Tag Archives: Entertainment
We started the week with the sweet news that Uptown’s own Carrot Top Pastries was voted #1 for Carrot Cake in all of New York City by the NY Daily News. The Uptown Hip-Hop movement is really beginning to make some noise...Read More »
The holidays are here, and so are the wishlists. No matter the occasion, and whoever the lucky recipient might be, the gift still remains yours to give. Forget braving maddening lines at mass-market stores among strangers...
Franklin Pimentel knows Superstorm Sandy’s strength well. The storm’s punches left him without power the days following her steamroll through town. “I had to drink martinis to keep warm,” he said with a laugh...Read More »
The Verizon Wireless store near the corner of 181st and Broadway emanated with serious girl power this past Thurs., Nov. 15th. The Empire Girls, namely Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermúdez, were in the Heights...Read More »
Family, career, our Boston Terrier, and friends - these are just a few of the things I’m grateful for this year. These are they very things that undoubtedly bring me joy, year-round and always. However, one very important piece of my puzzle is—believe it or not—our community...
We started the week with a thought-provoking opinion piece by John Paul Infante on the need to go beyond Marriage Equality legislation and to bring people together so we can better understand each other. Uptown resident, Octavio Blanco, and a few other hardy souls from Uptown and beyond, decided to take part in the grassroots efforts to help out those affected by Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway recently...Read More »
Ser un músico en la ciudad de Nueva York puede estar bien lejos de glamoroso. Implica largas horas, trabajo pesado y tarde en la noche. El trabajo a menudo también ofrece muy poco en cuestión de dinero o beneficios, y puede ayudar en incurrir en grandes deudas...
The United Palace’s new non-profit cultural program was launched this Thurs., Oct. 25th with an evening’s arts collective and interaction that included presentations, performances and the presence of key partners such as Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance...Read More »
The first ever Inwood Hill Park Harvest Festival took place on Saturday, October 20th and of course the UC was there. Check out the awesome pictures of the festivities...Read More »
Bluey no longer graces Inwood streets. The formerly blue 1982 Honda Civic had a dignified send-off Saturday afternoon. Owner Harry Ettling arranged a New Orleans-style funeral for his most trusted and rusted friend. “It’s time,” Ettling said. The car ran perfectly, but the body was giving out.Read More »
In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to Broadway
In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda regresa a Broadway
Curiosity in Inwood as The Curiosity approaches Mars
Curiosidad en Inwood, mientras The Curiosity se aproxima al Planeta Marte
For those that don’t know, some of the best Streetball in the world is being played right in our own backyard. A Streetball tournament at...Read More »
An iconic vocalist with a warm, expressive voice, Helen Merrill's infrequent recordings tend to be quite special with plenty...Read More »
With reports of young suicides linked to bullying on the rise and recent New York legislation obligating schools to investigate cyberbullying...Read More »
This was a very good week for our Nutcracker Inc. documentary on the infamous Washington Heights’ street libation, the Nutcracker.Read More »
The Pied Piper Children’s Theatre of NYC (PPCT) presents the SUMMER SHOWCASE, an evening of songs, scenes, monologues, dance, and...Read More »
Naja is an Egyptian -style belly dance performer and instructor who brings the spirit of the Middle East to New York City and beyond through the...Read More »
This week, the news that beloved local artist and entrepreneur, Will TeeZ, was battling Leukemia rocked many in the Uptown community.Read More »
SENIOR SWIM SEASON KICKS OFF WITH POOL PARTY IN HARLEM Senior swim season kicks off with pool party in Harlem
On Mon., July 9th, First Deputy Commissioner for NYC Parks and Recreation Liam Kavanagh joined Department for the Aging Commissioner Lilliam Barrios-PaoliRead More »
Free Screening with DJ at Rucker Park (155th and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau, 2012, 90 min.Read More »
This Sun., July 15th, the Trust will hold a Neighborhood Yard Sale from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Park’s Stan Michels Promenade.Read More »
Saturday, June 30th was a glorious day Uptown. Not only was it Nutcracker Awareness Day at Le Chéile (839 West 181st Street)...Read More »
KaBOOM! Challenge: Turn playground visits into a free trip to Washington, D.C. By Nancy Bruning, MPH
Reto KaBOOM: Convierta visita a patios de recreo en viaje gratis a Washington, D.C.
Bieber Fever took over Harlem when the teenage superstar gave an impromptu performance at the legendary Apollo Theater this past Mon., Jun. 18th.Read More »
Social worker Jennifer Wortham of Washington Heights won first prize for her documentary “A Workshop in the Delta” at...Read More »
Rider Ureña, a young Dominican artist, is not obsessed. Not with Facebook, or You Tube, or any such platforms of communication...Read More »