Uptown Today: Cinco De Mayo @ Tryon Public House & Fort Washington Public House

Listen up familia, do you have your Cinco De Mayo plans set? Well, look no further and hit up Tryon Public House (4740 Broadway) pronto to secure your spot. One of our favorite local pubs, Tryon Public House, will have Live Music as well food and drink specials. So there you have it folks. Stop playing and make your reservations ASAP by calling 646-918-7129.

Fort Washington Public House (3938 BROADWAYwill also host a special Cinco De Mayo shindig featuring Live Music and some sweet food and drink specials. They will have Birria Tacos and mariachis on deck starting at 5 pm. That is where our founder, Led Black, will be so stop by and say what up.

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UC Must-See: John Oliver Brings The Receipts On Covid Vaccines

Listen up folks, we NEED to get vaccinated. Don’t let the naysayers and the no nothings stop you from doing what needs to be done. Please check out and share this excellent and hilarious COVID 19 vaccine deep dive by the always astute and funny John Oliver.

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UC Love: SUMMER OF SOUL

This teaser for SUMMER OF SOUL is straight fire. We simply did not know that in the summer of 1969 some simply stellar talent performed Uptown for The Harlem Cultural Festival, which was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). We’re talking real heavyweights like Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Baretto, Abbey Lincoln among many others. The footage was never seen and almost lost to history until now. SUMMER OF SOUL marks the filmmaker debut of Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. The film will be in theaters and on Hulu July 2. We cannot wait…

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UC Love: Missing Them

Missing Them brings a living memorial to the stage, adapted and developed by Uptown’s own Reza Salazar and Anjali Tsui, in collaboration with THE CITY’s award-winning MISSING THEM project.

Go beyond the headlines and numbers surrounding the pandemic to experience the human stories that live on as we look toward the future and create space to heal.

For more info: UC Love: Missing Them

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$28.6 billion in assistance to restaurant industry | Bronx Free Press

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Get it while it’s hot.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is serving up $28.6 billion in direct relief to restaurants and food establishments – with registration opening this week and funds being disbursed on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible applicants.

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) was designed to provide direct relief to an industry that has been economically devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The registration portal will open on Fri., April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and applications will open on Mon., May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted.

Read more: $28.6 billion in assistance to restaurant industry | Bronx Free Press

For more: https://www.sba.gov/

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Dining curfews to be lifted starting May 17 | Manhattan Times

Pull up a seat.

Starting May 3, seating at bars will be allowed in New York City, the only part of the state where it has still been prohibited.

The announcement was part of a new loosening of restrictions around food and beverage service made official this week on April 28.

New York State will end its 12 a.m. midnight curfew for outdoor dining on May 17 and for indoor dining beginning May 31, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced.

In addition, the 1 a.m. curfew for catered events where attendees have provided proof of vaccination status or a recent negative Covid-19 test result will be lifted beginning May 17, with the curfew for all catered events set to be lifted May 31.

Read more: Dining curfews to be lifted starting May 17 | Manhattan Times

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