Posts Tagged ‘NYC Parks’

09/25/16: Meet the Artists: ‘Evolving Terrain’ Exhibition Walk and Talk

09/25/16: Meet the Artists: 'Evolving Terrain' Exhibition Walk and Talk

Meet the Artists: ‘Evolving Terrain’ Exhibition Walk and Talk Sunday, September 25, 2016 – 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park Join NYC Parks, Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance for a guided tour of the group exhibition “Evolving Terrain” in Northern Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park. Meet New York-based […]


Celebrate the 175th Birthday of J. Hood Wright Tomorrow!

Celebrate the 175th Birthday of J. Hood Wright Tomorrow!

The friends of J. Hood Wright Park are partnering with J. Hood Wright Recreation Center to invite you to celebrate the 175th birthday of J. Hood Wright, philanthropist, financier, and community resident. Guest Speakers! Music! Activities! Refreshments! Due to space limitations, reservations are required. R.S.V.P. now at (212) 927-1563 Co-Sponsored by: State Senator Adriano Espaillat […]


The Little Red Lighthouse Will Be Open To The Public This Sunday

The Little Red Lighthouse Will Be Open To The Public This Sunday

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Like many of Uptown’s residents, both past and present, the Little Red Lighthouse is actually a transplant from other shores, Sandy Hook, New Jersey to be exact. That’s right; our iconic lighthouse is actually the top half of a lighthouse that was originally from Sandy Hook and has been in its […]


Little Red Lighthouse Tour Tomorrow

Little Red Lighthouse Tour Saturday, May 14, 2011 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Go behind the scenes at the Jeffrey’s Hook Lighthouse, popularly known as the Little Red Lighthouse. This Uptown and NYC landmark was made famous by the book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Grey Bridge. Location: Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) […]


George Washington & The Creation of the Presidency @ The Morris-Jumel Mansion This Saturday

Untrodden Ground: George Washington & The Creation of the Presidency Saturday May 14th, 1 PM – 2:30 PM This lecture will focus on the presidency of George Washington while the capital was located in New York, as well as the temporary relocation to Philadelphia. Speaker Jimmy Napoli is an independent historian and runs the “Outside In” Tour Company. The event is […]


A Trek Through the Timeless Treasure that is Inwood Hill Park

A Trek Through the Timeless Treasure that is Inwood Hill Park

BY Lauren Dockett Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) I am in the realest place in Manhattan. A spot at the absolute top of the island where landscaping and development stop and in a dissonant fusion, city and wild world meet. This place is home to a living Native American history and to Manhattan’s only […]


UPTOWN PARKS – SEEING THE FOREST FOR THE TREES

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Beth Greenfield of the NY Times included my favorite park, Inwood Hill Park, in her Fall-Color tour of New York City Parks. Like I have said in the past, Inwood Hill Park is NYC’s best-kept secret. That might change soon. See below for the Inwood Hill Park portion of the interesting […]


LOOKING AHEAD: THE UC'S LIST OF THINGS TO DO

Old School NYC Opens Friday, September 17th – El Museo Del Barrio 1230 5th Ave @104 St. For the most part, I thought Latinos were relative newcomers to NYC; the Nueva York (1613-1945) exhibit at El Museo Del Barrio proves otherwise. Presented in collaboration with the New-York Historical Society, this intriguing exhibition reveals the powerful […]


STILL SHINING – THE LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Like many of Uptown’s residents, both past and present, the Little Red Lighthouse is actually a transplant from other shores. Sandy Hook, New Jersey to be exact. That’s right, our iconic lighthouse is actually the top half of a lighthouse in Sandy Hook and has been in its present location since […]

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