Posts Tagged ‘washington heights’

Huge Fire in Harlem Displaces Dozens | NY Times

Huge Fire in Harlem Displaces Dozens | NY Times

Luis Ferré-Sadurni of the NY Times penned a simply heartbreaking account of the massive fire that tore through an apartment building in Harlem on Friday night. The six-alarm fire broke out at 565 W. 144th St shortly before 3:15 pm on Friday and was not brought under control until 9 am Saturday morning. The inferno […]


Colin Kaepernick Only Wanted To Wear Black Designers For His GQ Photoshoot | Refinery29

BY Channing Hargrove Continuing his silent protest, Colin Kaepernick declined to be interviewed for his GQ Man Of The Year cover story. Instead, the magazine talked to activists and friends of the athlete, like rapper J.Cole, director Ava DuVernay, activist Harry Belafonte, and Women’s March co-organizer Linda Sarsour about their relationship with Kaepernick and protests. […]


From Cuisine to Apps, Marcus Samuelsson Is Dedicated to Diversity | NY Times

From Cuisine to Apps, Marcus Samuelsson Is Dedicated to Diversity | NY Times

Q&A By JOHN L. DORMAN It’s understandable if it seems as though Marcus Samuelsson never sleeps. The affable New York-based chef and restaurateur, who recharged the Harlem dining scene with his restaurant Red Rooster in 2010, recently opened its first outpost, Red Rooster Shoreditch, along with the taqueria Tienda Roosteria, in London. He now operates […]


Washington Heights resident revives fight to save historic Coliseum Cinemas theater | Curbed NY

Washington Heights resident revives fight to save historic Coliseum Cinemas theater | Curbed NY

A new petition is calling for the building to be landmarked and acquired by a theater company by Ameena Walker The historic Coliseum Cinemas theater in Washington Heights has been shuttered since 2011, and while preservationists and local residents have made efforts to have the building converted into an arts space, none have proven successful. […]


The Fix: IamCruz – Runnin’ Yo Mouth

The Fix: IamCruz – Runnin' Yo Mouth


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – W.A.M.T.A.namera

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – W.A.M.T.A.namera

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discusses the intricacies of rat hunting, the Above Average “Women in Comedy” event and Sammy Sosa’s transformation. The special guest this week is beauty blogger extraordinaire Ada Rojas. Listen to “W.A.M.T.A.namera w/Ada Rojas” on Spreaker. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


Sunday morning fire destroys Inwood businesses | Manhattan Times

Sunday morning fire destroys Inwood businesses | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson Photos by Cristóbal Vivar and Gregg McQueen A four-alarm fire destroyed a row of Inwood stores on Sunday morning, November 12. The inferno gutted a string of businesses on Nagle Avenue near Thayer Avenue, and caused six firefighters to be sent to the hospital. Flames and thick smoke […]


#InstagramUptown: Spread Your Wings & Fly

#InstagramUptown: Spread Your Wings & Fly

A post shared by DavidNY (@david_ny914) on Nov 13, 2017 at 10:58am PST 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.


GQ Magazine Names Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’

GQ Magazine Names Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’

Super big shout out to GQ for taking a brave stance and naming Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’. The excellent cover story properly places Kaepernick’s activism in the context of such icons as Muhammad Ali and Jackie Robinson. Shot in Harlem, Martin Schoeller’s simply incredible images of the athlete/activist resonate with power, purpose and […]


Four-Alarm Fire on Nagle | Manhattan Times

Four-Alarm Fire on Nagle | Manhattan Times

It sounded like one muffled explosion, followed by another and another. Soon, residents were milling about on Nagle Avenue, watching heavy gray plumes of smoke ‎trail upward from a fire centered at the liquor store at 150 Nagle early Sunday morning. By 1030 a.m.‎, the FDNY had dispatched first responders to the scene and had […]


#InstagramUptown: That Rock & Roll Life!

#InstagramUptown: That Rock & Roll Life!

A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Nov 8, 2017 at 4:09am PST 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.


