Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

9/20/14: The People’s Theatre Project Presents Eddie’s Perejil

9/20/14: The People's Theatre Project Presents Eddie's Perejil

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 [...]


Changes to Uptown Polling Sites Cause Confusion | DNAinfo

Changes to Uptown Polling Sites Cause Confusion | DNAinfo

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 [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

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.


Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Premiere Episode

Uptown Video: What's Eating Harlem Premiere Episode


Dank Washington Heights subway passage slated for makeover | NY Daily News

Dank Washington Heights subway passage slated for makeover | NY Daily News

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 [...]


The 2014 Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival In Pictures

The 2014 Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival In Pictures


Uptown Video: uptwn crve

Uptown Video: uptwn crve

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Harlem Barbershop Serves Up Preventative Medical Care | NBC New York

Harlem Barbershop Serves Up Preventative Medical Care | NBC New York

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 [...]


Get Yours: The Warby Parker Fall Collection

Get Yours: The Warby Parker Fall Collection

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

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 [...]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Reweaving the Threads of a Glorious Past | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Reweaving the Threads of a Glorious Past | NY Times

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 [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Subway Entrance… Washington Heights. NYC August 2014 http://t.co/6WwUygj9kq — Jenny Rubin (@jennyjrubin) August 27, 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.


Uptown Video: Ñ Don’t Stop

Uptown Video: Ñ Don't Stop

News, culture, and entertainment produced in the South Bronx, New York City featuring interviews and profiles with musicians, muralists, community leaders, Hip-Hop artists and politicians. Ñ Don’t Stop follows the global cultural work of Rebel Diaz, while addressing the pressing issues faced by marginalized communities in the United States, including immigration, police brutality, health, and [...]


Call For Photographers: Selfless Selfies

Call For Photographers: Selfless Selfies

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) welcomes submissions for the upcoming NoMAA Gallery exhibition titled “Selfless Selfies.” The exhibit seeks to present black-and-white images by uptown photographers that narrate stories from our uptown communities, from the quotidian to the extraordinary Deadline for submissions: Friday 12 September 2014, 5:00 p.m. EDT Exhibition dates: 16 October – [...]


The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Ask Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu why he spends much of his free time volunteering at the Word Up Community Book Shop, he will likely offer a deprecating answer. “It’s a great place to meet women” was one recent response. But the truth is more complex. One recent afternoon, the store was [...]


UC Exclusive: GDA – Justice

UC Exclusive: GDA – Justice


#TBT: Inwood Serial Killer: “Texas Jim” Baker | My Inwood

#TBT: Inwood Serial Killer: “Texas Jim” Baker | My Inwood

by Cole Thompson I had a periodical desire to poison human beings and in killing them in this manner, I derive a certain mental satisfaction.  When this mania seizes me, I want to kill the nearest person to me.” –excerpt from “Texas Jim” Baker’s murder confession. On the morning of December 27, 1928 New York [...]


Opening Tonight: Through A Lens Darkly – Black Photographers & the Emergence of a People

Opening Tonight: Through A Lens Darkly - Black Photographers & the Emergence of a People

After their SOLD-OUT premiere at New York City’s Documentary Fortnight Festival at MoMA earlier this year, “Through A Lens Darkly” will be screening August 27th through September 9th at the Film Forum (209 West Houston St.). Get your tickets NOW! For more: Through A Lens Darkly Blog | Black Photographers and the Emergence of a [...]


New Music: L Burnz Ft. Tellie Floydd, L Fudge & Trops – 1st 48

New Music: L Burnz Ft. Tellie Floydd, L Fudge & Trops - 1st 48


George Washington Bridge Bus Station Closes for Long-Delayed Upgrade | NY Times

George Washington Bridge Bus Station Closes for Long-Delayed Upgrade | NY Times

By DAVID W. CHEN The George Washington Bridge Bus Station in Upper Manhattan will be shut down for one year, starting Monday morning, as part of its biggest renovation project in five decades. Buses will continue to arrive and depart from the top level of the building in Washington Heights, according to the Port Authority [...]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Tension and Violence at a Swimming Pool | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Tension and Violence at a Swimming Pool | NY Times

By DONATELLA LORCH Published: August 7, 1989 For the 3,500 people who crowd its concrete grounds and bleachers on summer weekends, the Highbridge Pool in upper Manhattan is a haven from simmering streets and hot non-air-conditioned apartments. But it is not a haven from the violence of a neighborhood that the police call Crack Central. [...]


Uptown Video: Fort Tryon Park from Los Altos

Uptown Video: Fort Tryon Park from Los Altos


Monday Mood Music: Basic Da General Ft. FeeNices & Pillz Da Cure – Say No More

Monday Mood Music: Basic Da General Ft. FeeNices & Pillz Da Cure - Say No More

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In Washington Heights, a 23-Year-Old Rivalry Rages On | Voices of NY

In Washington Heights, a 23-Year-Old Rivalry Rages On | Voices of NY

By Marlene Peralta  | Via El Diario/La Prensa Translated by Karina Casiano  from Spanish The 1991 City Council elections may sound long gone, but they not only radically changed the Upper Manhattan political environment; the race gave way to a rivalry that is still strong 23 years later. Back then, a teacher named Guillermo Linares [...]

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