Uptown Jazz Singer Who Jumped Off GWB Had ‘Lifelong Struggle’

The mother of Lael Feldman — a 24-year-old singer who disappeared from Clinton Hill and was found dead Monday in waters near Inwood Hill Parktold Patch that her daughter was an “amazing person” who had a “lifelong struggle with life,” and a debilitating eating disorder. Continue Reading →

Elderly Man’s Body Found Floating In The Harlem River

Cops are investigating the death of a 73-year-old man found floating Tuesday in the Harlem River. Continue Reading →

City Unveils Updated Inwood Rezoning Plan

Almost one full year after being booed out of a meeting, the city Economic Development Corporation returned to Community Board 12 Thursday night to present an updated proposal to rezone Inwood both east and west of 10th Avenue. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. Continue Reading →

Help The NYPD Find The Inwood Stabber

Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who stabbed a man in the doorway of a store in Upper Manhattan in the early morning. Continue Reading →

Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT 59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’

In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →

Constituents Rally in Support of Senator Marisol Alcántara In Inwood

Dozens of constituents rallied in support of Senator Marisol Alcántara outside of her district office Wednesday evening. Continue Reading →

Missing Harlem Student’s Body Found In Harlem River

Police found the body of a missing City College of New York student floating in the Harlem River on Monday night. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Support for Inwood Library

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Senator Marisol Alcantara, and Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa issue their support for the proposal to construct a new Inwood library with 100% affordable housing included in the project. Continue Reading →

Uptown Open House Expo Is Coming To Harlem Are You?

Nearly 80 years since Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn told us to take the A train, the neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan have flourished while retaining the unique spirit found in that famous tune. Continue Reading →

Bystander In Harlem Hospital Shot Outside Gas Station

A man is facing charges in connection with an Inwood street fight that left a bystander shot and another man slashed in the back of the head, an NYPD spokesman told source. Continue Reading →

RWDSU President Stuart Applebaum Statement On The Closure Of Car Wash Uptown

This week, the Soft Touch Car Wash in Inwood, Manhattan closed; nearly a year after a $1.65 million settlement was won for workers who had their wages stolen, resulting in the business filing for bankruptcy. Continue Reading →

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat In Inwood Hill Park?

Did you know that Inwood Hill Park is called home by the Great Horned Owl? Eastern Screech-Owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat! Continue Reading →

The Making Of Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

Have you ever wondered how parks are made? The National Park Service site shows you each step of how the Olmsted Brothers planned and designed Fort Tryon Park for John D. Rockefeller, Jr. beginning in the late 1920’s.

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