Posts Tagged ‘Swindler Cove Park’

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 […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Sherman Creek boathouse #newyork #washingtonheights #washheights #inwood #instagramuptown … http://t.co/4EfpHrXBMo pic.twitter.com/8VJDNlg0jB — Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) February 14, 2015 Check out: Park Portfolio – Swindler Cove Park Boats in the Hood – Opening Day @ the Inwood Canoe Club The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly […]


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 […]


A “Broken Windows” Theory for Environmentalism | Huffington Post

A "Broken Windows" Theory for Environmentalism | Huffington Post

BY Paul Gallay Call it the broken windows theory applied to environmentalism. This spring, Riverkeeper helped mobilize a crew of 80 to clean up trash at Inwood’s North Cove, a reclaimed wetlands area on the Harlem River where wildlife now flourishes amid steel and cement. The biggest cleanup of 72 on our second annual day […]


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 […]


Volunteer to clean & green Highbridge Park

Volunteer with the New York Restoration Project this Saturday, August 11th at 3 pm at Swindler Cove Park to help keep Highbridge Park beautiful. Click here for more info. Related: Uptown Gem – The New Leaf Restaurant & Bar New York Cares Day @ Fort Tryon Park – The Recap


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 […]


GET TO STEPPING – CIRCUMNAVIGATING MANHATTAN BY FOOT

BY Led Black Joshua Bright|The New York Times I must admit, the notion of circumnavigating Manhattan by foot has a certain charm. The trek even has a name, the Great Saunter, a phrase coined by Cy A. Adler, who also wrote a book on the subject; Walking Manhattan’s Rim and leads a yearly Great Saunter […]


SWINDLER COVE PARK MOVIE NIGHT

Every Thursday in July! 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM This summer, join NYRP for movies beneath the stars at their Summer Movie Series! Discovery Planet Earth FORESTS – July 22nd LIFE – July 29th Families are invited to bring blankets, snacks and beverages. Complimentary hot popcorn will be served from the NYRP old time cart! […]


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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