Posts Tagged ‘Inwood’

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

New Music: Tellie Floydd - Real Hip-Hop


Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez & City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito earn top scores on human rights | NY Daily News

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez & City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito earn top scores on human rights | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS They’re at the top of their class. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez earned high marks among Upper Manhattan elected officials thanks to their records on human rights. The Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center, which released the report Tuesday, said [...]


“Young Docs” Inspire Future Doctors | Columbia University Medical Center

"Young Docs" Inspire Future Doctors | Columbia University Medical Center

Donning white coats and carrying stethoscopes, nine P&S students spent the afternoon in a first-grade classroom in Inwood this month, teaching kids about the human body and what it is like to be a doctor. These students, as part of Black and Latino Student Organization’s (BALSO’s) ”Young Docs” program, visit local schools once a month in collaboration [...]


Monday Mood Music: Hazy Nights In the Heights II

Monday Mood Music: Hazy Nights In the Heights II

The wait is finally over. Frankie P’s long awaited Hazy Nights In The Heights II is now available worldwide. So this is what you have to do – take a listen below if you must. Then, after having your mind blown, head over to iTunes, Amazon, or wherever you cop your digital downloads and show [...]


Uptown Video: Annoying Sh*t People Say

Uptown Video: Annoying Sh*t People Say

Check out: Uptown Artist – Chloe Michelle Fischbach


Walking the Dog to Awaken the Muse | NY Times

Walking the Dog to Awaken the Muse | NY Times

By PATRICK HEALY Lin-Manuel Miranda has lived in Greenwich Village, Inwood, Upper West Hell (as he calls a dreary block between the Upper West Side and Hell’s Kitchen) and now Harlem with his wife, Vanessa Nadal, a lawyer, though they are about to move — at long last — to Washington Heights, where Mr. Miranda, [...]


Indiegogo Spotlight: Raise a New Screen at the Palace

Indiegogo Spotlight: Raise a New Screen at the Palace

Summary The United Palace is a spectacular, 83-year-old deluxe movie theatre at Broadway and 175th Street in Washington Heights where nearly everything in the interior is gilded. Beyond the elaborate foyer lies the third largest theatre in Manhattan, with 3,400 seats. In 2013, thanks to over 450 contributors just like you, the nonprofit United Palace [...]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Support Emmanuel Abreu’s, A.K.A. DJ Boy, Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu

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