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Uptown Tonight: The Official Uptown Biggie Smalls Tribute @ Vapor Lounge

Uptown Tonight: The Official Uptown Biggie Smalls Tribute @ Vapor Lounge


Uptown Tonight: International Women’s Day Run

Uptown Tonight: International Women’s Day Run

The ladies of We Run Uptown Crew (WRUCREW) are hosting a special International Women’s Day Run tonight commencing from Coogan’s (4015 Broadway). Runners from all over the city will meet at 6:30 pm with 7 pm as the start time for the run. Tonight’s run is dedicated to International Women’s Day but will also show […]


Neighborhood Eats: ‘Chaiwali’ in Harlem serving up crunchy kale burgers | 7online

Neighborhood Eats: 'Chaiwali' in Harlem serving up crunchy kale burgers | 7online

BY Lauren Glassberg In Neighborhood Eats, the search for a perfect cup of tea resulted in a new restaurant in Harlem. The owner of this restaurant wasn’t in the food world before opening “Chaiwali”, but she’s immersed in it now with her very own restaurant that serves among other things, chai. “Chaiwali” is located at […]


The Fix: Skematics Ft. Crestastarr – Wrong Feels So Right

The Fix: Skematics Ft. Crestastarr - Wrong Feels So Right


Sweet Simplicity at Leche y Miel in the Bronx | NY Times

Sweet Simplicity at Leche y Miel in the Bronx | NY Times

By Ligaya Mishan To begin, mofonguitos: green plantains fried, mashed with garlic and olive oil, then popped into a lemon squeezer, making rough cups that look like craters. Into their maws go knots of hot, plump shrimp and a web, quickly melting, of Parmesan. At Leche y Miel Restaurant, in the Kingsbridge section of the […]


2/25/16: CoSMO Clinic Fundraiser Ft. Los Pleneros de La 21

2/25/16: CoSMO Clinic Fundraiser Ft. Los Pleneros de La 21

CoSMO Clinic Fundraiser Ft. Los Pleneros de La 21 Thursday, February 25th at 7:30pm Alumni Auditorium, 650 W 168th Street on Fort Washington Avenue Get Your Tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/10071850 This is what we call a win-win. Have a blast taking in, learning and listening to the Grammy nominated and Smithsonian-recognized Los Pleneros de la 21 and support […]


Spread Love: Lego Creative Carnival @ The Inwood Library

Spread Love: Lego Creative Carnival @ The Inwood Library

The Lego Creative Carnival at the Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) kicks off today at 4 pm. Step right up to this interactive event, where you’ll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You’ll also learn to “power up” your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. While the Lego Creative Carnival is […]


Uptowners Opening New Sweets Shop CHOCnyc in Inwood | DNAinfo

Uptowners Opening New Sweets Shop CHOCnyc in Inwood | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo INWOOD — Choc it to me! Uptown residents Jemal Edwards and Brad Doles will be churning out plenty of chocolate at their new bakery CHOCnyc at 4996 Broadway, in the space that previously housed Italian restaurant Trattoria Inwood. Edwards — who has worked as pastry chef across the country, as well as in France, Austria, Italy and Japan — said the demand he […]


How Hillary Clinton Won Harlem | New York Mag

How Hillary Clinton Won Harlem | New York Mag

By Rembert Browne “I thought we’d get that talk from Bernie, but it was Hillary,” the woman said as she took her seat in the restaurant. The man with her nodded his head in agreement, and then they sat in silence, attending to the world in their cell phones. “Hey, soror,” a woman half-shouted a […]


From Black-and-White Negatives, a Positive View of Harlem | NY Times

From Black-and-White Negatives, a Positive View of Harlem | NY Times

By James Estrin On Aug. 8, 1966, The New York Times ran an article about how many Harlem residents wished more white people would visit to see for themselves their community’s reality. The article, by McCandlish Phillips, detailed in an almost anthropological way the Harlem of 1966 to Times readers. “A curtain of fear, about […]


The Friday Fix: Glory Lives – Zion

The Friday Fix: Glory Lives - Zion

Glory Lives releases this heart felt track dedicated to his soul purpose on this planet…his daughter Zion. Influenced by his beautiful daughter and the roller coaster we call life, Glory Lives takes us on one beautiful emotional ride. Listen to this dope track from the upcoming Glory Lives EP.


