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 →

City Councilman Leads Protests In Inwood Against Rezoning

east-harlem sliderCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez has made the decision to not support the proposed rezoning of Inwood that would allow for a 15-story residential building in a low-rise neighborhood, reports POLITICO. Continue Reading →

A Glance At The Pre-History Of Harlem To 1865

indiansAll the area north of what is now 59th Street was called “Muscoota” by the Manhattan Indians. Muscoota means “flat place”. This flat place was good for growing food and this is why many of the Manhattan Indians lived in this part of Manhattan. Continue Reading →

My Beauty Mark Cancer Awareness Event In The Heights

julissa perezJoin cancer survivor Julissa Perez and others on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at her 1st annual cancer awareness event.  Continue Reading →

Join The Discussion At Our InwoodNYC Neighborhood Planning Meeting

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1By Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Member

I would like to invite you to our large open house to discuss the latest happenings around the Inwood NYC neighborhood planning process. Continue Reading →

Live Art And Music Experience With Marjorie Eliot And Andrea Arroyo At Morris Jumel Mansion

Arroyo-Eliot by Michael Palma1

A unique Live Art and Music Experience, featuring the musical talents of jazz legend Ms. Marjorie Eliot, and live painting by award-winning visual artist Andrea Arroyo.These two artists have been engaged in a creative collaboration for over three years. Continue Reading →

In His Third Attempt, Adriano Espaillat Claims a Congressional Victory

thrid time a charmState Senator Adriano Espaillat claimed victory tonight in the bitter primary race to succeed Congressman Charles Rangel—a victory that, if it holds, will put him in line to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress. Continue Reading →

Uptown Summer 2016 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series

inwood classic music festivalNow in its 12th year, NY Scandia Symphony has served Washington Heights and Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park.  Continue Reading →

Woman Found Dead On Edge Of Harlem River In Inwood

crime-tape-in-harlemNYPD are investigating the death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found on the edge of the Harlem River in Inwood Saturday morning, officials said. Continue Reading →

Behind The Lens: Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

inwood photosMichael Palma, travel and urban photographer, will teach lighting techniques, fill flash methods, and composition, using the scenic landmark Fort Tryon Park and its many vistas. Bring your camera. Continue Reading →