Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

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,” […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

#oldnewyork #morris_jumel_mansion #washingtonheights #whileyouweresleeping #street #nbc #nbc4ny… http://t.co/7K3xmIr6CH — Richard Rothstein (@amstel89) December 7, 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.


The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights – The Review

The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights – The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) When we first started talking about the Uptown Renaissance back in 2010, it was but a blip on the radar. It was a phenomenon that was stirring and just starting to coalesce into something significant. On Sunday, December 7th, that nascent artistic, cultural and social movement bore beautiful fruit. The Hip-Hop […]


Jet Blue: Connecting The Dominican Diaspora With Quisqueya

Jet Blue: Connecting The Dominican Diaspora With Quisqueya

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Last month, several Washington Heights Dominican families were invited to La Casa del Mofongo to ostensibly participate in a documentary about Dominican culture. My wife, our 3 daughters and I, were chosen to take part in the endeavor. We were treated to a simply incredible meal and experience. The icing on […]


Uptown Video: The Crossing Broadway Panel @ The New School

Uptown Video: The Crossing Broadway Panel @ The New School

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I had the distinct honor of taking part in the Crossing Broadway panel at the New School earlier this week. The panel was ably moderated by New York Times reporter Michael Powell and included the author of Crossing Broadway, Robert Snyder, as well as Dave Crenshaw, Victoria Neznansky and Calvin Thomas. […]


Monday Mood Music: SilentSomeone Ft. Dave Dar – El Greco

Monday Mood Music: SilentSomeone Ft. Dave Dar - El Greco


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

World Trade Center Mural, Inwood #nycfeelings pic.twitter.com/3rfyDmtJi7 — NewYorkCityFeelings (@nycfeelings) December 6, 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.


12/9/14: Crossing Broadway: How community activists rescued their neighborhood from crime

12/9/14: Crossing Broadway: How community activists rescued their neighborhood from crime

Center for New York City Affairs at the New School presents: Crossing Broadway: How community activists rescued their neighborhood from crime Tuesday, December 09, 2014, 8:30 to 10:30 am Theresa Lang Community & Student Center, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, (between Fifth and Sixth avenues, 2nd Floor) How did New York City emerge from […]


Monday Mood Music: Tellie Floydd Ft. The Machine – Forever

Monday Mood Music: Tellie Floydd Ft. The Machine - Forever


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

"On the heights, all paths are paved with daggers." – Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time @ Washington… http://t.co/jzohdO80zv — Victor (@VictorTrasvina) November 23, 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 […]


12/7/14: The Hip-Hop Nutcracker @ The United Palace

12/7/14: The Hip-Hop Nutcracker @ The United Palace

Listen up folks… You NEED to be in attendance for the Uptown debut of The Hip-Hop Nutcracker at the venerable United Palace on Sunday, December 7th. This show is destined to become a new holiday classic and you get to catch it in its very first run. This spectacle has it all – dance, energy, […]


New Book Charts Washington Heights’ Transformation Since Great Depression | DNAinfo

New Book Charts Washington Heights' Transformation Since Great Depression | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A new book delves into the complex history of Washington Heights and its uncertain future as a stronghold for working and middle-class New Yorkers. “Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City,” by author Robert Snyder, looks into the neighborhood’s transition from being nicknamed “Frankfurt on […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Nightly walk #Inwood #myhood #nyc #prewar #blackandwhite #fujix100s http://t.co/iHFgNPFPZh — Travis Zielinski (@ZielinskiPhoto) November 15, 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.


New Music: Audubon – Chopped Cheese

New Music: Audubon – Chopped Cheese


Monday Mood Music: Chris Turner – Liquid Love

Monday Mood Music: Chris Turner – Liquid Love

Our Monday Mood Music selection comes to us from Chris Turner. The Oakland, CA born crooner filmed most of this video in Fort Tryon Park. Chris will perform at Harlem Stage on Friday, November 21st.


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Washington Bridge from the Roof tops, Washington Heights, New York http://t.co/Tb70hMNt3j @leica_camera — Gerard Collett (@gerardcollett) November 14, 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.


11/23/14: Crossing Broadway Book Bash @ Coogan’s

11/23/14: Crossing Broadway Book Bash @ Coogan’s

This is a big deal folks. Please make your way to neighborhood institution, Coogan’s, on Sunday, November 23rd to mark the publication of Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City, the engrossing new book by author and historian Robert Snyder. CROSSING BROADWAY tells the story of Washington Heights from the Great […]


11/12/14: New York’s Next Top Makers Pop Up Tour Heads To The BX

11/12/14: New York's Next Top Makers Pop Up Tour Heads To The BX

That’s right people. New York’s Next Top Makers Pop Up Tour is coming Uptown tomorrow for a stop at the Bronx Business Incubator. The pop up is free, open to the public and goes from 7-10pm. Over hors d’ouevres and drinks from Bronx Beer Hall, meet innovative Makers, entrepreneurs and manufacturers and celebrate the thriving […]

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