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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

Shakespeare… the Harlem Way

Shakespeare… the Harlem Way

The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s production of “Romeo and Juliet,” directed by Justin Emeka, opened last night at Marcus Garvey Park. This is the company’s second season in the park, following an uproarious run of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” last summer. After attending a performance last year, I had been waiting for this summer’s play … Continue reading

Ethnic Festival on May 17 is venue for Local Culture

Ethnic Festival on May 17 is venue for Local Culture

This upcoming Saturday, Union Settlement, one of East Harlem’s oldest and largest social service agencies, will host its 22nd Annual Ethnic Festival on East 104th Street, between Second and Third Avenues from 11am to 5pm. The street will be filled with vendors, food from around the world, arts and crafts activities, a petting zoo, and … Continue reading

Coca Cola Holiday Caravan Event at the Apollo

Coca Cola Holiday Caravan Event at the Apollo

The Apollo Theater and Coca-Cola bring the magic of the Holiday season outdoors to 125th Street.  With the glow of 25,000 twinkling lights, the Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan, an 18-wheeled semi-truck, is prepared to light up the holidays with a visit from Santa.   In the spirit of giving, the Apollo invites the public to participate in … Continue reading

Seniors Fitness Programs

Seniors Fitness Programs

City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Spring 2011 season of Seniors Fitness programs will begin the week of May 2, 2011, and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city, including new locations in Brooklyn and … Continue reading

The Hullabaloo

Free Stand Up Comedy Show at La Pregunta Arts Cafe on Tuesday, Nov. 16th. 1528 Amsterdam Avenue

Congratulations to our Winners!!!

Congratulations to our Winners!!!

Two lucky UPTOWNflavor readers will receive a pair of run-of-engagement passes to see FOR COLORED GIRLS at the AMC Magic Johnson (or any other AMC theatre in Manhattan), as well as a FOR COLORED GIRLS prize pack.

Comedy Covo Tonight!

COMEDY COVO SUNDAY, Oct 24th at 7:30PM UPSTAIRS LOUNGE AT COVO Monthly comedy show with some of NYC’s hottest comedians in one of NYC’s coolest lounge. Hosted by NYC comedian William Mullin featuring comics from Comedy Central, VH1, and HBO. William Mullin, hosting some great downtown comics DJ Baker spinning the tunes! HEADLINER Karen Bergreen … Continue reading

Tools of War at St. Nicholas Park

Tools of War at St. Nicholas Park

Tools of War is spinning every Tuesday in August:  Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 5-9PM. For more information visit the Tools of War Website: or click on the flier above.

Uptown Fridays are back at The Studio Museum

Friday, August 20, 2010 6–9pm Dance to the sounds of Manchildblack and Afro Mosaic Soul featuring The GiKu Experience in the Studio Museum’s courtyard and enjoy delicious specialty cocktails and great food at the Atrium Café. The galleries will be open for you to browse the exhibitions currently on view. Admission is Free!

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

Free film and music in St. Nick Park tonight

ImageNation Cinema Presents: Thursday, July 29 – Kirikou and the Sorceress – with performances by Queen Aminah and El Shabazz Orchestra featuring 4-year old prodigy drummer Salim Ptah! Thurs., July 29th @ St. Nicholas Park 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue Rain Venue: 645 ST. NICHOLAS AVE @ 141st ST, STUDIO 105

Target: Arts + Culture

Target is sponsoring free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events at museums and performing arts institutions in and around Harlem. Target Arts & Wonder Free Family Event will be from July 16-18. For details about the participating museums: Target : Company : Arts + Culture.

Inwood Astronomy Programs

Saturday, May 22, 2010 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. This event repeats every week on Saturday between 3/20/2010 and 12/25/2010. Every Saturday (weather permitting), Northern Manhattan Parks and the Inwood Astronomy Project will offer free star and planet gazing in Inwood Hill Park. These free, family-friendly events aim to spread the joys of the evening sky, and … Continue reading

3rd Annual Street Games at Jefferson Park

Saturday, April 17, 2010 Thomas Jefferson Park 114th Street & First Avenue, Manhattan 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE EVENT On Saturday, April 17, 2010, the City of New York Parks & Recreation and the Walt Disney Company will host the 3rd annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem. Street Games brings back … Continue reading

Sunday Night Jazz at 67 Orange

67 Orange Street 2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd at 113th St Date: Sun, Mar 28th Time: 4:05am Cost: Free Sunday Night Jazz 67 Orange Street is named for the last known location where Almack’s – one of the first black owned speakeasies of the prohibition era – once stood. Owner Karl Franz Williams brings the vibrant … Continue reading

Sundays in Washington Heights

The New York Times took a trip up to Washington Heights for their Local Stop section the other day. My long time friend Marge Eliot was featured for her ongoing public service of providing free jazz concerts in her living room at 555 Edgecombe every weekend. Read the article: The New York Times

Yelp specials in upper Manhattan

Monday Night Steak House – $12.95 Chez Lucienne (Harlem) Free Bowling! Harlem Lanes (Harlem) Haakon’s Hall news flash Haakon’s Hall (Morningside Heights)

Super Sunday: Donell Jones’ Lost Files

Another free download for your iPod’s pleasure. Smooth and sensual Donell Jones from ‘The Lost Files.’ Click on image to download. Disclaimer: All downloads offered on UF are safe and artists/publicist approved for public distribution. If there is a problem with download, UF holds no responsibility. Download using your own discretion.

