Word Up Community Bookshop

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Word Up Books Launches Fundraiser for Youth and Spanish-Language Programs

The volunteer-run Washington Heights shop is hoping to raise $25,000 through an online campaign.

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Inwood Photographer to Turn Lens on Mexico in Monthlong Photo Residency

Emmanuel "Dj Boy" Abreu will spend the month of May in Mexico as part of a monthlong artist program.

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Immigration Reform Advocate to Headline First Uptown Literary Festival

Illiniois Congressman Luis Gutierrez will discuss his new book during the Uptown Lit festival.

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Free Theater Workshops to Address Uptown Housing Issues

The People's Theatre will examine slumlord horror stories as part of the bilingual workshops.

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Word Up Community Bookshop to Reopen This Month

The all-volunteer bookstore is set to open July 26 at its new West 165th Street location.

Washington Heights »

Word Up Book Shop Hopes to Reopen before the End of Spring

Volunteers have looked at over 20 locations in an effort to find a new space for the beloved bookstore.

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Word Up Bookstore Reaches Funding Goal to Open New Uptown Shop

Donors contributed more than $60,000 to help reopen the Uptown book shop, which closed in August.

Inwood »

Word Up Bookshop Plans Fundraiser to Reopen Uptown

The event, held at Darling Coffee, is part of an effort to help Word Up raise money for a new location.

Washington Heights »

Word Up Volunteers Negotiating With New Landlord to Delay Move

Word Up volunteers are negotiating with landlord Alma Realty to prolong their lease. 

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Word Up Book Store Seeks New Space After Eviction

Word Up Community Bookshop officials are looking for a new shop after their lease was terminated.

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