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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: A Sunday tweet From 35,000 feet

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: A Sunday tweet From 35,000 feet

A Sunday tweetFrom 35,000 feet pic.twitter.com/P0PW5RakEQ — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 22, 2018 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.


#TheGramUptown: The Grind Is Perpetual

#TheGramUptown: The Grind Is Perpetual

A post shared by DOT (@dotshotit) on Jun 19, 2018 at 4:28am 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.


The Lost Ones | Manhattan Times

The Lost Ones | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson The children have come north. Officials are estimating that over 700 children – the youngest being 9 months old – have been sent to foster care in New York State after being separated from their parents at the U.S. border. Of these, 350 have been sent to Cayuga […]


Lady Victorious | Bronx Free Press

Lady Victorious | Bronx Free Press

Story by Debralee Santos and Gregg McQueen Photos by Corey Torpie “This evening changed America.” She spoke, fittingly, from the bar, standing atop a cluster of tables and framed from behind by flickering television screens and fully stocked liquor shelves. Just a year ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Parkchester resident, Democratic Socialist and organizer, was tending […]


‘Stop and Frisk’ is Over, But Low-Level NYPD Encounters Now Raise Concerns | City Limits

‘Stop and Frisk’ is Over, But Low-Level NYPD Encounters Now Raise Concerns | City Limits

By Katarina Zimmer and Elise Hansen One fall evening about two years ago, a man named Dister was walking with a friend in Washington Heights, near 173rd Street, when he was abruptly approached by a pair of police officers. “Hey, where you guys going? Are you coming from a train station?” Dister recalls them asking […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #AbolishICE

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #AbolishICE

#AbolishICE is a viable plan and I'm proud to join @repmarkpocan @RepJayapal to introduce #AbolishICE legislation after July 4th that would make this a reality. https://t.co/mXZg0JVQyF via @voxdotcom — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) June 29, 2018 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #NYCPride

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #NYCPride

Let’s remember that #NYCPride celebrates the moment in 1969 when men & women stood up to fight back against police harassment & societal repression. In these uncertain times, it is uplifting to know that we’ve been down before and fought our way up. Happy Pride! pic.twitter.com/ehnCqy6MKE — Juan Rosa (@JuanRosa_NYC) June 24, 2018 Related: Politicking […]


#TheGramUptown: The Grind Is Perpetual

#TheGramUptown: The Grind Is Perpetual

A post shared by ▪️MagLeni▪️ (@mag.andthecity) on Jun 15, 2018 at 4:53pm 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.


What to do and eat in Inwood in northern Manhattan | am New York

What to do and eat in Inwood in northern Manhattan | am New York

Colter Hettich of am NewYork put together a handy guide to taking in all the awesomeness that Inwood has to offer. Click below and check it out. Check out: What to do and eat in Inwood in northern Manhattan | am New York Related: South Harlem, just above Central Park, is home to great food […]


06/24/18: #UptownPhotoWalk

06/24/18: #UptownPhotoWalk

The homies Emmanuel Abreu and Carlos Deschamps are hosting another photo walk on Sunday, June 24. They are inviting one and all to join them in a photo walk around Uptown that will kick off from the indispensable Word Up Books. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook […]


06/21/18: Dominican Summer Solstice Festival @ Inwood Hill Park

06/21/18: Dominican Summer Solstice Festival @ Inwood Hill Park

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE: 4:00 Opening Taino Ceremony 4:30 Irka Mateo Folkloric Quartet 5:30 Procession & Ceremony at Spuyten Duyvil Creek 6:30 Gaga Pa’l Pueblo 7:15 Legacy Women Drum Cypher Join IgniVox Productions for their second Annual “Dominican Summer Solstice Festival” with performances by Dominican singer-songwriter, folklorist “Irka Mateo & her Folkloric Quartet”, the Dominican-Haitian drum group […]


A Decade of Drama | Manhattan Times

A Decade of Drama | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen How to top their ten? As community arts organization People’s Theatre Project (PTP) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, its directors are working on next-level‎ goals. The Inwood-based group, which offers school-based and public programs designed to introduce K through 12 students to theater skills while exploring social justice issues, has some […]


#TheGramUptown: Walking On Sunshine

#TheGramUptown: Walking On Sunshine

A post shared by Carlos S. Deschamps (@cinematicheights) on Jun 4, 2018 at 5:41pm 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.


