Posts Tagged ‘subway’

#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

A photo posted by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Dec 8, 2016 at 4:35pm PST Related: The Light At The End of the Tunnel Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal – The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on […]


Call For Artists: The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project

Call For Artists: The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project

The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project, a long standing effort by the community, is happy to announce the sixth call for artwork to be placed in the subway elevators at the A-Line 184th St. & 190th St. Subway Stations. This collaborative project acknowledges the uniqueness of our community and fulfills Artists Unite mission to […]


After Years Underground, a Subway Singer Gets the Spotlight | NY Times

After Years Underground, a Subway Singer Gets the Spotlight | NY Times

By SUSAN HARTMAN Alice Tan Ridley sat before the mirror in her Harlem apartment. She brushed on gold eye shadow, took an auburn wig off a mannequin’s head and put it on. “I really, really don’t know what I’m doing,” she said, laughing. “I never used to wear makeup at all. And I never wore […]


Uptown Video: Man Gives Shirt Off His Back To Homeless Man

Uptown Video: Man Gives Shirt Off His Back To Homeless Man

A poignant video captured the moment when a good Samaritan literally gave a sickly homeless man the shirt off his back. The viral clip that was shared to FB recently by Lazaro “El Feo” Nolasco has been viewed nearly 14 million times already. Lazaro was heading home on the A Train from visiting his girlfriend […]


#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

✖️ Tunnel Vision ✖️ #urbanromantix #mextures #killtheunderground #symmetrykillers A photo posted by N O E M A D (@noemadnyc) on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:12am PST Related: The Light At The End of the Tunnel Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal – The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times We invite you to subscribe to the […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

WATCH: A man tried to jump across subway tracks at a Harlem train station. http://t.co/7IJpaFE5Wo pic.twitter.com/CLHaxWyGv1 — New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 28, 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 […]


Bringing a Little Color to a Passage at the 191st Street Station | NY Times

Bringing a Little Color to a Passage at the 191st Street Station | NY Times

By SANDRA E. GARCIA The tunnel that connects Broadway to the 191st Street subway station was a little creepy. And the rats didn’t help. Today, the passage is a different place, made over by artists enlisted by the city as part of its latest effort to brighten a chronically dank, dark space. “Estoy Aqui!” or […]


The Light At The End of the Tunnel

The Light At The End of the Tunnel

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Art has a way of transforming things. Old things. Things that are long overdue, practically begging, for transformation. Things such as Tunnel Street. Yes, that is the actual name of the three blocks long pedestrian tunnel that connects Broadway with the No. 1 train station at 191st Street. A train station, […]


Pedestrian Beauty | Manhattan Times

Pedestrian Beauty | Manhattan Times

The New York City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Art Program has announced the selection of four individual artists and one artist team from a pool of 158 applicants to beautify a nine-hundred foot pedestrian tunnel at 191st Street and Broadway in Washington Heights. All but one artist team lives and works in New York City […]

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