Inwood Residents Share Apartments With Rats, Mice, Bed Bugs (Video)

ABC New York reported that tenants in one Inwood complex say they are living a nightmare, with the rats, roaches and bed bugs crawling through several apartments just the beginning of the unsanitary and unsafe conditions under which they claim they are being forced to live. Continue Reading →

Inwood Gang Bust ‘Kingpin’ Pleads Not Guilty, Held Without Bail

The 21 members of an Inwood Street gang arrested during an NYPD sting have pleaded not guilty and will be held pending bail hearings, which begin Friday, according to a spokeswoman for the Manhattan District Attorney. Continue Reading →

Request For Proposals From The Manhattan District Attorney

As part of efforts to prevent crime and enhance public safety in Manhattan, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for their Saturday Night Lights (SNL) program. Continue Reading →

Joint Statement On Swastika In Inwood Subway Station

On Monday night, January 2nd, 2017, members of the local Inwood community discovered swastikas had been drawn on an advertisement in the Dyckman Street A train station for an art exhibit at the Jewish Museum. Continue Reading →

Nearly 60 Percent Of Harlemites Live Paycheck To Paycheck: Study

east-harlem sliderNew Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis hear it all the time — homelessness can happen to anyone. A new report has found that nearly 60 percent of New Yorkers could be out on the street if they lose their jobs, have an accident or encounter some other unforeseen event that limits their ability to pay the bills. Continue Reading →

Paul Sadowski’s “Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten” In Inwood

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Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park (just north of Harlem, New York). Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Espaillat Other Electeds, Advocates, Residents Call Out Uptown Bad Landlords

espaillat-rodriguez-jpgJust as Harlem World Magazine posts their Harlem’s 25 Worst Landlords: The Full 2016 List, a Landlord at 78 Thayer Avenue has driven his rent regulated tenants out of the buildings to the point where over 30 apartments are now vacant, while the uptown community languishes in an affordable housing crisis.
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The World-Renowned Association of Dominican Classical Artists Free Opening Concert In Harlem

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Join an exciting upcoming event, featuring great music and an educational environment. The Association of Dominican Classical Artists is beginning their 7th season with a free concert on Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 PM.

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Citizens Committee Grant Applications Now Open For Inwood

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Inwood Parks GrantThe partnerships for parks Inwood Parks Grant Program, made possible by Columbia University in Harlem, provides grants of $500 to $15,000 to community groups and nonprofit organizations for small NYC Parks. Continue Reading →

Harlem Knights In Washington Heights? No, Its The Medieval Festival In Fort Tryon Park

harlem knights in whastionsJoin NYC Parks, the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the 32nd annual Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park. Continue Reading →