NYPD Rolls Out Body Camera’s Uptown

The NYPD began rolling its body camera program Thursday in the 34th police precinct — which spans the Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods — department officials told Patch. Continue Reading →

Protesters To Demand Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcantara Leave Democrat Group

Protestors are planning to fill the hallways of State Senator Marisol Alcantara’s Inwood offices Friday morning to demand that the senator leave the Independent Democratic Conference and caucus with mainline Democrats. Continue Reading →

City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

RWDSU President Stuart Applebaum Statement On The Closure Of Car Wash Uptown

This week, the Soft Touch Car Wash in Inwood, Manhattan closed; nearly a year after a $1.65 million settlement was won for workers who had their wages stolen, resulting in the business filing for bankruptcy. Continue Reading →

Balenciaga Canvas And Leather Tote, Noir Black Baby

Last year we found a rare picture taken by Cristobol Balenciaga visiting Harlem for ideas in the 1940’s, when we saw this minimalist shape, with a contemporary combination of crafted calfskin leather and cotton canvas it spoke to the timelessness of Harlem style. Continue Reading →

Call For Artists “Utopia” Exhibition In Northern Manhattan

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in collaboration with NewYork–Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, welcomes submissions for NoMAA’s next exhibition titled “Utopia,” curated by Art In FLUX. Continue Reading →

Police Investigate ‘ISIS’ Graffiti In Inwood Subway Station

Police are investigating graffiti that says “ISIS” in an Upper Manhattan subway station. Continue Reading →

Pathways To Growth Information Session For Your Business In Harlem

Pathways To Growth is a free entrepreneurial experience utilizing The Streetwise ‘MBA’™ curriculum designed to accelerate the growth of businesses owned by women and entrepreneurs of color. Continue Reading →

A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear friends and neighbors,

oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace. Continue Reading →

Water Main Break Stops Uptown C, A Trains

New York CBS reports that a water main break in Washington Heights shut down A and C Train service Thursday night. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat To Skip Trump’s Inauguration

Harlem Congress person Adriano Espaillat has represented New York’s 13th Congressional Distrcit for only a few weeks, but has already become one of Congress’ most vocal critics of President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration. Continue Reading →

Uptown Harlem Projects From Karim Rashid’s Just-Launched Firm, Kurv Architecture

Interior Design Hall of Fame member Karim Rashid has joined forces with Alex Hughes, AIA, to launch a New York City–based firm called Kurv Architecture. Continue Reading →

City Proposes Swallowing Inwood Library With Affordable Housing Development

Officials from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) proposed a drastic redevelopment of the Inwood Library into a public-private development featuring affordable housing units stacked on top of a renovated library. Continue Reading →

Adriano Espaillat Sworn Into Congress To Represent New York’s 13th District (Video)

Adriano Espaillat made history when he was sworn into Congress Tuesday as the new representative for New York’s 13th Congressional District — which spans parts of Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx. Continue Reading →

Joint Statement On Swastika In Inwood Subway Station

On Monday night, January 2nd, 2017, members of the local Inwood community discovered swastikas had been drawn on an advertisement in the Dyckman Street A train station for an art exhibit at the Jewish Museum. Continue Reading →