Posts Tagged ‘Harlem’

#InstagramUptown: Made In Harlem

#InstagramUptown: Made In Harlem

A sign of the times. For the first time in history, a major luxury brand store has opened in #Harlem: @Gucci by @DapperDanHarlem. With made-to-order garments for your taste and in your specific measurements, I will create your design from your mind, or come up with a design for you. I’ll also have limited edition […]


Uptown, a Marble Ruin Sits Alongside an Auto-Body Shop | The New Yorker

Uptown, a Marble Ruin Sits Alongside an Auto-Body Shop | The New Yorker

In Inwood, a scaled-down marble replica of the Arc de Triomphe is the only surviving element of Seaman’s Folly. By David Owen Valentine Seaman was born in Queens County in 1770 and studied medicine in Philadelphia under Benjamin Rush. He defied early-nineteenth-century anti-vaxxers by introducing Edward Jenner’s “kine-pock” inoculation to New York City, initially by […]


Call For Artists: Serving Healthful Art

Call For Artists: Serving Healthful Art

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in collaboration with NY-Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital and Art in Flux, is seeking submissions for NoMAA’s next exhibition entitled Serving Healthful Art – Guest curated by Henone Girma (Art in Flux). Artists can use their art as a catalyst to present new ideas. Serving Healthful Art is an […]


Dry cleaner getting forced out by city’s land grab | Manhattan Times

Dry cleaner getting forced out by city’s land grab | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The owner of an East Harlem dry cleaning facility says he’s being cleaned out by the city in an eminent domain dispute. Damon Bae, who runs Fancy Cleaners at 2319 Third Avenue, said he is in danger of having to close his family business after the city took the property title in […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Chimpin’ Ain’t Easy

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Chimpin’ Ain’t Easy

The hilarity continues in the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast. Juan Bago recaps being iPhoneless and lost for 3 days, Rachel La Loca shares details about smoking hookah in a Russian sex dungeon, Jaime celebrates MLK day with “ManMosas” at brunch and Frank discusses his personal record with Uber driving for 40 […]


Sign The Petition: Let’s Save Galicia Restaurant, too!

Sign The Petition: Let's Save Galicia Restaurant, too!

We did it before Uptown, we can do it again. Another Uptown institution, Galicia Restaurant, may soon close if the landlord cannot be convinced to reconsider the lease terms they are offering to an establishment that has been around for more than 30 years. Please sign the petition below and share widely. A rally to […]


Galicia Gone? | Manhattan Times

Galicia Gone? | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson After a shutdown of Coogan’s Restaurant was averted, uptown residents are turning their attention to help out another longtime Washington Heights eatery in danger of closure. Galicia Restaurant, located at 4083 Broadway, a few blocks north of Coogan’s, is in danger of closing down due to skyrocketing rent, […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #SaveCoogans

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #SaveCoogans

Congratulations to @CoogansNYC @nyphospital on reaching an agreement tonight to #SaveCoogans #HandShake in #WashingtonHeights. #Coogans embodies the spirit of #NYC #NY13 @galeabrewer @Vegalteno @Lin_Manuel @jimdwyernyt pic.twitter.com/KpGQQM8zog — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) January 13, 2018 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram […]


Teen Idol Frankie Lymon’s Tragic Rise and Fall Tells the Truth About 1950s America | Smithsonian

Teen Idol Frankie Lymon’s Tragic Rise and Fall Tells the Truth About 1950s America | Smithsonian

The mirage of the singer’s soaring success echoes the mirage of post-war tranquility at home By Jeff MacGregor That voice! Those apple cheeks! Arms wide, head back, he radiates joy, even in antique black and white. That beautiful soprano flying high, talent and presence and just enough ham to sell it all. And it was […]


#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

A post shared by Steve Cancel (@smbnyc) on Jan 12, 2018 at 4:21am PST Related: The Light At The End of the Tunnel 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.


