Posts Tagged ‘Sugar Hill’

06/16/18: The 2018 Higher Ground Festival

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 the public. You have to love Uptown summers. Enjoy! We invite you to subscribe to the […]


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, […]


04/28/18: Top 60 Masters Create 4 Peace @ The Rio Gallery Space

04/28/18: Top 60 Masters Create 4 Peace @ The Rio Gallery Space

Artists from over forty countries together in New York to promote world peace! Over 150 Thought Provoking Artworks On Exhibition! Live Performances! Music, Dance, Live Painting Demonstrations, Art Performance and much more!!! Saturday, April 28th 6:30 PM Rio Gallery Space 898 St Nicholas Ave New York, NY 10032 FREE ADMISSION COME AND MEET THE ARTISTS! […]


The Fix: A$AP Rocky – A$AP Forever

The Fix: A$AP Rocky - A$AP Forever

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The Fix: Melii – Icey

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.


Mood Music: Dave Dar – New York is Red Hot

Mood Music: Dave Dar – New York is Red Hot

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The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Mama Vuela

The Fix: Ron Renaissance - Mama Vuela

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The Fix: Cristion D’or – Energy

The Fix: Cristion D’or – Energy


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 […]


Food pantry debuts at Holyrood Church | Manhattan Times

Food pantry debuts at Holyrood Church | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen A new food truck has arrived uptown – and on its menu is a novel mission. In order to help reduce hunger in Northern Manhattan, a coalition of organizations has gone mobile. West Side Campaign Against Hunger, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Holyrood Episcopal Church, CHALK and the Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) […]


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 […]


Uptown Jazz Festival Debuts | Manhattan Times

Uptown Jazz Festival Debuts | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen It’s uptown for the swing. The jazz standard “Take the A Train” was first composed in 1939, and it became one of Duke Ellington’s signature songs once he and his band introduced it in 1941. It’s taken a few years, but the first-ever Washington Heights Jazz Festival has arrived. The weekend-long […]


Grandpa’s Pizza Reopens | Manhattan Times

Grandpa’s Pizza Reopens | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Shuttered for six weeks after a fire damaged the store, Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza is back in business. The popular Inwood eatery reopened on January 24, after a thorough vetting by the Health Department. For now, the store is selling and delivering only pizza and a few other items, such as calzones, […]


Dry cleaner getting forced out by city’s land grab | Manhattan Times

Dry cleaner getting forced out by city’s land grab | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The owner of an East Harlem dry cleaning facility says he’s being cleaned out by the city in an eminent domain dispute. Damon Bae, who runs Fancy Cleaners at 2319 Third Avenue, said he is in danger of having to close his family business after the city took the property title in […]


Teen Idol Frankie Lymon’s Tragic Rise and Fall Tells the Truth About 1950s America | Smithsonian

Teen Idol Frankie Lymon’s Tragic Rise and Fall Tells the Truth About 1950s America | Smithsonian

The mirage of the singer’s soaring success echoes the mirage of post-war tranquility at home By Jeff MacGregor That voice! Those apple cheeks! Arms wide, head back, he radiates joy, even in antique black and white. That beautiful soprano flying high, talent and presence and just enough ham to sell it all. And it was […]


The Fix: Bodega Bamz – Diddy Bop

The Fix: Bodega Bamz – Diddy Bop

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The Fix: IamCruz – Freedom

The Fix: IamCruz – Freedom


Inwood pizzeria rebuilding after fire | Manhattan Times

Inwood pizzeria rebuilding after fire | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen When an early-morning fire tore through Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza on December 9, owner Ángel Salazar thought his dreams, as well as his business, had gone up in smoke. He has worked at the popular Inwood eatery since the day it opened in 2004, starting as a counter helper and working his […]


In Harlem, a Shelter That Gives Young Men the Tools to Succeed | NY Times

In Harlem, a Shelter That Gives Young Men the Tools to Succeed | NY Times

The Neediest Cases Fund By EMILY PALMER Nestled on a residential block in Harlem, Create Young Adult Residences looks like any other apartment building. A fire escape snakes up its rust-colored facade. Throughout the day, young men who live in the building, on West 128th Street, come and go, heading to and from school, jobs […]


Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

From meditation, to collages, to calendar workshops, to people power and the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio, the Manhattan Times has got you covered with a whole host of cool things to do Uptown. Check out: Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our […]


Go Fund Me Spotlight: Help Angel Rebuild Grandpa’s Pizza

Go Fund Me Spotlight: Help Angel Rebuild Grandpa's Pizza

Angel Salazar has been a treasured community member of Inwood for nearly two decades. He began working behind the counter of Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza when it opened in 2004. He started out as counter staff, and through his tireless effort, honesty, and hard work, Angel worked his way up to store manager in 2005, […]


The Fix: IamCruz – No Time

The Fix: IamCruz – No Time


12/16/17: The Juan Bago & Ariel Toy Drive

12/16/17: The Juan Bago & Ariel Toy Drive

Tis the season to spread good vibes and good cheer. Stop by Off the Grid (3480 Broadway) on Saturday, December 16 at 7 pm for the Juan Bago & Ariel Toy Drive. Bring a toy, get a beer. It’s that simple so make sure you stop by and spread that Uptown Love! We invite you […]


Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times

Whether its park stewardship, a Kwanzaa Celebration, a Christmas Tale, a little yuletide Jazz or an exploration of the life and work of Gwendolyn Brooks, the Manhattan Times has got you covered. Click below for more. Check out: Looking Ahead | The Manhattan Times We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, […]

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