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The Uptown Arts Stroll Goes Virtual

For the first time in 17 years, the month celebration of the arts Uptown that is the Uptown Arts Stroll will be going virtual. So unlike the Puerto Rican Day Parade and Pride we will at least have the…

Passion in the Paint | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi Washington Heights has a new way to say thank you to the ever-so necessary first responders. A new mural at 2244 Amsterdam Avenue popped up almost overnight. Created by local artist DISTER Rondon, the bright multi-colored…

#TheGramUptown: Azúcar

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Oct 12, 2019 at 2:57pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – ICU

The good folks at I Love My Hood released another installment in their Humans of the Hood series. This time around they feature local artist ICU. ICU is the prolific artist whose lively and dynamic work can be seen…

Uptown Video: El Regalo Mágico

Check out this super cool video of the making of this epic masterpiece by El Mac and Celso Gonzalez in East Harlem. The mural depicts well-respected Nuyorican author Nicholasa Mohr. The mural was created as part of a public…

Spread Love: Unity In Progress Mural

“Unity is something that not only the Inwood community should have but the whole world” declared student Meliza Cepeda. Hers was the winning design for “Unity in Progress,” a mural recently painted by students from the youth program at…

Uptown Video: The Audubon Mural Project

According to the National Audubon Society, climate change poses a serious threat to a large number of North America’s birds. But a street art project in New York City aims to call attention to their plight by creating large-scale…

#InstagramUptown: Black Lives Matter

A post shared by David Gonzalez (@104bx) on May 16, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us…

No Free Walls: Art and Gentrification Collide In Bushwick

Uptown you NEED to see No Free Walls. The film is an in-depth look at Brooklyn’s changing landscape, through the eyes of Joseph Ficalora, the founder and inadvertent art curator of The Bushwick Collective. Joe, son of Italian immigrants,…

Spread Love: Help The Audubon Mural Project Paint The Town

A huge flock of birds is coming to Harlem and Washington Heights, and they need places to land! A recent study from the National Audubon Society found that nearly half of all North American bird species face dire threats…