Posts Tagged ‘Green Spaces’

Nature’s Lesson on Understanding Ellsworth Kelly | NY Times

Nature’s Lesson on Understanding Ellsworth Kelly | NY Times

By HOLLAND COTTER Ellsworth Kelly, renowned maker of abstract, odd-shaped monochromatic paintings, has said that he developed his eye for color and form as a bird watcher when he was a child in rural New Jersey. You can see evidence of this history: in the indigo bunting blue of “Blue Panel I” from 1977; in […]


Poorly Photoshopped Disembodied Heads Promising Technicolor Adventures

Poorly Photoshopped Disembodied Heads Promising Technicolor Adventures

BY Anonymous The moment I walked into the joint, the title song from Hello Dolly! started. Although I had never been to this bar in West Hollywood, I felt instantly at home, as if I were actually Dolly returning to Harmonia Gardens. Eleven TVs were blasting the iconic scene from the movie, one small TV […]


Over the Bridge

Over the Bridge

BY Anonymous I’m convinced that living in New York City can teach you to love the rugged outdoors the way that wearing a catholic school uniform encourages a sense of style. You can’t rebel against something, consciously or not, if there are no constraints. To some, spring is the perfect time to sit inside and […]


Breastfeeding Moms to Stage Feed-In in Inwood Hill Park | DNAinfo

Breastfeeding Moms to Stage Feed-In in Inwood Hill Park | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel INWOOD — Mothers from across the city will descend on Inwood in August to spread the word about the benefits of breastfeeding. Dozens of activist moms will head to Inwood Hill Park on Saturday, Aug. 3, to publicly breastfeed their children as part of “The Big Latch On,” a worldwide initiative. […]


The Red Shorts Basketball Society and the Demographics of Washington Heights

The Red Shorts Basketball Society and the Demographics of Washington Heights

BY Anonymous It was the first summery day of spring, the kind of day you remember from your childhood, the first day you can wear shorts, the first sunburn of the season. My face is still as crispy and golden as a Peking Duck, my back an unmistakably yuppie series of sports bra tan lines. […]


Inwood v. Inwood

Inwood v. Inwood

BY Anonymous I run three slightly uphill blocks to the middle of the hill at 181st and Fort Washington, on the way observing the buildings with Art Deco doors, front courtyards, and engraved names. The building on the southeast corner even has a wide variety of gargoyles that aren’t voiced by Jason Alexander but will […]


‘Law & Order’ Set in Inwood Hill Park Brings Flashbacks of Sarah Fox Murder | DNAinfo

'Law & Order' Set in Inwood Hill Park Brings Flashbacks of Sarah Fox Murder | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — A “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” filming brought back unpleasant memories of one of New York’s most heart-wrenching unsolved crimes Tuesday. The crew of the NBC show shot a scene of involving the discovery of a woman’s body in Inwood Hill Park, the site of the 2004 […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Exploring Inwood Hill’s Urban Wilderness | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Exploring Inwood Hill's Urban Wilderness | NY Times

By ANDREW L. YARROW Published: May 01, 1987 SEVERAL months ago, the northern Manhattan community of Inwood was abuzz about one of the city’s more bizarre acts of thievery in recent memory. Four large trees known as Paulownia tomentosa mysteriously vanished one night from Inwood Hill Park. ”Arborcide,” declared the Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Henry […]

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