Jay-Z And Beyonce Drops More Than $100K At Uptown Club

Patch reports that rapper and business mogul Jay-Z racked up an impressive bar tab at an Inwood club this weekend, according to reports. Continue Reading →

Inwood Tenants Living With No Heat Or Hot Water Say “Enough Is Enough”

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez joined NYS Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara, Representatives from LIUNA Local 78, Tenant Advocates, and residents of 3852 10th Avenue in Inwood, to call on landlord Julian Rodriguez to restore services to the tenants. Continue Reading →

A New Study On The UN-Affordable Housing In Washington Heights / Inwood!

This brief represents part one of a two-part study the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute is undertaking on the state of affordable housing in the Washington Heights/Inwood sector of New York City, historically a predominantly Dominican neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Inwood Rezoning Will Begin Land Use Review Process January 16, 2018

In less than a week, the city’s proposed rezoning of Inwood will enter into the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), the months-long city review process that will determine if the rezoning can move forward. Continue Reading →

City Of NY And Uptown Council Member Rodríguez Release Updated Inwood NYC Action Plan

NYCEDC President James Patchett and uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez released an updated Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive strategy for protecting affordability, investing in infrastructure, and connecting residents to good jobs. Continue Reading →

Uptown Arts Stroll Accepting Poster Contest Submissions

Artists living in West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood can now submit poster designers for one of Uptown Manhattan’s premier annual art events. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Senator Marisol Alcántara Announces $25,000 In Funding For Literacy, Inc

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) announced $25,000 in state funding for Literacy, Inc. today at the Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

Breaking The Bank: The High Cost Of Low-Income Living Hosted By NY Times Columnist In Harlem

The Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious & Social Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), the Hebrew Free Loan Society, the Interfaith Center of New York, and JCC Harlem will host a panel discussion in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Fort George Hill Development Revealed In Inwood

New York Yimby reports that permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use affordable housing facility at 1769 Fort George Hill, in Inwood. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus: Continue Reading →

7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 By Northern Manhattan’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear Friends,

Our 7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 “Building a Community for All” in Northern Manhattan is this Sunday, October 15th doors open at 1:00pm, at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus located at 4600 Broadway. NY, NY 10040 (on the corner of 196th Street). Continue Reading →

East Harlem rezoning wins City Planning approval

The effort to rezone East Harlem to allow for more building density and low-income housing made a leap forward today, as the City Planning Commission voted to approve the measure. Continue Reading →

Uptown Goes Medieval During The 33rd Annual Medieval Festival 2017

Join NYC Parks, the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the 33rd annual Medieval Festival. Continue Reading →

Acadia Sells Inwood Office Building Uptown

The Real Deal reports that Fairbridge Properties bought a 53,000-square-foot office building in Inwood, records filed with the city Tuesday show. Continue Reading →

“The Salon Hang” 2017 Arts Fundraiser Uptown

Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2017, Fort Washington Collegiate Church presents “The Salon Hang: Grace –Diversity-Community”, an Uptown arts show and fundraiser for their community based arts & youth programs. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s 7th Annual State Of The District

A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez: Continue Reading →

The 119th Street Well In Harlem Farming Country, 1897 (Photo)

The 119th Street Well by James Reuel Smith, the Well was located 25 feet south of west 119th Street and 150 feet east of Amsterdam Avenue, NY, October 6, 1897. Continue Reading →

Burglar Breaks Into Harlem Rep Espaillat’s Office

Maybe he was looking for some late-night constituent services. A masked burglar filibustered into a Harlem Congressman’s office early Friday but apparently took nothing, police sources said. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library’s Transformation Into Affordable Housing Is Closer

NY Curbed reports that plans to redevelop Inwood’s library into affordable housing is moving forward. Last week, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, in partnership with the New York Public Library, released a request for proposals to redevelop the site at 4790 Broadway. Continue Reading →

FDNY Suspends Trains From Harlem To The Bronx

Due to FDNY activity, A train service is suspended between 125 Street and Inwood at 207 Street in both directions, and C train service is suspended between Euclid Avenue  and 168 Street in both directions. Continue Reading →