Posts Tagged ‘The United Palace’

Neighborhood Stories: The Market Forces of Washington Heights | Village Voice

Neighborhood Stories: The Market Forces of Washington Heights | Village Voice

By Alexandria Neason When a management company announced last winter that the drugstore chain Walgreens would take over the lease of one of Washington Heights’ major grocery stores, Associated Supermarket on Fort Washington Avenue, neighbors and elected officials rallied and fought back. Their activism was mirrored in nearby Inwood, where residents fought the mayor’s plan […]


Your Guide to Washington Heights: Living the High Life in Manhattan | Village Voice

Your Guide to Washington Heights: Living the High Life in Manhattan | Village Voice

By Alexandria Neason Once a stretch of rural countryside home to the native Munsee, modern Washington Heights, a hilly neighborhood covering much of Manhattan’s northern tip, was named for the fortification where General George Washington’s army camped to keep an eye on the advancing Redcoats. The neighborhood has over the years been home to a […]


The Fix: Audubon – Exile

The Fix: Audubon - Exile

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Uptown’s own Audubon is back with another super solid project. The long anticipated Exile does not disappoint. The project is lush, dense and downright dope. Audubon has bars, the man can sing and the production is top notch. What more can you ask for? By the way, […]


About Last Night – The UC Revue @ United Palace

About Last Night – The UC Revue @ United Palace

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Sometimes you are involved with something truly extraordinary but you don’t completely register its importance until the next day when you have had the time to reflect. That is how I am feeling right now. What I have been envisioning for quite some time was made manifest […]


The UC Revue – Audubon

The UC Revue – Audubon

To say that Audubon is gifted is a massive understatement. The man can rap, he can sing and for the last few years has consistently put out projects that are multi-dimensional, complex and compelling. Not to mention that he gave our beloved Washington Heights a national and international spotlight with MTV’s Washington Heights show. This […]


The UC Revue – Tess

The UC Revue – Tess

Tess is not an artist you can easily put in a box. Her music is part R&B, part Rock ‘N’ Roll, part Hip-Hop and 100% badass. She is a bona fide rebel and her music is a testament to a free spirit that refuses to conform or contain her genius. Tess has rocked stages both […]


The UC Revue – April Oneill

The UC Revue – April Oneill

From the moment you hear April Oneill sing you get it. Her heart, her soul and her pain permeates every note. The young talented songstress commands a stage with a presence and a power that will surprise you. Come check her out this Monday, October 24th at the United Palace as she does her thing […]


10/24/16: The UC Revue @ United Palace

10/24/16: The UC Revue @ United Palace

The UC Revue @ United Palace Ft. Audubon – Tess – April Oneill United Palace (4140 BWAY @ 175th) Monday, October 24th – Doors Open 6 pm In our never ending quest to spread Uptown Love, we are proud to present the very first installment of The UC Revue at the magnificent United Palace on […]


Review: Aventura Sighs Goodbye, as Women Squeal | NY Times

Review: Aventura Sighs Goodbye, as Women Squeal | NY Times

By JON PARELES A high-voiced heartthrob and songwriter leads his band to Top 10 albums and arenas, goes solo and headlines his own stadium shows. Then he rejoins his former bandmates for a final set of performances together. It’s the story of Michael Jackson and the Jacksons. It’s also the story of Romeo Santos and […]


Remezcla’s Top 10 Places To Grub, Drink & Get Your Hookah On Before & After Aventura’s Reunion Concert @ The United Palace

Remezcla’s Top 10 Places To Grub, Drink & Get Your Hookah On Before & After Aventura’s Reunion Concert @ The United Palace

Uptown is going to be extra lit starting today. Nouveau Bachata super-group, Aventura, begins their month-long residency at the venerable United Palace and Uptown will get more mobbed than usual. Towards that end, the good folks at Remezcla have put together a handy-dandy guide to getting your grub, drink and hookah on before and after […]


