Posts Tagged ‘washington heights’

The Dominican Dance Party That Refuses to Die | NY Times

The Dominican Dance Party That Refuses to Die | NY Times

Old-school merengue is still going strong at El Deportivo, one of the last of the great Washington Heights social clubs. By ANNIE CORREAL Around midnight on a recent Saturday, behind a windowless facade on Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights, Radhamés López led his partner, Carmen Faña, onto the dance floor. Dozens of couples danced beside […]


Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has done it again. In record time, he gathered some of the biggest names in Latin music to put together the infectious Almost Like Praying. Artists such as J Lo, Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Juan Luis Guerra, Gloria Estefan and many more did their thing on this impressive feat of solidarity. […]


#InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS

#InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS

A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes_) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:48am PDT We did it Uptown. We came together as a community for the #uptownUNIDOS fundraising extravaganza for our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Elected officials, community stakeholders, students and people from all walks of life stopped in to help […]


#UptownUNIDOS galvanizes relief efforts | Manhattan Times

#UptownUNIDOS galvanizes relief efforts | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Uptown answered the call. With Puerto Rico suffering in the wake of Hurricane Maria and Mexico recovering from devastating earthquakes, 5030 Broadway became the epicenter for a day of action and service on October 7. UptownUNIDOS, an event designed to provide relief for the stricken countries, drew […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Twinkie Defense

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Twinkie Defense

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew chop it up about the Room 28 Comedy vs. Section 8 Is Ballin’ softball tournament, dreaming while awake and old school screen names. The special guest this week is Ramon Pesante.


#InstagramUptown: Welcome To The Heights

#InstagramUptown: Welcome To The Heights

A post shared by Nicholas Senn (@nicholasjsenn) on Sep 24, 2017 at 8:09am 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: Pal Carajo @realDonaldTrump

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Pal Carajo @realDonaldTrump

You're going straight to hell, @realDonaldTrump. No long lines for you. Someone will say, "Right this way, sir."They'll clear a path. https://t.co/xXfJH0KJmw — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) September 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 […]


10/07/17: The Little Red Lighthouse Festival

10/07/17: The Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger educational presentations, visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and fun family activities! The days entertainment line up includes the making of The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge musical , featuring excerpts from the show […]


10/07/17: #uptownUNIDOS – A Day of Action & Service

10/07/17: #uptownUNIDOS - A Day of Action & Service

Uptown, our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico need us. Our brethren in Mexico need us. And they need us now. We cannot wait for others to act. We are up to the challenge. Please join us this coming Saturday, October 7 from 11 am to 6 pm for #uptownUNIDOS – a day of action […]


Back-and-Forth on DACA Leaves Young Immigrants ‘Just Dangling’ | NY Times

By LIZ ROBBINS Violeta Gomez-Uribe, 32, goes to kickboxing classes in Brooklyn. Eduardo Garcia, 22, lifts weights at the gym, in between classes and two jobs. Apolinar Islas, 34, who came to New York from Mexico when he was 15, said he walks around in “zombie mode” and tries to stay off social media to […]


10/06/17: NoMAA Presents Abre Caminos / Opening Paths

10/06/17: NoMAA Presents Abre Caminos / Opening Paths

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance in collaboration with Broadway Housing Communities and Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling  presents: Abre Caminos / Opening Paths A group exhibition that explores the transformative role of art. Rio II Gallery 583 Riverside Dr, Fl 7th New York, New York 10031 Curator: Esperanza Cortés Antonia Guerrero, Juanita Lanzo, Leslie Jimenez, Sharese Ann Frederick, […]


Raw for Reel | Manhattan Times

Raw for Reel | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Where there’s a will, there’s an art gallery. A lot of people have dreams that never quite make it past the desire stage. But others plan and forge ideas into reality by hard work and the force of sheer will. Aaron Simms walked Inwood’s major corridors, looking for space. First Dyckman […]


