UC Recap

  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-7 to 10-12

    DigiBunch, one of the nation’s most influential Hispanic communities online, recently announced it’s list of 20 Latino cultural leaders for its 2nd annual Latino Trailblazers video series and I had the honor of being chosen to the select list. This is to date, the biggest honor of my career and I feel extremely...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-30 to 10-5

    The Best of the 2nd Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) goes down at the United Palace of Cultural Arts (4140 Broadway) on Saturday, October 12, 2013. From 1-10 pm, the four most popular films shown during the festival in June will be screened:...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-23 to 9-28

    Ok folks, the first ever Uptown Lit Festival is going down on October 19th at the United Palace of Cultural Arts and Word Up Community Bookshop. What is Uptown Lit you might ask? Well, Uptown Lit...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-16 to 9-21

    Did you know that September 16th was National Guacamole Day? Well it was and to celebrate the occasion our very own Wellness contributor and my better half, Eileen Z. Fuentes, penned an ode to one of the newest additions to the Uptown culinary landscape, Chipotle (4009 Broadway).

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-9 to 9-14

    It never fails, once September rolls around I get a bad case of the end-of-summer blues. Then like clockwork, I get a reminder that while summer may be over, that good old Uptown magic remains. Case in point: The Heineken Ritmo Sonico Festival that was held on September 8th at La Marina.

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 9-2 to 9-7

    By the time you read this, primary elections will have already taken place but I cannot overstate the importance of voting. So much rides on who is elected to public service, both locally and beyond. Apathy will never be the answer. People have died in this country, and are dying right now...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-26 to 8-31

    On a simply glorious Saturday night, August 24th to be exact, folks from the neighborhood and beyond gathered at a hard to find spot in Riverside Park for an old-fashioned and slightly clandestine celebration. I’m talking about a generator powered by park lights and people having a damn good time...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-19 to 8-24

    We started the week with a re-post of an excellent article by Cole Thompson of My.Inwood.net on the history of Inwood Station, which is the northernmost Post Office in Manhattan and was established in 1923. Cole Thompson’s meticulously researched article, replete with pictures...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-12 to 8-17

    On a picture perfect Sunday, August 11th to be exact, the 32nd Annual Dominican Day Parade took place on Sixth Avenue with a half a million...
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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-20 to 5-25

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Drumroll, please… The 10th Anniversary Uptown Arts Stroll kicks off at the venerable

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 5-13 to 5-18

    It’s on people. The Northern Manhattan Restaurant Week has begun and that means a bunch of great deals at some of your favorite restaurants.

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-29 to 5-4

    April 29 – May 4 Mark your calendars folks, the Eleventh Annual Drums Along The Hudson: A Native American Festival will take place on Sunday, May 19th, 2013 in the urban oasis that is Inwood Hill Park from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, rain or shine. The festival is a celebration of Native American...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-15 to 4-20

    Did you know that travel expert, Valarie D’Elia, of the popular travel blog Travel with Val recently took a jaunt up to Inwood to find hidden gems for a video segment for NY1? Well, neither did I but one of our awesome readers...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-1 to 4-6

    Spring is here, La Marina has re-opened and life is good. I had the pleasure of attending the kick-off event for the Business Improvement District’s Explora marketing campaign at La Marina on Monday, April 1st...

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  • The Uptown Collective- The recap 3-25 to 3-30

    The WHIN By Any Means celebration of the sacred feminine, known as Her-Story, went down on March 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and was a rousing success. Once again, the venue was packed to capacity and the attendees were treated to a plethora of amazing acts. We posted Q&A’s...

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  • The Uptown Collective – The Recap 03-18 to 03-23

    Pulitzer Prize winning Author, Junot Diaz, was in the neighborhood recently to spread a little literary love. Junot Diaz teamed up with the office of...

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