Posts Tagged ‘The Bronx’

Uptown Tonight: Craftecito Holiday Night Market @ Word Up Books

Uptown Tonight: Craftecito Holiday Night Market @ Word Up Books

Stop by Word Up Books (2113 Amsterstam @ 165th Street) tonight from 5 to 9 pm for the Word Up Craftecito Holiday Night Market. While you are there, don’t forget to pick up a copy of Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City. This is the official history book of Washington […]


Giving Tuesday: Vote For Word Up Books To Win 5K

Giving Tuesday: Vote For Word Up Books To Win 5K

Guess what folks? Your favorite neighborhood, volunteer run bookstore, Word Up Books, is in the running to win a cool 5 grand that would be put to really good use. All you have to do is vote on the link below. So what are you waiting for? Vote now and spread that Uptown Love! Voting […]


Black Friday Love: Get 20% Your Entire Order @ The UC Shop

Black Friday Love: Get 20% Your Entire Order @ The UC Shop

That’s right people. This is our first ever Black Friday/Small Business Saturday sale. Use discount code SPREADLOVE to get 20% off your entire order. So you have until 11:59 pm tomorrow night to get in on that deal. Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way. Get Yours: http://uptowncollective.bigcartel.com


Uptown Video: Word Up Books

Uptown Video: Word Up Books

Check out this cool video courtesy of Patrick Schulman of the Columbia Spectator on our beloved Word Up Books.


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 […]


Uptown Video: A Message to Catcallers

Uptown Video: A Message to Catcallers


Ode To Quisqueya Heights

Ode To Quisqueya Heights

BY Mel à la mODE (@MelalamODE) “I can be successful at ______________ even though the people at the top don’t look like me.” One of my favorite quotes as heard this past Saturday at a forum on Dominican identity in Washington Heights, NYC, appropriately named, Quisqueya Heights. The event was carefully coordinated by a friend […]


Spread Love: College Prep @ Word Up Books

Spread Love: College Prep @ Word Up Books


‘Brides’ March Against Domestic Violence | WSJ

‘Brides’ March Against Domestic Violence | WSJ

By Joe Jackson Hundreds of advocates protesting domestic violence, including many women wearing white wedding gowns, took part in an annual Brides’ March through upper Manhattan and the south Bronx Friday. The event–in its fourteenth year–honors Gladys Ricart, whose ex-boyfriend was convicted of killing her in 1999 on her wedding day and other victims of […]


The 2014 Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival In Pictures

The 2014 Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival In Pictures


Get Yours: The Uptown VS Everybody Tee

Get Yours: The Uptown VS Everybody Tee

If we don’t support our own – who will? That is the question and notion that has been the driving force behind the Uptown Collective since we began broadcasting on a daily basis in February of 2010. The Uptown Renaissance was already a thing back then, we just gave it the name. Uptown has survived […]


8/28/14: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Joell Ortiz @ Arka Lounge

8/28/14: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Joell Ortiz @ Arka Lounge

Get Your tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/hitem-hard-showcase-featuring-joell-ortiz-tickets/ 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.


8/29/14: Word Up Books Presents Sandy Jimenez

8/29/14: Word Up Books Presents Sandy Jimenez

You are invited to a night of animation, animatics, and a live comic book reading by artist Sandy Jimenez, known for his work in World War 3 Illustrated, The Graphic Canon (II, YA,) as well as the action-adventure series Marley Davidson: Bronx Exorcist. Food and refreshments will be served along with lively conversation about the […]


7/31/14: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Dark ATM @ Arka Lounge

7/31/14: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Dark ATM @ Arka Lounge

Check out the video of last month’s Hit Em Hard showcase featuring Sean Price below.


7/19/14: Catch C-Rock & Dyckman Fireworks @ Word Up Books

7/19/14: Catch C-Rock & Dyckman Fireworks @ Word Up Books

Come by to Word Up Books on July 19th at 7:30 pm to enjoy two documentaries based on the unique ways of enjoying life in Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx, C-Rock and The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co.. RSVP: Word Up – C-Rock and Dyckman Fireworks Documentary Screenings.


Uptown Video: Hit ‘Em Hard Showcase VI Cipha Ft. Sean Price

Uptown Video: Hit 'Em Hard Showcase VI Cipha Ft. Sean Price

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8/16/14: Willie Colón @ Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

8/16/14: Willie Colón @ Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

By special request from the salseros; Willie Colon returns to Lehman Center, “La Casa de la Salsa” for an exclusive performance of all his greatest hits. De Vuelta al Barrio is an evening of remembrance of one of the best salsa eras. With his unique style, fans will enjoy El Gran Varon, Oh Que Sera, […]


Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase @ Arka Lounge

Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase @ Arka Lounge

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Money = Power: The Student Loan Crisis

Money = Power: The Student Loan Crisis

BY Fabian Baez (@FabianBaez) (Credit: Makc via Shutterstock/Salon) The Uptown Collective’s Money = Power column intends to inform our dedicated readers on matters of financial literacy and empowerment to better understand money. Unless a college-bound, young person qualifies for financial aid, or some type of scholarship, chances are they’ll need to take out a student […]


New Music: Black Rose Familia Ft. J McFly & Sol-Leks – Up On Broadway

New Music: Black Rose Familia Ft. J McFly & Sol-Leks - Up On Broadway

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Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Saigon

Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Saigon

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5/24/14: C-Rock X Rooftop Films

5/24/14: C-Rock X Rooftop Films

Back in April of 2012, we ran an article on the Indiegogo campaign to fund the making of a documentary film about the kids that fearlessly dive off of the enigmatic C-Rock. Well, the film will be screening this coming Saturday, May 24th as part of the Rooftop Films 2014 Summer Series. For more info: […]


Uptown Video: Street Art vs Graffiti

Uptown Video: Street Art vs Graffiti

We asked the people of the Bronx, if there is a difference between Street Art and Graffiti? The Bronx is the birthplace of Hip Hop, breakdancing and Graffiti “bombing” as documented in: Style Wars. We here at Project Bronx also asked Bronx residents if Street Art hurts or helps the community? Do art murals hold […]


Money = Power: Taming The Credit Card Monster

Money = Power: Taming The Credit Card Monster

BY Fabian Baez (@FabianBaez) The Uptown Collective’s Money = Power column intends to inform our dedicated readers on matters of financial literacy and empowerment to better understand money. Following up on our previous post, I’d like to share some strategies on controlling credit card spending. Essentially, buying with borrowed money can be a short-term aid […]

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