Posts Tagged ‘Uptown Manhattan’

The Parade Polemic | Manhattan Times

The Parade Polemic | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen Some are opting out; others are doubling down. As sponsors and participants continue to pull out of this year’s Puerto Rican Day Parade, dozens of supporters staged a rally in Manhattan to support the parade’s controversial decision to honor Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera. “Agree or disagree with his […]


Running From, and Back To, Ralph Ellison’s Harlem | Village Voice

Running From, and Back To, Ralph Ellison’s Harlem | Village Voice

by Selin Thomas There are places so dense that they seem to contract into themselves to save room. Harlem is one of them, like a black hole of great and flexible darkness hiding mass unseen. Come winter, the effect is magnified so that even the most flamboyant parts are directed to intimate interiors: The yelling […]


#InstagramUptown: Rain, Rain, Go Away

#InstagramUptown: Rain, Rain, Go Away

A post shared by Anthony DelMundo (@anthony.delmundo.photography) on May 13, 2017 at 4:56am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Uptown Oasis

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Uptown Oasis

It looks very out of town, but it's Dyckman St. at Hudson River. A cool spot on a humid day. @InwoodCanoe @ydanis #Inwood pic.twitter.com/KwH2InE9gi — Sergey Kadinsky (@SergeyKadinsky) May 19, 2017 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Crossing The Catwalk

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Crossing The Catwalk

In Episode 19 a crossing guard crosses the line with Rachel La Loca, Juan Bago jumps on the Romper craze, Jaime reveals his towel skirt secret and Jerry Diaz fills in for Frank with Fake News. Special guests include video producer Kat “Meoww” Lazo and director Guillermo Zouain.


This Uptown Urban Farm Is Growing Career Opportunities for Kids Throughout the City | Edible Manhattan

This Uptown Urban Farm Is Growing Career Opportunities for Kids Throughout the City | Edible Manhattan

By Sarah McColl Photos by Corinne Singer Up the street from the Apollo Theater, a lot on West 134th Street was once home to prowling neighborhood cats, abandoned engine parts and men playing dominos. With the vision of founder Tony Hillery, the kids of Harlem Grown’s youth farm, a truckload of soil from Home Depot […]


EXCLUSIVE: First look inside the newly renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal | Manhattan Times

EXCLUSIVE: First look inside the newly renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal | Manhattan Times

Step in, stop by. After years of delays, the first phase of the renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal project is finally set to open. According to the developers, the renovated waiting area will be open to passengers on Tues., May 16. The enclosed, climate-controlled section features ticket windows, a large video screen listing bus departures and […]


The Top 10 Secrets of Highbridge Park in Washington Heights, NYC | Untapped Cities

The Top 10 Secrets of Highbridge Park in Washington Heights, NYC | Untapped Cities

BY susan xu New York City’s oldest standing span, High Bridge, may be one of the most iconic fixtures in Washington Heights, but the park that holds its Manhattan end is similarly as picturesque. Operated by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, Highbridge Park occupies 119-acres and sits on banks of the Harlem […]


#InstagramUptown: The View from Taco Bell

#InstagramUptown: The View from Taco Bell

It appeared as though a pigeon had shit all over the lower left pant leg of the young Mormon missionary. Par for the course, I suppose. He and his partner walked confidently along St. Nicholas Avenue, hands in pockets, smiling, not really a care in the world. Luis was as old as Charles Bukowski. He […]


A Branch for Belafonte | Manhattan Times

A Branch for Belafonte | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen It was a visit to a public library branch that changed Harry Belafonte’s life forever. The legendary entertainer and social activist said he was introduced to theater by attending a show at the Schomburg Center of the New York Public Library (NYPL). “Life for me, that moment, was an […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: No Love For Paul Ryan In Harlem

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: No Love For Paul Ryan In Harlem

Oh hey #excusememrspeaker this yours 🍆? (Objects in tweet are larger than they appear) #Harlem pic.twitter.com/oWmGV7Ofbz — (((Randi L Klein))) (@doodlehedz) May 9, 2017 Related: Protesting Paul | Manhattan Times We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us […]


