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Welcome to The Uptowner, an online newspaper covering Harlem, Hamilton Heights, East Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. From stories on sports and politics to education and the arts, we provide a voice for upper Manhattan communities that other news outlets miss. Stories appearing on the website are reported and produced by graduate students at the Columbia University School of Journalism.

A new energy-efficient complex is coming to East Harlem with multiple green spaces and state-of-the-art community facili...
10/31/2019
Harlem Gets Greener With New Eco-Friendly Development | The Uptowner.org

A new energy-efficient complex is coming to East Harlem with multiple green spaces and state-of-the-art community facilities.

https://theuptowner.org/harlem-gets-greener/

Harlem Gets Greener With New Eco-Friendly Development Sendero Verde joins a local rise in energy efficient, emission reducing buildings. by Rita Omokha on October 29, 2019 in News Feed Leave a comment By Rita Omokha A new energy-efficient complex is rising in East Harlem with promises of multiple gr...

With a buyer’s showcase next week, food start-ups hope to land some sweet deals. https://theuptowner.org/harlem-food-ent...
10/15/2019
Harlem Food Entrepreneurs Hope for a Deal | The Uptowner.org

With a buyer’s showcase next week, food start-ups hope to land some sweet deals.

https://theuptowner.org/harlem-food-entrepreneurs-hope-for-a-deal/

Harlem Food Entrepreneurs Hope for a Deal Members of Hot Bread Kitchen, a food incubator in East Harlem, will pitch their products and cross their fingers at next week’s buyer’s showcase. by Anya Schultz on October 15, 2019 in News Feed Leave a comment By Anya Schultz When buyers and merchants b...

A $9.5 million donation has enabled the Harlem School of the Arts to launch the Renaissance Project, an initiative to up...
10/09/2019
Harlem School of the Arts Receives $9.5 Million for Renovations | The Uptowner.org

A $9.5 million donation has enabled the Harlem School of the Arts to launch the Renaissance Project, an initiative to upgrade the exterior and interior of the building.

Harlem School of the Arts Receives $9.5 Million for Renovations A 55-year-old arts institution gets upgrades inside and out. by Hasham Nusrat on October 9, 2019 in News Feed Leave a comment By Hasham Nusrat A major renovation is underway at the Harlem School of the Arts, thanks to a $9.5 million dol...

Dodji and Phyllis Gbedemah opened the Kente Royal Gallery last month to promote local talent like Harlem native photogra...
10/09/2019

Dodji and Phyllis Gbedemah opened the Kente Royal Gallery last month to promote local talent like Harlem native photographer Bertram Knight, pictured. The Gallery is a part of the growing art scene Uptown.

http://theuptowner.org/kenteroyal-uptownartgalleries/

P.S. 154 Harriet Tubman combats chronic absenteeism with Kinvolved, a tech tool that keeps parents in the know about the...
10/06/2019
Tool Helps Harlem School Increase Attendance | The Uptowner.org

P.S. 154 Harriet Tubman combats chronic absenteeism with Kinvolved, a tech tool that keeps parents in the know about their child's attendance.

http://theuptowner.org/tool-helps-harlem-school-increase-attendance/

Tool Helps Harlem School Increase Attendance A Harlem school combats chronic absenteeism with a new tech tool. by Astrid Landon on October 3, 2019 in News Feed Leave a comment By Astrid Landon P.S. 154 Harriet Tubman school in Harlem is a diverse place. The main office is covered with colorful child...

Local organizations are gearing up to mobilize census 2020, with the help of $4 million from the City Council.
10/02/2019
Local Groups Get $4 Million to Promote Census Participation | The Uptowner.org

Local organizations are gearing up to mobilize census 2020, with the help of $4 million from the City Council.

Local Groups Get $4 Million to Promote Census Participation Census mobilization efforts get underway uptown. by Hasham Nusrat on October 2, 2019 in News Feed Leave a comment By Hasham Nusrat New York City community organizations are gearing up to mobilize uptown residents for the 2020 census. Becaus...

A civil rights museum is slated to open uptown in 2023. http://theuptowner.org/a-civil-rights-museum-comes-to-125th-stre...
09/28/2019
A Civil Rights Museum Comes to 125th Street | The Uptowner.org

A civil rights museum is slated to open uptown in 2023.

http://theuptowner.org/a-civil-rights-museum-comes-to-125th-street/

A Civil Rights Museum Comes to 125th Street The National Urban League returns home, to join a new cultural institution. by Rita Omokha on September 28, 2019 in News Feed Leave a comment By Rita Omokha When it opens on West 125th Street in 2023, the Urban Civil Rights Experience Museum will spotlight...

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