Washington Heights: A Visual Love Letter

Shout out to Latina Magazine for this wonderful visual love letter to the Heights. The piece is “a photo essay of Washington Heights through the eyes of two Latina photographers, Flordalis Espinal and Paloma Urquia. It’s a depiction of family, culture and a deep-rooted love and appreciation for the neighborhood.” Click below and check it out ASAP.

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UC Love: Harlem Shuffle

Guess what? One of our all-time fave authors, Colson Whitehead, has a new book out. It gets better folks, the book is set in Harlem, USA. Harlem Shuffle is a heist novel set in Harlem between 1959 and 1964. So there you have it folks, make your way to Word Up Books (2113 Amsterdam Ave) and get your copy ASAP.

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WeFunder Spotlight: Abuela’s Luck

We recently put you on that you have until September 30 to watch the short film Abuela’s Luck on HBO Max. Well, there is more news on the Abuela’s Luck front, you can now help to make that short film into a full length feature film. Click below for more info.

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10/14/21: The Uptown Night Market

The September Edition of the Uptown Night Market was pure fuego… Folks came from Harlem and beyond to take in the culinary and cultural awesomeness. The Uptown Night Market is a multi-sensory celebration of cuisine, community and culture. It is not to be missed. The video above is a just taste of what you can expect…Miss it at your peril. You have been warned. Don’t play yourself.

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: A Nation of Immigrants

For more on the crisis at the border, check out the excellent clip below courtesy of the indispensable Democracy Now.

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09/25/21: Uptown San Gennaro Festival @ Tryon Public House

Man, Uptown truly has everything. Now, thanks to the good folks at Tryon Public House (4740 Broadway), you don’t even have to go down to Little Italy to experience San Gennaro’s Festival. That’s right famiglia, The 2nd Annual Uptown San Gennaro Festival is going down this Saturday, September 25 from 3 pm until. Delicious Italian fare, drink specials and even Live Music to boot (Get it? Italy is shaped like a boot). Anyway, make your way there for a taste of Italy. Salute!

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10/09/21: Harlem Arts Stroll

That’s right folks, the October Edition of the Harlem Arts Stroll is almost upon us. Harlem Arts Stroll is an innovative collaboration of galleries, art spaces and businesses in Harlem from 110th Street to 155th Street. Click below to RSVP for free.

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Science of Fall Colors | Manhattan Times

For years, scientists have worked to understand the changes that occur in trees and shrubs during autumn. Although we don’t know all the details, we do know enough to explain the basics to help you enjoy nature’s multicolored display. Three factors influence autumn leaf color:

  • leaf pigments
  • length of night
  • weather

The timing of color changes and the onset of falling leaves is primarily regulated by the calendar as nights become longer. None of the other environmental influences – such as temperature, rainfall, food supply – are as unvarying as the steadily increasing length of night during autumn. As days grow shorter, and nights grow longer and cooler, biochemical processes in the leaf begin to paint the landscape with Nature’s autumn palette.

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