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06/16/18: The 2018 Higher Ground Festival

The 2018 Higher Ground Festival takes place on Saturday, June 16 at the Anne Loftus Playground. Higher Ground Festival brings artists of Washington Heights and Inwood together to network and to create interdisciplinary collaborations, which are presented free to…

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The Fix: A$AP Rocky – A$AP Forever

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The Fix: Melii – Icey

Uptown is talking about Melii. The Harlem native is bringing that raw heat and the world is starting to take notice. So get familiar with Melii because she is just getting started.…

Mike Jones MIC - WHIN By Any Means

Mood Music: Dave Dar – New York is Red Hot

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Ron Renaissance Camaradas

The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Mama Vuela

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No Ala Reforma Protest - Erika Morilla - Flag

The Disappearing Dominicans | Manhattan Times

Housing costs driving Dominicans from Northern Manhattan, study says Story by Gregg McQueen Change is here. So says a new study from the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) that details how rising housing costs…

Bodega - Washington Heights

Spread Love: Cuentos

Gentrification is transforming New York City and beyond, one neighborhood at a time. The pernicious process converts vibrant and diverse communities into sterile and generic places that only people of means can afford to live in. Our beloved Uptown…

Mike Jones MIC - WHIN By Any Means

Mood Music: Dave Dar – Let it Off

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“She’s a neighborhood institution,” said one Harlem resident of Estelle Davis, a longtime crossing guard. (Photo: Chang W. Lee | NY Times)

Forty Years, Same Corner | NY Times

Character Study By COREY KILGANNON With a blast of her whistle, Estelle Davis raised a white-gloved hand and held back a column of oncoming cars bearing down on a group of schoolchildren ambling across the street. “Come on, baby,”…

Say Word: Floridita On 176th & BWAY Is Closed!!!

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The other day I was fiending for a Cuban Sandwich, not just any Cuban Sandwich but Uptown’s best Cuban Sandwich. So I was stunned when I stopped by Floridita (4162 Broadway) and saw that it…