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Fort George »

Board OKs Booze License for Rowdy WaHi Bar After Locals Defend Ties to Arts

Community Board 12 voted to renew Apt. 78's liquor license after a show of support from the community.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Comedian Behind Viral Hit Stars in New WaHi-Based Web Series

Michael Diaz stars in "Ask Bago," a web series in which he gives laughbably bad advice.

Inwood »

Uptown Domestic Violence Nonprofit Fundraising Through Comedy

The El Barrio-based Violence Intervention Program is holding a show in Inwood. 

Washington Heights »

Uptown Internet Sensation Juan Bago Launches Web Comedy Series

The rap spoof king is trying his hand at documentary-style comedy in "Studio Heads."

Washington Heights »

Harlem Shake Shimmies Uptown

Two videos, uploaded over the weekend, show that not even northern Manhattan is immune to the viral hit.

Inwood »

Rap Spoof Artists Release New Videos That Poke Fun at Uptown Culture

Michael Diaz and Oscar Martinez, known as Juan Bago and O, are back with new uptown spoof videos.

Washington Heights »

CB12 Committee Gives Thumbs Up to Big Bar, Stunning Neighbors

Residents said a proposed bar is too big as a CB12 committee votes to recommend liquor license. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Club Brings '90s Music Back With Retro Dance Parties

Negro Claro, a new Inwood club, brings back the 1990s with a bi-weekly retro night.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Northern Manhattan Serves as Artistic Muse in Exhibit

"Northern Manhattan as Muse" features local artists whose work is inspired by uptown.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Rap Spoof 'Dominis in the Heights' Celebrates Cheap Dates

The duo behind the viral hit "Pan Con Queso" is back with a spoof of a Kanye West and Jay-Z song.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper Manhattan's Creative Set Mingles at Bago Brunch

A Washington Heights-based networking group is gaining momentum with its monthly brunch and cocktail meet-ups.