Posts Tagged ‘Uptown Collective’

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Trip to the Cloisters | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Trip to the Cloisters | NY Times

By BRIAN FIDELMAN Published: July 31, 2009 When people in downtown Manhattan jokingly refer to their borough’s northern reaches as “upstate,” maybe they’re on to something. Where else on the island can you see rabbits and cardinals and stirring views of New Jersey’s Palisades from high above the Hudson River? And where else can you [...]


Annual Upper Manhattan fireworks spectacular stars in new short film | NY Daily News

Annual Upper Manhattan fireworks spectacular stars in new short film | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Every year in Inwood, people take to the streets to shoot off sky-high fireworks as their neighbors look on in awe. It’s a Fourth of July tradition in the neighborhood, and it’s getting a new life on film. A Washington Heights filmmaker will premiere his new [...]


6/19/14: A Toast to Fort Tryon Park – Wine Tasting Benefit

6/19/14: A Toast to Fort Tryon Park – Wine Tasting Benefit

A Toast to Fort Tryon Park: Wine Tasting Benefit Thursday. June 19, 2014 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Seriously folks it doesn’t get better than this. A Toast to Fort Tryon Park is your annual chance to partake and imbibe in the truly majestic Heather Garden while overlooking the Hudson. Celebrate the start of summer [...]


Spread Love: The 3rd Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York Kicks Off On June 18th

Spread Love: The 3rd Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York Kicks Off On June 18th

Okay folks, the 3rd Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) kicks off on Wednesday June 18th. This year the festival will be bigger, better and broader than ever before. Get this – 40 films in 5 days as well as a whole host of artist tributes, panel discussions and events. DFFNY is all [...]


Rangel and Espaillat trade barbs, mockery in debate in the Bronx | NY Daily News

Rangel and Espaillat trade barbs, mockery in debate in the Bronx | NY Daily News

BY Annie Karni , Erin Durkin | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Rep. Charles Rangel and challenger Adriano Espaillat faced off in a debate Wednesday night in a race for a Harlem congressional seat that has become increasingly heated and personal. The two candidates toned down their racial rhetoric, but Espaillat, a Washington Heights state senator, [...]


6/23/14: The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co.

6/23/14: The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co.

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Last Independence Day; the Nutcracker Films crew was on hand in the Dyckman area to capture and document the magic and moxie of the 4th of July celebrations Uptown. We put together an incredible team of talented, young and local cinematographers that included Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu, Emil Baez, Jose “Lozer [...]


New Music: Reyna – What I Want

New Music: Reyna - What I Want


State Sen. Adriano Espaillat showcasing his Dominican heritage through campaign | NY Daily News

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat showcasing his Dominican heritage through campaign | NY Daily News

BY Annie Karni | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS As he campaigns against legendary Rep. Charles Rangel, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat isn’t shy about showcasing his roots. “I would have never thought back then, when I came with no papers, an immigrant, a young boy from the Dominican Republic, that I would have the great opportunity [...]


Vote For Broad Channel To Win Innovative Theater Award

Vote For Broad Channel To Win Innovative Theater Award

Uptown’s own Up Theater Company is in the running for an Innovative Theater Award for the truly brilliant Broad Channel. Show them some Uptown Love and vote for them via the link below. You have until Sunday, May 25th. http://nyitawards.com/vote/ Check out: Broad Channel – The Review


Broad Channel – The Review

Broad Channel - The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Malcolm X changed the trajectory of my life. The Malcolm that I encountered in the Autobiography of Malcolm X transformed a bright but rudderless and somewhat bitter teen into a student of history. I no longer saw history as a dormant and static record of a long ago forgotten past that [...]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto)


Dyckman Beer Company’s Craft Brews to Go On Sale at Whole Foods, Owner Says | DNAinfo

Dyckman Beer Company's Craft Brews to Go On Sale at Whole Foods, Owner Says | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Dyckman Beer Company is taking big steps beyond northern Manhattan. The uptown beer company, which last year began its attempt to put Washington Heights and Inwood on the craft beer map, has been approved as a Whole Foods vendor, beer company owner Juan Camilo said Wednesday. The move [...]


Monday Mood Music: Marley Hour 101 Presents Smoking Section

Monday Mood Music: Marley Hour 101 Presents Smoking Section


Legendary Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel nearing end of his political career | NY Daily News

Legendary Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel nearing end of his political career | NY Daily News

BY Juan Gonzalez Legendary Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel is nearing the end of his political career. Bronx Democratic Party leaders said Monday they are deserting Rangel, the 83-year-old dean of New York’s delegation in Washington, for Adriano Espaillat in the June 24 Democratic congressional primary. And city Controller Scott Stringer is also expected to soon [...]


Rangel and Challengers Meet in First Debate of Primary Campaign | NY Times

Rangel and Challengers Meet in First Debate of Primary Campaign | NY Times

By KATE TAYLOR The grizzled incumbent trumpeted his experience, pounding on the table for emphasis while insisting, to laughter, that he wouldn’t cling to his seat “till I drop dead.” The two-time challenger spoke about his immigrant roots and promised to be a “unifying voice” for an increasingly diverse district. The political novice, for his [...]


4/13/14: Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

4/13/14: Emmanuel "Dj Boy" Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

Gallery, Film and Party by Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser April 13, 2014 3-6pm – Gallery Reception and Screening 6-9pm – Party with Live Dj Drinks and Snacks will be provided. Price: Gallery and Screening are free to enter. $10 Suggested Donation for entry to Party at 6pm Exclusive RSVP ONLY THROUGH INDIEGOGO $15 entry [...]


Monday Mood Music: Hazy Nights In the Heights II

Monday Mood Music: Hazy Nights In the Heights II

The wait is finally over. Frankie P’s long awaited Hazy Nights In The Heights II is now available worldwide. So this is what you have to do – take a listen below if you must. Then, after having your mind blown, head over to iTunes, Amazon, or wherever you cop your digital downloads and show [...]


Uptown Video: Annoying Sh*t People Say

Uptown Video: Annoying Sh*t People Say

Check out: Uptown Artist – Chloe Michelle Fischbach


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Support Emmanuel Abreu’s, A.K.A. DJ Boy, Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


Uptown Video: The Hot Box – Audubon Put On for Wash Heights with DJ Enuff

Uptown Video: The Hot Box - Audubon Put On for Wash Heights with DJ Enuff


Uptown Video: #DyckmanBeerStory

Uptown Video: #DyckmanBeerStory

Check out our video/story on the awesome Dyckman Beer Company below. The Dyckman Beer Company – Una Vaina Bien


Uptown Video: Inventing April Ohkneel Preview Pt 1


#Heat: Audubon – Mega Church

#Heat: Audubon - Mega Church


Spread Love: Hazy Nights In The Heights 2 Coming Soon…

Spread Love: Hazy Nights In The Heights 2 Coming Soon…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Get ready people, the acoustic architect; Uptown’s own Frankie P will be releasing the long awaited Hazy Nights In The Heights 2 in a matter of days. While no official release date has been set, just know and understand this: you NEED this in your life. I had the distinct honor [...]

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