Much love goes out to next-generation journalist and former Uptown Collective contributor, Chiara Sottile, for her informative and insightful piece in the New York Times on the Birdman of Inwood. Chiara has always impressed me with her proficiency, determination and dedication to her craft. Job well done. Click here for more. We invite you to […]
Reported, produced, edited by Chiara Sottile [vimeo=http://vimeo.com/17043527] Columbia University has drawn up expansion plans again, this time for its 26-acre athletic complex in Inwood. But the plans have ruffled feathers for some of their neighbors. Published on Northattan.com.
By Chiara Sottile and Carlos Mayorga New York City is a major junction for birds on the migratory flyway. Millions of birds–of over 355 species–pass through or make their nest here. But it’s an urban obstacle course with dangerous consequences. [vimeo=http://vimeo.com/18822482] Check out: http://northattan.com/
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Briana E. Heard This weekend’s Off the Map Market, held at Bread & Yoga (4951 Broadway @ 207th Street), was an amazing success. Brisk sales were the norm for all the industrious local vendors involved. The Inwood Merchant Association sponsored the Off the Map Market and Sound of Art founder, […]
BY Chiara Sottile Ever since the Catholic Archdiocese of New York announced on Nov. 9 that Inwood’s Good Shepherd elementary school could be shut due to shrinking enrollment, Good Shepherd parents have been groping for ways to save it. “I’m on the computer every day, between looking for work and this,” said parent and Good […]
BY Chiara Sottile A renovation of the Indian Road Playground in Inwood is nearly complete after a year, though with some changes that came about because of objections from Native Americans concerned that parts of the original design were offensive. The playground was designed with a Native American theme as a reference to Manhattan’s first […]
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BY Chiara Sottile [slideshow] Argus Construction is putting the finishing touches on Inwood’s Indian Road Playground. The renovated playground, named for its location at Indian Road and 214th Street, will have all new equipment and a new theme: Native American natural history. But leaders in the Native American community say designers missed the mark. Chiara […]