Posts Tagged ‘Northern Manhattan’

The Red Bull Music Festival @ La Marina: The Recap

The Red Bull Music Festival @ La Marina: The Recap

The Red Bull Music Festival touched down at La Marina on Saturday, May 19 for Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo, a rousing celebration of the genre. The festival reunited early pioneers of the sound, The Noise. Founded in San Juan in the early 1990s, the iconic collective of DJs, rappers and producers gave an early platform to […]


Mood Music: Emilio Rojas, Jarren Benton & Rexx Life Raj – Used To

Mood Music: Emilio Rojas, Jarren Benton & Rexx Life Raj – Used To

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05/19/18: Red Bull Music presents Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo @ La Marina

05/19/18: Red Bull Music presents Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo @ La Marina

Listen up people, it’s going down at La Marina this coming Saturday, May 19th. The Red Bull Music Festival comes Uptown for a Reggaeton extravaganza. In celebration of the genre, Red Bull Music Festival New York will reunite early pioneers of the sound, The Noise. Founded in San Juan in the early 1990s, the iconic […]


Mood Music: Audubon – Initiation

Mood Music: Audubon – Initiation

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Uptown Art Alert: Knights Have Invaded Uptown

Uptown Art Alert: Knights Have Invaded Uptown

Knights in shining armor have invaded Fort Tryon Park. ARMORS is a site-specific public art project in the park’s Cloisters Lawn by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir. You have until September 13 to catch this really cool public art exhibit. And they say chivalry is dead! For more info: Uptown Art Alert: Knights Have Invaded Uptown


Apply Now: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Artist In Residence Program

Apply Now: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Artist In Residence Program

Listen up folks, you have until to May 11 to apply for the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling Artist In Residence program. The chosen artist will have be granted a working studio, a $7,000 honorarium as well as the opportunity to earn additional income by leading workshops with museum patrons. For this residency, […]


Op-Led: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! – 911 Callers In Washington Heights Mistake Raccoon For A Tiger

Op-Led: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! - 911 Callers In Washington Heights Mistake Raccoon For A Tiger

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I am going to go out on a limb and say that the folks that reported seeing a tiger in Washington heights recently were not longtime residents of Uptown. First of all, longtime residents only call 911 in the event of a real emergency. We are not trying to get 5-0 […]


The Fix: Audubon – Risky Business

The Fix: Audubon – Risky Business

 Related: About Last Night – The UC Revue @ United Palace The Fix: Audubon – Not So Perfect We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves | The Atlantic

The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves | The Atlantic

Dr. James Marion Sims is considered the father of modern gynecology. Until this week, his statue stood solemnly on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. The thing is that he obtained his knowledge by experimenting on enslaved Black women. Without anesthesia, may I add, because he believed that Black people did not feel pain. The painting […]


J. Marion Sims statue removed | Manhattan Times

J. Marion Sims statue removed | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar The statue of a white doctor who performed experimental surgeries on female slaves has been removed from East Harlem. Early on Tuesday morning, April 17, NYC Parks workers took down the Central Park statue of J. Marion Sims, considered the “Father of Gynecology.” However, Sims was known for achieving medical discoveries […]


FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

By Andrea Arroyo When the #MeToo movement came into the American consciousness last year, I felt like I could finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. I was sure public acknowledgment of the prevalence of sexual violence was going to generate a cultural shift that would change women’s lives for the better. […]


Op-Led: Hudson Heights Doesn’t Exist

Op-Led: Hudson Heights Doesn’t Exist

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Don’t get me wrong I LOVE the NY Times but I am just not rocking with the Hudson Heights moniker for the more affluent parts of Washington Heights. Just from the title of the piece I knew I would not be a happy camper. Titled Hudson Heights: A Hidden Gem, Gaining […]


“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Nelliebelle Cordero is distressed. The 41-year-old mother of three came to New York City after her home in Arecibo, Puerto Rico was destroyed by Hurricane María. She arrived in the city last November to stay with family members, but could remain there only very briefly. After applying for assistance from the Federal […]


