Here Are All the Local News Sites to Keep Upper Manhattan Neighbors in the Know

From Morningside Heights and Harlem to Washington Heights and Inwood, these websites let you know what's happening in your neighborhood.

Jessica Reyes
October 18, 2021

New to Upper Manhattan and want to be in the know? Or are you a long-timer just trying to keep up with things? A big part of Columbia Neighbors is sharing news and events in the area, but we also follow these local publications that you should check out to stay in the loop on what's happening in our area.

From important news features and topics that directly impact our community to classified ads and special events in the area, these publications will give you first-hand information. Take a look and stay informed.  

All of Upper Manhattan 

Manhattan Times
A bilingual community newspaper featuring news and events for northern Manhattanites through their eyes.

The Uptown Collective
The voice of uptown! Follow their social media pages for the latest and greatest happenings.


Amsterdam News
A pioneer in newspapers for the African American community, this paper was founded in Harlem more than a century ago.

Harlem Community News
Providing a positive environment for Harlemites to access information and news, this local publication distributes 25,000 copies weekly to community members.

Harlem Patch 
Looking for an event or want to engage with neighbors? Consider this your online yellow pages for the Harlem community.

The Curious Uptowner 
Covering Harlem and beyond, explore trendy restaurants and fun things to do in the neighborhood. 

Harlem Bespoke 
Get a designer’s POV on Harlem’s rich architectural history, the future of its real estate, and local happenings. 

Harlem One Stop
A prominent resource for Harlem news, events and features while promoting cultural tourism.

Positive Community
A faith-based lifestyle magazine for the African American reader with a focus on good news for New Yorkers. 

Morningside Heights

I Love the Upper West Side 
This homegrown blog will help you discover all things about the Upper West Side, including the community around Columbia.

West Side Spirit
Check out this neighborhood favorite which is available in print along Upper West Side streets, providing news from around New York City. 

Morningside Area Alliance
This association lists news and events from the academic, community, and spiritual institutions based in Morningside Heights.

West Side Rag
Written by Upper West Siders, this online newspaper/blog publishes colorful columns about the neighborhood. 

Washington Heights and Inwood

Washington Heights and Inwood Patch
Stay connected with neighbors. A fully engaged online community for Washington Heights-Inwood.

Find art, culture, and unique events in Washington Heights and Inwood.

Need news in your native language? Check out these news sources. For more New York City news, don’t forget about these publications