Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

1/27/15: Open Mic @ Lucky 7

1/27/15: Open Mic @ Lucky 7

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

1 Train 181 st. stop, Washington Heights, New York #WhereImFrom #WashHts #Art http://t.co/NqZvbXtOX9 — #TheTrilogy (@Dominante_DME) January 16, 2015 Check out: Dominante’s Merengue Mélange: New School Flavor Rooted in the Sounds of the Past The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our […]


Walking the Heights | The New Yorker

Walking the Heights | The New Yorker

By Jon Michaud Washington Heights, the tapering neck of northern Manhattan, takes its name from our first President, who, during his soldiering days, suffered the fate of so many who have resided on that strip of land between the Harlem and Hudson rivers: he was pushed out. In Washington’s case, the spur wasn’t crime or […]


NYC & Company Shows Love To Harlem

NYC & Company Shows Love To Harlem

NYC GO is the official tourism guide for the city of New York and this month they are putting a spotlight on the historic neighborhood of Harlem. Harlem is internationally recognized as a capital of African-American culture, and is also a hotbed for live music, museums and virtually any kind of dining. In this video, […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

#nyc #mta #riverside #washingtonheights #uptown #trains #subway #transit @ 157th Street http://t.co/NY0Ly0Uzue — Lawrence (@KnickofTime83) January 8, 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: Audubon – Lé Trap Affair

Spread Love: Audubon - Lé Trap Affair

Audubon is back with the long-awaited Lé Trap Affair. The wait was well worth it. Audubon delivers another super solid effort that showcases his immense talents. The man rhymes, sings and does double duty as a producer. Shout out to Audubon, Frankie P, The Reason and the rest of the folks behind the project for […]


Uptown Video: Camille Safiya – 90’s Babies

Uptown Video: Camille Safiya - 90's Babies

90’s Babies is the first single off the highly-anticipated album, “24K”, which drops January 28th. The song is produced by JJM Beats and the visual are courtesy of Fred Focus.


2/6/15: La Lucha – Quisqueya & Haiti One Island Art Exhibit

2/6/15: La Lucha - Quisqueya & Haiti One Island Art Exhibit

La Lucha – Quisqueya & Haiti One Island Art Exhibit February 6th, 2015 6 to 9 pm Rio’s Penthouse Gallery (10 Fort Washington Ave) Twenty-six Artists from both sides of the island have united in this collective exhibition La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island to educate the public about the history of the land […]


Batéy 106: Portraits from a Dominican Sugar Cane Plantation | Huffington Post

Batéy 106: Portraits from a Dominican Sugar Cane Plantation | Huffington Post

BY Erica Simone In this globalized world of consumption we live in, rarely do we stop to think about where our goods actually come from, who cultivated them or what life is like for the people at the beginning of the production chain. When you open a pack of sugar and empty it into your […]


Monday Mood Music: Tellie Floydd X Jay Wise X Trops – The Oath

Monday Mood Music: Tellie Floydd X  Jay Wise X Trops - The Oath


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

United Palace Part II Washington Heights December 2014 http://t.co/a7whNBwpp4 — Jenny Rubin (@jennyjrubin) December 29, 2014 Check out: The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights – The Review In The Heights @ The United Palace – The Recap The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


New Music: Lito Kirino – Viernes 13 Vol 2

New Music: Lito Kirino - Viernes 13 Vol 2


Look Book: The Photographer Dad and Model Son | The Cut

Look Book: The Photographer Dad and Model Son | The Cut

By Alexis Swerdloff Josiah Esowe, Photographer, and Gaiden Tanaka-Esowe, Kindergartner What are you guys up to today? Josiah: I’m taking Gaiden to a photo shoot for the Mini Boden catalogue. He’s been modeling since he was 4. Gaiden: I like when they dress me up, but it hurts to smile because my tooth is hurting […]


Uptown Video: The Changing Heights

Uptown Video: The Changing Heights

The Changing Heights is a website/senior thesis created by journalist Bushra Mollick of Stonybrook University. The site and accompanying video as well as pictures document the changing face of Washington Heights. Take a long, hard look at the Washington Heights of today because it may not be around tomorrow. Check out: https://changingheights.wordpress.com/


Rent is too Damn High in the Heights | Amsterdam News

Rent is too Damn High in the Heights | Amsterdam News

By Dominique Dajer First rents in Harlem skyrocketed to historic highs, and now Washington Heights is seeing similar trends as gentrification pushes further uptown. Increasing commercial rents have hit businesses particularly hard. “Ten years ago rents on Frederick Douglass Boulevard were around $30 per square foot,” says Faith Hope Consolo of the real estate firm […]


Monday Mood Music: The Frankie P Sancocho Edition

Monday Mood Music: The Frankie P Sancocho Edition

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Sancocho is SO much more than just a soup. The word soup does sancocho absolutely no justice. A good sancocho is a work of art. It is broth, beef, chicken, corn, yucca, potatoes, noodles and a whole heap of other things coming together for the sake of culinary alchemy. At it’s […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Walk This Way @ washington heights http://t.co/zju0fKgZsi — Emon Hassan (@EmonHassan) December 28, 2014 Check out: April in Inwood Hill Park 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.


Uptown Video: The Holiday Turn Up – The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights

Uptown Video: The Holiday Turn Up - The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights

What happens when you take a classic and you add the vibrancy and energy of Hip-Hop, you get The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights. Iconic rapper Kurtis Blow took part in the making of a new holiday classic. Check out the really cool video below courtesy of the good folks at Elite Daily. Check out […]


Monday Mood Music: Lito Kirino Ft. La Bateria – Somo Vacano

Monday Mood Music: Lito Kirino Ft. La Bateria - Somo Vacano


The WHIN Presents Unheard @ Higher Level

The WHIN Presents Unheard @ Higher Level

Photography by Steven R Hazlett The WHIN Committee is back at it. This past Friday, the hood had its holiday party at Higher Level Tattoo shop. The bash featured a slew of performances from many of Uptown’s most talented Hip-Hop and Spoken Word artists. Shout out to the Dyckman Beer Company for always showing love. […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Sideways stories. @ Washington Heights 187St http://t.co/AgRzMTMm0O — deluda (@deluda) December 19, 2014 Check out: The House on the Hill: A Murder In Washington Heights… 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 […]


12/19/14: The WHIN X Higher Level – Unheard

12/19/14: The WHIN X Higher Level - Unheard

If you want to catch some of Uptown’s most talented emcees, come out to Higher Level Tattoo (120 Dyckman Street) for the latest WHIN By Any Means experience on Friday, December 19th starting at 6 pm. The event is free but get there early, as it will be packed. Our good friends at Dyckman Beer […]


Monday Mood Music: Frankie P X Bodega BAMZ X Camille Safiya – Machete Music

Monday Mood Music: Frankie P X Bodega BAMZ X Camille Safiya - Machete Music

Uptown’s own Frankie P enlists Bodega Bamz and Camille Safiya for Machete Music, the first single off of the forthcoming Sancocho. The highly-anticipated compilation album drops December 29th.


A Thousand Cuts | The New Yorker

A Thousand Cuts | The New Yorker

By Richard Morgan On a recent Saturday morning, Hannah Kohl curled herself into an armchair in her Washington Heights apartment, pulled up a TV tray, and began work on what would become a thirty-hour project: completing an artwork that had been commissioned as a wedding-anniversary gift for Tom Meehan, the writer of the musical “Annie,” […]

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