By MELENA RYZIK Published: March 14, 2008 TO be perfectly clear, Lin-Manuel Miranda did not grow up in Washington Heights, the physical and spiritual setting of his musical “In the Heights,” which opened on Broadway this week. He was raised in Inwood, an area some blocks north with a similar landscape of immigrants, Spanish speakers [...]
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By Michael Massing Published: October 01, 1989 AS BROADWAY CUTS UP through the Upper West Side of Manhattan and into Washington Heights, it gradually turns into a giant Caribbean bazaar. The avenue abounds with bodegas, farmacias, unisex beauty salons, bargain clothing outlets, restaurants serving pollo and platanos, and travel agencies offering bargains to the Dominican [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Ok folks, this WHIN By Any Means thing is only getting bigger. We have taken the show on the road for a special unplugged version of Herstory at Altus (4325 Broadway & 184th street) this coming Tuesday, May 14th. If you don’t know already, WHIN events get packed pretty quickly so [...]
Story, photos and video by Sherry Mazzocchi When something breaks, most people don’t have the time, tools or talent to fix it. Broken objects are usually tossed or just kept, with a magical hope that someday, someone will be able to fix it. That day arrives June 1st. Two Inwood residents, Sandra Goldmark and her [...]
By JOSH KURTZ Published: August 12, 1991 Earlier this year, the Transit Authority closed some long, dark pedestrian tunnels in the subways. One of the longest and darkest, the three-block tunnel connecting Broadway and 190th Street with the 191st Street IRT station at St. Nicholas Avenue, stayed open. In one of those only-in-New York bureaucratic [...]
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By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The owners of the the popular Harlem Tavern are taking their beer selection farther uptown, opening a second location on West 164th Street in Washington Heights. The new venture, the Heights Tavern, will feature outdoor seating for 80 people with 20 beers on tap when it opens [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right folks, the WHIN By Any Means movement continues to change the game when it comes to Hip-Hop Uptown. Come out to Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) on Thursday, April 25th for the celebration of the release of the WHIN By Any Means smartphone app. Yes, there is an app [...]
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Emil Baez (@_EBaez) Understand this: The WHIN By Any Means movement is for real. WHIN By Any Means is the most important thing to hit Washington Heights since the Uptown Collective. Real Talk.
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. First of all, what is “Spa for the Soul”? A. A spa is a place where people go to get away, refresh, soak in healing solutions, and be therapeutically moved, so to speak. The idea for ”Spa for the Soul” is that you come, sit back, bathe in creative depths and [...]
That’s right folks – Uptown’s own Inwood Local made it to the distinguished list of Best Beer Gardens and Beer Halls in New York City as compiled by the indispensable TimeOut New York. With that said, next time you’re on 207th Street make sure you stop by and enjoy the taste of awesomeness. By the [...]