6/16/15: The People Storm the Palace

6/16/15: The People Storm the Palace

The People will storm the palace on Tuesday, June 16th. The People’s Theatre Project annual benefit will honor Zabryna Guevara and Monica Klehr. The event will be hosted by Michael (Juan Bago) Diaz and Mino Lora and will feature the People’s Theatre Project’s inter-generational community actors performing highlights from the 2014 – 2015 season of […]


6/17/14: The People Storm The Palace

6/17/14: The People Storm The Palace

Scores of kids, teens and adults are set to take over the United Palace Theatre in a life-affirming night of art and inspiration called The People Storm the Palace. Featuring selected works from People’s Theatre Project’s 5th anniversary season, this one-night only event will celebrate what is possible when neighbors unite for creative action. The […]


‘Tis The Season: The UC Guide to the Holiday Weekend

‘Tis The Season: The UC Guide to the Holiday Weekend

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s the Holidays folks and there is a bunch of stuff happening this holiday weekend. So without further ado, here it goes. Due to popular demand, the Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way Tees are now available at Word Up Books (2113 Amsterdam Ave @ 165th Street). While you are there, […]


A Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda

A Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Video by Arlene Schulman (@ArleneSchulman) A Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda featuring a cast from Inwood showcases Lin-Manuel’s love of his upper Manhattan neighborhood. Raised and still living in Inwood, Lin-Manuel talks about growing up in a house on Payson Avenue, his subway commute uptown and downtown, and how the neighborhood has inspired him. Check out: […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Check out: July 4th in the Heights – The Recap The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Hot As Balls Summer in the Heights We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown […]


Spa For The Soul: A Q&A With Xavier Eikerenkoetter

Spa For The Soul: A Q&A With Xavier Eikerenkoetter

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. First of all, what is “Spa for the Soul”? A. A spa is a place where people go to get away, refresh, soak in healing solutions, and be therapeutically moved, so to speak. The idea for  “Spa for the Soul” is that you come, sit back, bathe in creative depths and […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Check out: July 4th in the Heights – The Recap The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Hot As Balls Summer in the Heights We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Related: In The Heights @ The United Palace – The Recap The significance of “In the Heights” at the United Palace The Alexander Hamilton Mixtape Reviving Motion Pictures At The Palace We […]


Rally for Fair Representation & the Creation of A New Congressional District Today @ Noon

Friday, February 10 at Noon Corner of 175th and Broadway (United Palace Theater) Latino community leaders will hold a rally on Friday, February 10, at Noon, to call for fair representation in the redistricting process, including a Congressional district that captures communities of common interest in Northern Manhattan, the West Bronx, and Corona and Jackson […]


Cuban singer Pablo Milanés back in New York after 14 years | NY Daily News

BY Carolina Gonzalez ‘Where are the friends I had yesterday?” The line from the song “Cuánto gané, cuánto perdí” by Cuban balladeer Pablo Milanés might be considered the theme for his current U.S. tour, his first since 1997. In his controversial performance in Miami on Aug. 27, Milanés dedicated the song to all Cubans living […]


Uptown Theaters Followed a Spiritual Path | WSJ.com

By WILL FRIEDWALD The incredibly ornate Loew’s 175th Street Theatre opened in 1930. For four decades the gigantic 3,400-seat venue was the premier spot in Washington Heights for double features. Loew’s functioned as a cinema until 1969, when it was saved by the wrecking ball by the charismatic televangelist Reverend Ike (Rev. Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter […]


Community Minded – Heights on Broadway

By Dj Boy (@Djboy09) May 11, 2011 – Heights on Broadway held a community meeting with some of it’s supporters to pitch exactly what the plans are for the program and how it can benefit youth from Washington Heights and Inwood. Heights on Broadway is an arts based, youth mentoring program at the United Palace […]


Soul Songstress Adele Coming to the Heights in May

Soul Songstress Adele Coming to the Heights in May

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right people, the incredibly talented British singer, Adele, is coming to the United Palace (4140 Broadway, Corner of 175th St) on Saturday, May 21st. The tickets for the first show at 8 PM are completely sold out but a 2nd show at midnight has been added and those tickets went […]

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