By Lindsay Armstrong UPPER MANHATTAN — When it comes to Manhattan’s worst landlords, Uptown has more than any other area in the borough — with dozens of buildings beset by mold, chronic leaks and the lack of heat and hot water. According to a landlord watch list recently released by Public Advocate Letitia James, 69 […]
View of Sherman Creek Power Plant in Inwood Area of North Manhattan,1951 with Dyckman Houses | #NYC #NY pic.twitter.com/2v0tNgkIJC — NewYorkologist.org (@NewYorkologist) October 17, 2014 Related: Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us […]
By Adam Glanzman Khalik Allah, a 29-year-old filmmaker and photographer who documents the streets of Harlem at night, has been photographing the corner of 125th and Lexington since 2012; armed with little more than a manual camera and a few rolls of film. Street photography can often be a daunting or awkward experience – especially […]
By C. J. HUGHES For years, those who moved to the Hudson Heights section of Washington Heights savored the fact that apartments could be bought at discounts as steep as the neighborhood’s hills, compared with much of the rest of Manhattan. And to find that affordable home, one didn’t have to give up good subway […]
BY Marina Villeneuve | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Pepe and Margot are long gone — and the East Harlem they once called home seems to be on its way out. Chain stores have replaced bodegas in El Barrio, and high rises are becoming as ubiquitous as housing projects. “Spanish Harlem becomes smaller and smaller every […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has $1 Million in discretionary funds to spend on capital improvement projects within the district and he is going directly to the people to find out how to spend it. The participatory budgeting process kicks off tonight at the Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) at 6 pm […]
A site-specific dance piece presented by the West Harlem Arts Fund as part of Harlem’s Festival of Lights for the third installment of the Under the Viaduct Tour series.
By JENNIFER DUNNING Published: December 16, 1987 FOR many dancegoers, Mura Dehn is known, a little vaguely, as a woman who had something to do with film and black dancers. But the Film Forum is doing something about that, with a double feature consisting of ”In a Jazz Way,” a short film on Miss Dehn […]
by Cole Thompson An ongoing improvement project in a city park has uncovered signs of Native American settlement on the northern tip of Manhattan. Workers digging a trench for the installation of water fountains in Isham Park have unearthed a curious concentration of shells. Could the shells be part of a larger shell midden? Could […]
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Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! This fun and free event includes tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers, readings of the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, fishing clinics with I Fish NY & DEC, live musical entertainment from Big Apple […]
By DAVID W. DUNLAP When the Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church in Harlem restored the tip of its steeple eight years ago, leaders of the predominantly African-American congregation saw it as a “beacon of hope and love for the community.” It is still that. But as Ephesus prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary this month, the […]
BY Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) The 2014 World Maker’s Faire was exactly as it was described on its website, “a festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness.” I heard about it online and through a friend Jennifer Leech, who was selling her own really cool crafts there that weekend. Jennifer is a Washington Heights resident, and a fellow volunteer at Word […]
By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Lin Randolph will soon be living what she calls every New Yorker’s dream. The chef behind Alecia Bakery, a wholesale baked goods company, is opening its first retail store on Sherman Avenue in the spring of 2015. “I love that it’s in my neighborhood,” said Randolph, an Inwood resident since […]
By ANDREW L. YARROW Published: September 23, 1988 ”THIS is the renaissance of the Middle Ages,” proclaimed City Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern, whose department is co-sponsoring a fanciful foray into the 15th century on Sunday in Fort Tryon Park in upper Manhattan. A tableau of jousting knights, roving troubadours, colorfully clad magicians and musical […]
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