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UC Recap –  January 29 – February 3

Oh, snap! Lexiglass is back with some more heat. On the latest installment of their uncut raw Cubetazo mixtape series, Uptown’s own Lexiglass...

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“Be willing to lose”
“Estén dispuestos a perder”

Cuando Junot Díaz compartió por primera vez con alguien cercano a él la noticia de que quería ser escritor, no fue exactamente alentadores...
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A Latter-Day Langston
Un Langston actual

David Ellis is ready for his close up. The 38-year-old City Island poet recently self-published his second book, Honey in Harlem. His...
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Community News – 01.31.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.31.18

Be a part of the conversation at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Tues., Feb. 6th at 6:30 p.m. Documentary photographer...
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UC Recap –  January 22 – January 27

Jon Michaud penned an absolute must-read in The New Yorker on the importance of Coogan’s and how the community rallied together...

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Free Verse
Verso libre

One page. It’s all that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes, who has penned reams with In the Heights, Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue...
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In Remembrance: Pamela Palanque-North
En recuerdo: Pamela Palanque-Norte

Desde el sur del Bronx, donde nació la tercera hija del detective del NYPD Manuel Francisco Palanque Sr. y la educadora Lilliemae "Lovey" Palanque...
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Community News – 01.24.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.24.18

The Apollo will host Blackberry Productions’ March On! on Thurs., Feb 15th at 11:30 a.m. The production follows the journey of four attendees from...
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UC Recap – January 15 – January 20

Another Uptown institution, Galicia Restaurant, may soon close if the landlord cannot be convinced to reconsider the lease terms they...

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Community News – 01.17.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.17.18

Witness the legacy of Shirley Chisholm at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Wed., Jan. 24th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The...
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A day wise and wistful
Celebrando con Los Magos y Miranda

Habría tiempo suficiente para política y política. Primero, la hora del cuento. Las familias desafiaron el frío abrasador y se formaron en el...
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The arts are here to stay
Las artes están aquí para quedarse

When I accepted the job of Chancellor, I knew right away that the arts would be a focal point of my tenure. The arts are not an add-on...
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Parade of Perseverance
Desfile de la perseverancia

Four decades later, the three kings (and queens) still reign. The East Harlem streets will once again be taken over by real camels, giant hand-made puppets...
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Long by the Light
Prolongada por la luz

La que fue la más larga fue seguramente la noche más animada. Grand Central, en el norte del condado, organizó su celebración de las...
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UC Recap –  December 25 – December 30

Happy New Year, mi gente! Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys...

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Community News – 01.03.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.03.18

Take part in the celebration of the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on...
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UC Recap – December 18 – December 23

Okay people, I have the fail-proof remedy for kicking off the New Year right. How does this sound? A hike through the majestic Inwood Hill Park on...

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Community News – 12.27.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.27.17

Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park on Sun., Jan. 7th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Participants will be guided by horticulturist...
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Community News – 12.20.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.20.17

Join the Studio Museum in Harlem for a kick-off celebration on Fri., Jan. 12th from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The “Last Look” Mixer is a four-day celebration...
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UC Recap –  December 11 – December 16

Angel Salazar began working at Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza when it first opened in 2004. He eventually worked his way up to manager...

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Community News – 12.13.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.13.17

This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 5th at...
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UC Recap –  December 4 – December 9

What up people? This is what you need to do. It is a must that you get your tickets for The Hip Hop Nutcracker going down at the United Palace...

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Community News – 12.06.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.06.17

Jazz up your holiday season at Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum on Sun., Dec. 10th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chris Whittaker, pianist, composer...
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UC Recap –  November 27 – December 2

Calling all artists! Listen up folks, NoMAA has put out the call for submissions for the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. This is a big deal...

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Heritage for the Holidays
Herencia en la historia

"Historia", es como Mercedes Molina describió la escena a su alrededor. La mujer de 67 años habló con evidente cariño por "La Marqueta"...
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Community News – 11.29.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.29.17

The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) will be hosting the book launch of Joseph Rodriguez’s Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the '80s on...
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UC Recap –  November 20 – November 25

Luis Ferré-Sadurni of the NY Times penned a simply heartbreaking account of the massive fire that tore through an apartment building...

