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Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Vett

Anotha one. The latest installment in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features boogie down producer Vett. Vett drops some serious gems about staying true to self and not chasing what is hot at the moment.…

#TheGramUptown: NYC Train Commute Be Like

View this post on Instagram A post shared by ZEESHAN ALI (@princezee) on May 4, 2019 at 8:34am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – ICU

The good folks at I Love My Hood released another installment in their Humans of the Hood series. This time around they feature local artist ICU. ICU is the prolific artist whose lively and dynamic work can be seen…

05/10/19: Tales of Washington Heights: Los 90s/The 1990s

The 90’s was a wild era in the history of Uptown in general and Washington Heights in particular. At that time Washington Heights was the epicenter of the wholesale and retail drug trade for the region. Folks came from…

Spread Love: Gastor Almonte’s Immigrant Made

Gastor Almonte is an award-winning stand up comedian, storyteller, writer, host and he is funny as hell. Mr. Almonte’s debut comedy album, Immigrant Made, is a must listen. Mr. Almonte weaves uproariously hilarious tales of growing up Dominican in…

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Indiegogo Spotlight: Miss Rizos Salón New York City

A Word From Carolina Contreras My name is Carolina Contreras, a Dominican activist and social entrepreneur. Over 4 years ago we created Miss Rizos Salón, an afro-curly safe haven that empowers, celebrates and educates thousands of women, men and…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: In The Heights Film In The Works…

*taps 🎙*And now, I’m thrilled to announce some of the cast of our In The Heights film…@ARamosofficial IS Usnavi@MelissaBarreraM IS Vanessa#CoreyHawkins IS Benny @lesliegrace IS Nina Rosario We film this summer. Uptown.Right here In The Heights. …More soon! pic.twitter.com/xTfzjydC9n…

#TeamDominican: Dominicans Be Like

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:57am PDT Dominican lady totally loses her cool when she meets Ben Stiller on the train. We invite you to subscribe to…