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Free Passes to see When the Game Stands Tall

Free Passes to see When the Game Stands Tall

Hey football fans! Great News! Uptownflavor has partnered with Sony Pictures to offer a special treat just for you! Because you are a loyal reader of our website You can receive free passes to see When the Game Stand Tall at the Magic Johnson Theater on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Doors open at 7 PM but you … Continue reading

GIFT Study-A-Thon at Harlem’s Street Squash

GIFT Study-A-Thon at Harlem’s Street Squash

New York, NY – Twenty-two 16-year-old Harlem students, dressed in their blue and white school uniforms, peer out the window of their classroom to see a squash game in progress.  They’re focused not just on seeing who will become the winner of today’s squash match.  They have a much more serious goal in mind.  These … Continue reading

Tony Dungy challenges you to be uncommon in 2012

Tony Dungy, retired head coach of the 2007 Super Bowl–winning Indianapolis Colts, guides us on a year long journey of faith with The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge. The Daily Challange contains 365 reflections from the #1 New York Times bestselling author on living an “uncommon life” of integrity, honoring your family and friends, creating … Continue reading

Reebok Junior Tennis Academy Tryouts

Reebok Junior Tennis Academy Tryouts

City Parks Foundation’s Reebok Junior Tennis Academy celebrates its 25th Anniversary of providing a free, annual scholarship training program for talented New York City junior tennis players.  The program provides free expert coaching, practice time and tournament scholarship, while the Academy helps defray the cost of tournament tennis training so that more urban youngsters have … Continue reading

Air Force 1: Anatomy of an Urban Legend Premiere

Air Force 1: Anatomy of an Urban Legend Premiere

Last weekend The World Famous Apollo hosted the premiere of Air Force 1: Anatomy of an urban legend. The film, directed by Thibaut de Longeville and narrated by KRS-One, is an hour long documentary of the history of the sneakers known as “Uptowns.” The popular style of sneaker was introduced by Nike 25 years ago … Continue reading

1 Love All Borough Block Party

Perhaps you have seen the signage and buses along 8th Avenue announcing the arrival of the World Basketball Festival taking place August 12-15. We’ll be doing another post about this event in the coming week, but perhaps you’ll want to venture downtown this weekend for the launch.

Delivering free bike helmets

How many times have you watched a bicycle delivery person recklessly swerve in and out of traffic at break-neck speeds without a helmet or any other type of protection? Not only are they putting their life  at risk, but they also breaking the law. On Thursday, Aug. 5 from 1 to 4 pm commercial delivery … Continue reading

Harlem’s true colors

This weekend Harlem businesses showed their true colors.  The top photo shows Shrine dressed in a kaleidoscopic display of national pride that represents the countries that are competing in the FIFA World Cup. Score! The bottom photos show Billie’s Black draped in a brilliant rainbow of colors to celebrate Harlem’s 1st Gay Pride celebration.  You … Continue reading