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¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora: Episode 3

If you missed this week’s episode of ¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora, don’t worry we got you. This week’s special guest is Maria Lizardo of the mighty NMIC. Also, our founder and EIC interviews Uptown treasure, Veronica Liu, of…

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Go Fund Me Spotlight: Word Up Books

A Word From Word Up Books Help us remain closed and healthy as an organization, until we can safely and responsibly reopen for our community! In June 2020, Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria will celebrate its ninth birthday. Since…

UPinion: The Need for Artistic Space Brings a Community Together

BY Liann Herder On 181st Street and Broadway, a line of green scaffolding surrounds the former Coliseum Cinema. A movie poster from 2005 for “Mad Hot Ballroom” still hangs, faded by the sun. Washington Heights and Inwood have been…

09/08/19: Uptown Kid Lit

The indispensable Word Up Books is hosting Uptown Kid Lit—a mini-children’s book festival—in Inwood Hill Park this coming Sunday, September 8 from 12 to 4 pm! Come by for books, author readings and signings, story times, and FREE school…

05/28/19: Uptown Literary Happy Hour @ Word Up Books

Come out to Word Up Books on Tuesday, May 28 from 6 to 9 to kick off this year’s Book Expo with an Uptown Literary Happy Hour, with five amazing authors presenting their new works: Speaking of Summer by…

Uptown Tonight: Lost Inwood @ Word Up Books

Join Uptown neighbors in celebrating the release of Lost Inwood by Cole Thompson and Don Rice. The authors have cohosted the monthly “Lost Inwood” history series since 2009. Thompson founded the popular local history website myinwood.net. Rice serves as…

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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…

06/24/18: #UptownPhotoWalk

The homies Emmanuel Abreu and Carlos Deschamps are hosting another photo walk on Sunday, June 24. They are inviting one and all to join them in a photo walk around Uptown that will kick off from the indispensable Word…