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Take Part in the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll

Take Part in the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll

Visual artists, singers, musicians, dancers, poets, theater groups, etc., in Washington Heights and Inwood are invited to participate in the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll. To do so, please follow these simple steps: Identify potential venues or find new venues on your own. Contact the identified venue(s) and make arrangements to host your event during the Uptown [...]


Where to Eat in Washington Heights | Eater NY

Where to Eat in Washington Heights | Eater NY

By Robert Sietsema Named after a fort built for Continental Army troops commanded by George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and still largely rural farmland as late as 1900, Washington Heights is a sprawling and nearly mountainous neighborhood that runs from 155th Street up to Dyckman Avenue in northern Manhattan. The dominant population has long [...]


New Music: Charlie Cruz – Full Metal Jacket

New Music: Charlie Cruz - Full Metal Jacket


Parents at PS 48 in Washington Heights are demanding that rat-infested trailers used for kindergarten classrooms be removed | NY Daily News

Parents at PS 48 in Washington Heights are demanding that rat-infested trailers used for kindergarten classrooms be removed | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Parents of students squeezed into three rat-infested “temporary” trailers for more than 10 years called for the Department of Education to remove the eyesores Tuesday. As many as 50 kindergartners at a time have been crammed into the Temporary Classroom Units since 2003 while officials at Public [...]


Open house at the Academy | Manhattan Times

Open house at the Academy | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer Throughout most of the year, the gallery of the Academy of Arts and Letters, located on Audubon Terrace, is closed. But on a recent Sunday, the usually-shuttered gallery was abuzz with activity. The gallery, which consists of two buildings across the terrace from one another, is open for [...]


High-Demand Charter School: Staying the Course in Washington Heights | Huffington Post

High-Demand Charter School: Staying the Course in Washington Heights | Huffington Post

BY Oghene Oyiborhoro The narrow walkway leading to The Equity Project (TEP) charter school in Washington Heights was jammed with custodial workers shoveling snow into large bins one early February morning. Anatea Carpenter, a small 28-year-old special education teacher, darted between them, coffee in one hand, backpack swinging behind her. She was rushing down the [...]


Monday Mood Music: Rubi Rosa – One Question

Monday Mood Music: Rubi Rosa - One Question


Uptown Tonight: Annual Up Theater Fundraiser @ Papasito

Uptown Tonight: Annual Up Theater Fundraiser @ Papasito

The good people of the Up Theater company are having their annual fundraiser tonight at Papasito (223 Dyckman Street). Please join them for endless Sangria, food, entertainment as well as the chance to win a bunch of great prizes. They will also be honoring Marcela Xavier of Bread & Yoga with the Standing UP community [...]


Kraftwerk 3D at New York’s United Palace Theatre | Consequence of Sound

Kraftwerk 3D at New York’s United Palace Theatre | Consequence of Sound

Story & photos by Robert Altman (@VideoDoc) As so much of mainstream music moves toward the EDM spectrum, it was a special treat to get to hear and see where in many ways it all began. Kraftwerk. Depeche Mode, New Order, and recently Daft Punk should probably be sending part of their royalty checks to [...]


Classic Material: A Q&A With Carlos Maldonado

Classic Material: A Q&A With Carlos Maldonado

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. First of all, congrats Classic Material has now been around 10 years. That is a big milestone. How did the company come about? A. Thank you for this interview. It really started as a store in Poughkeepsie NY, but it was spawned from a small boutique up in Wash Heights [...]


Money = Power: Are You An Impulse Buyer? Part I

Money = Power: Are You An Impulse Buyer? Part I

BY Fabian Baez (@FabianBaez) The Uptown Collective’s Money = Power column intends to inform our dedicated readers on matters of financial literacy and empowerment to better understand money. Certainly, we can agree there’s a significant difference between need and want. Maybe we don’t always willingly distinguish between them, though. I love classic movies, in particular, [...]


