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“We became a safe haven,” says Coogan’s co-owner Peter Walsh.

Quiet at Coogan’s | Manhattan Times

Few days are as keenly felt as St. Patrick’s Day at Coogan’s. The touchstone eatery is a community haven on all other calendar dates, but this day is one like no other. The amber panels gleam a bit brighter,…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Quarantinos Out Loud

On the latest episode of Latinos Out Loud, the group meets in Tibby’s hideaway studio and talks Coronavirus while sipping on Corona’s. On Bochinche Bites, Jaime hones in on drones delivering drugs and a woman licking a toilet seat…

Councilmember tests positive | Bronx Free Press

Councilmember Ritchie Torres has confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. His full statement follows: “Last night, I found out that I had tested positive for COVID-19. Over the weekend, I learned that a senior staff member had…

Op-Led: Uptown Love in the Time of Coronavirus

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carlos Rivera (@eyeshootnyc) on Mar 16, 2020 at 8:38am PDT No, not Tom Hanks. You know things are bad when even Forrest Gump can’t outrun the…

Homeless Man 181 St Street - Washington Heights

Uptown school installs student laundry room | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Six months after becoming principal at P.S. 132, Wendy Poveda noticed something unusual. Members of the staff at the elementary school were bringing home and washing the clothes of students. Approximately 25 percent of P.S. 132…

First NY cases of coronavirus confirmed | Manhattan Times

New York’s first two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed. A 39-year-old Manhattan woman became the first person in the state to test positive for the virus, city officials announced on Sunday. On Tuesday morning, officials confirmed a male…

Ms. Lauryn Hill @ The United Palace In Pictures

Photography by @johnguira Uptown had a visit from royalty last week. Queen Lauryn Hill came Uptown on Saturday, February 22nd to the United Palace to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of that venerable institution. Ms. Hill rocked the filled to…

#Solidaridad

View this post on Instagram Quisqueya 🇩🇴 Heights Stand Up Pics: @dotshotit www.UptownCollective.com A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Feb 22, 2020 at 6:04pm PST On February 16, 2020 the Dominican government made the fateful decision to…

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Op-Led: Democracy Is Dying

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Feb 14, 2020 at 5:58am PST You can respect the presidency or you can respect this President. You can’t do both. This may well…