Posts Tagged ‘Will Teez’

The Farewell To Will Teez In Pictures

The Farewell To Will Teez In Pictures

BY Saundi Wilson (@Bruknahm)


How we grieve

How we grieve

BY Vanessa Martir (@La_Loba_Lives) I haven’t been able to write since finding out my boy, Will Alicea, died two days ago. Well, no, that’s not entirely true. When I found out, I was sitting in the library in Brooklyn, the same library I went to as a kid, where I learned to love books and […]


I Remember Will TeeZ | Manhattan Times

I Remember Will TeeZ | Manhattan Times

Written by Sherry Mazzocchi William Alicea—better known to most of Upper Manhattan as Will TeeZ died this past Wed., Jan. 16th. Alicea was widely known and loved. Still, despite his being a long-time Washington Heights resident, I’d never met him. I only became aware of him after seeing Facebook posts about his illness. I watched […]


Hundreds Mourn Will Teez at Inwood Memorial | DNAinfo

Hundreds Mourn Will Teez at Inwood Memorial | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — They came from all walks of life to pay their respects: friends, relatives and neighbors mourning together with fellow clothing designers and dog-lovers. Whatever their differences, scores of Inwood residents came together as one Sunday to say good-bye to Will Alicea, the popular artist known as Will Teez. […]


Popular Inwood Artist Will Teez Dies of Leukemia | DNAinfo

Popular Inwood Artist Will Teez Dies of Leukemia | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor INWOOD — Will Alicea, a popular and respected Inwood artist, has died. Alicea, best known as Will Teez for his line of neighborhood-centric clothing, died Wednesday in his Park Terrace East apartment after meeting with a group of family and friends, according to a friend. He recently had […]


Rest In Peace: Will Teez

Rest In Peace: Will Teez


“A blessing and a responsibility” Will Teez fights on | Manhattan Times

“A blessing and a responsibility” Will Teez fights on | Manhattan Times

Story, photos and video by Sherry Mazzocchi At a recent dinner party, William Alicea told his guests that doctors said he had cancer again. Now, he’s undergoing outpatient chemotherapy treatments. This summer, Alicea was treated for leukemia at Mount Sinai Hospital. Hundreds of northern Manhattan residents—and even strangers from farther away—contributed to his Indiegogo campaign […]


Will Teez Speaks: An Open Letter to My People

Will Teez Speaks: An Open Letter to My People

First off, hello and happy Tuesday!! I wanted to write this letter to all my people because I honestly feel that without y’all, I wouldn’t be here. The love and support you have shared with me saved my life. So now I share my life with you. I love all of you and like a […]


A Very Special Will Teez B-Day Party @ Le Chéile Tomorrow

A Very Special Will Teez B-Day Party @ Le Chéile Tomorrow

Hosts Lyana Fernandez and Eric Vetter invite you to a night of MUSIC, COMEDY & PERFORMANCES in celebration of a very special lion on his 40th birthday. The event will take place at Le Chéile (839 W. 181st St) on Tuesday, August 7th at 7pm. $10 COVER goes to WiLL TeeZ fund: www.indiegogo.com/willteez RSVP: http://facebook.com/events/WillTeeZ-BDayParty […]


LAST CHANCE – OFF THE MAP MARKET TOMORROW

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Attention last minute shoppers, tomorrow is your last chance to take part in the hyper-local extravaganza that is the Off the Map Market. Tomorrow’s venue is the Audubon Partnership (513 West 207th Street) and the vendors will be in the building from 3 PM to 9 PM. You can pick up […]


THE UC'S HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – OFF THE MAP MARKET EDITION

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s that time of the year again. Time to max out the credit cards and spend money you don’t have. Since those dollars are going to be spent anyway, might as well keep them Uptown. With that in mind, the Uptown Collective has put to together their first annual Holiday Gift […]


I Am Uptown – Will Alicea

I Am Uptown - Will Alicea

By Carolina Pichardo Q. Will Teez in the flesh! A. My name is Will Alicea. How you doing? Q. How long have you been Uptown? A. I’ve been Uptown since grade school. Lived in a couple of other places, but Inwood has pretty much been it. I love it up here.  I’ve seen the neighborhood […]

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