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UPinion: Barbs Away | Manhattan Times

By Debralee Santos Someone call Heidi. The howls of criticism following comedian Michelle Wolf’s remarks at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner – including the apology from president Margaret Talev – should ring as gales of hollow indignation to the…

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UPinion: A Hail Mary For The Nation

BY Robin Kilmer (@RobinKilmer) Did you ever believe in Santa Claus? Or the Loch Ness monster? Have you ever thought a Hail Mary would actually work for your football team? Or better yet, that someone who has never had…

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UPinion: What “Saving” Inwood Means To Me…

BY Jerry Christal Much has been written, discussed, and argued recently regarding the proposed rezoning of the Packard Building on Sherman Ave & Broadway. For those who don’t know, this proposal, the first rezoning in Inwood since 1961, is…

Op-Led: Uptown Is Feeling The Bern…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Bernie Sanders spent the entire weekend spreading that Uptown Love. Bernie kicked off Saturday with a rousing rally at the venerable United Palace in the heart of Washington Heights. While the mainstream press has chosen…

Uptown Video: No Love For Ted Cruz In The Bronx

We got your New York Values right here. S/O to Rebel Diaz for letting the right-wing hate monger Ted Cruz know that he is not at all welcome in the BX. Shame on Democratic Party Senator Ruben Diaz Sr.…

UPinion: On Myth and Opportunity – #FeelTheBern

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa (@JuanRosa_NYC) Like many Democratic voters my age and younger, I #FeelTheBern. We perceive in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination the best hope for addressing the structural inequalities that are robbing…

Homage To A Hustler: Lil Man – The Great

By Carl L. Clemons (@CarlLClemons) “Honest people will respect us for our merit; the public, for our luck.” (Francois Duc DE LA Rochefoucauld 1613-1680, French Writer and Moralist). Washington Heights is known for many things, depending on whom you…

UPinion: Let’s Keep Making NYC Greener | The Manhattan Times

Written by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and NYRP Executive Director Amy Freitag. If you want to know what real change looks like, just walk the streets of Northern Manhattan, where hundreds of new trees line the sidewalks as living symbols…