Gale Brewer’s News: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 COVID Update

It’s Thursday, April 29, 2020. At press time, TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker currently shows Manhattan has 19,837 confirmed cases and 2,110 probable deaths; New York City has 159,865 cases and 17,589 deaths. Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Dominican Women’s Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala 2018

The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary Gala, marking three incredible decades of transforming lives by providing vital community programs for women, and families uptown in Washington Heights and Inwood. Continue Reading →

Michael Luwoye Talks “Hamilton” At Build

“Hamilton: An American Musical” is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Continue Reading →

Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations At The Apollo Theatre In Harlem

Oprah Winfrey hosts an afternoon of conversations with inspiring thought leaders, modern day influencers and social game changers at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Uptown Flavor All Over Miranda, Nas, Dave East And Aloe Blacc’s ‘Wrote My Way Out’ Video

Rolling Stones reports that Lin-Manuel Miranda teams with New York rappers Nas and Dave East and singer Aloe Blacc for the new video “Wrote My Way Out,” the January offering from the Hamilton star’s “Hamildrops” series. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Gina Rodriguez, Star of Jane the Virgin, Opens Up About Her Anxiety

Gina Rodriguez is a Harlem fave, since helping to raise funds with uptown’s Lin-Manuel Miranda during Hispanic Heritage Month for a benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with proceeds benefiting The Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund. Continue Reading →