Posts Tagged ‘Isham Park’

In bloom at Bruce’s | Manhattan Times

In bloom at Bruce’s | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen This is one graphic garden. A beloved community haven is making efforts to increase cultural programming while spotlighting local artists. From May through October, Bruce’s Garden in Inwood hosts “Gallery in the Gazebo,” a program that rotates temporary installations from Inwood-based artists at the garden’s wooden gazebo. “The gazebo is now serving […]


7/12/15: Up Theater Company Presents Tartuffe in Bruce’s Garden

7/12/15: Up Theater Company Presents Tartuffe in Bruce's Garden

TARTUFFE in Bruce’s Garden Isham Park @ Park Terrace East Sunday, July 12th @ 5pm Bring a lawn chair to Bruce’s Garden in Isham Park as UP Theater Company presents a staged reading of Molière’s TARTUFFE Adapted by UP Artistic Director, James Bosley and directed by Laura Fois. FREE! Refreshments following in Bruce’s Garden


Evidence of Native American activity uncovered in Isham Park | My Inwood

Evidence of Native American activity uncovered in Isham Park | My Inwood

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 […]


A History of Inwood’s Isham Park | My Inwood

A History of Inwood’s Isham Park | My Inwood

An Uptown Oasis In the summer of 1862, shortly after General Robert E. Lee assumed control of the Confederate Army, a 35-year-old leather merchant named William Bradley Isham rented a sprawling wood-frame house on a verdant promontory on the uppermost tip of the city. The rental was intended as a seasonal retreat, but the businessman […]


The Isham Park Centennial In Pictures

The Isham Park Centennial In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


Isham Park Celebrates Its Centennial this Saturday

Isham Park Celebrates Its Centennial this Saturday

Saturday, September 29, 2012 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Isham Park, festivities will be held on the lawn at the top of the park Enter the park at Broadway above Isham Street to march with the band at 11:00am 11:00am to 3:00pm festivities including various speakers, story booth, performers, historical park signage & tours, children’s […]


It’s My Park Day – Isham Park this Saturday

It's My Park Day - Isham Park this Saturday

Click here for more info. Check out: New York Cares Day @ Fort Tryon Park – The Recap BTW: Park Portfolio – J Hood Wright Park Park Portfolio – Bennett Park Park Portfolio – Fort Tryon Park Park Portfolio – Highbridge Park Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park Park Portfolio – Inwood Hill Park We […]


Tree wars erupt in woodsy Inwood parks — 148 felled | NY Daily News

Tree wars erupt in woodsy Inwood parks — 148 felled | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A massive tree-cutting blitz thinned out a broad swath of Inwood’s two crown jewel parks, toppling 148 hardwoods, pruning 253 others — and leaving angry residents denouncing “chainsaw madness.” The week-long logging operations in Isham Park and Inwood Hill Park featured 40 workers in 20 trucks felling […]


In Inwood, Urban Paul Bunyans Wield Chainsaws in the Name of Safety | NY Times

In Inwood, Urban Paul Bunyans Wield Chainsaws in the Name of Safety | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES Residents of Inwood who glanced out their windows this week might be forgiven for thinking that city employees had confused the Great North Woods, and its logging traditions, with the northernmost tip of Manhattan. Starting last Monday, a large-scale tree-cutting operation involving 20 trucks and 50 workers targeted large swaths of […]


Inwood Residents Push for Preservation | The Uptowner

Inwood Residents Push for Preservation | The Uptowner

By Lindsey Wagner Inwood, nestled at the tip of Manhattan, is a neighborhood filled with an iconic history that many of its residents are unaware of. Every year, the Historic Districts Council accepts submissions from neighborhood groups that feel their neighborhoods are worthy of preservation. Inwood was chosen by the Historic Districts Council as one […]


City Funding to End Drought for Isham Park | Epoch Times

By Ivan Pentchoukov A year from now there will be water at Isham Park, thanks to $750,000 in city funding secured by Councilman Robert Jackson. The historic 20-acre park in the Inwood neighborhood of northern Manhattan has had no access to water for drinking and irrigation for years. Jackson joined representatives from the Department of […]


Opera in the Park Tonight @ Isham Park

Underworld Productions will premiere selections from a new bilingual children’s opera, El Reino de los Animales / The Animal Kingdom in Isham Park, Inwood tonight at 7 PM. Admission is free. Sung in English and Spanish, Reino/Animal Kingdom is based on a cycle of children’s poems by the Mexican poet, Elisa Gonzalez, set to music […]


Uptown in Brief: Inwood Chosen as One of Six Neighborhoods That Deserve Historic Preservation

By Carla Zanoni DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — Manhattan’s northernmost neighborhood is receiving some long overdue accolades for its architectural diversity and unique landscape design. Chosen as one of two Manhattan neighborhoods that warrant preservation, Inwood was named part of the Historic Districts Council’s first annual “Six to Celebrate,” an effort that will be made through […]

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