Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

During Prohibition, Harlem Night Clubs Kept the Party Going | National Geographic

During Prohibition, Harlem Night Clubs Kept the Party Going | National Geographic

A witty 1932 cartoon map shows where to find famous musicians, gambling policemen, and a guy selling marijuana. By Greg Miller Prohibition may have put a damper on alcohol sales in much of the United States in the 1920s and early ’30s, but it didn’t stop the party up in Harlem. The map above, created […]


Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Lost/Not Found

Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Lost/Not Found

LOST/NOT FOUND May 3 – 19 The Garret at Fort Washington Collegiate (729 W. 181st Street) In Lost/Not Found, things do not go as planned when three desperate twenty-somethings from Washington Heights “rescue” a missing girl and detain her, while the growing reward for her return offers visions of riches. What they learn about themselves, […]


04/04/17: Free Screening of 1984 @ The United Palace

04/04/17: Free Screening of 1984 @ The United Palace

1984 is required viewing in the initial days of the Trump Tyranny. Tomorrow, April 4, you can catch the film for free in our very own United Palace. The United Palace of Cultural Arts is joining the National Screening Day as over 160 movie theatres across the U.S. will screen the film adaptation of George […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by 📷🎥Emmanuel 🎮🎧 Abreu 🇩🇴🇺🇸 (@eabreuvisuals) on Mar 7, 2017 at 10:37am PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Iconic theater slated for landmark designation | Manhattan Times

Iconic theater slated for landmark designation | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Put it in the books. After several months of speculation, local Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez announced he would back a landmark designation for the historic United Palace in Washington Heights. Built in 1930 as movie palace Loew’s 175th Street Theatre, the Thomas Lamb-designed venue had been used mostly as a church since 1969, […]


#InstagramUptown: Our Streets

#InstagramUptown: Our Streets

A post shared by Nelson Noel Salcedo (@ndzine) on Mar 20, 2017 at 6:56am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The Fix: I Am Cruz – March Malice

The Fix: I Am Cruz - March Malice


#InstagramUptown: Snow Day

#InstagramUptown: Snow Day

A post shared by Jordan Matter (@jordanmatter) on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:24am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


03/31/17: Film Screening and Musical Q+A of We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo

03/31/17: Film Screening and Musical Q+A of We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo

El Museo del Barrio in collaboration with the Museum of the City of New York present a free screening of We Like it Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo as part of the Metro Mashup: New York Meets Havana series.  Stay after the film for a special musical Q+A with Latin boogaloo legend Johnny […]


Images of Old-School Harlem, Rapidly Vanishing | NY Times

Images of Old-School Harlem, Rapidly Vanishing | NY Times

By JOHN LELAND Is Harlem coming or going? Evolving into its next iteration or disappearing under the onslaught of change? It depends on whom you ask. For the photographer David Vades Joseph, who grew up in the neighborhood’s Hamilton Heights section, Harlem is an idea that is vanishing daily. “Certain mom and pop stores that […]


#InstagramUptown: Indigenous Lady Liberty

#InstagramUptown: Indigenous Lady Liberty

A post shared by Benjamin Z (@wtstammering) on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:53pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Quisqueya Heights

#InstagramUptown: Quisqueya Heights

A post shared by Nelson Noel Salcedo (@ndzine) on Mar 1, 2017 at 9:42pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Serving Looks: Elle Comes To Harlem

Serving Looks: Elle Comes To Harlem

Shout out to Elle for a stellar photo shoot in Harlem recently. Featuring models Amilna Estevão and Alécia Morais and styled by Samira Nasr, Elle really did their homework and represented the eternal capital of cool properly. They hit up such iconic Harlem hotspots as the Apollo Theater, The Malcolm Shabazz Market, Sylvia’s and Red […]


#InstagramUptown: Bird Gang

#InstagramUptown: Bird Gang

A post shared by Suaz (@suazny187) on Dec 20, 2015 at 10:30am PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Spread Love: One Book, One New York

Spread Love: One Book, One New York

Okay folks, you have until February 28th to vote for the book that will kick off the One Book, One New York citywide book club in March. The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment has chosen 5 outstanding titles for the inaugural installment of the book club. We are partial to Junot Diaz’s The […]


Alice Neel’s Love of Harlem and the Neighbors She Painted There | NY Times

Alice Neel’s Love of Harlem and the Neighbors She Painted There | NY Times

By JASON FARAGO “I love you Harlem,” the American painter Alice Neel wrote in her diary around the end of World War II, and really, she loved everything in it. Neel celebrated Harlem — specifically its ethnically mixed section known as Spanish Harlem or El Barrio — for “your poverty and your loves.” And what […]


#InstagramUptown: John’s Fried Chicken

#InstagramUptown: John's Fried Chicken

A post shared by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Feb 15, 2017 at 12:30pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Hidden Waters: Sherman Creek

Hidden Waters: Sherman Creek

BY Sergey Kadinsky At the northern tip of Manhattan island, the scenery is reminiscent of the Hudson River Valley at Fort Tryon and Inwood Hill parks. Thick forests, steep hills, and views of the Palisades across the Hudson River. The east side of Inwood on the Harlem River receives fewer visitors, but has a rich natural […]


#InstagramUptown: It’s easier going down hill…

#InstagramUptown: It's easier going down hill...

A photo posted by James Estrin (@jamesestrin) on Feb 9, 2017 at 12:35pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Bright Minds, Big City: The GPS Podcast Featuring Led Black

Bright Minds, Big City: The GPS Podcast Featuring Led Black

Our very own Editor-in-Chief, Led Black, was recently featured as the first guest on the Gotham Philosophical Society’s podcast. Recorded just prior to the election, Led Black talks to the folks at the Gotham Philosophical Society about Uptown, community, the nature of identity, the role of race, and gentrification. We invite you to subscribe to […]


The Grand Hustle of Iran Ortiz

The Grand Hustle of Iran Ortiz

Photos & Story by: Amaris Castillo (@AmarisCastillo) Iran Ortiz’s eyes scan a rack of blush pink tops, her face in deep concentration under a trapper hat. Techno music and chatter surround her on this recent January afternoon, but she never loses focus amid the chaos of the fashion trade show in Manhattan’s Javits Center. She’s […]


Save The Date: 03/06/17 – The Up Theater Company Honors Manny Ramirez

Save The Date: 03/06/17 – The Up Theater Company Honors Manny Ramirez

Uptown theater company will honor Manny Ramirez as their UPstanding Person of the Year. UP Theater Company announced that its annual fundraiser Onward and UPward! will take place Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm at Fort Washington Collegiate Church, 729 W 181st St, New York, NY. The event will include beer, wine, […]


A Photographer Who Made ‘Ghosts’ Visible | NY Times

A Photographer Who Made ‘Ghosts’ Visible | NY Times

By Maurice Berger It is the often oblique details in Ming Smith’s photographs that provide their most profound meaning. Consider the eerie photograph of a person walking on a Harlem street, a blur moving across the image’s surface. The street is urban and depressed; graffiti mars steel gates and a portentous crucifix-like shadow rakes across […]


#InstagramUptown: Uptown Icons…

#InstagramUptown: Uptown Icons...

A photo posted by Gregg de Domenico (@autopilot1978) on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:37pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.

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