Bernie Sanders Goes to Harlem and Meets Al Sharpton | NY Times

Bernie Sanders Goes to Harlem and Meets Al Sharpton | NY Times

BY Steve Eder The morning after his big victory in New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sanders was in Harlem with the Rev. Al Sharpton, a sign of his campaign’s efforts to diversify his support as his candidacy gains momentum. The senator from Vermont and the civil rights leader met at Sylvia’s Restaurant, a Harlem institution, where […]


Spread Love: Uptown Fashion Week – Fall/Winter 2016 Edition

Spread Love: Uptown Fashion Week - Fall/Winter 2016 Edition

That’s right people – Fashion Week also has a home Uptown. Uptown Fashion Week will take place at the magnificent Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (3940 Broadway) on Thursday, February 18th and Friday, February 19th. Uptown Fashion Week intends to bring a dazzling showcase for its exclusive two-day Fall/Winter 2016 edition. Showcases […]


Monday Mood Music: Dubwork – Current Situation


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 […]


The Friday Fix: Skematics Ft. Saigon – 4 Elements

The Friday Fix: Skematics Ft. Saigon – 4 Elements


Marcus Samuelsson Celebrates Black Female Chefs With a Month-Long Menu | Village Voice

Marcus Samuelsson Celebrates Black Female Chefs With a Month-Long Menu | Village Voice

By Jacqueline Raposo For several years, Marcus Samuelsson has created a special menu in honor of Black History Month at his Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster (310 Lenox Avenue, 212-792-9001). But this time around, he had a particularly strong dose of female inspiration standing in front of him: his chef de cuisine Adrienne Cheatham. “Adrienne is pushing; […]


Former Daily News reporter Michael Feeney dead at 32 | NY Daily News

Former Daily News reporter Michael Feeney dead at 32 | NY Daily News

BY Christina Carrega-woodby, Reuven Blau, Leonard Greene Michael J. Feeney, a former Daily News reporter who served as president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died Sunday of complications from a staph infection in his kidneys. He was 32. Feeney was set to begin his dream job as an entertainment reporter at CNN.com […]


Africa Kine in Harlem Returns to Its Humble Roots | NY Times

Africa Kine in Harlem Returns to Its Humble Roots | NY Times

By Ligaya Mishan The restaurant was once named Africa, as if embracing an entire continent, when in fact the focus was on the cooking of the western coast, mainly Senegal. Samba Niang and Kine (pronounced kee-nay) Mar, natives of Dakar, opened its doors two decades ago on the northern side of West 116th Street in […]


Monday Mood Music: Skematics Ft. Saigon – 4 Elements

Monday Mood Music: Skematics Ft. Saigon - 4 Elements


Harlem is shaking up its food scene |NY Post

Harlem is shaking up its food scene |NY Post

By Joshua David Stein Though the automatic doors of Whole Foods won’t silently swish open until the end of the year at the very earliest, according to spokesman Michael Sinatra, Harlem is already preparing itself for the arrival of the bougie supermarket behemoth. When the chain opens its eleventh location in New York City, on […]


Uptown Video: NYC Eat – LoLo’s Seafood Shack

Uptown Video: NYC Eat - LoLo's Seafood Shack

Lolo’s Seafood Shack has a knack for delivering authentic Caribbean food with it’s own unique flair. Click below for a great video on the establishment.


Spread Love: Glory – Real One

Spread Love: Glory - Real One

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It was approximately 10:45 am on December 31st, 2015. One of Uptown’ s most talented emcees, Glory, had just dropped off his daughter at the salon. His hands were full of bags as he readied himself for the New Year’s celebration to come. He was on his beloved block on Ellwood, […]


At the Studio Museum in Harlem, 4 Shows Engage a Cultural Conversation | NY Times

At the Studio Museum in Harlem, 4 Shows Engage a Cultural Conversation | NY Times

By MARTHA SCHWENDENER For nearly five decades, the Studio Museum in Harlem has served as a cultural repository, reflecting the ruptures, shifts and spectrum of experiences for artists of African descent. Its current grouping of shows, culled mostly from the museum’s permanent collection, echoes this landscape, looking backward and forward. The main exhibition, “A Constellation,” […]

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