On a picture perfect Sunday, August 10th to be exact, the annual Dominican Day Parade drew thousands to sixth avenue for a rousing celebration of Dominican culture, identity and heritage. As usual, the Uptown Collective was there to capture the magic...Read More »
Today, Tues., Aug. 19th marks the first of a three-day celebration of the modern circus, with artists from around the globe in attendance at Marcus Garvey Park. Acrobats, aerialists and jugglers grace the Harlem park’s stage, introducing the New York City youth to contemporary circus, which incorporates physical theater, dance and acrobatics.Read More »
There are breakfasts, and then there are desayunos. For those marching in Sunday’s 37th Annual Dominican Day Parade, there was real fuel to be had in the early morning at Inwood restaurant District 12...Read More »
Our Time Travel Tuesdays post took us back to a really sad episode in this neighborhood’s history. The article was written by Alan Feuer and published in the NY Times on May 28th, 2004. The piece dealt with the brutal, ritualistic murder of Sarah Fox in Inwood Hill Park, while she was out for a run in the park. To be completely honest...Read More »
The women of TINGO: Grita Fuerte celebrated International Afro-Latina, Afro-Caribbean and the Diaspora Women’s Day this past Fri., Jul.25th with a gathering at Rio Penthouse Gallery that focused on reflection and revelation...