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UC Love: Doña Mañana @ Riverside Church

View this post on Instagram A post shared by People’s Theatre Project (@peoplestheatreproject) This teaser for the latest production from the indispensable People’s Theatre Project, Doña Mañana is giving us the chills. Get this: The year is 3050. A…

Melba’s hosts vax van in Harlem | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Melba Wilson, owner of famed West 114th Street eatery Melba’s Restaurant, is fond of saying she was “born, bred and buttered” in Harlem. Now, she wants people to say they were vaccinated there, too. On August…

UC Must-Reads: One Son’s 48-Hour Fight to Save His Parents

India is being utterly devastated by the coronavirus. Karan Deep Singh put together a heart-breaking piece in the NY Times that painfully describes one man’s plight to save his parents from the scourge. Read more: UC Must-Reads: One Son’s…

Uptown Eats: Spring Fare @ Tryon Public House

Spring is here familia and what better way to celebrate than with good food and drink. Thankfully, the good folks at Tryon Public House (4740 Broadway) have got you covered. On top of their already delectable menu, Tryon Public…

The Uptown Collective Takeover is Now Complete…

We posted this photo originally on April 1, 2012 on Social Media. Within hours, the now-defunct DNAinfo sent photographer and our our homie Paul Lomax to Inwood Hill Park to verify. We guess it worked. We invite you to…

Op-Led: Dear Summer

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) I am writing this to let you know that I am now fully vaccinated and even though I pledge to continue practicing social distance and…

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…