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© 2020 by The Curious Uptowner

December 26, 2017

With the end of the year just a few days away, I thought I'd use this abbreviated week to count (in no particular order) the many reasons I–a former downtowner–love living uptown. Some are personal, some a bit more general–but all are unique to...

December 5, 2017

Hey uptown train buffs! The MTA is planning on introducing a new class of spacious, high-tech subway cars in 2020, and they'll be starting with the lettered lines–that means the A, B, C and D trains for anyone who lives uptown.


October 25, 2017

It may feel a bit Pollyannaish, but the MTA recently set up a Community Information Center on 125th Street in East Harlem to give the neighborhood more details about the eventual extension of the Second Avenue Subway. Expected completion date? The folks inside wouldn't...

October 9, 2017

Indigenous Peoples' Day is gathering steam (according to Time, the holiday is replacing Columbus Day in 55 American cities), and it's thrilling to see these mistreated and long-marginalized groups slowly get more recognition. May the idea grow and prosper....

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