In this special edition of Uptown Links, a look at what some of your favorite local celebs have been up to recently:
• Cardi B welcomed Vogue to the hood for this "73 Question with Cardi B" video filmed in her grandmother's apartment in Washington Heights, the "happy place" where the rapper frequently spends her downtime. [YouTube]
• Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka gave a tour of their 1800s Harlem brownstone–it w...
If you're looking to recreate the now-famous "Joker" stairs scene–the one in which Joaquin Phoenix's character dances down a set of steep city steps–you'll need to head to W 167th Street between Shakespeare and Anderson Avenues in the Highbridge section of the Bronx.
But if you simply admire their cinematic drama and want to avoid all the selfie-taking tourists, you actually have plenty of other choices around the cit...
On a budget and looking for some local spots that you–and maybe those guests crashing on your sofa over the holidays–can explore? You're in luck: some of the best places to visit in Harlem also happen to be free.
Here are five neighborhood destinations serving up terrific art, music and history that won't charge you an entrance fee of any kind (okay, one has a $5 suggested donation). From south to north, they are:...
The trailer for "In the Heights"–Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about a young Dominican immigrant who runs a bodega in Washington Heights–is finally here,
The almost two-and-half-minute teaser includes a cameo of Miranda working as a klutzy piragua (shaved ice) vendor, Jimmy Smits singing in a bodega, and the whole cast dancing in the streets, mixed in with sweeping shots of the George Washington Bridge.
A song-and-dance-filled "A Christmas Carol in Harlem," the neighborhood's first night market, the annual reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and visit to Clement Clark Moore's grave–and more fun you can only find uptown: