Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

Get Yours: The Uptown VS Everybody Tee

Get Yours: The Uptown VS Everybody Tee

If we don’t support our own – who will? That is the question and notion that has been the driving force behind the Uptown Collective since we began broadcasting on a daily basis in February of 2010. The Uptown Renaissance was already a thing back then, we just gave it the name. Uptown has survived [...]


Monday Mood Music: R.I.P. Summa

Monday Mood Music: R.I.P. Summa

The news broke yesterday, that earlier that day, 2 young men were gunned down on 151st Street and Broadway. The young men, both in their 20’s, fell victim to the senseless violence that has plagued our community for far too long. The killing of Kenny Jimenez and Francisco Mercedes, has left a gaping hole in [...]


Washington Heights nonprofit vying for Excellence Award | NY Daily News

Washington Heights nonprofit vying for Excellence Award | NY Daily News

BY Jan Ransom | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS This group managed its way to the top. The Washington Heights Corner Project, an uptown nonprofit that helps drug abusers, has entered the semifinals of the 2014 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards, which recognizes outstanding management practices in New York City, Long Island and Westchester. [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

El Cid. #nyc #washingtonheights #statue #historic @ The Hispanic Society Of America http://t.co/pcM0feghBz — Nicholas Senn (@NicholasJSenn) August 15, 2014


Hungry City: Indian Road Café in Inwood | NY Times

Hungry City: Indian Road Café in Inwood | NY Times

By JEFF GORDINIER I moved to New York from the West Coast 20 years ago, but only this summer was I introduced to a little-known fact about the island of Manhattan: If you take the A train all the way to its northern terminus, you wind up in Seattle. Debark at 207th Street and amble [...]


Video: Cops Gone Wild – Police Beat Young Man Uptown

Video: Cops Gone Wild – Police Beat Young Man Uptown

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The smartphone video, which has since been removed, captured the near melee that went down on Sunday, August 10th on Sherman Ave when police manhandled an alleged drug dealer in broad daylight and almost caused a riot. The police allege that Francisco Guzman, 23, had been observed taking part in a [...]


#TBT Video: N.Y.E.B.N. – Washington Heights

#TBT Video: N.Y.E.B.N. – Washington Heights

The good folks at Creative Control featured our hood in their N.Y.E.B.N. series back in February of 2011. The series looks at Latino communities throughout New York City. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


8/28/14: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Joell Ortiz @ Arka Lounge

8/28/14: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Joell Ortiz @ Arka Lounge

Get Your tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/hitem-hard-showcase-featuring-joell-ortiz-tickets/ We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The Incredible Story Of Eliza Jumel: Once America’s Richest Woman, Now A Ghost In Washington Heights | Gothamist

The Incredible Story Of Eliza Jumel: Once America's Richest Woman, Now A Ghost In Washington Heights | Gothamist

BY Danielle Oteri (@feastonhistory) In 1921, the Daughters of the American Revolution held an auction to rid the oldest house in Manhattan of any trace of its former inhabitant, Eliza Bowen Jumel, once the richest woman in America. Jumel was not the chaste ideal of a colonial woman typically beatified by the DAR. There were [...]


Uptown Video: Charlie Cruz – Wasn’t All Good

Uptown Video: Charlie Cruz - Wasn't All Good


At Unusual Hearing, Daughter Recounts 25-Year Quest to Catch Father’s Killer | NY Times

At Unusual Hearing, Daughter Recounts 25-Year Quest to Catch Father’s Killer | NY Times

By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. Thanksgivings were the worst. Every year, when the family gathered, Joselyn Martinez would be reminded of her father’s death, how he had been gunned down in Upper Manhattan in November 1986. Every year, she would redouble her online searches, scouring websites for information about the man the police had said [...]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Life and Death in the Three-Four Precinct | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Life and Death in the Three-Four Precinct | NY Times

By RALPH BLUMENTHAL Published: April 16, 1990 Detective Sgt. Andrew Eanniello had spent the afternoon cruising the double-parked streets of Washington Heights, looking for a man and a woman suspected of robbing and killing two drug sellers. Back in the squad, he hung up his suit jacket, and the radio squawked to life: ”Man shot, [...]


