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Sponsor Love: Uptown Video

Some of you may know Jon Ullman from his feature film Trouble In The Heights, or the UC co-production The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co. But for over half a decade, he’s also been quietly working with Uptown stalwarts…

Uptown Video: Meet Ami Vega

Ami V has been on the cutting edge of nail art for quite some time. Washington Heights’ own Ami V boasts a client’s list that includes The Gap, Harper’s Bazaar and Teen Vogue among many others. Shout out to…

FriENEMY Lines | Manhattan Times

By Andrea Arroyo When the #MeToo movement came into the American consciousness last year, I felt like I could finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. I was sure public acknowledgment of the prevalence of sexual…

Rites of Resistance | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi Wilhelmina Grant’s grandmother was the strong center of the family. A tall woman, she wore pants and sensible shoes and always had her handbag by her side, constantly holding the family’s purse strings. But what Grant…

And The Winner Is…

Studying abroad has not dimmed her uptown cred. Miranda Spencer, currently an undergraduate student at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, has won the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest. The Inwood native’s submission focused on the waterways unique…

Strawberries

Food pantry debuts at Holyrood Church | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen A new food truck has arrived uptown – and on its menu is a novel mission. In order to help reduce hunger in Northern Manhattan, a coalition of organizations has gone mobile. West Side Campaign…

Marjorie Eliot's Parlor Jazz Washington Heights

Uptown Jazz Festival Debuts | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen It’s uptown for the swing. The jazz standard “Take the A Train” was first composed in 1939, and it became one of Duke Ellington’s signature songs once he and his band introduced it in 1941.…