Posts Tagged ‘NYPR’

Hidden Waters: Sherman Creek

Hidden Waters: Sherman Creek

BY Sergey Kadinsky At the northern tip of Manhattan island, the scenery is reminiscent of the Hudson River Valley at Fort Tryon and Inwood Hill parks. Thick forests, steep hills, and views of the Palisades across the Hudson River. The east side of Inwood on the Harlem River receives fewer visitors, but has a rich natural […]


A New Recreation & Education Facility Set to Revitalize Sherman Creek | Greensource

A New Recreation & Education Facility Set to Revitalize Sherman Creek | Greensource

By Anna Fixsen Scarcely two decades ago, Sherman Creek, a tributary of the Harlem River in northern Manhattan, was choked by weeds and the wreckage of century-old boathouses. Now, the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and Brooklyn-based firm Bade Stageberg Cox are on track to restore the area to the vibrant community hub it once […]


Bette Midler-backed project promises divine additions to Sherman Creek | NY Daily News

Bette Midler-backed project promises divine additions to Sherman Creek | NY Daily News

By Matt Chaban / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Bette Midler is floating another big idea for the Harlem River. The New York Restoration project, founded by the Divine Miss M, has been managing Inwood’s 15-acre Sherman Creek Park for 17 years. Now the nonprofit is prepared to install its crown jewel — albeit a rusty […]


Family Rowing Festival @ the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

Family Rowing Festival @ the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse

On September 8th from 11am to 2pm, Row New York will provide boathouse tours and free rowing activities to community members from the neighborhoods surrounding the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse on the Harlem River in Upper Manhattan. Guests at the event will include Olympic athletes and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. The Sharp Boathouse is […]


Exploring the Harlem River’s Little-Known Swindler Cove Park | Camera Obscura – Curbed NY

Exploring the Harlem River's Little-Known Swindler Cove Park | Camera Obscura - Curbed NY

By Nathan Kensinger Swindler Cove Park is one of Manhattan’s least known yet most beautiful parks. Opened in 2003, the park occupies a five acre patch of land along the Harlem River that was once used as a communal dumping ground. Before construction on the park could begin, workers reportedly “removed tons of garbage, rusted-out cars, sunken boats […]


New Leaf Restaurant Featured in Matt Damon’s New Thriller The Adjustment Bureau

New Leaf Restaurant Featured in Matt Damon’s New Thriller The Adjustment Bureau

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The grand and stately New Leaf Restaurant & Bar is featured in a scene in Matt Damon’s latest movie The Adjustment Bureau, which is in theaters today. To celebrate one of Uptown’s gems being on the big screen, for the month of March, patrons who bring their ticket stub from The […]


Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park

Park Portfolio - Swindler Cove Park

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Words by Led Black (@Led_Black) More than a park – this place is a living, breathing symbol of the Renaissance that has been taking place around these parts. Serene, tranquil, an oasis of calm and centeredness, a veritable feast for the senses, this is something else. Close your eyes […]

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