Mayor Bill Launches NYCitizenship Services For Immigrants From Harlem To Hollis

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office of Immigrant Affairs will join the Brooklyn Public Library; New York Public Library; Queens Library; Citi Community Development; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Robin Hood Foundation; Continue Reading →

Join The Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day In Inwood Hill Park

126d355a-b3c0-4acb-b524-fd1a5d70c6fcHere’s your chance to interact with actual wild animals like skunks, porcupines, hawks, owls, and tortoises. Learn from New York State licensed rehabilitators and additional wildlife enthusiasts. Continue Reading →

Brian Phillips And Charlie Lewis Talk Uptown Open House Expo On Harlem World Radio

Brian Phillips - Douglas Elliman photo2Join Danny Tisdale host of The Danny Tisdale Show as he talks to co-chairs of the event Brian Phillips of Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Charlie Lewis of Warburg Realty Real Estate about the REBNY hosting the Uptown Open House Expo in Harlem (www.rebny.com). Continue Reading →

5th Annual Uptown Games Set For Sunday At Armory (update)

Uptown GamesSenator Adriano Espaillat, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation and New York Road Runners announce the free fifth annual Uptown Games, to be held Sunday (April 3rd) at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center.

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19-Story Building Development In Washington Heights

4566-broadway-777x402In January, NY YIMBY brought you the first look at a 23-story residential project planned for 4650 Broadway, on the border between Washington Heights and Inwood. Continue Reading →

City Council Members Take The Checks — But Not The Pen

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934NY Post reports that members of the City Council may be capable of shame after all. At least that’s one conclusion you could draw from the tale of the souvenir no one wanted. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Princess Noamie Inwood Caves 1936


Princess Naomie and her grandchildren in 1930’s photo taken by Reginald Bolton.

Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.

Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

215th Street Steps Have Finally Been Revamped

e749190a3f1b99ebf99f4fcb16210f32Two years after renovation work began on Inwood‘s historic 215th Street staircase or “The Stairs of Death,” or the “Italian Terrace” as it was called in 1911 —which connects Park Terrace East to Broadway over a 50-foot incline—the work has finished, and the refurbished stairs are set to make their public debut. Continue Reading →

Rep. Charles B. Rangel Town Hall In Upper Manhattan

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By Rep Charles Rangel

My 46th and final year in Congress got off to a busy start as we began to tackle some very important issues in the New Year. Continue Reading →

Holiday Fun At Mount Sinai Doctors Urgent Care Inwood

winter wonderland 1More than 160 students and parents from Good Shepard School, Public School 98 and PS 310 Marble Hill stopped by Mount Sinai Doctors Urgent Care Inwood in New York.

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