Uptown Staple Coogan’s To Close In Spring, Not Without A Fight (Updated)

Washington Heights restaurant and bar Coogan’s, which has served the community from its Broadway and West 169th Street spot since the 80s, and gets its name from Coogans Hollow as part of uptown history, is set to close this upcoming spring, according to multiple reports. Continue Reading →

Polo Grounds Stadium, Harlem, New York, 1953

harlem river ppolo groundsThe Polo Grounds Stadium opened in 1889 when the New York Giants moved to Coogans Hollow, a meadow below Coogans Bluff. In this rare photograph looking northwest boats sit idle along the under-developed Hudson River shoreline in Harlem, New York, 1953.

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