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Community News – 11.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.22.17

The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with Ballet Hispánico, presents a trio of works that draw upon the versatility of the nation’s premier...
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UC Recap –  November 13 – November 18

Super big shout out to GQ Magazine for taking a brave stance and naming Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’. The excellent cover story...

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Geography and Identity
Geografía e identidad

Dos exposiciones gratuitas actualmente en exhibición en cada extremo del norte del condado examinan diferentes aspectos de la identidad de...
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Community News – 11.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.15.17

Explore the innards of modern personal computers at the Harlem Library on Tues., Nov. 21st from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Guests will learn the difference...
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Community News – 11.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.08.17

Explore the connection with the native peoples of this country at Inwood Hill Park on Sat., Nov. 11th from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Urban Park...
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UC Recap – October 30 – November 4

On October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy walloped the East Coast and unleashed extensive damage on New York and New Jersey. Some parts of these...

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Motives of Madness
Motivos de la locura

El anochecer en la Avenida Melrose fue íntimo, con un leve murmullo y risas. Los invitados se desplazaban en pequeños grupos en un pequeño...
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Haven in the Halls
Refugio en los salones

Habrá aún más ayuda en la escuela. Más estudiantes de escuelas públicas de la ciudad tendrán ahora un mayor acceso a los servicios de...
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Community News – 11.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.01.17

Best-selling children’s author and activist Innosanto Nagara will share his new picture book The Wedding Portrait at the Sugar Hill...
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UC Recap –  October 23 – October 28

The Editorial Board of the NY Times penned a wonderful piece on the collaboration between the Audubon Society and local gallerist Avi Gitler...

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Starring the Stayers
“Un pequeño truco”

Centralia tendrá su debut en Broadway. El grupo local de improvisación actuará en Inwood Art Works el 3 de noviembre...
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Community News – 10.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.25.17

Join Paul Sadowski at the Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation on Sat., Nov. 4th from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Learn about autumn...
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A Green Halloween
Una noche de brujas ecológica

La noche de brujas se remonta a rituales celtas de hace miles de años y durante mucho tiempo se ha asociado con imágenes de brujas...
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UC Recap –  October 16 – October 21

Andrea Arroyo is the epitome of the artist/activist. From the unnatural election of you-know-who, to the earthquakes in Mexico, to the...

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Rodríguez provides State of District
Rodríguez da discurso del distrito

Este distrito es distinto. Refiriéndose repetidamente al distrito más septentrional de Manhattan como una "joya", el concejal Ydanis Rodríguez...
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Me Too

Me conmoví a crear la imagen Me Too ya que me inspiraron los cientos de miles de mujeres en todo el país que se unieron para mostrar cómo...
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Community News – 10.18.17
Noticias comunitarias – 10.18.17

The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) will be hosting a screening of Abacus: Small Enough to Fail on Thurs., Oct. 19th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m...
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 UC Recap – October 2 – October 7

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has done it again. In record time, he gathered some of the biggest names in Latin music to...

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Community News – 10.11.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.11.17

De la mente de Bram Stoker y adaptada para el escenario por Steven Dietz, la Mansión Morris-Jumel se enorgullece de presentar DRÁCULA...
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UC Recap –  October 2 – October 7

We did it Uptown. We came together as a community for the #uptownUNIDOS fundraising extravaganza for our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico...

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First Love at Second Site
Primer amor en el segundo sitio

En el norte del condado, el futuro es femenino, y floreciente. El Centro de Desarrollo de la Mujer Dominicana (DWDC, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Community News – 10.04.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.04.17

Experience the genre-defying opera We Shall Not Be Moved at the Apollo Theater on Fri., Oct. 6th at 8:00 p.m. The opera combines spoken...
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Ache in the Art 
Dibujos de dolor

Local artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo have created original artwork inspired by the tragic shooting at a Las Vegas concert that left...
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