05/16/17: Homage To Billie Holiday @ The Apollo

05/16/17: Homage To Billie Holiday @ The Apollo

Opening kick off concert for the Harlem EatUp Festival, a four-day festival offering a sample of Harlem’s sights, flavors and sounds. Founded by award-winning chef, Marcus Samuelsson and food festival legend, Herb Karlitz, the festival now in third year joined with music producer Michael Dorf to create this classic opening night event. Billie Holiday got […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rock The House

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rock The House

In Episode 18 Juan Bago talks about his encounter with aggresive underground body odor, Rachel la Loca’s shares her near-death experience, Jaime dishes his “Bochinche Bites”, and Frank scares us (again) with Fake News. Their are TWO special guests this week, including the star of musical, “I Like it Like That”, Grizel “Chachi” Del Valle […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: 181st Preachers

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: 181st Preachers

181st Preachers #washingtonheights #streetphotography #uptown #nyc #blackandwhite #newyorkcity https://t.co/JZ59fvz2at pic.twitter.com/tlmiqjWeep — Sharese (@ShareseF) April 30, 2017 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


05/10/2017: The Sixth Annual Food & Drink Boulevard

05/10/2017: The Sixth Annual Food & Drink Boulevard

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., the Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance (FDBA) will hold its sixth annual Food & Drink Boulevard event along Harlem’s Restaurant Row. Food & Drink Boulevard kicks off the summer in the city and invites local residents and visitors to explore restaurants and bars along the Frederick […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Insta-Famous

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Insta-Famous

In Episode 17 Rachel La Loca talks about her dog’s modeling career, Jaime covers the Met Gala, Fyre Festival and Playboy news in Bochinche Bites. Bago shares his plans for Cinco de Mayo amd Frank takes us out of this world (again) with Noticiero Nibbs. Their special guest, Comedienne, Sasha Merci shares the inspiration she […]


New York’s First Police Body Cameras Take to Streets in Upper Manhattan | NY Times

New York’s First Police Body Cameras Take to Streets in Upper Manhattan | NY Times

By ASHLEY SOUTHALL More than three years after a federal judge ruled that the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk tactics were unconstitutional and ordered New York City to test body cameras as a remedy, the first group of officers equipped with the devices went on patrol in Manhattan on Thursday. Years of litigation, and lengthy deliberations over […]


#InstagramUptown: Only In Washington Heights

A post shared by pair up (@pair_up_) on Apr 29, 2017 at 7:52pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


“We’re beautiful” | Manhattan Times

Actor brings it home Story by Anthony López | Livin’ Americana Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the Dominican Republic in the 70’s. His parents knew each other in Moca but got together in New York. His […]


05/03/17: Led Black’s Social Media 101

05/03/17: Led Black's Social Media 101

LED BLACK’S SOCIAL MEDIA 101 Wed, May 3, 2017 – 6 pm to 8 pm CLOTH TECHNOLOGY CENTER (2113 B Amsterdam Ave @165 St) Social media has changed, literally, everything. It has toppled governments, upended regimes and cast much-needed light on atrocities across the globe. Events that take place halfway around the world are beamed […]


The Fix: Tellie Floydd – Percy

The Fix: Tellie Floydd - Percy

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Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – A Magical Sweet 16

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – A Magical Sweet 16

Al Pacino, mice, magic and a perverse what would you rather intro. Need we say more. And oh yeah, illusionist Devonte Rosero. Check out all the insane antics below.


Rising in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Rising in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Photos by Emmanuel Abreu | Abreu Visuals “¡Trump escucha; estamos en la lucha!” Calling on President Donald Trump to “listen up,” thousands of immigrants and supporters took to the streets of Northern Manhattan on Sun., April 23, to voice opposition to the administration’s immigration policies. People of diverse ages and nationalities filled St. Nicholas Avenue […]


The Sounds of ‘Mannahatta’ in Your Ear | NY Times

The Sounds of ‘Mannahatta’ in Your Ear | NY Times

By JIM DWYER Another visitor to New York grumbling about the racket. “They frequently make such a noise that it is difficult for a person to make himself heard,” wrote Peter Kalm, a Swedish-Finnish naturalist. That was Manhattan in 1748. He was writing about the chorus of frogs croaking at nightfall. So vibrant was natural […]

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