Celebrating with Los Magos and Miranda | Manhattan Times

Celebrating with Los Magos and Miranda | Manhattan Times

Story by Desiree Johnson Photos by Cristóbal Vivar There’d be time enough for policy and politics. First, storytime. Families braved the blistering cold and filed into the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in East Harlem this past Sat., Jan. 6 to mark Three Kings’ Day holiday, a touchstone holiday for many Latinos who observe the […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Snow Ballin’ on the Bang Wagon

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Snow Ballin’ on the Bang Wagon

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew shares their bomb cyclone stories, discuss how the NY Times snubbed icon Rita Moreno and they even delve into the whole phallus-whitening craze. Check it out below pronto. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page […]


Toaster caused 7-alarm fire that injured 17 in Manhattan building | ABC News

Toaster caused 7-alarm fire that injured 17 in Manhattan building | ABC News

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) — 17 people were hurt and 60 people displaced in a seven-alarm fire that was apparently caused by a toaster. The flames broke out on the second floor of the six-story residential building at 775 Riverside Drive, near West 156th Street, in Washington Heights Monday afternoon. The fire reached the roof, […]


#InstagramUptown: Issa Bomb Cyclone

#InstagramUptown: Issa Bomb Cyclone

A post shared by Kamel B (@kmelb7) on Jan 4, 2018 at 6:57am PST 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.


Spread Love: Dead of Winter 2018

Spread Love: Dead of Winter 2018

Right in the nick of time comes the Up Theater Company’s Dead of Winter play series. So fight the primordial urge to hibernate and get out in the cold for some smoking hot theater. That’s right; 4 plays every Sunday for 4 weeks for free. How do you like them apples?


Sylvia’s isn’t the only Harlem spot to score great comfort food | NY Daily News

Sylvia's isn't the only Harlem spot to score great comfort food | NY Daily News

By Rachel Warton Harlem has long been one of Manhattan’s most independently-minded neighborhoods, and that spirit is strong near the main artery of 125th St., where the B line stops at St. Nicholas Ave. These three nearby restaurants are all run by smart entrepreneurs who have kept it local. Read more: Sylvia’s isn’t the only […]


Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

From Showtime Saturdays at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, to the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center, to a little nature photography with Michael Palma Mir, the Manhattan Times keeps you in the loop with the all the cool Uptown happenings. Click below for more. Check out: Looking Ahead | The […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – New Year, LOUDER Us!

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – New Year, LOUDER Us!

Once again it’s on. The Latinos Out Loud crew is back at it people. Better, bolder and louder than ever before. For their inaugural episode on the reVolver podcast network the gang goes all the way in. Click play below and check it out ASAP. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Renew Your Passions

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Renew Your Passions

Awaken ancient forms, and play within them,Sift gold amidst the wreckage of your slumber;Renew your passions, maybe Pinterest pin them,Tell that one toxic friend, “Yo, lose my number.”The day is clear, a new year is aborning;And so are you, perpet’ually. Gmorning. pic.twitter.com/QdNJnnN1GS — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) January 2, 2018 We invite you to subscribe to […]


Inwood pizzeria rebuilding after fire | Manhattan Times

Inwood pizzeria rebuilding after fire | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen When an early-morning fire tore through Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza on December 9, owner Ángel Salazar thought his dreams, as well as his business, had gone up in smoke. He has worked at the popular Inwood eatery since the day it opened in 2004, starting as a counter helper and working his […]


#InstagramUptown: The Best of 2017 Edition

#InstagramUptown: The Best of 2017 Edition

A post shared by k e l l y k a k a l e y (@kellykakaley) on Mar 6, 2017 at 7:09am PST


Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys “R” Us to bring a little joy and magic to the children of Puerto Rico for Three Kings Day on January 6, 2018. They have already blown through the initial goal of providing 10,000 toys […]


In Memoriam: Don Hogan Charles

In Memoriam: Don Hogan Charles

Don Hogan Charles was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times. While you may not know his name you have definitely seen his work. His most famous photograph was the iconic image of Malcolm X holding a rifle as he gazed out of the window. Besides capturing key moments and […]


Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

From learning about Bitcoin, to getting to know the urban bike park at Highbridge Park, to First Fridays at the Schomburg, to honoring MLK, to a garden winter tour, the Manhattan Times has got you covered with a whole host of cool things to do Uptown. For more: Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times We […]

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