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The Pining of El Piragüero | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Lin-Manuel Miranda can’t wait. The award-winning artist and uptown native is eager for Northern Manhattan residents to see the film version of his musical In The Heights. Slated for release next summer by Warner Bros. Pictures,…

Mapping Resistance: The Young Lords in El Barrio

By Kaity Modesto As a proud native from Washington Heights, I can be a little cocky. Anytime I have to commute to the east side or go downtown on the weekends, I overthink it.  It’s a mission to get…

People's Theatre Project - Storm The Palace

Uptown Video: The TODAY Show Visits The People’s Theatre Project

The TODAY Show recently came Uptown for a segment on how Lin-Manuel Miranda’s childhood playground became a stage for kids. The segment featured the indispensable People’s Theatre Project who were instrumental in that endeavor. With that said, click below…

#TheGramUptown: The People Have Spoken

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eyeshootnyc (@eyeshootnyc) on Jul 18, 2019 at 11:33am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter &…

Uptown Video: The Beat With Ari Melber Features Dapper Dan

Ari Melber has to be the only news anchor that regularly quotes Hi-Hop lyrics. Taking his obvious love of Hip-Hop music and culture to another level he recently did an awesome piece on Harlem icon Dapper Dan. Check it…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #RickyVeteYa🇵🇷

This is not a moment, it’s a movement. Never seen coraje (anger) turn so quickly into coraje (courage).Can’t get to 🇵🇷 in time. But I’ll be at the protests in Union Square today at 5pm.In solidarity with 🇵🇷 en…

Op-Led: I Still Can’t Breathe

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Jul 17, 2019 at 8:44am PDT 5 years ago today, Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six and a grandfather of three,…

The Washington Heights Riots of 1992

The 1992 Washington Heights Riots Remembered

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Jul 4, 2019 at 1:35pm PDT July 1992 As soon as we stepped out of the 1 & 9 train…

Chancla for the win…! #bottlecapchallenge

View this post on Instagram Chancla for the win…! #bottlecapchallenge A post shared by rosariodawson (@rosariodawson) on Jul 3, 2019 at 1:32pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and…