Senator Marisol Alcántara And Others To Protest Closure Of High School For Health Careers And Sciences Uptown

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (pictured) joined the office of Borough President Gale Brewer, Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, parents and school leaders to protest the closure of the High School for Health Careers and Sciences and urge the Education Department to reconsider their decision. Continue Reading →

Jay-Z And Beyonce Drops More Than $100K At Uptown Club

Patch reports that rapper and business mogul Jay-Z racked up an impressive bar tab at an Inwood club this weekend, according to reports. Continue Reading →

Oversight Hearing On NYPD Crowd Control And Protest Procedures

Uptowns Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams issued the following statement on the Committee on Public Safety oversight hearing chaired by Council Member Donovan Richards: Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez Elected Co-Chair Of NYC Council Black, Latino, & Asian Caucus

The Office of NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement on the Council Member Election as Co-Chair of the NYC Council Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus (BLAC). Continue Reading →

Uptown Fire Leaves One In Critical Condition

NY Daily News reports that a fire in a Washington Heights apartment building left one person critically injured Sunday night, FDNY officials said. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal Says “Enough Games” On MTA Budget Proposal

Council Member Helen Rosenthal voiced her opposition today to the MTA funding proposal included in the Governor’s Executive Budget, calling it a distraction from the need for fundamental reform at the MTA. Continue Reading →

Cardi B’s Fashion Forward With Harlem-based Designer Anthony Hendrickson’s Label M65

Vogue reports that Cardi B stepped out in yet another New York brand yesterday—arguably one of her most fashion-forward looks yet. Continue Reading →

Uptown Flavor All Over Miranda, Nas, Dave East And Aloe Blacc’s ‘Wrote My Way Out’ Video

Rolling Stones reports that Lin-Manuel Miranda teams with New York rappers Nas and Dave East and singer Aloe Blacc for the new video “Wrote My Way Out,” the January offering from the Hamilton star’s “Hamildrops” series. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Recent Promotions At The NYPD

Today Tuesday, January 9, 2018, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the NYPD’s announcement on recent promotions within its leadership:

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Uptown’s Cardi B Disrupts Jimmy Fallon Show (Video)

Cardi B visited The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and the animated Washington Heights entertainer sounded like a walking sound bite said source. Continue Reading →

Uptown Senator Alcántara Announces State Funding For Dominican Medical Association

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) announced $50,000 in state funding for the Dominican Medical Association on Thursday. Continue Reading →

Calling For All Immigrants And Allies To Turnout Big In NYC General Election

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez is encouraging all Immigrants and their allies to turnout big in tomorrow’s NYC General election uptown, in order to be a voice for those unable to cast a ballot. Continue Reading →

Real Estate Investment Course & Guide to Buy Your First Property!

Community League of the Heights (CLOTH) in partnership with Lightstone are excited to offer an Introductory Real Estate Investment Course & Guide to Buy Your First Property. Continue Reading →

In The Wake Of Young Woman’s Suicide Uptown, Alcántara And Others Support “Life is Precious”

Upper Manhattan is the epicenter of this epidemic…

State Senator Marisol Alcántara together with State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, mental health advocates, and members of the school community, unveiled $400,000 in state funding for a “Life is Precious” suicide prevention program that is focused on young Latinas. Continue Reading →

Community Gather To Mark One Month Amanda Morales Guerra Took Refuge Uptown

TOMORROW Sunday, September 18 at 12:00 PM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara. Continue Reading →

NYC Orgs Partner For Patient Self-Management, Health Coaching Uptown

Sources report that New York City-based hospital Mount Sinai St. Luke’s has partnered with a local health coaching group to support health coaching and patient self-management. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Talented Cardi B Goes “Bodak Yellow” (Video)

Here’s Washington Heights lady Cardi B (iamcardib.com), the rapper, songwriter, television personality and actress has been blowing up, from the VMA’s to Love & Hip Hop: New York, and who knows what next. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Senator Marisol Alcantara And Queens Jose Peralta Announce State Allocate Funding

To help community-based organizations which work to improve the quality of life of neighborhoods and their residents, State Senator Marisol Alcantara and State Senator Jose Peralta announced a state allocation of $150,000 for Citizens Committee for New York. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez, Rep Adriano Espaillat, And Others Stand Behind Mother Facing Deportation

Amanda, a working mom of three U.S. citizen children, entered sanctuary on Thursday night to avoid deportation to her native Guatemala, a country her children have never known, and where she faced death threats before fleeing. Continue Reading →

Uptown Jazz Singer Who Jumped Off GWB Had ‘Lifelong Struggle’

The mother of Lael Feldman — a 24-year-old singer who disappeared from Clinton Hill and was found dead Monday in waters near Inwood Hill Parktold Patch that her daughter was an “amazing person” who had a “lifelong struggle with life,” and a debilitating eating disorder. Continue Reading →