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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…

Assistance for Puerto Rico after quakes | Manhattan Times

In response to the recent earthquakes and aftershocks that have rocked Puerto Rico, city and state resources are being deployed to assist those affected. A pair of strong earthquakes hit Puerto Rico on January 6 and 7, killing one…

02/09/20: #UptownPhotoWalk

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carlos S. Deschamps (@cinematicheights) on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:35pm PST Here it is familia, the homies Emanuel Abreu and Carlos Deschamps are leading another photo walk next month. The…

Call For Submissions: Women in the Heights Art Exhibit

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is seeking submissions for “Women in the Heights: Creating for the Future”.   March is Women’s History…

Puerto Rico rocked by major earthquakes | Bronx Free Press

A series of strong earthquakes – and aftershocks – shook Puerto Rico this week, killing one person and leaving much of the island without power or water. The largest of these is a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck about…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Beware The Fog

What a quite surreal view of #georgewashingtonbridge I had witnessed today 😳 #contax #nyc #nycphotographer #sadowsky #sadowskybass #giglife #bass #bassguitar #bassplayer #strangerthings #weird #beautiful #foggy #saturday #washingtonheights #jazz #Armenian pic.twitter.com/IyHMGitEj6 — Arthur Sadowsky (@Arthur_Sadowsky) January 5, 2020 We invite…

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#TBT: Tupac In Harlem

View this post on Instagram A post shared by T. Eric Monroe (@tdoteric) on Jan 8, 2020 at 11:33am PST Tupac Shakur spreading that Uptown Love in Harlem in 1994. Folks forget that Tupac was born in Harlem in…

La Marina's 3 Kings Day Parade

The Magic of the Magi | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristóbal Vivar It’s a life line. The annual revelry includes rows of eager school children processing beside live camels, large-scale puppets, and men and women in royal garb. Hosted by El Museo del Barrio,…

Leaders pledge unity after anti-Semitic attacks | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen A united front.‎ Black and Jewish community leaders and elected officials gathered in solidarity on Monday to express unity in the wake of an anti-Semitic hate crime in a Rockland County. On Saturday evening, December 28,…