Word Up

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This volunteer-run shop was supposed to be temporary, a pop-up that would occupy a vacant Washington Heights storefront for a month. But a bookstore-starved neighborhood clamored for more, and with help from the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, one month became more than a year. Thanks to an outpouring of community support and a successful Indiegogo campaign, the shop found a permanent roost in the summer of 2013. A reflection of its nabe, Word Up carries a multilingual book selection and hosts a diverse array of locally fueled events.
Venue name: Word Up
Address: 2113 Amsterdam Ave
New York

Cross street: between 164th and 165th Sts
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 3-9pm; Sat noon–9pm; Sun noon-6pm
Transport: Subway: A, C, 1 to 168 St–Washington Heights
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Word Up location listed above is closed. They're relocating nearby and in the meantime having PoP-Up Bookshops all over Washington Heights and Inwood