Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

#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 […]


The Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights Holds Plenty of History | NY Times

The Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights Holds Plenty of History | NY Times

By JULIE BESONEN The remains of an unlikely confederation of aristocrats and scalawags are condensed in a Washington Heights graveyard in the shadow of THE CHURCH OF THE INTERCESSION. The imposing Gothic Revival chapel, at West 155th Street and Broadway, was consecrated in 1915 and designed by a self-taught architect named Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. His […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Adventureland #WaHi pic.twitter.com/B8x40rhdu2 — Emon Hassan (@EmonHassan) February 3, 2015 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 Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Truth

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – The Truth

I loved him from the minute I met him We’ve parted ways since Pictures made sense of our glory But slowly we drifted A lot of influences And not enough maturity to handle it all Wish we could have seen it through


Spread Love: Audubon – Panic Park

Spread Love: Audubon - Panic Park


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

_#Fallen #Firefighter #NYC| #Inwood @ Good Shepherd, NYC http://t.co/hcx4AQggjs — Israel P Roman (@IsraelPRoman) January 31, 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 onTwitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Uptown Poetry: Langston Hughes – Harlem

Uptown Poetry: Langston Hughes - Harlem

Being that today is the 113th B-Day of Langston Hughes, it is only right that we send some posthumous love to that giant that played such a part in the Harlem Renaissance. Happy B-Day Langston, you will live forever. What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? […]


Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – Survival

Uptown Poetry: Tales of a Dyckman Princess – Survival

I ran out the door screaming Eyes closed and voice at the top of my lungs I could no longer breathe as I saw my life flash before me gush to my chest and vision blurred I could tell this would be the end I had to get out!

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