Posts Tagged ‘uptown’

Greetings From Freedom City…

Greetings From Freedom City…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Unless you have been living under a rock, you have seen the Freedom City logo. The iconic Park Bench stickers are quite literally ubiquitous in New York City. The brainchild of brothers Alvin and Alfonso Garcia, Freedom City has been producing out cool and conceptual streetwear since 2009. As it’s logo [...]


‘Romeo N Juliet,’ From the Classical Theatre of Harlem | NY Times

‘Romeo N Juliet,’ From the Classical Theatre of Harlem | NY Times

By ALEXIS SOLOSKI Hip-hop music from the nearby baseball diamond wafts into Verona. A stray tabby and a cloud of fireflies crowd its lanes. At “Romeo N Juliet,” a free performance staged in an amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park by the Classical Theater of Harlem, the distractions of an uptown summer evening compete with a [...]


Open For Business: Burger Heights

Open For Business: Burger Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The downpour of biblical proportions could not stop the masses from coming out to the soft opening of Burger Heights (177 Wadsworth Ave @ 182nd St) on Wednesday, July 2nd. For good reason, Burger Heights is belting out some seriously great burgers at a price that won’t break the bank. This [...]


New Music: Cam’ron – 1st of the Month EP

New Music: Cam'ron - 1st of the Month EP


New Music: Glory – They Ain’t Like Me Tho

New Music: Glory - They Ain't Like Me Tho


Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase @ Arka Lounge

Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase @ Arka Lounge

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Time Travel Tuesdays: The Doomsday Preppers of New York | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: The Doomsday Preppers of New York | NY Times

By ALAN FEUER Published: January 26, 2013 A couple of weeks ago, on a leisurely Sunday afternoon, 40 people gathered at a church in Washington Heights for a show-and-tell session sponsored by the New York City Preppers Network. One by one, they stood in front of the room and exhibited their “bug-out bags,” meticulously packed [...]


Monday Mood Music: Boston Ft. Heavy Doe – Hate Me Now

Monday Mood Music: Boston Ft. Heavy Doe - Hate Me Now


New Music: Dark – Hustle

New Music: Dark - Hustle


6/20/14: Liquid Skin Studio Art Clash

6/20/14: Liquid Skin Studio Art Clash

The good folks at Liquid Skin Studio are putting together a music/art shindig on June 20th from 7 until midnight. A whole host of both visual and music artist will be doing their thing. You already know the motto. “Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way!” RSVP: https://FB/LiquidSkinStudioArtClash/


UC Exclusive: Eckz – Shimmy Ya

UC Exclusive: Eckz - Shimmy Ya


Sold on the sip, taken with the tannins | Manhattan Times

Sold on the sip, taken with the tannins | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Adrian Cabreja In 2010, when Benlly Polanco decided to open up Corcho Wine Room on the Dyckman strip, he was unsure of what would come of it. For one, the idea of starting an establishment dedicated primarily to wine seemed a risk. The fact that his new business would be, in [...]


New Music: Black Rose Familia Ft. J McFly & Sol-Leks – Up On Broadway

New Music: Black Rose Familia Ft. J McFly & Sol-Leks - Up On Broadway

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New Music: Dubwork – Honda Accord

New Music: Dubwork - Honda Accord

Video Shot and Edited by Crump Media Works & Fred Focus.


Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Saigon

Uptown Tonight: Hit Em Hard Showcase Ft. Saigon

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New Music: Tellie Floydd – Coltrane

New Music: Tellie Floydd – Coltrane


Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES Inwood, in the leafy northern stretch of Manhattan, has never really lacked for natural charms. Centuries ago, Native Americans plied its waterways; later, Gilded Age tycoons built their mansions on its hills for the best views; and today, residents say one of the benefits of living here is its many parks, [...]


Time Travel Tuesdays: A Walk on Manhattan’s Wild Side | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Walk on Manhattan's Wild Side | NY Times

By PETER HELLMAN Published: July 24, 1998 As darkness falls, a burly man lugging a boom box heads into Inwood Hill Park followed by a group of others. Your heart could sink at the prospect of Manhattan’s last stand of real forest, tucked away in the northwestern corner of the borough, being desecrated by loud [...]


Monday Mood Music: Jay Wise – Play Too Rough

Monday Mood Music: Jay Wise - Play Too Rough


5/17/14: Inwood Wild Edibles Walk

5/17/14: Inwood Wild Edibles Walk

Inwood Mid-Spring Walk 17 May, 12.30pm – 3.00pm The woods of Inwood, at Manhattan’s northern tip, will have changed a lot since early April. Expect to see pokeweed, burdock, the elusive nettle and many other wild edibles. Our walk will take us up the hill, along the top, and down over the Hudson River. Learn [...]


City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center | DNAinfo

City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Highbridge Park Recreation Center is open for business — and thanks to a just-completed renovation, it will now stay open year-round. The city’s Parks Department, elected officials and representatives from Parsons The New School for Design joined northern Manhattan residents Monday to unveil the overhauled recreation center, which [...]


5/19/14: Mixology Workshop @ Indian Road Café

5/19/14: Mixology Workshop @ Indian Road Café

Learn the fundamentals of mixology in this interactive series. Each class will focus on a basic cocktail family to teach you the building blocks and techniques used by industry professionals. Then get ready to roll up your sleeves and sling some cocktails. We will provide everything you need and also serve some light appetizers. The [...]


Monday Mood Music: Dark ATM – Double Black

Monday Mood Music: Dark ATM - Double Black


New Music: Donn Gee Ft. GDA – AllWeTalkAboutIs

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