BY Paul Gallay Call it the broken windows theory applied to environmentalism. This spring, Riverkeeper helped mobilize a crew of 80 to clean up trash at Inwood’s North Cove, a reclaimed wetlands area on the Harlem River where wildlife now flourishes amid steel and cement. The biggest cleanup of 72 on our second annual day [...]
By Nigel Chiwaya INWOOD — Inwood’s artists, telecommuters and freelancers will have an alternative to the coffee-shop-as-office next month, when Bread and Yoga launches its ambitious new co-working space. The space, located in the kitchen of Bread and Yoga’s newly opened 5000 Broadway studio, will feature a large table, Wi-Fi, coffee and a lounge that [...]
By Carl L. Clemons (@CarlLClemons) I love my hood! Many bellow this mantra but, a pertinent question would be; does the hood love back? As of late, the answer is not as clear as I would like it to be. There was a time where one would not be able to pay me to believe [...]
Inwood’s only Annual Holiday Market featuring local merchants and artisans opens in December bringing a one-stop shopping experience to residents of Upper Manhattan. Bread and Yoga, Inwood’s community focused yoga studio is proud to announce the launch of it’s 4th Annual Holiday Market. This is an initiative to create a neighborhood holiday shopping experience and [...]
Introducing Hood Underground (HUG), the first ever EMO Hip-Hop Rap group. The lead rapper, Shades of Gray, has a passing resemblance to Uptown’s own Juan Bago. You may see HUG at the next WHIN By Any Means event. Stay tuned… We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page [...]
“Please *****” is the 2nd video off of DUBWORK’s highly anticipated and recently released project “Still Dreaming”. Director Fred Focus and DUBWORK travel to the Caribbean islands for the visuals of this video. Check out: http://dubworkmusic.com/
DARK-BLACK FRIDAY from DARKATM on Vimeo.
Directed by Fred Focus. Related: Kid Glory @ Uptown Social In Pictures
A glimpse into the life of Mike “DP” Jones, The Mayor of Washington Heights & Inwood, from hosting at the groundbreaking WHIN By Any Means events to coaching his basketball team Dominican Power at the biggest streetball tournament in NYC at Dyckman Park. It doesn’t get more Uptown than Mike Jones. Not to mention, that [...]
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Ms Viva Voce was in the building for Dubwork’s Still Dreaming Album Listening event which took place at Stadium Red Studios in Harlem on 11/12/13. A very intimate gathering of selected media, collaborators and fans were invited out for the first listen to the highly anticipated album that was released on 11/19 on DatPiff.com.
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IOD representative ACE IOD recently dropped a hot new project, Fortune Favors The Bold. From the menacing intro to the final track on the album, Fortune Favors The Bold is a super solid effort from one of Uptown’s most promising artists. The future is looking quite bright for Ace and the mighty IOD camp with [...]
Bill deBlasio GOTV Rally in Northern Manhattan St. Jude’s Church 431 West 204th St. (Between 9th and 10th Avenues) Friday, November 1st, 2013, 7:00 PM Mark our words: Come Election Day, Uptown will come out strong for the only candidate for Mayor that has our best interests at heart, True Progressive, Bill de Blasio. This [...]
That’s right people; the one and only Mike “DP” Jones, a.k.a The Mayor, is holding a one-day Pop-Up Shop for the exclusive release of the new colorways of the Dominican Power snapbacks tonight at Agua Roja Lounge (220 Nagle Ave) from 6 to 11pm. Only 50 pieces are available so get there early to get [...]
By Simone Weichselbaum / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The city will spend more than $1 million on a new ice rink in Washington Heights — the first in upper Manhattan outside of Central Park. The skating area will be built on the kiddie pool in Highbridge Park, much as Lasker Rink near E. 106th St. [...]