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Pop-up pantries help Bronxites in need | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Rolando Rodríguez got his wish – and then some. A food pantry supervisor at Catholic Charities of New York, Rodríguez sought out a job with the agency because he wanted to help borough residents who were…

UC Love: The En Foco Photography Fellowship

Listen up photographers, The En Foco Photography Fellowship is once again accepting applicants. The 7th Annual En Foco Photography Fellowship is designed to support photographers of color who demonstrate the highest quality of work as determined by a photography panel…

UC Love: Harlem Shuffle

Guess what? One of our all-time fave authors, Colson Whitehead, has a new book out. It gets better folks, the book is set in Harlem, USA. Harlem Shuffle is a heist novel set in Harlem between 1959 and 1964.…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: A Nation of Immigrants

Seeking asylum is a fundamental human right — full stop. And as a nation of immigrants, we have a moral obligation to help every single Haitian seeking asylum at our country’s doorstep. pic.twitter.com/V9ypmUxEgn — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) September 22,…

The Uptown Night Market In Pictures

Photography: Michael Palma Mir View this post on Instagram A post shared by West Harlem Development Corp (@westharlem_dc) The September Edition of the Uptown Night Market was without a doubt the place to be on Thursday, September 9. Folks…

UC Love: Doña Mañana @ Riverside Church

View this post on Instagram A post shared by People’s Theatre Project (@peoplestheatreproject) This teaser for the latest production from the indispensable People’s Theatre Project, Doña Mañana is giving us the chills. Get this: The year is 3050. A…

09/09/21: Uptown Night Market

While the end of summer may be upon us, that doesn’t mean that the magic is over. With that said, head over to 135th and 12th Ave on Thursday, September 9 from 4 to 10 pm for some cuisine,…

Melba’s hosts vax van in Harlem | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Melba Wilson, owner of famed West 114th Street eatery Melba’s Restaurant, is fond of saying she was “born, bred and buttered” in Harlem. Now, she wants people to say they were vaccinated there, too. On August…

A Toast to Fort Tryon Park

09/19/21: A Toast To Fort Tryon Park

Seriously folks it doesn’t get better than this. A Toast to Fort Tryon Park is your annual chance to partake and imbibe in the truly majestic Fort Tryon Park while at the same time supporting this beloved park. Celebrate…

GoFundMe Spotlight: Johnny McCoy

A Word From Organizer of Campaign It is with a heavy heart and upon our family’s request that we share Johnny’s two year battle with terminal cancer. Doctors have warned us to prepare for the worse. We are asking…