Uptown Battle of the Bars sampling and period ended Sunday, August 16th, and was a huge hit with 4,889 total votes received on Instagram during the two week voting period! Twelve (12) bartender finalists from East, West and Central Harlem and Washington Heights/Inwood have advanced to the Showdown Finale which will be held on August 26th from 6-10 pm at MIST Harlem.

Harlem Park to Park has presented Uptown Battle of the Bars: The Art of the Mix from August 3-16, 2015. The program included 30+ bars in bars in  Harlem, Washington Heights/Inwood and the Bronx and invited guests to enjoy drink specials at these neighborhood locations, and vote on Instagram (@UptownBattle) for their favorite cocktails.

In an electric evening that includes celebrity judge from Bravo TV’s Blood, Sweat and Heels, and a DJ competition hosted by DJ Stormin’ Norman, your top picks will compete for title of Best Uptown Bartender in Showdown Finale on the 26th.

Space is limited and RSVP is required for entry:  https://uptownbattleofthebars.eventbrite.com

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Harlem Park to Park (HP2P) is a neighborhood development organization of 100+ entrepreneurs committed to cultural preservation, small business and community development in Central Harlem, NYC’s premiere cultural, dining, shopping, lifestyle and nightlife hub north of 110th Street. www.harlemparktopark.org