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El Alto: A Matter of Time

BY John Paul Infante How does one begin? Francis Mateo’s El Alto is having a release party at Word Up Bookstore on August 11th at 3PM. Or should I begin… Francis Mateo’s El Alto had a release party at…

Community gathers for anti-hate vigil | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson Sign off. Northern Manhattan took a stand against hate on Tuesday night, as about 200 people gathered in Fort Tryon Park for a vigil against racism and xenophobia – specifically…

The Far Right Comes To The Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Say it ain’t so. The far right comes to the Heights. That’s right people; White Supremacist group Identity Evropa came Uptown to Fort Tryon Park on Saturday, July 28 after staging a provocation downtown at…

08/01/18: Community Forum on Proposed Inwood Rezoning

Inwood Rezoning Community Forum Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Washington Heights Academy (202 Sherman Avenue) Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold an Inwood Rezoning Community Forum on…

Manhattan BP votes no to Inwood rezoning | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The BP is not OK with the plan. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer has issued her recommendation to the City Planning Commission (CPC) on the proposed Inwood rezoning, voting no with conditions. In her April 26…

Revisiting the Inwood rezoning | Manhattan Times

BY Sherry Mazzocchi In a sweeping presentation to a packed auditorium, Congressman Adriano Espaillat reiterated support for “truly affordable housing” in Inwood. Espaillat convened the town hall on Mon., Mar. 12th at the Washington Heights Academy. The Congressman, who…

Artist Andrea Arroyo with Lillith and Her Sisters.

Canvas of Compassion | The Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Beauty is revolutionary. Visual artist Andrea Arroyo, probably best known for colorful and lyrical images of goddesses, recently won first prize in the 2017 United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award. The Washington Heights artist’s winning…