Posts Tagged ‘washington heights’

#TheGramUptown: Uptown In Black & White

#TheGramUptown: Uptown In Black & White

A post shared by Bob Pirrmann (@bobpirrmann) on May 16, 2018 at 4:59pm 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.


Summit on Latinos Returns | Manhattan Times

Summit on Latinos Returns | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The second summit is coming. There are 2.4 million Latinos in New York City, according to the city’s Department of City Planning (DCP). Next month, a conference focused on the needs and concerns of nearly a third of the city’s population is reconvening for a second year. The annual Summit on Latinos […]


The Red Bull Music Festival @ La Marina: The Recap

The Red Bull Music Festival @ La Marina: The Recap

The Red Bull Music Festival touched down at La Marina on Saturday, May 19 for Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo, a rousing celebration of the genre. The festival reunited early pioneers of the sound, The Noise. Founded in San Juan in the early 1990s, the iconic collective of DJs, rappers and producers gave an early platform to […]


Mood Music: Emilio Rojas, Jarren Benton & Rexx Life Raj – Used To

Mood Music: Emilio Rojas, Jarren Benton & Rexx Life Raj – Used To

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05/24/18: May Made Me Author Mitch Abidor In Conversation With Chris Hedges @ Word Up Books

05/24/18: May Made Me Author Mitch Abidor In Conversation With Chris Hedges @ Word Up Books

Chris Hedges does not pull his punches. The work of the esteemed Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is must-read material if you want to better understand the time we are living through right now. With that said, the indispensable Word Up Books (2113 Amsterdam Avenue) will be hosting him in conversation with author Mitch Abidor on Thursday, […]


05/19/18: Red Bull Music presents Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo @ La Marina

05/19/18: Red Bull Music presents Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo @ La Marina

Listen up people, it’s going down at La Marina this coming Saturday, May 19th. The Red Bull Music Festival comes Uptown for a Reggaeton extravaganza. In celebration of the genre, Red Bull Music Festival New York will reunite early pioneers of the sound, The Noise. Founded in San Juan in the early 1990s, the iconic […]


#TheGramUptown: Frio Squared

#TheGramUptown: Frio Squared

A post shared by DOT (@dotshotit) on May 11, 2018 at 4:34am 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.


Minorities targeted for pot arrests | Bronx Free Press

Minorities targeted for pot arrests | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen New Yorkers of color are being targeted over whites for marijuana arrests, according to a police reform advocacy group. Citing statistics from the state’s Division of Criminal Justice Services, the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP) said that 93 percent of marijuana possession arrests in the first three months of this year involved […]


Mood Music: Audubon – Initiation

Mood Music: Audubon – Initiation

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05/30/18: The 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off @ The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum

05/30/18: The 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off @ The Sugar Hill Children's Museum

Mark your calendars people; the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Opening Reception goes down on Wednesday, May 30 from 6 to 9 pm at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (898 St. Nicholas Avenue @ 155th Street). The 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll will feature open studios, art exhibitions, concerts, literary events, and performances […]


Spread Love: The People’s Theatre Project Presents We The People

Spread Love: The People’s Theatre Project Presents We The People

The indispensable People’s Theatre Project invites you to take part in WE THE PEOPLE: Youth Voices Centerstage, an artistic dialogue on social injustice impacting the community. It all goes down on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 at the Clyde and Helen Wu Auditorium (104 Haven Avenue). Admission is free but RSVP is required. […]


#TheGramUptown: #InwoodAngels

#TheGramUptown: #InwoodAngels

A post shared by S. Cole Kiburz (@coleplay) on May 6, 2018 at 7:58pm PDT In honor of the Met Gala, Vogue sent a contingent of angels Uptown. Shot by Cass Bird, the angels hit up the Cloisters and La Marina. Needless to say, models Elsa Hosk, Andreea Diaconu, Ming Xi, Constance Jablonski, and Dilone […]


05/19/18: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Fela-bration

05/19/18: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Fela-bration

Fela Kuti is an international symbol of resistance along the mold of the late great Bob Marley. In his native Nigeria in particular and West Africa in general, Fela Kuti reached an almost mythic status. Fela Kuti spoke truth to power without fear or regard for his safety. In fact, the heavy-handed tactics of the […]


