Posts Tagged ‘Uptown Collective’

Uptown Video: When LOL Is Not Enough…

Uptown Video: When LOL Is Not Enough...

Related: New Junot Diaz Book To Be Released In September What Dominican Independence Day Means | Remezcla I Am A Dominican York 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.


Hurricane Sandy 5 Years Later: An Uptown Retrospective

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 reeling, 5 years later, from the storm. Uptown was luckily spared the worst even though our […]


Harlem church turns into high-end boutique at fifth annual clothing drive | NY Daily News

Harlem church turns into high-end boutique at fifth annual clothing drive | NY Daily News

BY Esha Ray & Denis Slattery A tres chic clothing drive was held Saturday at a Harlem church — offering high end duds for those in need. First Corinthian Baptist Church, for the fifth year running, transformed its halls into a high-end boutique featuring different “departments.” They offered up a selection of women’s shoes and […]


Let Them Build Walls, We Are Building Bridges Over Here…

Let Them Build Walls, We Are Building Bridges Over Here...

A post shared by Sharese Ann (@sharesef) on Oct 29, 2017 at 10:31am PDT 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.


#InstagramUptown: Three Little Birds…

#InstagramUptown: Three Little Birds...

A post shared by Hello Ebribari (@thejulietvictor) on Oct 15, 2017 at 3:21pm PDT 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.


Indiegogo Spotlight: A Tale of Two Neighbors

Indiegogo Spotlight: A Tale of Two Neighbors

A Word From Nelson Estevez Growing up in Inwood, New York was difficult. I distinctly remember Broadway Avenue: the street which divided the Dominican and Irish communities. The goal of this film is to bridge those two communities together, build empathy for one another as human beings, and come to the realization that there is […]


The Fix: Break Out The Crazy – Next To Me

The Fix: Break Out The Crazy – Next To Me

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Formerly Vacant Lot In East Harlem Now Serving Great Brazilian Food | Gothamist

Formerly Vacant Lot In East Harlem Now Serving Great Brazilian Food | Gothamist

by Scott Lynch THE VIBE On a pretty but otherwise unremarkable block in East Harlem, a narrow vacant lot, weedy and graffitied, once sat adjoining Ramiro Silos’s Brazilian catering and take-out business, Tapas Bites. This past summer, as reported by DNAInfo, inspiration hit Silos, and over the course of several months he and his crew […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Algorithm’s Gonna Get You

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Algorithm’s Gonna Get You

On “LOL’s Dirty 30th Episode”, the crew discuss zombie gigs, finding a name for their fans and getting more Instagram likes. Special guest, VP of Talent, Diversity & Inclusion for Major League Baseball, Renée Tirado shares her career backstory as a Latina executive in sports, as well as a new opportunity for recent college grads […]


Opioid addiction and the most controversial bathroom in New York | CNN

Opioid addiction and the most controversial bathroom in New York | CNN

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta (CNN) Of all the provocative strategies to reduce harm from opioid addiction, the one that I am about to describe is near the top. Over the past several months, hardly anyone I spoke to about the abuse of opioids in the United States, including pain pills and heroin, had a neutral […]


#InstagramUptown: Make Art Not War

#InstagramUptown: Make Art Not War

A post shared by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Oct 17, 2017 at 3:40pm PDT 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 Bartender Revolutionizing Uptown NYC Knows How (And Where) to Drink | VinePair

The Bartender Revolutionizing Uptown NYC Knows How (And Where) to Drink | VinePair

BY Nick Hines New York City’s best bartenders don’t have a lot of time off. But when they do get a chance to go out, they know the best bars, the best places to eat, and all the late-night spots. In VinePair’s Night Out series, we speak with some of the top bartenders in the […]


10/24/17: The Art of Healing Opening Reception

10/24/17: The Art of Healing Opening Reception

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance and NewYork Presbyterian Allen Hospital present The Art of Healing. Featuring work by Uptown artists who are exploring the theme of healing, whether figuratively, conceptually, literally, or abstractly. Participating Artists: Francisco Donoso, Trisha Gupta, Jeanne F. Jalandoni Art and Diana Schmertz Guest curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Curator and Director of […]


Me Too | Manhattan Times

Me Too | Manhattan Times

By Andrea Arroyo I was moved to create the image Me Too as I was inspired by the hundreds of thousands of women around the country uniting to show how prevalent sexual violence is. Last week, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual abuse by many women and it was “big news.” He was […]


The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Let’s Run Away

The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Let's Run Away

A Washington Heights native Ron Renaissance performed in over 30 countries before the age of 25. He is an artist whose work transcends multiple musical genres. If he’s not singing, producing, composing, or playing his trombone you can bet your money he’s tearing up the dance floor. “Let’s Run Away” is the first single of […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Sexy Goldfish Sancocho

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Sexy Goldfish Sancocho

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the gang discusses their favorite moments of the NY Latino Film Festival and they also chop it up regarding the latest homeless transit sex trend. The special guest this week is the talented Dee Nasty.


NYPL’s Schomburg Center in Harlem reveals its complete two-year renovation | Curbed NY

NYPL’s Schomburg Center in Harlem reveals its complete two-year renovation | Curbed NY

Check out the new gift shop, research spaces, and more by Tanay Warerkar After a nearly two-year renovation, the New York Public Library debuted a host of renovated spaces inside the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, in Harlem. The Center, located on Malcolm X Boulevard, between West 136th and 135th Streets is comprised […]


The Dominican Dance Party That Refuses to Die | NY Times

The Dominican Dance Party That Refuses to Die | NY Times

Old-school merengue is still going strong at El Deportivo, one of the last of the great Washington Heights social clubs. By ANNIE CORREAL Around midnight on a recent Saturday, behind a windowless facade on Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights, Radhamés López led his partner, Carmen Faña, onto the dance floor. Dozens of couples danced beside […]


Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has done it again. In record time, he gathered some of the biggest names in Latin music to put together the infectious Almost Like Praying. Artists such as J Lo, Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Juan Luis Guerra, Gloria Estefan and many more did their thing on this impressive feat of solidarity. […]


#InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS

#InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS

A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes_) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:48am PDT We did it Uptown. We came together as a community for the #uptownUNIDOS fundraising extravaganza for our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Elected officials, community stakeholders, students and people from all walks of life stopped in to help […]


#UptownUNIDOS galvanizes relief efforts | Manhattan Times

#UptownUNIDOS galvanizes relief efforts | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Uptown answered the call. With Puerto Rico suffering in the wake of Hurricane Maria and Mexico recovering from devastating earthquakes, 5030 Broadway became the epicenter for a day of action and service on October 7. UptownUNIDOS, an event designed to provide relief for the stricken countries, drew […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Twinkie Defense

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Twinkie Defense

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew chop it up about the Room 28 Comedy vs. Section 8 Is Ballin’ softball tournament, dreaming while awake and old school screen names. The special guest this week is Ramon Pesante.


#InstagramUptown: Welcome To The Heights

#InstagramUptown: Welcome To The Heights

A post shared by Nicholas Senn (@nicholasjsenn) on Sep 24, 2017 at 8:09am PDT 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 Uptown Tweet of the Week: Pal Carajo @realDonaldTrump

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Pal Carajo @realDonaldTrump

You're going straight to hell, @realDonaldTrump. No long lines for you. Someone will say, "Right this way, sir."They'll clear a path. https://t.co/xXfJH0KJmw — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) September 30, 2017 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 […]

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