03/19/18: Serving Healthful Art Opening & Artist Talk

03/19/18: Serving Healthful Art Opening & Artist Talk

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in collaboration with NewYork–Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, presents Serving Healthful Art curated by Henone Girma, Curator at Art In FLUX. The exhibition is the culmination of an open call for artists to submit works that confront the endless food-related issues faced by society. The four participating uptown artists […]


Spread Love: 2018 Harlem Eat Up – May 14-20, 2018

Spread Love: 2018 Harlem Eat Up – May 14-20, 2018

Ok folks, trust us on this one. There is nothing like Harlem Eat Up. Just imagine all your favorite food and spirits in one place. Simply stated, this is foodie heaven in Harlem. So click below and sign up for updates to make sure you are in attendance for this one-of-a-kind celebration of food, culture […]


The Fix: Cristion D’or – Energy

The Fix: Cristion D’or – Energy


Library redevelopment plans unveiled | Manhattan Times

Library redevelopment plans unveiled | Manhattan Times

Spoiler alerts ahead. After months of speculation, the city has revealed long-awaited details for the redevelopment of the Inwood Library. On Tues., Mar. 6th, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and New York Public Library (NYPL) announced plans to redevelop the current library into a 14-story building featuring 175 […]


Say Word: Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Inwood

Say Word: Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Inwood

That’s right folks. A 2nd place Mega Millions ticket, worth a cool $1,000,000, was purchased at the Last Stop Convenience store (4973 Broadway) on March 2. So far the prize remains unclaimed. If you bought a Mega Millions ticket there this past Friday you may just be a winner. Check to see if you have […]


Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

Commit to 5000 Units | Manhattan Times

By Rep. Adriano Espaillat In 2016, the city of New York built or preserved 21,963 affordable apartments, making it the best year for advancing affordable housing the city has seen in decades. While our city’s progress on this important issue is significant, it’s only a beginning to solving a problem that went neglected for far […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York | NY Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York | NY Times

John Leland of the NY Times penned a must-read article on Uptown super-hero Lin-Manuel Miranda. The piece delves into Lin’s formative NYC experiences as well as the importance of his family in his creative process. Click below for more. Read more: Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York Related: Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to […]


02/17/18: Fragmenticos And Foosball @ The Gitler & __ Gallery

02/17/18: Fragmenticos And Foosball @ The Gitler & __ Gallery

Stop by the The Gitler & __ Gallery (3629 Broadway) on February 17 from 5 to 8 pm for the closing event of the Esteban Ocampo Giraldo: Fragmenticos art exhibit. Get this, there will also be foosball tournament, $5 to get in and winner takes all. See you there. Check out: http://www.gitlerand.com/ We invite you […]


Call For Artists: Women in the Heights: Resistance

Call For Artists: Women in the Heights: Resistance

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is seeking submissions for “Women in the Heights- Resistance”, an exhibition featuring work by women artists of Northern Manhattan. The exhibit is curated by Andrea Arroyo. Wall-hung works in all fine art media […]


UPinion: J. Marion Sims: Keeping White Supremacy on Its Pedestal | East Harlem Preservation

UPinion: J. Marion Sims: Keeping White Supremacy on Its Pedestal | East Harlem Preservation

The East Harlem community was pleased to learn that Mayor Bill de Blasio had (finally) agreed with their seven-year call for the removal of the J. Marion Sims statue from its location on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. But, rather than abolishing the theme of a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women […]


Uptown, a Marble Ruin Sits Alongside an Auto-Body Shop | The New Yorker

Uptown, a Marble Ruin Sits Alongside an Auto-Body Shop | The New Yorker

In Inwood, a scaled-down marble replica of the Arc de Triomphe is the only surviving element of Seaman’s Folly. By David Owen Valentine Seaman was born in Queens County in 1770 and studied medicine in Philadelphia under Benjamin Rush. He defied early-nineteenth-century anti-vaxxers by introducing Edward Jenner’s “kine-pock” inoculation to New York City, initially by […]

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