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Uptown Video: Vampires Vs The Bronx – A Closer Look

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Con Todo (@contodonetflix) on Oct 16, 2020 at 4:35pm PDT Have y’all seen Vampires Vs The Bronx yet? What are you waiting for? The film is outstanding and it is…

NYPL Love: Stories from Washington Heights

The good folks at NYPL put together a cool list of Washington Heights related books. All of them are available as e-books through their SimplyE app. Also, as of this July 13, the New York Public Library has begun…

A “blended” back to school | Bronx Free Press

It’ll be an autumn to remember. At a press conference on Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration’s plan to reopen public schools in September, which includes a combination of remote and in-person learning and the staggering of…

Refashioning summer youth jobs | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen When the city’s latest budget was approved on July 1, it included $51 million for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The funding came as a relief to many after Mayor Bill de Blasio had initially…

06/21/20: Father’s Day BLM Children’s March

View this post on Instagram Father’s Day BLM Children’s March in Washington Heights this Sunday, 6/21 @ 2pm starting from Highbridge Park (172nd & Amsterdam Ave.) and ending at Fort Tryon Park (Corbin Drive entrance). All ages welcome! @kids4blacklives…

Marjorie Eliot's Parlor Jazz Washington Heights

04/26/20: Latin Jazz Power On

View this post on Instagram A post shared by NoMAA (@nomaanyc) on Jun 30, 2019 at 8:29am PDT Listen up folks, the mighty Jazz Power Initiative gets down and this weekend you get a chance to watch them do…

Homeless Man 181 St Street - Washington Heights

Uptown school installs student laundry room | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Six months after becoming principal at P.S. 132, Wendy Poveda noticed something unusual. Members of the staff at the elementary school were bringing home and washing the clothes of students. Approximately 25 percent of P.S. 132…

NYPL unveils new Macombs Bridge Library | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s a size up for these stacks. The new Macomb’s Bridge library is a big deal – literally – for Harlem residents. Once the smallest branch in the New York Public Library (NYPL) system at only…