Entertainment

“Together we found a way”
“Juntos encontramos un camino”

When I was introduced to what was left of the Loisaida Inc. story six years ago, it seemed to be coming to its end. All that remained...
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Community News – 05.16.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.16.18

Join Paul Sadowski at the Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation on Sat., May 26th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m...
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UC Recap –  May 7 – May 12

The buzz this week was all about the Met Gala. Everybody was talking about the celebrities and their over-the-top fashion choices. Well, in honor of...

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Community News – 05.09.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.09.18

Hike and shoot the sunset at Fort Tryon Park on Wed., May 16th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The park’s pristine view of the Palisades and Hudson River...
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Seeing Kaia
Viendo a Kaia

I wasn’t always a perfect mom. Still ain’t. I check my child, I parent her but I am also her friend. She is one of my reasons...
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UC Recap – April 30 – May 5

Our democracy is facing an existential crisis. The enemies of democracy, decency and diversity have usurped the American Experiment and they are furiously...

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First in File
Primeros en línea

Making history is a common event for David Alexander Paterson. When he succeeded Eliot Spitzer and was sworn in 2008...
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Community News – 05.02.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.02.18

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., May 5th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Participate in the special family...
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Barbs Away
Podios de la furia

Someone call Heidi. The howls of criticism following comedian Michelle Wolf's remarks at the White House Correspondents’...
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Retro in El Barrio
Retro en El Barrio

Fue regresar en el tiempo para El Barrio. Los residentes de East Harlem disfrutaron de juegos retro al aire libre como béisbol callejero, tejo...
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UC Recap –  April 23 – April 28

Buddha Beer Bar (4476 Broadway) makes some damn good bar food to complement their deep selection of craft beers. From the wings, to the burgers...

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Rising with Ricky
Federación Hispana organiza gala anual

La Federación Hispana (HF, por sus siglas en inglés) organizó su gala anual de primavera el 19 de abril. El evento de este año, celebrado en...
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Community News – 04.25.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.25.18

Get your art on at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Apr. 28th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Artist Rachel Sydlowski will guide young artists to create abstract...
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UC Recap –  April 16 – April 21

PLEASE do the following. Get on your phone, your tablet, your whatever it is you use to surf the interwebs and go to www.uptheater.org/ to get tickets...

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Hola a Lola
Lola en Casa

"Soy pastelito con salchipapa". El escritor ganador de la beca MacArthur y del Pultizer casi fue usurpado por principiantes...
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Community News – 04.18.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.18.18

Learn about the ancient earth-shaking and earth-shaping events of the city at Inwood Hill Park on Sat., Apr. 21st from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The...
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WHEELS for the Win
Aros de altura

Some hardwood history was just achieved in Washington Heights. The junior varsity basketball team from Washington Heights Expeditionary...
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UC Recap – April 9 – April 14

Jack Veneno was the man. By far, the most well known Dominican wrestler of all time, Jack Veneno is held in an almost mythic regard by...

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Community News – 04.11.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.11.18

Escuche a jóvenes poetas en las Finales del Grand Slam de Urban Word NYC Teen Poetry en el Teatro Apollo el sábado 14 de abril a las 6:00...
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UC Recap –  April 2 – April 7

Don’t get me wrong I LOVE the NY Times but I am just not rocking with the Hudson Heights moniker for the more affluent parts of Washington Heights...

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Senior Style
Estilo senior

Estos modelos tenían elegancia y experiencia. Más de 20 ciudadanos adultos mayores se transformaron en modelos de moda y...
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Community News – 04.04.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.04.18

Explore the digital oyster interactive in the exhibition “New York at Its Core” at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Thu...
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UC Recap – March 26 – March 31

After lengthy and difficult deliberations, we have a winner. Miranda Spencer is the winner of the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest...

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Community News – 03.28.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.28.18

Take part in the Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Apr. 7th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The three-acre Heather...
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Art at Allen: Nutritional Value
Arte en Allen: Valor nutricional

In an urban community vulnerable to the effects of gentrification, the healthiness, availability, and affordability of food are major issues...
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UC Recap –  March 19 – March 24

Washington Heights is on the frontlines of the war on immigrants that Donald Trump is waging. Cinthya Santos Briones, Laura Gottesdiener...

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Community News – 03.21.18
Noticias comunitarias – 03.21.18

Satsang is a spiritual discourse or sacred gathering. Take part at Bread and Yoga on Fri., Mar. 23rd from 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. The group will...
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The Kids are Alright
Los niños están bien

"Los niños ahora aman el lujo. Tienen malos modales, desprecio por la autoridad, muestran falta de respeto hacia los mayores y aman...
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Community News – 03.14.18
Noticias Comunitarias  – 03.14.18

Parents and caregivers are invited to explore the world of ABCmouse.com at the Fort Washington Library on Sat., Mar. 17th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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UC Recap –  March 5 – March 10

OK, folks, trust us on this one. There is nothing like Harlem Eat Up. Just imagine all your favorite food and spirits in one place. Simply stated, this...

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Library redevelopment plans unveiled
Se revelan planes de remodelación de la biblioteca

Spoiler alerts ahead. After months of speculation, the city has revealed long-awaited details for the redevelopment of the Inwood Library...
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Community News – 03.07.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.07.17

Get weird at the Apollo on Thurs., Mar. 22nd at 8:00 p.m. “Weird Al” Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and never looked back...
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Menu Mélange
Mezcla de menú

Fue una congregación culinaria. Marcus Samuelsson, jefe de cocina de Red Rooster en Harlem, y Robert Hohmann, chef ejecutivo de Gaby...
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Community News – 02.28.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.28.18

Show off your moves at the Museum of the City of New York’s (MCNY) Alexander Hamilton Disco on Fri., Mar. 2nd from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m...
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UC Recap –  February 19 – February 24

The community came out in force to ensure that their voices were heard at the Inwood Rezoning public hearing on Thursday, February 22. Sherry...

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Uptown for the Swing
Festival de Jazz llega al Alto

It’s a new jazz swing. The jazz standard “Take the A Train” was first composed in 1939, and it became one of Duke Ellington’s signature songs...
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Community News – 02.21.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.21.18

Celebrate the opening of the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art’s new spring show “BIBLIOBANDIDO: Story Eater!” on Thurs., Mar...
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UC Recap –  February 12 – February 17

Our Congressman Adriano Espaillat has decided to weigh in on the rezoning of Inwood. In an exclusive Op-Ed that appeared right here in...

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A Rosa in Harlem
Una Rosa en Harlem

El cambio ha llegado al centro. El Centro Cultural Caribeño Instituto de la Diáspora Africana (CCCADI, por sus siglas en inglés) ha anunciado una...
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Meow Muscle
Músculo del ‘meow’

Tres padres de Inwood piensan que las armas deben ser intercambiadas por gatitos. What If…Love es una serie de cortos que proponen eso...
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Community News – 02.14.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.14.18

Celebrate the 33rd Annual New York Sword Dance Festival at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., Feb. 17th at 3:30 p.m. The museum will...
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UC Recap –  February 5 – February 10

Say it ain’t so. We knew this was coming, but the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) just released a report entitled...

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Saving the Satos
Salvar a los satos

Dos de los principales contendientes en el Puppy Bowl de este año casi no tuvieron la oportunidad de jugar. Kaleb, Jr....
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Community News – 02.07.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.07.18

Experience the live musical documentary Soundtrack ’63 at the Apollo Theater on Sat., Feb. 24th at 8:00 p.m. The performance...
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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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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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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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