The 2014 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures…

The 2014 Dominican Day Parade In Pictures...

Photography by Led Black (@Led_Black)


Monday Mood Music: Irka Mateo – Vamo a Goza

Monday Mood Music: Irka Mateo - Vamo a Goza


Patty by Pallone | Manhattan Times

Patty by Pallone | Manhattan Times

Story by Monica Barnkow Not your father’s joint. So say the new owners of the latest offering that seeks to woo lovers of that enduring classic, the burger. Burger Heights, officially opened earlier this month, bills itself as the “first all-natural, hormone and antibiotic free quick service burger restaurant.” The bright, welcoming eatery offers both [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

#dyckman #1train #inwood #dinosaur #graffiti #manhattan #nyc @ 1 Train http://t.co/UOsAvDpxE8 — Alison Spencer (@Alispen) August 2, 2014 We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


‘If You Build It’ Closing Weekend @ Sugar Hill Building

‘If You Build It’ Closing Weekend @ Sugar Hill Building

All good things must come to an end. While that is certainly true, you still have this weekend to take in all the art awesomeness that this expansive and ambitious art exhibit has to offer. 22 artists took over and transformed the space, displaying works that celebrate Uptown as well as touched upon such topics [...]


Harlem’s Turreted Circus Castle Is Getting a Big Makeover | Curbed NY

Harlem's Turreted Circus Castle Is Getting a Big Makeover | Curbed NY

by Hana R. Alberts Harlem’s Bailey Mansion made headlines in 2009 when the 1888-built home at 150th Street and St. Nicholas sold for 75 percent off its asking price of $10 million. It took a few years, but the former residence of circus mogul James A. Bailey (yes, as in Barnum & Bailey) is now [...]


UC Exclusive: GDA – 1 Train

UC Exclusive: GDA - 1 Train


Help This Uptown Playwright Put on a Show About Recovering From Child Abuse | DNAinfo

Help This Uptown Playwright Put on a Show About Recovering From Child Abuse | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — An uptown actor and playwright is raising money to produce his first show, which is set entirely on the George Washington Bridge and deals with issues of child molestation and suicide. Reza Salazar, 29, created an Indiegogo campaign to raise $3,500 to help him produce “Incognito,” one of 41 [...]


Historic Harlem stairway to the Polo Grounds is reborn thanks to Daily News editorials | NY Daily News

BY Frank Green | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A legendary flight of stairs has been re-born, thanks to a years-long campaign spearheaded by the Daily News. The baseball and football Giants joined the Yankees, Mets, Jets and Major League Baseball, along with former Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, now the city controller, to contribute a [...]


Uptown Video: Young Jee X Inwood Hill Park Time Lapse

Uptown Video: Young Jee X Inwood Hill Park Time Lapse

The video above shows the artist Young Jee in action working on his favorite canvas, Inwood Hill Park. For those that don’t know, Young Jee created beautiful natural art installations in Inwood Hill Park. Young Jee passed away in August 26th, 2012 but the artist remains alive in the minds of those who encountered his [...]


8/29/14: Word Up Books Presents Sandy Jimenez

8/29/14: Word Up Books Presents Sandy Jimenez

You are invited to a night of animation, animatics, and a live comic book reading by artist Sandy Jimenez, known for his work in World War 3 Illustrated, The Graphic Canon (II, YA,) as well as the action-adventure series Marley Davidson: Bronx Exorcist. Food and refreshments will be served along with lively conversation about the [...]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Lovely Woods, Full of Menace And a Body | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Lovely Woods, Full of Menace And a Body | NY Times

By ALAN FEUER Published: May 28, 2004 There is an old legend that a giant tulip tree once stood on the spot in Inwood Hill Park where the white man bought Manhattan from the natives. You could say that it marked the place where a deal was struck to turn wilderness into metropolis. The tree [...]

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