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Netflix Love: When They See Us

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) When They See Us, the latest project from the paradigm shifting director Ava DuVernay, is difficult to watch. In fact, in the first few minutes of watching the searing series you will feel the white-hot…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Natasha

A super big shout out to I Love My Hood is in order for their excellent Humans of the Hood series. Please click play above to check out one of their profiles of BX based tattoo artist Natasha. We…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Sunny Cheeba

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features dj extraordinaire Sunny Cheba. Sunny Cheba is part of the mighty Uptown Vinyl Supreme movement, which has led to a resurgence of digging in the…

Open For Business: Zona De Cuba

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Restaurateur extraordinaire Fernando Mateo has done it again. Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, Zona De Cuba (558 Grand Concourse) is now open for business and it is a game changer. This is your…

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#TheGramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Charles Zanetti (@viewtifulny) on Mar 12, 2019 at 2:47pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter…

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Film Works Alfresco returns | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Park it. Inwood might not have its own movie theater, but uptowners can still enjoy a variety of films this summer by grabbing a blanket and heading to the park. The popular Film Works Alfresco series,…

Netflix Love: Knock Down The House

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the United States of America. Everyday citizens, compelled by the stark vileness and wickedness that is Trump and his policies, have awakened and have decided that the status quo will no…

05/04/19: The Fight For Inwood – A Film Screening/Q&A

The struggle continues. Please come out to the Church of the Good Shepherd auditorium on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for rezoning updates as well as a film screening. This event will help raise additional funds for that lawsuit if…

05/04/19: Dominicanish – First Annual Dominican Writers Conference

That’s right y’all the first annual Dominican Writers Conference is going down on May 4, 2019 at the NAC Building of City College (160 Convent Avenue). We’re talking writing workshops, panel discussions, manuscript reviews, author readings, networking and so…

#TheGramUptown: Epic Fail

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Apr 9, 2019 at 4:44pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter…