Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

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 […]


#InstagramUptown: Heidi Klum’s Washington Heights Selfie

#InstagramUptown: Heidi Klum's Washington Heights Selfie


The United Palace Featured In NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres Episode

The United Palace Featured In NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres Episode

The United Palace is an Uptown treasure. Built during the movie palace boom in the 1920s, the United Palace opened its doors in 1930 as an opulent movie house that transported moviegoers to a lavish, almost otherworldly, setting. Today, the venerable United Palace has become a haven and a hub for the arts and culture […]


Spread Love: Audubon – She Hates Me

Spread Love: Audubon - She Hates Me

Aududon and Nelson Salcedo once again team up to take you on another lush visual journey. You are going to want to watch this all the way through. This isn’t a video, it’s a voyage. Enjoy and Spread Love!


Marjorie’s Melody | Manhattan Times

Marjorie’s Melody | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi About 50 people settled into folding chairs in a Washington Heights apartment at 555 Edgecombe Avenue to listen to music this past Sunday. Before the show started, Paul, 8, was at the piano, warming up the crowd. “There’s something sounding nice there,” said Marjorie Eliot, who was busy in the kitchen […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Here's @UncannyAngle getting some big air in freezing cold snowy #washingtonheights #calisthenics… http://t.co/z5yuzZvny3 — Neil Gavin (@neil_gavin) February 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 […]


Washington Heights Through the Decades | Rutgers Today

Washington Heights Through the Decades | Rutgers Today

By Lawrence Lerner Robert Snyder has a deep connection to Washington Heights, the neighborhood near the northern tip of Manhattan between 155th and 190th. The Rutgers University–Newark historian was born in 1955 and lived there for a year. And though his parents moved the family to the New Jersey suburbs in 1956, Snyder grew up […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Finally, some weather the Abominable Snowman can get behind. #NYC #washingtonheights #eveningrun… http://t.co/lACwQCRy3P — Danielle De Koker (@ddkberlin) February 16, 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 […]


Latino USA: A Day at the Bodega

Latino USA: A Day at the Bodega

On this week’s Latino USA, producers spend a day in a bodega in Washington Heights, NYC — home to one of the biggest Dominican populations in the U.S. They uncover stories about nutrition, migration, community, and the slow threat of gentrification. Via: #1508 – A day at the Bodega_| Latino USA Related: Vanishing Inwood: A Bodega […]


Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – Us

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – Us

Story has it that you think of me But you shy away because of what people think. As it goes you miss my kiss And your days are filled with thoughts Of us And how it was…


Put You On: We Like It Like That

Put You On: We Like It Like That

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Do you know what Latin boogaloo is? While it was eventually eclipsed by Salsa, Latin boogaloo was the sound of the Latino barrios of New York City in the 1960’s. It was funky, it was brash and it was bi-lingual. We Like It Like That tells the story of this somewhat […]


Uptown Tonight: Face Out – Crossing Broadway by Robert W. Snyder @ Word Up Books

Uptown Tonight: Face Out - Crossing Broadway by Robert W. Snyder @ Word Up Books

Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City by Robert W. Snyder, is a book about the civic and social history of Washington Heights from the 1930s to (nearly) the present. In a chapter that begins at the dawn of integration, he examines pivotal moments in the histories of George Washington High […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Sherman Creek boathouse #newyork #washingtonheights #washheights #inwood #instagramuptown … http://t.co/4EfpHrXBMo pic.twitter.com/8VJDNlg0jB — Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) February 14, 2015 Check out: Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park Boats in the Hood – Opening Day @ the Inwood Canoe Club The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


Valentine’s Day Love: Ray West Ft. Blu & Dave Dar – Stay Still

Valentine's Day Love: Ray West Ft. Blu & Dave Dar - Stay Still

 


Flashback Fridays: My Hands Talk for Me – A Boxing Journey

Flashback Fridays: My Hands Talk for Me - A Boxing Journey

By Arlene Schulman (@ArleneSchulman) The journey of a prizefighter from his first fight to champion of the world is a long one. Alfredo Rodriguez of Manhattan has only been training for a month; his dream is to become a champion. For such a short time in the gym, Rodriguez has remarkable skills and coordination; his […]


Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Martyr

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Martyr

He needed me to clean his wounds The ones he said they inflicted on him He’d been hurt for long days i, said he, was his savior So i wore my cape proudly


New Music: Charlie Cruz – Dope Girl

New Music: Charlie Cruz – Dope Girl


Lost Westside boxing gym a symbol of city’s vanishing lore | NY Daily News

Lost Westside boxing gym a symbol of city's vanishing lore | NY Daily News

BY Arlene Schulman | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS When gunshots rang out like the Wild West and Washington Heights was the murder, cocaine and heroin capital of the city, there was one place where fights ended someplace other than the morgue. In an unassuming apartment building on W. 163rd St. between Broadway and St. Nicholas […]

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