Posts Tagged ‘Uptown Manhattan’

CUNY launches Dominican Studies master’s program | Manhattan Times

CUNY launches Dominican Studies master’s program | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen They’re setting a new course. The City College of the City University of New York (CCNY) has announced a new Dominican Studies track within the college’s Master in the Study of the Americas Program in the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies. The master’s program, considered the first of its kind in the […]


Indiegogo Spotlight: Statement Arts College Prep Program 2017

Indiegogo Spotlight: Statement Arts College Prep Program 2017

A Word From Statement Arts Help Us Get 15 More NYC Young People Into College! If you can help us level the playing field for some amazing young people who deserve a chance, we’d be extremely grateful. This July, Statement Arts will sponsor its free Expanding Horizons College Preparatory Program for 15 under-served New York […]


06/17/17: Celebrate 6 Years of Word Up

06/17/17: Celebrate 6 Years of Word Up

Our favorite community bookstore is having a birthday party on Saturday, June 17. This is a bash for the entire family. Storytime at 11 am, a Block Party (with music performances!) at 1 pm, and a dance party at 7 pm ($10 cover, all proceeds go to Word Up). It is going to be lit. […]


Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Museum Comes Home With Harlem Location | Newsweek

Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Museum Comes Home With Harlem Location | Newsweek

By Stav Ziv New York City could very soon be home to the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Museum. The nonprofit heading the project announced Tuesday evening that it had won a bid for a building and development site in Harlem and sets the start of the first phase of the plan for February 2018. It also […]


20 Must Visit Places in Inwood, NYC: An Untapped Cities Guide

20 Must Visit Places in Inwood, NYC: An Untapped Cities Guide

BY jeff reuben For the resident or the visitor, Inwood is a neighborhood for all seasons. Whether it’s canoeing in the summer, hiking in a primeval forest as colors change in the fall, celebrating Christmas in an 18th century farmhouse, or enjoying lively restaurants and bars all year round, there’s always something to check out. Located north of Washington Heights, Inwood is the northernmost neighborhood on […]


Spread Love: Baysketch – June 9th & 10th

Spread Love: Baysketch - June 9th & 10th

The hardest working sketch comedy troupe is back people. The whole gang will be doing their thing on June 9 and 10 at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street). It gets better folks, use the discount code UptownBaby to get $5 off of your purchase. So there you have it, a night to remember […]


#InstagramUptown: Keep The Faith

#InstagramUptown: Keep The Faith

A post shared by Johnny Random (@hollywood191) on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:03pm 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.


First Look: Seawalk Restaurant

First Look: Seawalk Restaurant

Just in time for summer, the Dyckman Strip just got another upgrade. Opening next Wednesday, June 7 (261 Dyckman Street), Seawalk is dishing out some innovative seafood-focused fare in a seriously swank and sexy space. Helmed by Executive Chef Fernando Mayers, Seawalk boasts a modern seafood menu with a Mediterranean flair and an emphasis on […]


As Gas Stations Vanish, Harlem Sees Gentrification Creeping In | NY Times

As Gas Stations Vanish, Harlem Sees Gentrification Creeping In | NY Times

By JEFFERY C. MAYS Bajram Bajraman stepped out of King’s Pizza on 145th Street near Lenox Avenue in Harlem with his white apron folded at the waist and a cigarette dangling from his mouth. He walked across the street to the former Getty gas station where he used to fill up and park his car […]


Spread Love: Film Works Alfresco

Spread Love: Film Works Alfresco

FREE FILMS EVERY MONDAY EVENING Playing June 5 through August 21 at Dusk Gaelic Field in Inwood Hill Park That’s right people, this coming Monday, June 5 is the kickoff for the FREE outdoor summer cinema series, Film Works Alfresco! This curated film series will focus foremost on presenting independent and popular films with local […]


06/04/17: Drums Along The Hudson @ Inwood Hill Park

06/04/17: Drums Along The Hudson @ Inwood Hill Park

A Native American and Multicultural Festival Sunday, June 4th, 2017 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Rain or Shine) Inwood Hill Park – 218th Street and Indian Road (4 blocks west of Broadway) FREE ADMISSION The 15th Annual DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON: A Native American Festival and Multicultural Celebration will take place on Sunday, June 4th, […]


All are welcome | Manhattan Times

All are welcome | Manhattan Times

By Oscar López Rivera I am very proud to be Puerto Rican, and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade leadership and friends inspire in me even more pride in my community, as it gets ready to provide a space for Puerto Ricans to come together and celebrate our culture, heritage and contributions to society. This […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Can I ask you a question?

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Can I ask you a question?

In the season finale of the podcast the crew looks back at their favorite moments of the season. Rachel has a bone to pick with Bago, Jaime entertains the vasectomy trend, Frank gives us the final fake news before the summer and San Antonio correspondent, Stephanie Guerra of blog, Pure Pinche, interviews Animator, Robert Gonzalez. […]


¡Presente! | Manhattan Times

¡Presente! | Manhattan Times

By Roberto Ramírez I am marching in the Puerto Rican Day Parade because I am proud to be Puerto Rican. I am marching because my life, and that of my family in New York State, has been made possible by the many Puerto Ricans who came before me. Because Puerto Ricans arrived in this city, […]


Inside Sonny Rollins’s Jazz Archive, Headed Home to Harlem | NY Times

Inside Sonny Rollins’s Jazz Archive, Headed Home to Harlem | NY Times

By GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO The saxophonist Sonny Rollins, perhaps jazz’s most respected living improviser, is also one of its most relentless seekers. But that’s well known; what’s not as widely recognized is the diversity — and the depth — of his inquiry. Yes, there’s his herculean practice regimen (upward of eight hours a day, even into […]


#InstagramUptown: Black Lives Matter

#InstagramUptown: Black Lives Matter

A post shared by David Gonzalez (@104bx) on May 16, 2017 at 5:02pm 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.


Spread Love: Artists Unite Presents Poster Exhibit and Group Show

Spread Love: Artists Unite Presents Poster Exhibit and Group Show

The Artists Unite Poster Project, developed in cooperation with the MTA, will present three events showcasing uptown artists whose work has appeared in local subway elevators since 2009. The events are free and open to the public and will include an exhibit of their work, an artists’ talk, and a video of the history of […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Kalief Browder Way

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Kalief Browder Way

Today we are renaming E.181St. & Prospect Ave. after Kalief Browder who changed course of history. pic.twitter.com/6eFyqMChZE — Ritchie Torres (@RitchieTorres) May 25, 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.


Gentrifiers Want To Rename Harlem Area ‘SoHa’ And Residents Are Pissed | Huffington Post

Gentrifiers Want To Rename Harlem Area ‘SoHa’ And Residents Are Pissed | Huffington Post

By Taryn Finley Developers and real estate agents thought that they could come into the lower area of Harlem and dub it “SoHa,” short for South Harlem. As far as residents are concerned, they thought wrong. NY1 reports that developers want to refer to the area between 110th and 125th Streets to make it more […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Planet Nibiru

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Planet Nibiru

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew talks tech, mice and fake news. The gang is joined by Tommy5K, IvanManito and Carlito’s Way of the Section 8 is Ballin’ Crew.


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 […]

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