Happy Hour With Erin Says What’s Up To Washington Heights Cocktail King Sysko

The Happy Hour with Erin is a new web series highlighting the happy hour culture in New York City. The show is here to share some very special happy hour moments with you, catching up with some of “the cool kids” all season long. Continue Reading →

Six-Story Building Coming To Washington Heights

New York Yimby reports that on a vacant lot just South of Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Yeshiva University, 465 West 163rd Street will soon rise six stories, in Washington Heights, in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep. Rodriguez On Overdose Prevention Center Announcement (Spanish)

On Friday, May 4th, 2018, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement on the announcement of opening an Overdose Prevention Center in Washington Heights: Continue Reading →

Uptowns Assemblywoman De La Rosa And Others Present A Small Business Power Breakfast

Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and NYC Department of Small Business Services, present a Small Business Power Breakfast to connect Small Business owners with resources to help grow and expand their business. Continue Reading →

Witness Reveals Morgan Freeman Granddaughter’s Dying Words Uptown

NY Post reports that Morgan Freeman’s dying granddaughter gasped to her killer, “Why are you doing this?” as he knifed her in the middle of a Manhattan street, a witness revealed Tuesday— adding that she and her friends were too scared to intervene. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Commissioner Trottenberg Announce Car Free Day Programming

Standing in Times Square, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and New York City Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez today announced programming for this year’s upcoming Car Free Earth Day — on Saturday, April 21st, 2018. Continue Reading →

“Trauma Day” At Touro College Of Osteopathic Medicine From Harlem To Hollis

Against the backdrop of sirens blaring from a YouTube video showing emergency vehicles stuck in a New York City traffic jam, about 50 high school students in an after school program at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. Continue Reading →

Touro Graduate School Of Social Work Students From Harlem To The Bronx LEAD The Way

Before sunrise next Wednesday, students from Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) will board a bus to Albany for the 2018 Social Work Student LEAD (Legislative Education Advocacy Day). Continue Reading →

It’s A Zazie Road From Harlem To ATL To Deadpool

Vanity Magazine reports that uptowns The Atlanta actress, Zazie Beetz—and co-star of the upcoming foulmouthed Marvel sequel—below shares her acting roots, the unique place her parents met, and why she doesn’t like exercise.
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Harlem’s Julia Marlowe, One Of The Best Actresses At The Turn Of The Century, 1865 – 1950

Julia Marlowe, August 17, 1865 – November 12, 1950, was an English-born American actress known for her interpretations of William Shakespeare. Continue Reading →

A New Study On The UN-Affordable Housing In Washington Heights / Inwood!

This brief represents part one of a two-part study the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute is undertaking on the state of affordable housing in the Washington Heights/Inwood sector of New York City, historically a predominantly Dominican neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Brewer, Espaillat, Uptown Electeds And Community Celebrate Agreement To Keep Coogan’s Open

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat gathered Sunday afternoon with a broad coalition of uptown Manhattan elected officials, Community Board members, and neighbors. Continue Reading →

Uptown Staple Coogan’s To Close In Spring, Not Without A Fight (Updated)

Washington Heights restaurant and bar Coogan’s, which has served the community from its Broadway and West 169th Street spot since the 80s, and gets its name from Coogans Hollow as part of uptown history, is set to close this upcoming spring, according to multiple reports. Continue Reading →

City Of NY And Uptown Council Member Rodríguez Release Updated Inwood NYC Action Plan

NYCEDC President James Patchett and uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez released an updated Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive strategy for protecting affordability, investing in infrastructure, and connecting residents to good jobs. Continue Reading →

Uptown Arts Stroll Accepting Poster Contest Submissions

Artists living in West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood can now submit poster designers for one of Uptown Manhattan’s premier annual art events. Continue Reading →

Breaking The Bank: The High Cost Of Low-Income Living Hosted By NY Times Columnist In Harlem

The Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious & Social Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), the Hebrew Free Loan Society, the Interfaith Center of New York, and JCC Harlem will host a panel discussion in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Uptown Is Demanding Dignity And Continuing To Fight For Amanda Morales Guerra

Yesterday, November 17th, 2017, at Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Council Immigration Committee Chair Carlos Menchaca were joined by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, and community leaders. Continue Reading →