#Heat L-Fudge Ft Sadat X – Truth Be Told

#Heat L-Fudge Ft Sadat X - Truth Be Told


New Music: BeatsBySone – Trap Edition 2

New Music: BeatsBySone - Trap Edition 2


Kraftwerk in Concert at the United Palace Theater | NY Times

Kraftwerk in Concert at the United Palace Theater | NY Times

By JON PARELES Kraftwerk, the German band whose music predicted pop’s electronic future back in the 1970s, hasn’t forgotten an old-fashioned precept: A concert is a physical, spatial event. Even as all sorts of experiences — arts, communication, commerce — migrate to two-dimensional computer screens, “An Evening With Kraftwerk: 3-D Concert” played up the sensations [...]


Italian Street Artist to Paint Murals on Inwood Schools | DNAinfo

Italian Street Artist to Paint Murals on Inwood Schools | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya INWOOD — Two Inwood elementary schools are about to get a taste of Italian street art. Muscota New School and Amistad Dual Language School will become a canvas for street artist Alice Pasquini later this month, as the hip-hop-inspired painter plans to install a mural for students and parents on Saturday, April [...]


Op-Led: The Crusade Against La Marina & the Dyckman Resurgence Continues

Op-Led: The Crusade Against La Marina & the Dyckman Resurgence Continues

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Here we go again! Now that the bad weather is finally starting to break and the light can be seen at the end of the proverbial tunnel, the forces of obstruction have once again decided that their voices are the only ones that matter as it relates to the future of [...]


4/7/14: An Evening with Author Junot Díaz @ Columbia University

4/7/14: An Evening with Author Junot Díaz @ Columbia University

As part of the Writing Lives Series at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, author Junot Díaz will read from his work and discuss his writing. Diaz will be in discussion with Alondra Nelson, Professor of Sociology at Columbia, and Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia. Junot Díaz was born [...]


New Music: Glory – Uptown State of Mind

New Music: Glory - Uptown State of Mind


Fashion in Harlem: A Place of Style and Confidence | NY Times

Fashion in Harlem: A Place of Style and Confidence | NY Times

By FRITZIE ANDRADE On a recent afternoon, in the neighborhood where Eleanora Fagan became Billie Holiday and where Dapper Dan’s boutique brought designer logos to the streets, Tru Osborne, a longtime Harlem resident, was on his way home from work. Clad in bright layers and even brighter blue Patrick Ewing sneakers easily visible from two [...]


Downtown Food Goes North | NY Times

Downtown Food Goes North | NY Times

By GLENN COLLINS As turning points go, it might seem underwhelming. But there it was, the moment when Frank’s Meat Market, a decades-old, decidedly old-school butcher shop on West 187th Street in Washington Heights, began selling fresh spinach fettuccine in the late 1980s. More innovations followed. There was prosciutto. Eli’s Bread. Boylan’s Original Birch Beer. [...]


Uptown Tonight: A Modern Woman Opening Reception @ Raw Space

Uptown Tonight: A Modern Woman Opening Reception @ Raw Space

March 28 through March 30, 2014. Opening reception on Friday, March 28th, 2014, 6pm-10pm The Modern Woman is a weekend art exhibition curated by Amanda Saviñón and Lucia Hierro showcasing contemporary art works in honor of Women’s History Month. The exhibition includes some 20 works of sculpture, photography, painting, video, and performance with each of [...]


Rejuvenated Harlem Building Becomes a Business Incubator for Biotechnology | NY Times

Rejuvenated Harlem Building Becomes a Business Incubator for Biotechnology | NY Times

By SANDRA E. GARCIA It is no secret that Harlem is changing. There is a new Red Lobster, a Joe’s Crab Shack, a DSW shoe store, and soon there will be a Whole Foods on 125th Street. But some of the most interesting changes are not so obvious. Inside the Sweets Building, a renovated structure [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #TBT In The Heights

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #TBT In The Heights

#TBT Closing Heights on Broadway. I feel a fair amount of the feelings in this montage. https://t.co/oY0gwCaaKj — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) March 27, 2014


New Music: Tellie Floydd – Real Hip-Hop

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