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Ms. Lauryn Hill Comes Uptown

Woolrich has tapped the iconic Lauryn Hill to be the face of their fall/winter 2018 campaign, “Woolrich: American Soul since 1830.” Shot by photographer Jack Davidson, the pictures show Ms. Hill in the streets of Washington Heights as well…

#JackHoneyTheHeights – The Recap

Photography by Amy Anaiz Shout out to Jack Daniel’s for a simply awesome event at the Inwood Bar and Grill on Tuesday, May 22nd. Sabor Del Barrio was a festive and interactive celebration of Washington Heights and Hispanic culture.…

Hurricane Sandy - Corcho Wine Room

Hurricane Sandy 5 Years Later: An Uptown Retrospective

Photography by Emil Baez, Emmanuel Abreu, Wallace Flores & Paul Lomax On October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy walloped the East Coast and unleashed extensive damage on New York and New Jersey. Some parts of these 2 states are still…

Genesis Restaurant: A Taste of Ecuador in Inwood

BY Karen Silva (@ClassicKaren) Once in a blue moon you’ll bump into a place that will capture not only your heart but your appetite as well. For me, this is Genesis, the Ecuadorian restaurant that has resided in 207th…

My Muse is… Uptown

BY Karen Silva (@ClassicKaren) When I think about my first loves, Uptown always comes to mind; the music, the food, and the swagger that emanates from everyone. Growing up in Uptown has made me the proud New Yorker I…

UPinion: Dreaming About The Dream Act

This essay was written by 8th grader Jade Greenfield, who is a Washington Heights resident and attends Harlem’s Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science and Engineering (CSS). The composition was selected as one of ten finalists in the “Dear Mr.…

Nutcracker Awareness Day - Le Cheile

The Top 10 Posts of 2012

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s that time of year again folks, time to take a look at the Top 10 Posts of the year. So without further ado, let’s get right into it. #10 – Op-Led: I am Rocking…

UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina

The UC Holiday Bash @ La Marina – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The UC Holiday Bash at La Marina was a rousing success. First of all, much love goes out to the good folks at La Marina (348 Dyckman) for allowing us the use of their absolutely…

South Beach Restaurant - Washington Heights

Open For Business: South Beach Restaurant & Lounge

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The wait is finally over. The elegant and expansive South Beach Restaurant and Lounge (1390 Saint Nicholas Ave) is now open for business. Think of it as Washington Heights meets the Cheesecake Factory. The place…

Far Rockaway - Hurricane Sandy

The Far Rockaway Blues: Dispatches From the Frontlines Part II

By Octavio Blanco (@OctavioCNN) [blackbirdpie url=”https://twitter.com/OctavioCNN/status/274963393583120384″] I’d have been suspicious of me. Here I  was, a stranger with no identifying jacket, or armband, or hat, or badge, walking around, alone, knocking on doors asking questions with an iPhone in-hand…