Beats, Rhymes and Art….. Come get down at Word Up (2133 Amsterdam Ave @ 165th St) as they celebrate the paintings of Bronx-based visual and performing artist SOLE REBEL! Wash Heights’ own LEXIGLASS (Will Glass on drums & Alexis Marcelo on keys) will be providing live beats during the reception, and for a special uptown […]
An elaborate #Halloween display we found on our walk! #WashHts #washingtonheights #happyhalloween pic.twitter.com/N9csgLbqRV — AJ Smith (@_AJ_Smith) October 26, 2014 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 […]
As a child growing up in the Dominican Republic, Zoe Saldana and her family faced a devastating tragedy. Her hero taught her how to stand strong in the face of adversity.
Get this: This Halloween, the classic film Frankenstein will be shown on the United Palace’s colossal screen with a spanking new score from guitar great Gary Lucas. Before the film, there will will be a Halloween parade in the venerable movie palace. Frankenstein will be shown in it’s full digital glory in English with Spanish […]
The Hip-Hop Nutcracker will be making it’s Uptown debut on Sunday, December 7th at 6 pm at the venerable United Palace. Check out the first public performance of new scenes from “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” at “Voices of New York” sponsored by NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito. For more info: http://unitedpalace.org/hip-hop-nutcracker
Dominican Supermarkets be like… @ Washington Heights http://t.co/3TqVzprKhj — Bolivar Geraldo Jr. (@yoooboly) October 20, 2014 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.
If we don’t support our art, who will? Making a film isn’t easy. It takes gumption, dedication, skill, patience, and oh yeah, money. The young people behind Mari en Maraña are trying to make a short film that takes the classic story of Romeo and Juliet and transposes it to present-day Washington Heights with Dominican […]
Two women, one from Haiti and one from Dominican Republic, are part of the Border Network of Women Artisans formed by 90 women from 7 frontier communities between Haiti and D.R.. They recycle and take advantage of the resources around them, seeking a better future for their families and their communities, and maybe without knowing, […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Holidays now have a new Holiday Spectacular. Hip-Hop legend Kurtis Blow will be making his way Uptown to take part in The Hip-Hop Nutcracker at the United Palace on Sunday, December 7th at 6pm. The Hip-Hop Nutcracker takes Tchaikovsky’s classic score and adds combustible Hip-Hop choreography with Hip-Hop inspired riffs […]
View of Sherman Creek Power Plant in Inwood Area of North Manhattan,1951 with Dyckman Houses | #NYC #NY pic.twitter.com/2v0tNgkIJC — NewYorkologist.org (@NewYorkologist) October 17, 2014 Related: Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us […]
By Adam Glanzman Khalik Allah, a 29-year-old filmmaker and photographer who documents the streets of Harlem at night, has been photographing the corner of 125th and Lexington since 2012; armed with little more than a manual camera and a few rolls of film. Street photography can often be a daunting or awkward experience – especially […]
BY Marina Villeneuve | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Pepe and Margot are long gone — and the East Harlem they once called home seems to be on its way out. Chain stores have replaced bodegas in El Barrio, and high rises are becoming as ubiquitous as housing projects. “Spanish Harlem becomes smaller and smaller every […]
#washingtonheights streetworkout #barstarzz http://t.co/n0oeOIONKq — Barstarzz (@barstarzz) October 5, 2014 Related: Uptown Video: Barstarzz 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.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! This fun and free event includes tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers, readings of the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, fishing clinics with I Fish NY & DEC, live musical entertainment from Big Apple […]
By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Lin Randolph will soon be living what she calls every New Yorker’s dream. The chef behind Alecia Bakery, a wholesale baked goods company, is opening its first retail store on Sherman Avenue in the spring of 2015. “I love that it’s in my neighborhood,” said Randolph, an Inwood resident since […]
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Have you visited the Cloisters in Inwood #Manhattan? It's one of the best kept secrets! http://t.co/ykrglDYj7w pic.twitter.com/Cs6kVPoIkO — New York Habitat (@NewYorkHabitat) October 3, 2014
By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Move over Grumpy Cat — Uptown has its own Internet pet sensation. Flash, a black-and-tan Basset Hound who lives in Inwood, has gained more than 10,000 Instagram followers since joining the popular photo-sharing site in late June. The dog’s feed features pictures of his daily life and includes shots of him with […]