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UPinion: The Need for Artistic Space Brings a Community Together

BY Liann Herder On 181st Street and Broadway, a line of green scaffolding surrounds the former Coliseum Cinema. A movie poster from 2005 for “Mad Hot Ballroom” still hangs, faded by the sun. Washington Heights and Inwood have been…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hoop Dreams

On this week’s episode, Rachel talks about the #TwitterVoices dinner she was selected to attend, Juan Bago tells us how he gets his nourishment at networking events, Jaime and Rachel recount Room 28’s performance at Festival People en Español,…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – GENTI-Fried Plantains

On this week’s episode, the crew announces their upcoming live show for the New York Comedy Festival, Jaime goes to a medieval festival dressed as a wizard, Frank talks about Kanye showing up in the Heights, and Rachel describes…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Bring Your Own Bun Bros

On this week’s episode, Frank returns to the podcast after shooting a short film at the Jersey Shore, Bago and Jaime reunite with Jose Reyes at the Mets game, and Carmen Mendoza (filling in for Rachel) breaks down the…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Who Dis?

On the season premiere, the crew is back from their summer break with Bago talking about the Internet Blackout in the Bronx and Rachel explaining her last minute Summer Momming strategy and how she got her son ready for…

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The Revolution of the Invisible People | Manhattan Times

By Rev. Dr. Damaris D. Whittaker What is happening in Puerto Rico right now deserves everyone’s attention. This moment is an important one—for Puerto Ricans, for the Latinx diaspora and all people of color in the United States and…

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The Bowery Boys: Secret Places of Upper Manhattan

Shout out to the Bowery Boys for showing love to Uptown in their latest podcast. The episode takes you on a history bending tour of historic sites in Washington Heights and Inwood. Press play below and enjoy. Check out:…