Uptown Jazz Singer Who Jumped Off GWB Had ‘Lifelong Struggle’

The mother of Lael Feldman — a 24-year-old singer who disappeared from Clinton Hill and was found dead Monday in waters near Inwood Hill Parktold Patch that her daughter was an “amazing person” who had a “lifelong struggle with life,” and a debilitating eating disorder. Continue Reading →

Free Family Adventure Races In NYC Parks From Around Harlem To Hollis

City Parks Foundation’s “Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks To Host Free Athletics Classes For Seniors

City parks in a handful of Manhattan neighborhoods are offering seniors free tennis, walking and yoga classes this spring, nonprofit organization the City Parks Foundation announced Friday. Continue Reading →

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat In Inwood Hill Park?

Did you know that Inwood Hill Park is called home by the Great Horned Owl? Eastern Screech-Owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat! Continue Reading →

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

Fort Tryon Park Trust

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 →

Free Fitness Lessons For CityParks Seniors Fitness In Harlem This Fall

morningsideparkCity Parks Foundation welcomes all Harlemites and New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. Continue Reading →

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day In Inwood

inwood music and tourInteract with actual wild animals like skunks, porcupines, hawks, owls, and tortoises. The Urban Park Rangers will inform you about the best places to see wildlife in New York City and how to safely interact with them. 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 →

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 →

Mushroom Walk with Paul Sadowski In Inwood

989dad50-3430-4bff-ab2f-451b789ee9f3Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center for a short visual presentation showing Autumn mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →