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UC Must-Reads: Zoning & Racialized Displacement In NYC

A blockbuster new report paints a damning picture of how city-led rezonings in the past have led to the displacement of a significant number of Black and Latino residents of those neighborhoods. The study also emphasizes the crucial need…

12/08/19: Up Theater Company Presents Showing Up For The Holi-Daze

That’s right folks, hit up Buunni Coffee (4961 Broadway) on Sunday, December 8 at 5 pm for “Half-baked and Brand-spanking” holiday cheer from your favorite uptown artists. Featuring the story-telling, musical, dancing, photographic and stage-ritual talents of: Deirdre Cipolla…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Struggle Continues

#OTD in history 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man, a violation of the city’s racial segregation laws. Her historic act sparked a national movement to…

Uptown Video: In Search of NYC’s Best Mangú

If you are on a quest for NYC’s best Mangú, then Washington Heights is your logical destination. Pero Like’s Gadiel Del Orbe came to the hood to try the best and the worst mangú based on yelp reviews. Related:…

Peace Love Merengue Mural By Dister in Washington Heights

All Rise for La Reina | Manhattan Times

It was a merengue milestone – con Milly. To celebrate a major anniversary in the traditional rhythm and dance that originated in the Dominican Republic, Catholic Charities Alianza Dominicana hosted royalty uptown. The organization hosted a free concert with…

Homeless Man 181 St Street - Washington Heights

Increase in emergency food needs | Bronx Free Press

This chill is not cool. Fear over the “public charge” rule is creating a “chilling effect” and threats to federal programs are sending more people to the emergency food network, according to a new report released by the Food…

UC Must-Reads: How Latinos saved American cities

Our UC Must-Read goes to A. K. Sandoval-Strausz for an essay in the Washington Post entitled How Latinos saved American cities. The pieces make a compelling case for the heavy lifting Latinos did in keeping many of America’s urban…

Do More Than Legalize | Bronx Free Press

By Raybblin Vargas   New Yorkers are expecting marijuana to get legalized this upcoming legislative session, a possibility that finally felt within reach after a bill sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes last year…

A Promise in Peril | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Born in Mexico, José López came to the U.S. at age five. López was able to obtain a work permit and driver’s license, attend City College and pay for tuition. “This is home,” said the Washington…