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UC Must-Reads: The Role of the Artist in the Age of Trump

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, penned a must-read piece in The Atlantic entitled The Role of the Artist in the Age of Trump. In the compelling article, Lin beautifully and powerfully makes the case that all art is political. That…

An Evening With Nike

By Kaity Modesto Word on the street is that the new Foot Locker community store on 181 st. is proactively engaging the Latinx community Uptown. The community Power Store is one out of three in the country and has…

11/16/19: The Color of Power Opening Reception @ CCCADI

On Saturday November 16, 2019, a new and unprecedented exhibition The Color of Power: Heroes, Sheroes, & Their Creators brings to Harlem’s Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) a refreshing alternative universe brimming with stories and comic books…

Parking Uptown? Time to Pay Up | Manhattan Times

By Mark Levine It’s a standard weekday morning ritual in Northern Manhattan – suburban commuters, often with New Jersey or Connecticut license plates, circling our neighborhood streets looking for parking. Whether it’s Washington Heights or East Harlem, the working…

11/15/19: U.S. Dominican Women: Music and Legacy

U.S. Dominican Women: Music and Legacy A roundtable discussion honoring Dominican women’s genre-altering influence in contemporary Dominican music in the U.S. The discussion, between Dominican artists and academic scholars, will be followed by a demonstration of the artist’s intervention…

Meet the New Boss, Shea’m as the Old Boss | Manhattan Times

‎By Josmar Trujillo Yesterday, the City announced the departure of Police Commissioner Jimmy O’Neill after three years at the helm of America’s largest police force. O’Neill leaves amid attacks from police unions, a series of police brutality incidents and…

11/07/19: Multiverse @ Buunni Coffee Inwood

The Buunni Coffee Performance Space (4961 BWAY) is in effect familia. This coming Thursday, November 7, come out to the inaugural installment of Multiverse, a new monthly reading series. Starting at 7 pm attendees will be treated to readings…

Pajón Power: The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Oh man, I am still riding high from our incredible Pajón Power event held at the Juan Pablo Duarte Community Space (Fort Washington Ave & 179th Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal) on Saturday, October…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Halloween In Harlem

About last night… Halloween in Harlem is always a #ThrillerNight #Halloween2019 #NY13 pic.twitter.com/jaO1q9MWEp — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) November 1, 2019 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on…

Uptown Tonight: Danaya Band @ The Buunni Performance Space

View this post on Instagram Help us pack the house for our first live concert in the new Buunni Performance Space! Friday night November 1 – tickets are only $10. Let’s put Inwood on the map!!! Danaya Band was…