St. Nick Park celebrates annual tree lighting ft. Tamara Tunie

The Friends of Saint Nicholas Park celebrate their annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Sunday, Dec. 6th starting at 3pm with ornament making for kids and tree lighting at 6pm! The Festival and Tree Lighting will take place at the 135th Street Plaza in St. Nicholas Park where the community will light a new permanent holiday tree donated … Continue reading

Holiday Lighting at Dana Discovery Center

Holiday Lighting Sunday, December 6, 2009 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. This year, Christmas merry-making begins with the 13th annual lighting of Central Park’s picturesque Charles A. Dana Discovery Center. Hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy and organized by the Central Park Conservancy’s Education and Public Programs Department, this event includes fun holiday … Continue reading

Free computer help in Harlem

Would you like to learn more about computers, but don’t know where to start? Thanks to some dedicated volunteers, the 125th Street Library now offers FREE individual computer tutoring/computer help. If you know nothing about computers but want to learn, are curious about social networking, need help filling out an online form, or want to … Continue reading

The 6th Annual Inwood Hill Haunted Forest and House

The 6th Annual Inwood Hill Haunted Forest and House Date: Saturday, October 31st Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm Location: Inwood Hill Park (218th St. & Indian Rd.) Cost: Free Check out NYC’s only natural forest on the scariest evening of all. Halloween. “The Inwood Hill Nature Center is converted into our Haunted House. Visitors will first … Continue reading

An Ice Cream Party for Dogs in Saint Nicholas Park

A free ice cream party for dogs will be sponsored by New York Tails Magazine on Saturday, September 5th from 9-11 AM.  There will also be a raffle to  raise money for the dog run committee and the usual coffee and donuts (for the dog’s two-legged friends, of course.) Please remember to bring donations for … Continue reading

Free Tours of Saint Nicholas Park

St. Nicholas Park’s gardener Jennifer Brull will be leading a tour of the Park’s current capital and planting projects Thursday, August 27th at 12pm. Tour will begin at the 135th Street Plaza. A special free tour of St. Nicholas Park given by a Park Ranger from the NYC Urban Park Rangers will take place on … Continue reading

Art for Change presents Hacia Afuera

ART FOR CHANGE presents HACIA AFUERA: Taking Back Our Streets Through the Arts! August 22 & 23 (Sat-Sun), 12-5pm 104 St & Lexington Ave FREE Outdoor Art & Music Festival (rain or shine) Art for Change presents Hacia Afuera, a weekend-long festival celebrating food, music, performance, and public art. The festival will take place in … Continue reading

Harlem Day Schedule

Sunday, August 16th, 2009 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM W. 135th St. (Between Fifth and St. Nicholas Aves.) Free to the general public Part I: 3 Main Stages: 12 Noon – 7:00 PM 1. St. Nicholas Stage – R & B / Hip Hop/Reggae Theme: “KISSing After Dark” W. 135th St. (Between Frederick Douglass Blvd. … Continue reading

Harlem Week Health Fair and Expo

New York City Health Fair & Expo W. 135th St. (Btwn. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell, Jr. Blvds.) Sunday, August 16th 11:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. FREE The two-day outdoor affair takes place on Saturday, August 15th and Sunday August 16th. Health care professionals will conduct free tests and screenings to detect and treat disorders … Continue reading

Museum and Gallery Listings

NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY: ‘HARLEM, 1970-2009: PHOTOGRAPHS BY CAMILO JOSÉ VERGARA,’ through July 12. From the time he arrived in the United States from Chile as a college student in 1965, the photographer Camilo José Vergara has been haunting, and haunted by, American cities. Some — Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York — he has revisited … Continue reading

Free is good!

Print out the coupon above to get a F R E E pastry with your cup-o-joe on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 from opening through 10:30AM only. Also, every Monday you can get a F R E E mocha from McDonald’s from 7 to 7 through August 3, 2009.

Free tours this weekend

Little Red Lighthouse, by Trish Mayo. The Little Red Lighthouse will be open for free tours from 1 to 4 p.m on Saturday. Bring your umbrella since it is expected to rain. The Highbridge Water Tower, built in 1872, will open its doors Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. showcasing spectacular views from The … Continue reading

Free Slurpee Today 7-11-09

You read that right! You can get a F R E E Slurpee from 7 Eleven today. Well, where can I find a 7 Eleven in New York you say?  Actually right across the 145th Street Bridge. Believe it or not there is a new-ish 7 Eleven on the Grand Concourse.  Details about the promo … Continue reading

Harlem Youth Gathering: It’s All About You

It’s All About You – Summer 2009 – Harlem Youth Gathering Time: 11 AM to 3 PM Day: Saturday, June 27, 2009 Flyer can be downloaded from the CSH Flyer Depot here. Location: Harriet Tubman School (PS 154) 250 W 127th Street New York, NY 10027 Description: The “Event: It’s All About You – Summer … Continue reading

Free Testing Services

In recognition of NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY a FREE health clinic that will include HIV, STD, TB, and Hepatitis Testing Services will be available. President Obama’s three health care principles are: 1. Reduce costs 2. Guarantee choice 3. Ensure all Americans have quality, affordable health care. Nowhere else in our country do people in communities … Continue reading

Much Ado About Nothing in Harlem

Shakespeare’s tart-tongued romantic comedy about two longtime enemies and their friends’ plot to reconcile them gets a modern twist in TheaterSmarts latest show: Instead of war heroes returning in victory, several of the lead characters are now smart-mouthed baseball players returning from a win at the World Series. Ages 6 and up. Thu June 25th … Continue reading

Free Belgian Sundaes on Sunday

500 Belgian DAME BLANCHES from Wafels & Dinges FREE.  Wafel cone with vanilla ice cream, Belgian chocolate fudge and whipped cream. For FREE (in case you missed it the first time.) When? Sunday. June 21st (which is also the “official start of summer”, so wake up early because you don’t want to miss that!) Where? … Continue reading