Manhattan post office will honor soldier killed in Iraq who never got to meet daughter | NY Daily News
BY Edgar Sandoval , Dan Friedman | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS In Washington, a gridlocked Congress is ridiculed for being able to pass only trivial legislation like renaming post offices. But for a little girl in upper Manhattan, one of those bills, approved by the House last week, will mean she has a way to [...]
By John Branch November 5, 2009 As Champagne celebrations go, the best one after the Yankees won the World Series might have been the one on the sidewalk of 191st Street in Washington Heights. Washington Heights is a huge enclave of baseball-crazy Dominican immigrants near the northern tip of Manhattan — and just about two [...]
The good folks at Freedom City recently released their Fall Collection. Spread love and hit them up on the link below. Check out: http://freedomcitynyc.com/
By C. Griffith Mann On my walks to and from work, I have often noted how people from the neighborhoods surrounding The Cloisters museum and gardens gather in the evenings in Fort Tryon Park to watch the sun as it dips below the Palisades to the west. People jogging, pushing strollers, walking dogs, sitting on [...]
Newish Damien Mitchell in Inwood! @ 207 1 Train Station http://t.co/PLT5pgJinn — Rebecca Baird-Remba (@thecitywanderer) September 8, 2014 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.
Mari en Maraña – A Short Film The Breakdown A Dominican college freshman finds her first break heating up when a chance encounter with a Haitian stranger leads to turmoil at her grandmother’s 90th birthday party. The lowdown is uptown: “Romeo & Juliet”, Heights-certified.
Come bask in this beautiful African culture, mingle and drink, and have the opportunity to take home these rare pieces of work made by women from the Bujagali village in Uganda. You will have the opportunity to buy items at the event with 100% of the proceeds going to the S.O.U.L. Foundation to support education [...]
By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Niall Henry knows a thing or two about beer. Born in Ireland and raised in The Bronx, he has worked at many bars and also owned a few himself. In 2009, Henry, 34, co-founded the Bronx Brewery, whose beers can now be found in about 600 restaurants and 500 grocery [...]
Get ready to be transported to the Middle Ages! The 30th Annual Medieval Festival returns to Fort Tryon Park on Sunday, September 28th from 11:30 am to 6 pm. The already majestic Fort Tryon Park is magically transformed to a medieval market town replete with ornate banners, authentic medieval music, dance, minstrels and jesters. Oh [...]
By LOIS SMITH BRADY Published: September 10, 2010 AS a teenager in upper Manhattan, Lin-Manuel Miranda carried a boombox everywhere, not that he needed to. “You’d hear all kinds of different music coming out of car windows and storefronts and fire escapes,” said Mr. Miranda, the composer and lyricist of “In the Heights,” the Broadway [...]
This West African Drumming & Dance Class in Inwood Hill Park is part of a free summer long series offered by Bread & Yoga.
Join People’s Theatre Project, Border of Lights and Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights to witness Eddie’s Perejil, a gripping solo performance from Edward Paulino about the 1937 Haitian massacre, hear stories of struggle in our own community and dialogue with our neighbors to learn what we can do to stop the injustice here and [...]
By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Uptown voters may be surprised on Tuesday when they show up to their polling sites to find they no longer exist. The city’s Board of Elections has relocated a half dozen polling sites in Washington Heights and Inwood. The changes came in advance of Tuesday’s primary elections, which feature [...]
Darling Coffee's community bookshelf asks a great question. #inwood #darlingcoffee @ Darling Coffee http://t.co/yIQCMgedKp — Catherine Schutten (@cathyschutten) August 30, 2014 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.
BY Jan Ransom | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS This seedy subway tunnel is on track for a much-needed makeover. The dark 191st St. passageway to the 1 train in Washington Heights has been slated for improvements including new light fixtures and mirrors to help pedestrians see around corners, officials said. The city also plans to [...]
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By Andrew Siff A team of medical professionals from NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital is offering free health assessments to customers of a barbershop in Harlem, among others, as part of an effort to better serve a community that studies find doesn’t get regular checkups. Research from Dr. Joseph Ravenell revealed an alarming [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) What is not to love about Warby Parker? You get cutting-edge cool and rock solid quality at a price that won’t break the bank. Their Fall Collection, which is comprised of nine new shapes in various colors and styles, is a sight to behold. If you take your eyewear seriously but [...]
Popular costume and beauty supply chain heads to Inwood with limited-time Halloween shop | NY Daily News
BY Jan Ransom | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS This is a big treat. Ricky’s NYC, a costume and beauty supply chain, will open a limited-time Halloween shop in Inwood during the upcoming ghost and goblin season. “We’re testing it out,” Ricky’s NYC president Richard Parrott said. “We’ve heard requests to come to upper Manhattan. We’re [...]
By NINA SIEGAL Published: April 30, 2000 The Unicorn Tapestries, the luxuriously detailed masterpieces that tell a haunting tale of freedom, magic and captivity, have been lost or separated several times in their 500-year history. But on Tuesday, the seven complete hangings and one fragment will be reunited once again in the renovated Unicorn Gallery [...]