Spread Love: Culture Hub

Spread Love: Culture Hub

The good folks at Inwood Art Works are re-purposing the former Cliff Club into Culture Hub, a pop-up community arts center that will be open for the entire month of June. Culture Hub is part of a vacant space activation program by Inwood Art Works with a goal to eventually create a permanent space for […]


UPinion: Barbs Away | Manhattan Times

UPinion: Barbs Away | Manhattan Times

By Debralee Santos Someone call Heidi. The howls of criticism following comedian Michelle Wolf’s remarks at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner – including the apology from president Margaret Talev – should ring as gales of hollow indignation to the scores of women maligned by Donald Trump. Disparaged for their appearances, ridiculed for their intelligence or […]


#TheGramUptown: Dyckman World

#TheGramUptown: Dyckman World

A post shared by NightOwlVisuals (@nightowlvisuals) on Apr 25, 2018 at 6:38pm 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.


Open For Business: Buddha Taco Bar

Open For Business: Buddha Taco Bar

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Buddha Beer Bar (4476 Broadway) makes some damn good bar food to complement their deep selection of craft beers. From the wings, to the burgers, to the Mexican fare, to the pizzas, Buddha Beer Bar has been dishing out some outstanding grub since it first opened its doors in 2012. They […]


Apply Now: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Artist In Residence Program

Apply Now: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum Artist In Residence Program

Listen up folks, you have until to May 11 to apply for the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling Artist In Residence program. The chosen artist will have be granted a working studio, a $7,000 honorarium as well as the opportunity to earn additional income by leading workshops with museum patrons. For this residency, […]


05/09/18: The Seventh Annual Food & Drink Boulevard

05/09/18: The Seventh Annual Food & Drink Boulevard

That’s right people; the Seventh annual Food & Drink Boulevard goes down on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 6 to 10 pm along Harlem’s Restaurant Row. Harlem Food & Drink Boulevard invites local residents and visitors to explore all the awesome restaurants and bars along the Frederick Douglass Boulevard corridor from 112th to 124th. This […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Post Tecla Award-Winning Show

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – The Post Tecla Award-Winning Show

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discuss Hispanicize 2018, Kanye West’s latest antics and the Malaysian government’s crack down on fake news. Instead of one special guest, the LOL crew chop it up with a whole host of interesting folks that took part in Hispanicize this year. We invite […]


#TheGramUptown: The Longest Running Joke Uptown

#TheGramUptown: The Longest Running Joke Uptown

A post shared by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Apr 10, 2018 at 12:19pm 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.


UC Certified: Up Theater Company Presents Detained

UC Certified: Up Theater Company Presents Detained

PLEASE do the following. Get on your phone, your tablet, your whatever it is you use to surf the interwebs and go to www.uptheater.org/ to get tickets to see the latest production from the Up Theater Company, Detained. Set in an actual immigrant detention facility (AKA a prison) in Texas, Detained takes you to the […]


Op-Led: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! – 911 Callers In Washington Heights Mistake Raccoon For A Tiger

Op-Led: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! - 911 Callers In Washington Heights Mistake Raccoon For A Tiger

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I am going to go out on a limb and say that the folks that reported seeing a tiger in Washington heights recently were not longtime residents of Uptown. First of all, longtime residents only call 911 in the event of a real emergency. We are not trying to get 5-0 […]


04/28/18: Top 60 Masters Create 4 Peace @ The Rio Gallery Space

04/28/18: Top 60 Masters Create 4 Peace @ The Rio Gallery Space

Artists from over forty countries together in New York to promote world peace! Over 150 Thought Provoking Artworks On Exhibition! Live Performances! Music, Dance, Live Painting Demonstrations, Art Performance and much more!!! Saturday, April 28th 6:30 PM Rio Gallery Space 898 St Nicholas Ave New York, NY 10032 FREE ADMISSION COME AND MEET THE ARTISTS! […]

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