10/06/17: Room 28 Comedy Presents SKIT…

10/06/17: Room 28 Comedy Presents SKIT…

The hardest working sketch comedy troupe is back at it folks. Catch them on Friday, October 6 at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street). You don’t want to miss this all out laugh fest. But it gets better people, use the Discount Code UPTOWN for $5 dollars off your purchase. So there you have […]


A Young Japanese Photographer’s View of Harlem in the Nineties | The New Yorker

A Young Japanese Photographer’s View of Harlem in the Nineties | The New Yorker

By Rebecca Bengal In the spring of 1988, Naito moved to 112th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, in Harlem. It was the height of the crack epidemic. The remains of burned and demolished buildings dotted the neighborhood. From the window of his third-floor apartment, Naito watched money disappear into the Lucite turnstile windows of a […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by Joseph Giardino (@joeyvisuals) on Sep 26, 2017 at 9:01am 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.


CCCADI Presents Trade/itions – The Recap

CCCADI Presents Trade/itions - The Recap

Photography: Mario Carrion | New Visual Collective In a weekend where over 3.3 million Black and Brown U.S. citizens struggle with the aftermath of devastating hurricanes throughout the Caribbean, New York City’s African Diaspora came together to honor the powerful Orisha-Nature based sacred traditions that have long united people of African descent across the Americas. […]


Walk in White | Manhattan Times

Walk in White | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar They marched in lace and sneakers. The 17th annual Brides March was held this Tues., Sept. 26th, as women marched through uptown streets to take a stand against domestic violence. The annual event pays tribute to Gladys Ricart, a Dominican-born resident who was murdered on her wedding day in 1999 by […]


A Boy Grows Up In Harlem In ‘The Stars Beneath Our Feet’ | NPR

A Boy Grows Up In Harlem In 'The Stars Beneath Our Feet' | NPR

Lolly Rachpaul is 12 years old and a Lego master. He lives in Harlem, where his older brother was shot to death in a gang crime. When David Barclay Moore’s new novel for young readers “The Stars Beneath Our Feet” opens, Lolly is angry and sad and doesn’t feel much like celebrating Christmas. But his […]


Spread Love: Donate To Help Puerto Rico @ The Medieval Festival

Spread Love: Donate To Help Puerto Rico @ The Medieval Festival

The good folks behind the Medieval Festival as well as several organizations have teamed up to help our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico. Things were bad on the island before they got hit with back to back hurricanes but now things are catastrophic. The people of Puerto Rico have an indomitable spirit but they […]


Mission for Mexico | Manhattan Times

Mission for Mexico | Manhattan Times

La Tierra de Azteca is not alone. Among the many relief efforts undertaken locally, Mexican-born artist Andrea Arroyo has created a series of prints to raise funds for victims of the earthquake in Mexico. A Washington Heights resident, Arroyo and her husband Felipe Galindo, a fellow graphic artist known as “Feggo,” were inspired to make […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Depressed Vagina

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Depressed Vagina

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew discusses the NYC actor grind, Uber etiquette and depressed private parts. The special guest this week is Ana Sosa of P1nkrain.


#InstagramUptown: Uptown Oasis

#InstagramUptown: Uptown Oasis

A post shared by Kevin C (@inwood_born) on Sep 18, 2017 at 2:47pm 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.


Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times

Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times

An online crowd-funding campaign has been launched to help pay legal fees for Amanda Morales-Guerra, the Guatemalan immigrant seeking refuge from deportation in a Washington Heights church. Morales-Guerra and her three young children took sanctuary at Holyrood Church on August 17 after being told by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials that she would be […]


Guatemalan Mother Spends 1st Month in Church ‘Living in Agony’ | Voices of NY

By Edwin Martínez – Source: El Diario/La Prensa | Translated by K. Casiano from Spanish Original story On Sunday, Amanda Morales-Guerra, the Guatemalan mother who decided to take shelter in Washington Heights’ Holyrood Church with her three children to avoid deportation, marked one month of being locked inside the temple. Political and religious leaders, activists […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...