36 Hours in Latino New York City | NY Times

36 Hours in Latino New York City | NY Times

Mireya Navarro of the NY Times put together an outstanding piece on her 36 hour romp through Latino NYC. Get this: Latinos in NYC “account for 29 percent of the overall population and for more than half in the Bronx.” She starts off her journey of cultural and culinary exploration in El Barrio and from […]


The Fix: Celisse Henderson – Stuck On You Blues

The Fix: Celisse Henderson – Stuck On You Blues

You can catch the very talented Celisse Henderson doing her thing this coming Friday, November 17 at the world famous Apollo Theater. Get your tickets ASAP! Ger Your tickets: Apollo Music Café Featuring: Celisse Henderson We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter […]


Uptown Video: Thomas Jefferson Park East Harlem Skate Park Official Opening

Uptown Video: Thomas Jefferson Park East Harlem Skate Park Official Opening

The video above documents the opening ceremony for the Thomas Jefferson Park East Harlem Skate Park. People from all over came out to celebrate the grand occasion. 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.


StreetEasy: Inwood emerges as the only truly affordable neighborhood in New York City

StreetEasy: Inwood emerges as the only truly affordable neighborhood in New York City

The good folks at StreetEasy have determined that according to their analysis there is only one neighborhood “where the median asking rent is affordable on the median income.” You guessed it. The answer is our bucolic Inwood. With the way things are going that may not be the case for long. Hit up the link […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rule of Thumb

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rule of Thumb

Mike Diaz A.K.A Juan Bago is going through a transition. Jaime breaks down his Bragging Rights sketch comedy competition and Frank gets an Uber fare to Milwaukee and back. The Kid Mero of Viceland’s Desus & Mero and of Bodega Boys fame is the special guest for the week. Make sure you catch it.


Racial Disparities in School Interventions: Report | Manhattan Times

Racial Disparities in School Interventions: Report | Manhattan Times

BY Andrea Sears‎ | New York News Connection When a student in emotional distress in a New York City public school is black, police are much more likely to be involved, according to a new report. The group Advocates for Children of New York says police are intervening in incidents that should be handled by […]


Say Word: Floridita On 176th & BWAY Is Closed!!!

Say Word: Floridita On 176th & BWAY Is Closed!!!

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The other day I was fiending for a Cuban Sandwich, not just any Cuban Sandwich but Uptown’s best Cuban Sandwich. So I was stunned when I stopped by Floridita (4162 Broadway) and saw that it was closed. No, say it ain’t so. I almost cried. Okay, maybe I did. Just a […]


The Fix: Glory Lives – OMG

The Fix: Glory Lives – OMG

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#InstagramUptown: Uptown Original – Paloma

#InstagramUptown: Uptown Original - Paloma

A post shared by DOT (@dotshotit) on Oct 30, 2017 at 7:28am 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.


Kahlil Joseph’s New Film Is Steeped in Harlem’s History. And His Own. | NY Times

Kahlil Joseph’s New Film Is Steeped in Harlem’s History. And His Own. | NY Times

By DANIEL McDERMON It was Kahlil Joseph’s brother who made him an artist. Or at least that’s one way to describe how Mr. Joseph, a successful director who has worked with Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé, came to premiere his film “Fly Paper” at the New Museum this fall. An impressionistic collage of Harlem’s past and […]


Uptown Video: Own Your Own Story | Uptown Hustle 007

Uptown Video: Own Your Own Story | Uptown Hustle 007

For the latest episode of Uptown Hustle, Harlem tech maverick John Henry takes part in the NY Latino Film Festival’s Futuro Conference and drops some serious gems. Related: Meet The 23-Year-Old Turning Harlem Into A Startup Hub | Fast Company Bucking Silicon Valley to Find Black Dollars for Start-Ups in Harlem | National Journal 22-Year-Old […]


A Garden Party | Manhattan Times

A Garden Party | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photos by Gregg McQueen and Cristóbal Vivar The hardhats had a feast. A 12-story affordable housing complex in East Harlem is one step closer to completion, as construction on Acacia Gardens, a 179-unit building created by the Acacia Network, has ended the structural phase. On Thurs., Oct. 26th, Acacia celebrated the […]


Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Happy Hennyween

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Happy Hennyween

In the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast, the crew takes a trip down memory lane for their worst Halloween memories. Juan Bago recaps the surprise B-Day Party he threw for wifey and Jaime gives us a breakdown of the best Hollywood Halloween costumes. Rachel bravely shares some of her Bad Mom Moments. […]

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