Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez, Rep Adriano Espaillat, And Others Stand Behind Mother Facing Deportation

Amanda, a working mom of three U.S. citizen children, entered sanctuary on Thursday night to avoid deportation to her native Guatemala, a country her children have never known, and where she faced death threats before fleeing. Continue Reading →

Senator Marisol Alcántara Announces Washington Heights’ First Drop-In Center For Homeless LGBTQ Youth

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with the Dominican Women’s Development Center, announced $100,000 in state funding today for Washington Heights’ first drop-in center for homeless LGBTQ youth at Holyrood Episcopal Church which will provide space for the center. Continue Reading →

Sidewalk Collapses Uptown, Leaves Mother Of Two Seriously Injured

NY Daily News reports that a sidewalk collapsed beneath a woman in Washington Heights on Saturday, leaving her seriously injured after a terrifying 6-foot plunge. Continue Reading →

Storms Wallop Washington Heights

A line of strong storms bringing gusty winds, hail and torrential downpours pummeled the tri-state area Wednesday, causing hours-long airport delays and prompting flash flood warnings in Northern ManhattanContinue Reading →

Washington Heights With Help From Harlem Developer Is Getting Its Own Food Hall

The construction for Washington Heights’ North End Food Hall from Sugar Hill Capital Partners is underway, signaled by the soon-to-close pop-up coffee shop that has perched in a 1000 square-foot space at 4300 Broadway at 183rd Street since December. 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 →

Dallas BBQ Debuts New Cool Cocktails For Summer Uptown

With 10 popular locations throughout the city of New York, and uptown in Washington Hieghts, Dallas BBQ offers the absolute best ‘Summer Friday’ venue to relax, relate and release you into your weekend. Continue Reading →

Long Island-Based Company Files For Development Uptown

An anonymous Long Island-based LLC has filed applications for a six-story, seven-unit  building at , located uptown in . The project will measure 8,676 square feet and rise 60 feet to its rooftop. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Reps Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others At Street Co-Naming Uptown (Photos)

By Rudy Collins

Harlem Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat and others came together for the co-naming of 187th Street at Wadsworth Avenue to Street Elizabeth’s Way in Washington Heights, New York. Continue Reading →

Flat Roof Top Terrace Access Achieved Using Box Rooflight In Harlem

Located in the Jumel Terrace Historic District of Washington Heights in north Manhattan, this late 19th century 3 storey apartment house on 432nd W 162nd Street has not only been returned to its former glory, but has been beautifully enhanced with a state-of-the-art kitchen and stunning contemporary bathrooms. Continue Reading →

NJ Transit Speeds Bus Boarding At GWB Bus Station In Washington Heights

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has announced it will expedite the boarding process at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station in Washington Heights, following the station’s reopening, to improve the overall customer experience by getting riders home faster. 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 →

Summer Launch Planned For Bx6 Select Bus Service In Washington Heights

Select Bus Service is coming to the Bx6, a major crosstown route in the South Bronx. The Bx6 runs between Riverside Drive in Washington Heights and Hunts Point, crossing the Harlem River over the Macombs Dam Bridge. Continue Reading →

WHCCFA Online Applications Open For School Year 2017-18

The Washington Heights Community Conservatory of Fine Arts (WHCCFA) is happy to announce that applications for our 2017-2018 school year are now open!
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Free Concert By The Association of Dominican Classical Artists In Harlem

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists presents: “Luis Días ¡ÉCHALE GAS!” The concert will be held on Thursday, April 20th at 7:00 PM at Aaron Davis Hall, Marian Anderson Theater, New York, NY 10031.

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