Posts Tagged ‘uptown’

The Fix: Audubon – Risky Business

The Fix: Audubon – Risky Business

 Related: About Last Night – The UC Revue @ United Palace The Fix: Audubon – Not So Perfect 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.


04/22/18: The Inwood Hill Park Earth Day Festival

04/22/18: The Inwood Hill Park Earth Day Festival

Let’s celebrate Earth Day the Uptown Way. The indispensable NoMAA will be presenting a free bilingual workshop followed by a performance with Enerolisa Y El Grupo De Salve at the Payson Playground on Sunday, April 22 from 2 to 4 pm.


The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves | The Atlantic

The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves | The Atlantic

Dr. James Marion Sims is considered the father of modern gynecology. Until this week, his statue stood solemnly on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. The thing is that he obtained his knowledge by experimenting on enslaved Black women. Without anesthesia, may I add, because he believed that Black people did not feel pain. The painting […]


J. Marion Sims statue removed | Manhattan Times

J. Marion Sims statue removed | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar The statue of a white doctor who performed experimental surgeries on female slaves has been removed from East Harlem. Early on Tuesday morning, April 17, NYC Parks workers took down the Central Park statue of J. Marion Sims, considered the “Father of Gynecology.” However, Sims was known for achieving medical discoveries […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – 50 going on 16

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – 50 going on 16

Congrats to the LOL Crew on their 50th episode. This week the team chop it about #Beychella, Desus and Mero shout outs and holograms. The special guest this week is Grammy-nominated salsa singer Miss Yaya Vargas. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on […]


#InstagramUptown: The Heights Loves Cardi

#InstagramUptown: The Heights Loves Cardi

A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Apr 12, 2018 at 1:32pm PDT Related: Cardi B Doesn’t Give A F**k, And Neither Should You | Vibe Viva 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.


FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

By Andrea Arroyo When the #MeToo movement came into the American consciousness last year, I felt like I could finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. I was sure public acknowledgment of the prevalence of sexual violence was going to generate a cultural shift that would change women’s lives for the better. […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hitting the Gizz Gym

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hitting the Gizz Gym

Oh my, the Latinos Out Loud podcast is action packed this week as usual. The crew discusses the red-carpet premiere of “Veneno”, gym orgasms, as well as cereal/vodka pairings. The special guest this week is producer and content creator, Kat Lazo of Mitú We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like […]


#InstagramUptown: The Upside Down

#InstagramUptown: The Upside Down

A post shared by Dan Davenport (@dandavenportnyc) on Apr 2, 2018 at 3:28pm 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.


Op-Led: Hudson Heights Doesn’t Exist

Op-Led: Hudson Heights Doesn’t Exist

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Don’t get me wrong I LOVE the NY Times but I am just not rocking with the Hudson Heights moniker for the more affluent parts of Washington Heights. Just from the title of the piece I knew I would not be a happy camper. Titled Hudson Heights: A Hidden Gem, Gaining […]


The Fix: A$AP Rocky – A$AP Forever

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

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Spread Love: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar (One Man Play)

Spread Love: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar (One Man Play)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a classic. Now see it live as a one man show. Get your tickets to see Kelvin Grullon do his thing in this rousing rendition of this important piece of literature. The homies Juan Bago and Rachel La Loca will be hosting the festivities. Get Your TIX: […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bikelash

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bikelash

Say word? The Latinos Out Loud crew have a new home studio at Univision Uforia Studios. This week the crew discusses the condom challenge, beef jerky theft and the latest tech that translates thoughts into texts. The special guest this week is celebrity Chef Kelvin Fernandez. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown […]


#InstagramUptown: Cold World

#InstagramUptown: Cold World

A post shared by NightOwlVisuals (@nightowlvisuals) on Mar 26, 2018 at 11:05am 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 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.


And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is...

Studying abroad has not dimmed her uptown cred. Miranda Spencer, currently an undergraduate student at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, has won the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest. The Inwood native’s submission focused on the waterways unique to northern Manhattan and various elements of uptown’s inclusive and diverse cultural scene. Her work was […]


Mood Music: Dave Dar – New York is Red Hot

Mood Music: Dave Dar – New York is Red Hot

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Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Teta for a Tecla

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Teta for a Tecla

Congrats are in order to the good folks of the Latinos Out Loud podcast for being nominated for the Tecla Award for “Best Podcast” at the upcoming Hispanicize Conference. On the latest episode the crew discusses Yiddish slang, mankind monitoring satellites and so much more. This week’s special guests are Pero Like Video Producers, Julissa […]


#InstagramUptown: Take Flight

#InstagramUptown: Take Flight

A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Mar 21, 2018 at 1:58pm 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.


“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Nelliebelle Cordero is distressed. The 41-year-old mother of three came to New York City after her home in Arecibo, Puerto Rico was destroyed by Hurricane María. She arrived in the city last November to stay with family members, but could remain there only very briefly. After applying for assistance from the Federal […]


It Has Been 210 Days Since Amanda Morales Last Saw the Sun | The Nation

It Has Been 210 Days Since Amanda Morales Last Saw the Sun | The Nation

Cinthya Santos Briones, Laura Gottesdiener and Malav Kanuga of The Nation put together an absolute must-read on the trials and tribulations of Amanda Morales. Ever since Amanda Morales sought sanctuary in the Hollyrood Church on August 17, 2017 she has not seen the light of day for any meaningful length of time. The powerful story […]


Firefighter Dies in a Harlem Fire on Film Set | NY Times

Firefighter Dies in a Harlem Fire on Film Set | NY Times

Michael Schwirtz and Jonah Engel Bromwich of the NY Times reported on the five-alarm blaze that broke out at 773 St. Nicholas Avenue late last night. Tragically, firefighter Michael R. Davidson, 37, lost his life fighting the fire. The building was doubling as film set for a movie being directed by Edward Norton. The edifice […]


The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Mama Vuela

The Fix: Ron Renaissance - Mama Vuela

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Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Your Time is UTZ

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Your Time is UTZ

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast podcast, Alana J fills in for Rachel and the crew discuss Drake’s theft of Fernando the Party Planner’s entire swag, messy Uber stories, male birth control pills and Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor. The special guest this week is Radel “Andy” Ortiz. We invite you […]

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