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Indiegogo Spotlight: Miss Rizos Salón New York City

A Word From Carolina Contreras My name is Carolina Contreras, a Dominican activist and social entrepreneur. Over 4 years ago we created Miss Rizos Salón, an afro-curly safe haven that empowers, celebrates and educates thousands of women, men and…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: In The Heights Film In The Works…

*taps 🎙*And now, I’m thrilled to announce some of the cast of our In The Heights film…@ARamosofficial IS Usnavi@MelissaBarreraM IS Vanessa#CoreyHawkins IS Benny @lesliegrace IS Nina Rosario We film this summer. Uptown.Right here In The Heights. …More soon! pic.twitter.com/xTfzjydC9n…

#TeamDominican: Dominicans Be Like

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:57am PDT Dominican lady totally loses her cool when she meets Ben Stiller on the train. We invite you to subscribe to…

#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 &…

Spread Love: Mas Fuerte

You may not know this but Dominicans love loud music. Sean Frank’s short film Mas Fuerte delves into the Dominican sound system vans and the exchange of music, culture and traditions between Santo Domingo and NYC and the wider…

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…

Indiegogo Spotlight: The Pineapple Diaries Season Three

The Pineapple Diaries is seriously smart, funny and relevant. For those that don’t know, The Pineapple Diaries is a comedic web series written and directed by the one and only Paloma Valenzuela. Paloma was recently named one of NPR…

Washington Heights Reyna

Mood Music: Reyna – No Te Pase

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Reyna (@king_reyna) on Feb 8, 2016 at 11:13am PST With all the cold and snow a little heat is in order. The latest from Reyna, No Te Pase, does not…