Mas Fuerte – The Recap

Mas Fuerte - The Recap

By Led Black (@Led_Black) The good folks at Presidente Beer and Boiler Room TV threw a truly epic bash to celebrate the launch of Más Fuerte, a short film by Sean Frank that looks at the Dominican sound system vans and the exchange of music, culture and traditions between Santo Domingo and NYC. The event […]


Open For Business: Harlem Hops

Open For Business: Harlem Hops

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) NEW SPOT ALERT folks! If you like craft beer then do yourself a favor and heed my words and hit up Harlem Hops (2268 Adam Clayton Powell BLVD) ASAP. These people take their beer seriously. Harlem Hops boasts an exceptionally bespoke collection of super niche and innovative beers that will blow […]


Defend Puerto Rico – The Recap

Defend Puerto Rico - The Recap

The multimedia exhibition of Defend Puerto Rico documented the impacts of the hurricane and community efforts to rebuild it at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) in East Harlem. Nine months following Hurricane María, Puerto Ricans in the diaspora and the island have yet to see the kind of aid the island truly […]


06/16/18: The 2018 Higher Ground Festival

06/16/18: The 2018 Higher Ground Festival

The 2018 Higher Ground Festival takes place on Saturday, June 16 at the Anne Loftus Playground. Higher Ground Festival brings artists of Washington Heights and Inwood together to network and to create interdisciplinary collaborations, which are presented free to the public. You have to love Uptown summers. Enjoy! We invite you to subscribe to the […]


Crowdfunding effort to audit Puerto Rico debt | Manhattan Times

Crowdfunding effort to audit Puerto Rico debt | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The clarity will come from the citizens. So explain organizers of a new crowdfunding campaign launched to conduct an independent, citizen-led audit of Puerto Rico’s $72 billion public debt. Citizen Front for a Debt Audit (Frente Ciudadano por la Auditoría de la Deuda in Spanish) unveiled a U.S. website [www.auditoriaya.org] on Thursday […]


#TheGramUptown: Dyckman City, USA

#TheGramUptown: Dyckman City, USA

A post shared by Kevin C (@inwood_born) on May 27, 2018 at 11:22am 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.


#JackHoneyTheHeights – The Recap

#JackHoneyTheHeights - The Recap

Photography by Amy Anaiz Shout out to Jack Daniel’s for a simply awesome event at the Inwood Bar and Grill on Tuesday, May 22nd. Sabor Del Barrio was a festive and interactive celebration of Washington Heights and Hispanic culture. Not only were there free flowing libations and scrumptious fare but there was also live art […]


Uptown Video: Meet Ami Vega

Uptown Video: Meet Ami Vega

Ami V has been on the cutting edge of nail art for quite some time. Washington Heights’ own Ami V boasts a client’s list that includes The Gap, Harper’s Bazaar and Teen Vogue among many others. Shout out to People en Español for this really cool video on Ami and her artistry. They nailed it […]


06/02/18: Hike The Heights

06/02/18: Hike The Heights

The 14th annual Hike The Heights is going down on Saturday, June 2. Hike The Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that connects the Cloisters to Central Park. This family-friendly event invites New Yorkers to explore and celebrate the […]


06/02/18: Room 28 Comedy Presents Ocean’s 28

06/02/18: Room 28 Comedy Presents Ocean's 28

The hardest working Latino improv troupe is back at it. Check them out live and in the flesh on Saturday, June 2 at the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street). So there you have it folks, click below and get your tickets. Get Your TIX: http://room28comedy.com/showtime We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


De Blasio to NYPD: stop arrests for pot smoking | Manhattan Times

De Blasio to NYPD: stop arrests for pot smoking | Manhattan Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the New York Police Department (NYPD) to stop arresting New Yorkers who are caught smoking marijuana in public. On Sunday, the mayor informed the police to instead issue summonses for public marijuana smoking. “With marijuana legalization likely to occur in our state in the near future, it is critical […]

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