UC Recap

The Uptown Collective – The Recap 2-17 to 2-22

The second installment of Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda featuring the classic film West Side Story took place on February 23rd and it was simply incredible. Not only were the almost 1000 people in attendance treated to a great piece of cinema in...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 2-10 to 2-15

Okay folks, you have until Friday, February 21st at 5 pm to turn in your submission for the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest. Just in case you didn’t know, the Uptown Arts Stroll is a month-long celebration of Uptown arts and culture. The winner will receive $500 greenbacks...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-27 to 2-1

From the Heights to the State of the Union speech, Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School student, Estiven Rodriguez, had the honor of attending the event and even got a shout out from POTUS. Estiven arrived in the country at 9 years old and thanks to hard work...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-20 to 1-25

In light of our President, Barack Obama, delivering his all important State of the Union speech this week, I thought it was only right that he receives a proper shout out for spreading so much Uptown Love as of late. It began a few weeks ago, when Harlem ninth-grader Kiara Molina, of...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-13 to 1-18

The news broke this week that the venerable Mother Cabrini High School would be closing its doors after 115 years in the neighborhood. Hold on – not so fast - the Cabrini Movement has begun. Started within days of the news of the impending closure, current students, teachers, alumni...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-30 to 1-4

January 1st was an important day for me personally but I sincerely believe that it was also a significant day in the history of this city, this country and ultimately, the world. Not only was it the first day of the New Year but it was also the inauguration of our new Mayor, Bill de Blasio. I am SO done...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-23 to 12-28

This is our last missive of 2013 folks and I cannot overstate what an honor it has been writing this column for the last 4 years. The Manhattan Times is an Uptown institution and having this weekly forum in addition to the website has helped us tremendously in expanding the Uptown...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-9 to 12-14

The holidays are here folks and if you haven’t completed all your shopping yet, please make sure you shop local and keep those dollars Uptown. In keeping with that sentiment, Bread and Yoga’s annual holiday market returns and will take place on Saturday, December 21st...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-2 to 12-7

Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way is much more than a slogan for us. It has been our modus operandi and mission statement since we began preaching the Uptown Gospel and highlighting the best Uptown has to offer in February of 2010. From the very beginning, The Little Red Lighthouse has been...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-25 to 11-30

Our Time Travel Tuesdays post takes us back to a story that was first published in The NY Times on May 15th, 2009. Imagine you move into an apartment that unbeknownst to you happens to be the former stash house of a now deported drug dealer with ties to a crooked cop. It gets worse.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-18 to 11-23

I still can’t believe that our little documentary that could about the nutcracker and our beloved Uptown has been profiled in an excellent article in The NY Times by Alex Vadakul. This project is so much more than just the definitive documentary on the infamous underground libation; it is...

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-11 to 11-16

From the moment you enter Rusty Mackerel (209 Pinehurst Avenue) you know that this isn’t your average eatery. No, ladies and gentlemen, this is a sanctum of the sublime, a place where culinary alchemy happens daily. No mere restaurant, it is a shrine of gastronomy. A place...

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