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#TheGramUptown: Stairway To Heaven

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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…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Natasha

A super big shout out to I Love My Hood is in order for their excellent Humans of the Hood series. Please click play above to check out one of their profiles of BX based tattoo artist Natasha. We…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Sunny Cheeba

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features dj extraordinaire Sunny Cheba. Sunny Cheba is part of the mighty Uptown Vinyl Supreme movement, which has led to a resurgence of digging in the…

Open For Business: Zona De Cuba

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Restaurateur extraordinaire Fernando Mateo has done it again. Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, Zona De Cuba (558 Grand Concourse) is now open for business and it is a game changer. This is your…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Carlos S. Deschamps

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features the homie Carlos S. Deschamps. Carlos is an incredible photographer and an awesome person. Check out his IG feed @cinematicheights ASAP. You already know the…