northern Manhattan-based UP Theater Company will […]


Notes to Self: The Lost Poems – She’s Gone

Notes to Self: The Lost Poems – She's Gone

BY Frank Medina (@FRANKELITONYC) CALIfornia Dreaming, while I’m in MIAmi napping MUSIC in my ear from the days of ARTISTS RAPPING.. Now KIDS, who never left their room… Claim that they’ve been TRAPPING And the STREETS ain’t been the same since they LET IT HAPPEN…


Upscale Restaurant Serving Puerto Rican Cuisine to Replace Uptown Social | DNAinfo

Upscale Restaurant Serving Puerto Rican Cuisine to Replace Uptown Social | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — An upscale restaurant serving Puerto Rican food will replace an Uptown sports bar with a troubled history, the owners said. Don Coqui, which has locations in City Island, New Rochelle and White Plains, will open a fourth restaurant and lounge at 186 Dyckman St. The site was once home to […]


Spread Love: Marjorie Eliot’s Theatre Matinee Series @ Word Up Books

Spread Love: Marjorie Eliot's Theatre Matinee Series @ Word Up Books

Marjorie Eliot is well known in Upper Manhattan for the remarkable Sunday afternoon concerts she has hosted in her Edgecombe Ave living room for 20+ years: Parlor Jazz. Her piano-playing, band-leading and hostessing are internationally renowned. Recently, she has occasionally extended these concerts, to include performances of her original one-act plays. Word Up is hosting […]


From corner to canvas | Manhattan Times

From corner to canvas | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Nelson Host Santiago spent years as a street graffiti artist, spreading his moniker “Host One” on murals and tags throughout the city. He now creates canvas paintings that incorporate the same elements of graffiti. “I use spray paints and paint markers for my canvasses,” said Santiago. “And my characters have a […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

A few pictures I took on Good Friday while at the procession being held in Washington Heights. #streetphotography pic.twitter.com/yesB5Z3G3G — RØN ANTHØNY BAUTISTA (@BautistaNY) April 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 […]


Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – 2 Minute Plead

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – 2 Minute Plead

I am a walking contradiction; I want flowers just because, but I don’t want you calling me every 2 minutes


UC Exclusive: Tellie Floydd – Hater’s Melody

UC Exclusive: Tellie Floydd - Hater's Melody


3/29/15: DREAM UPTOWN – A multi-disciplinary arts series in Washington Heights

3/29/15: DREAM UPTOWN - A multi-disciplinary arts series in Washington Heights

This spring, the Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights will be the host of a new multi-disciplinary arts series featuring low-cost and free events. Dream Uptown, a project of the Fort Tryon Jewish Center (FJTC), will present live arts events between March and June 2015, produced by neighborhood volunteers and powered through collaborations with local organizations. […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

NYC 3-17-15 57degF. Waiting on the 1 train. Inwood. Manhattan. http://t.co/O068ITTHKS | pic.twitter.com/AGmYwM2VPh — Drewkie (@nydrewkie) March 17, 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.


Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents Epic Poetry

Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents Epic Poetry

A teenage girls’ odyssey to find her father, a hero from a legendary war, takes her on a dangerous journey through the squalor of a mythic NYC. UP Theater Company Presents EPIC POETRY by James Bosley Directed by Gregory Wolfe April 29 through May 16 Wednesdays – Saturdays, 8pm The Hebrew Tabernacle – 551 Ft […]


How Harlem Has Changed | NY Times

How Harlem Has Changed | NY Times

By JOHN LELAND Albert Vecerka first came to Harlem in 1993 to study architecture at the City College of New York, and he quickly learned two things. The first was that he was more interested in photographing buildings than in designing them. The second was that the neighborhood around him provided a story that could […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

"You know you're from Washington Heights when seeing this means~~~IT'S SPRING TIME…regardless of… https://t.co/zmj8onkFUM — ~Jennifer (@Jen_Irizarry) March 13, 2015 Check out: I Hate My North Face: An Ode To Spring The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page […]

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