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#InwoodStrong Restaurant Poster Contest

Listen up familia, you have until May 26th to submit your artwork for the #InwoodStrong Restaurant Poster contest. The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, through a NYC Small Business Services Neighborhood 360 grant, is working with the Washington Heights BID…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Long Live Locksmith…

Today we’re giving our platform to a Washington Heights’ staple. For small businesses like @LocksmithBar the only way to survive is by staying connected to their community. Check out @LocksmithBar to join us in supporting local businesses you love.…

¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora: Episode 3

If you missed this week’s episode of ¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora, don’t worry we got you. This week’s special guest is Maria Lizardo of the mighty NMIC. Also, our founder and EIC interviews Uptown treasure, Veronica Liu, of…

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Go Fund Me Spotlight: Word Up Books

A Word From Word Up Books Help us remain closed and healthy as an organization, until we can safely and responsibly reopen for our community! In June 2020, Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria will celebrate its ninth birthday. Since…

"We’re sentencing people to death right now," argued Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa.

Relief in Release | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen and Debralee Santos Overlooking Highbridge Park, the building is an unassuming structure tucked into a quiet, leafy intersection on Edgecombe Avenue. It once served as the 100-bed Mother Cabrini Memorial Hospital, one of the numerous facilities…

Chasm in the City | Bronx Free Press

Twice as terrible. A new study details stark differences in coronavirus-related hospitalization and death rates throughout New York City boroughs – with the Bronx especially ravaged. Published on Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the…

The Tweet of the Week: Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

One of the most incredible things throughout this pandemic has been the support. From everyone, everywhere. The team @coed_studios produced this amazing video by combining images of a NYC transformed with my narration of the thread below. Watch until…