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Dyckman

UC Love: La Brega

If you know, you know. La Brega is not just a way of life but an art form. La Brega podcast ably hosted by Alana Casanova-Burgess sets out to define la brega and what it means to Boricuas. The entertaining and…

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UC Love: Jim Crow in New Clothes

The video above is the best 20 minutes you will spend online today. In fact, the speech is the best maiden speech in the Senate ever. Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock, whose election in January helped to turn Georgia Blue…

UC TV – Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy

Crack changed Washington Heights like many other communities of color across this country. There was Washington Heights B.C. (Before Crack) and what Washington Heights became after it. Uptown went from being a tough, working class neighborhood to being an…

UC Love: Suave Podcast

Maria Hinojosa is one of our heroes. The pioneering journalist’s latest podcast series, Suave, is one you simply don’t want to miss. The engrossing audio series delves into “the system that sentences juveniles to life in prison, a story…

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Uptown Video: Dyckman Street Time Travel

Travel back in time via historic photographs to the Dyckman Strip of the early 1900s. Related: UPTOWN VIDEO: HISTORY OF ISHAM PARK UPTOWN VIDEO: THE DYCKMAN OVAL – UPTOWN’S FORGOTTEN BALLPARK UPTOWN VIDEO: MIRAMAR SALTWATER POOL – INWOOD, NYC…

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Uptown Video: History of Isham Park

This week, the always erudite Cole Thompson gives us another outstanding video. This one expounds on the colorful history of Isham Park. Related: UPTOWN VIDEO: THE DYCKMAN OVAL – UPTOWN’S FORGOTTEN BALLPARK UPTOWN VIDEO: MIRAMAR SALTWATER POOL – INWOOD,…

Uptown Video: Miramar Saltwater Pool – Inwood, NYC

Shout out to local historian Cole Thompson for another awesome video that takes us back in time to the Uptown that once was. This one is a brief history of the Miramar Saltwater Pool, which was once located in…

Dyckman Park Basketball - Washington Heights, NYC

Uptown Video: Uptown’s Forgotten Slave Cemetery

Prior to 1827, the Dyckmans, and other Uptown families, made use of enslaved labor. Today the Dyckman Farmhouse has been preserved as museum on Broadway and West 204th Street in the Inwood section of northern Manhattan. The cemetery where…

Dyckman Park - Washington Heights

Ballers’ Break | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen This time of year, the legends come to play. Come June, the courts uptown are typically buzzing with the annual Dyckman Basketball tournament. The iconic streetball event runs through August every summer and attracts elite players…