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Spread Love: Gastor Almonte’s Immigrant Made

Gastor Almonte is an award-winning stand up comedian, storyteller, writer, host and he is funny as hell. Mr. Almonte’s debut comedy album, Immigrant Made, is a must listen. Mr. Almonte weaves uproariously hilarious tales of growing up Dominican in…

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$4 million loan program for women entrepreneurs | Manhattan Times

  It’s money for the mujeres. Small businesses run by female entrepreneurs in Northern Manhattan are about to get a helping hand, thanks to a micro-loan program by the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ). The $4 million loan program…

#TheGramUptown: Riding High

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Crimarkable (@crimarkable) on Apr 3, 2019 at 11:27am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter &…

06/05/19: Digging Deeper: Social Media for Artists & Arts Professionals

Join our founder and Editor-in-Chief Led Black and Jeanine McAdam for a workshop exploring the best practices to utilize social media for promotion. This 2-hour workshop will start with a brief overview of Facebook,Twitter & Instagram. Then Q&A time will address general issues concerning these…

Local coffeehouse owner debuts new book | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi   After Buunni took over Inwood’s Darling Coffee, the new coffee shop had a distinctly different vibe. In just one weekend, the slightly freewheeling Darling spirit seemed to give way to a more subdued sensibility. It’s…

Spread Love – Bob Marley: Soul Rebel @ The ilon Art Gallery

Bob Marley is in our humble estimation, the greatest musician the African Diaspora has ever produced. Proud, prolific and prophetic Bob Marley still lives in the hearts, minds and souls of his global audience. Some of the best pictures…

Uptown Books – The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times

Uptown entrepreneur and seasoned leader in international development Sarina Prabasi has released her first book. Part coming-to-America story, part lyrical memoir, and yet another part activist’s call to action, The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times is timely,…

Mile after mile, day by day | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi   When Heidy Pabón crossed the finish line of the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 4, she immediately went to the medical tent. Her chest felt like it was full of fluid.…