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Uptown Video: All For 1 – Morningside Park

Shout out once again to Nike and NYC Parks for producing this excellent  video series that highlights NYC’s outstanding greenspaces. Next up to bat is Morningside Park in Harlem. Evlo, who still lives across the street from Morningside, grew…

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Uptown Video: All For 1 – Inwood Hill Park

Say word? Nike has teamed up with the NYC Parks Department to release a limited footwear and apparel collection that pays homage to some of the most important public spaces in the city as well as the unsung heroes…

New eatery debuts at waterfront site | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen From bottle service to BBQ. A new restaurant has opened up on the former site of waterfront hotspot La Marina – and there’ll be no happy hour or hookah for the time being. Dubbed The Hudson,…

Call For Artists: Haven Plaza Public Art Project

The indispensable Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NOMAA) has an open call for the Haven Plaza Public Art Project. Columbia University Irving Medical Center in partnership with NoMAA invites artists to submit proposals that creatively address ways to cover 26…

Uptown Art Alert: Knights Have Invaded Uptown

Knights in shining armor have invaded Fort Tryon Park. ARMORS is a site-specific public art project in the park’s Cloisters Lawn by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir. You have until September 13 to catch this really cool public art exhibit.…

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Call For Artists: The Art of Healing

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in collaboration with NY–Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, is seeking submissions for NoMAA’s next exhibition entitled “The Art of Healing”. Guest-curated by Gabriel de Guzman (Curator of Visual Arts at Wave Hill), this exhibition will present…

Celebrate the 175th Birthday of J. Hood Wright Tomorrow!

The friends of J. Hood Wright Park are partnering with J. Hood Wright Recreation Center to invite you to celebrate the 175th birthday of J. Hood Wright, philanthropist, financier, and community resident. Guest Speakers! Music! Activities! Refreshments! Due to…

The Little Red Lighthouse Will Be Open To The Public This Sunday

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Like many of Uptown’s residents, both past and present, the Little Red Lighthouse is actually a transplant from other shores, Sandy Hook, New Jersey to be exact. That’s right; our iconic lighthouse is actually the…

Little Red Lighthouse Tour Tomorrow

Little Red Lighthouse Tour Saturday, May 14, 2011 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Go behind the scenes at the Jeffrey’s Hook Lighthouse, popularly known as the Little Red Lighthouse. This Uptown and NYC landmark was made famous by the book The…

A Trek Through the Timeless Treasure that is Inwood Hill Park

BY Lauren Dockett Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) I am in the realest place in Manhattan. A spot at the absolute top of the island where landscaping and development stop and in a dissonant fusion, city and wild…