Entertainment

Tryon Toast
Brindis por Tryon

Salut. Miembros y simpatizantes del Fideicomiso Fort Tryon Park se reunieron en el Paseo Stan Michels del parque el pasado...
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Community News – 07.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 07.19.17

Join young artists at The Apollo Theater’s Teen Takeover on Fri., July 28th at 6:00 p.m. Curated by Apollo Theater Academy high school...
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Play at Payson
El Idilio en la Esquina

Luz, Abuela Claudia and I spent countless hours at the Payson Avenue Playground, located on the corner of the same street where we have...
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UC Recap –  July 10 – July 15

We did it again Uptown. For the second year in a row, we have made it to Brick Underground’s best NYC neighborhood blogs list. This is quite an accomplishment and...

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A Swimming Start 
Empezar a nadar

Dive in. The state’s Parks Department is looking to make a splash this summer by once again offering free swimming lessons for children...
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Grant spurs revitalization projects
Nueva subvención para proyectos de Inwood

The BID is bringing it. The Washington Heights Business Improvement District (BID) has announced a series of revitalization projects rolling out...
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Community News – 07.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 07.12.17

Go full stream at Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum on Thurs., July 27th from 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The museum is hosting a free screening of...
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UC Recap – July 3 – July 8

It looks like the Uptown tradition of setting off industrial grade fireworks in the streets is alive and thriving. In fact, from the looks of things it...

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Community News – 07.05.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 07.05.17

Peel through layers of Harlem’s history using photography at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on Thurs., July 13th at...
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Street Stars
Estrellas callejeras

PAL está jugando. Por más de 100 años, la Liga Atlética de la Policía (PAL, por sus siglas en inglés) ha intentado proporcionar...
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UC Recap –  June 26 – July 1

This might sound crazy, but this Independence Day could be the most important one in our nation’s history. A would-be tyrant has...

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Community News – 06.28.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.28.17

It’s that time of the year. The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum has opened up registration for its summer camp running from Mon., July 10th through...
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UC Recap –  June 19 – June 24

It’s that time of year again, folks. A Toast to Fort Tryon will take place on Thursday, July 13 at 6 p.m. and you absolutely need to be there. This...

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Community News – 06.21.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.21.17

Learn the roles Latinas play in today’s political landscape at El Museo Del Barrio on Sat., June 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join...
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UC Recap – June 12 – June 17

Warriors come out to play! In celebration of the Warriors victory, we have released a special limited edition of the Washington Heights Warriors...

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¡Presente!

¡Presente! They took it to the streets. Thousands again turned out on Fifth Avenue this past Sun., Jun. 11th for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade...
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Community News – 06.14.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.14.17

Celebrate the nation’s freedom at the oldest house in Manhattan on Thurs., June 29th form 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum...
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Celebrate NYC DANCE WEEK

Ailey Extension celebrates NYC Dance Week, a citywide festival from June 15-24, by offering 30 free dance and fitness classes for new students...

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UC Recap – June 5 – June 10

The good folks at Statement Arts are having their annual crowd-funding campaign for their College Prep program. Please give what you can...

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Film Works Alfresco debuts in Inwood
Serie de cine hace su debut

A free outdoor summer film series has launched in Inwood Hill Park. Film Works Alfresco is a curated film series that will present both...
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Community News – 06.07.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.07.17

Celebrate with El Museo del Barrio at this year’s Museum Mile Festival on Tues., June 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The festival will...
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Funding for the Farmhouse
Fondos para la granja

La Granja Museo Dyckman está a punto de recibir un enorme impulso, ya que el punto de referencia de Inwood ha recibido $5 millones...
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UC Recap – May 29 – June 3

The whole brouhaha over the participation of Oscar López Rivera in the Puerto Rican Day Parade this year came to a head recently...

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Community News – 05.31.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.31.17

Celebrate the broad spectrum of dance within the African Diaspora at the Fort Washington Library on Thurs., June 29th at 4:30 p.m. Using...
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UC Recap – May 22 – May 27

By the time you read this, there is a good chance that the 15th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll has already began. This year’s honorees are...

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UC Recap – May 15 – May 20

Is it just me or does it feel like you know who has been President forever? Every day brings another reason to question your sanity. In...

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Community News – 05.17.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.17.17

Vestido como la élite de Nueva York en el Museo de la Ciudad de Nueva York (MCNY) el sábado 20 de mayo de 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. La...
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UC Recap – May 8 – May 13

Our Wellness Contributor and my better half, Eileen Z. Fuentes, had quite a week. Last Saturday she penned a poignant and strident Op-Ed that...

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Community News – 05.10.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.10.17

Drop by the Apollo for the opening kick-off concert for the Harlem EatUp Festival on Tues., May 16th at 8:00 p.m. The four-day festival...
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Community News – 05.03.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.03.17

Get a taste for Mexican culture this Cinco de Mayo at Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Fri., May 5th at 2:00 p.m. The...
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Street Style
Estilo callejero

Retro rocks. Thousands took to the streets in East Harlem this past Sat., Apr. 29th to revive the good ole days of box car derbies, street hockey...
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Voices Alight
Voces unidas

They sing stronger together. Bringing together over 1,000 young choristers from 16 schools, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City...
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UC Recap – April 24 – April 29

HealthEquity4BlackLives / Mailman for Equity and Free University – NYC are planning the Heights Teach-In: Uptown Unites for Justice...

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“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Community News – 04.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.26.17

Experience the art and craft of storytelling at The Apollo on Fri., May 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Moth brings together storytellers from...
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UC Recap – April 17 – April 22

I am writing this missive still feeling exhilarated from the massive turnout for the Uptown March for Immigrant Rights. Shout out...

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Car Free Day returns

  Car Free Day returns   Story and photos by Gregg McQueen     No wheels for Washington Heights. This coming Saturday, a nine-block stretch of busy St. Nicholas Avenue will be packed with pedestrians, cyclists and leisure activities instead ...

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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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UC Recap – April 10 – April 15

It is 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’ The Doomsday Clock is ticking ever so louder ever since you know who usurped our democracy. Welcome...

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Figures in the Find
Figuras en búsqueda

No son exactamente héroes. En cambio, las acciones de los personajes principales de la última obra de la Compañía de Teatro Up pasan de...
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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Hunt in the Heights
Caras y Canastas

No little bunny hop here – this was a mad dash. Hundreds of families and children turned out this past Sat., Apr. 8th for a ceremonial...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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UC Recap – April 3 – April 8

Tupac Shakur is now a Hall of Famer. Most people tend to forget that the firebrand emcee was born in Harlem. The child of two Black Panthers...

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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees
Paseo de las Artes 2017 nombra a homenajeados

El festival anual de las artes de un mes de duración del norte de Manhattan está programado para regresar. El Paseo de las Artes 2017 se...
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UC Recap – March 20th – March 25th

We have a winner folks. Visual artist and painter Alexis Agliano Sanborn of Washington Heights has been chosen as the winner of...

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Crystal Clear
Clara como el cristal

This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names – in English and Spanish. She’s...
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Community News – 03.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.22.17

Converse over coffee with Councilmember Mark Levine on Sun., Mar. 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Community residents are invited...
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Stroll in a Stroke
Paseo en una pincelada

Forjó más allá de los cuarenta. La artista y pintora Alexis Agliano Sanborn de Washington Heights, surgió como la elección de los...
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