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Carnaval del boulevard

05/30/15: The Carnaval Del Boulevard

The always-incredible Carnaval Del Boulevard goes down on Saturday, May 30th from 11am to 6 pm on St. Nicholas Avenue from 181st to 188th Streets. This event is fun for the entire family. In addition, Mozart La Para will…

House in Dominican Republic

Jet Blue: Connecting The Dominican Diaspora With Quisqueya

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Late last year, several Washington Heights Dominican families were invited to La Casa del Mofongo to ostensibly participate in a documentary about Dominican culture. My wife, our 3 daughters and I, were chosen to take…

The Little Red Lighthouse Festival 2012

10/11/14: The 22nd Anniversary Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! This fun and free event includes tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers, readings of the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great…

World Maker's Fair

The 2014 World Maker’s Faire – The Recap

BY Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) The 2014 World Maker’s Faire was exactly as it was described on its website, “a festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness.” I heard about it online and through a friend Jennifer Leech, who was selling her own…

The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Ask Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu why he spends much of his free time volunteering at the Word Up Community Book Shop, he will likely offer a deprecating answer. “It’s a great place to meet women”…

Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

This video by our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu depicts the beauty and majesty of Uptown. Dj Boy has spent the last 4 years capturing the awesomeness of this neighborhood, please donate on the link below to his…

4/13/14: Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

Gallery, Film and Party by Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser April 13, 2014 3-6pm – Gallery Reception and Screening 6-9pm – Party with Live Dj Drinks and Snacks will be provided. Price: Gallery and Screening are free to enter.…