Massive Sinkhole Opens Up On 101st Street

Patch reports that a massive sinkhole that could swallow a car whole has opened up on an Upper West Side street, and area residents are frustrated by the lack of urgency in fixing the problem. Continue Reading →

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Paid Internship Opportunity For Your Son Or Daughter From Harlem To Hollis

What is Train & Earn?

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation’s (NMIC) Train & Earn program is a 5-week paid certification and training program for opportunity youth ages 16-24 who are out of school and not working at the time of enrollment. Continue Reading →

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Over 700 NYC Kids Boost Literacy And Healthy Living Through Innovative “Book Fair”

On Friday, July 20, over 700 kids took to the field at George Washington Educational Campus in Washington Heights to learn about healthy living through reading, exercising, and eating well through an innovative “book fair” sponsored by SOMOS Community Care. Continue Reading →

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A&E Real Estate And Citizens Committee Help Renovate School In Washington Heights

On Friday, July 13, 2018, employees from A&E Real Estate, a citywide real estate management and development company, joined Citizens Committee for New York City to work on much-needed renovation and beautification tasks throughout Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS NYC). Continue Reading →

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De Blasio And Council Member Rodriguez Announce Uptown As Next Location For NYCx

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (pictured) today announced the next site for NYCx Co-Labs programming will be located in the neighborhood of Inwood, located in Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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The Participatory Budget Results Are In!

From Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Our fourth participatory budget cycle in District 10 has come to a close and the results are in.Over 2,000 District 10 residents voted for their top projects during Participatory Budgeting Vote Week from April 7th to April 15th, 2018, to help us determine how we would invest $1 million in capital funds. Continue Reading →

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Beyoncé And Ivy Park Partner With Figure Skating Nonprofit In Harlem (Video)

Atlanta Black Star reports that after giving fans the performance of a lifetime at Coachella, Beyoncé continues to make headlines. Continue Reading →

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Witness Reveals Morgan Freeman Granddaughter’s Dying Words Uptown

NY Post reports that Morgan Freeman’s dying granddaughter gasped to her killer, “Why are you doing this?” as he knifed her in the middle of a Manhattan street, a witness revealed Tuesday— adding that she and her friends were too scared to intervene. Continue Reading →

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Princess Noamie Inwood Caves 1936

Princess Naomie and her grandchildren in 1930’s photo taken by Reginald Bolton.

Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.

Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

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After Zymere Perkins’s Death In Harlem, David Hansell Is Ready To Take On ACS (Update)

NYPost reports that then David Hansell took the helm at the Administration for Children’s Services earlier this year, the city’s embattled child- welfare agency was still reeling from a string of high-profile deaths. Continue Reading →

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“The Salon Hang” 2017 Arts Fundraiser Uptown

Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2017, Fort Washington Collegiate Church presents “The Salon Hang: Grace –Diversity-Community”, an Uptown arts show and fundraiser for their community based arts & youth programs. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s 7th Annual State Of The District

A note to Harlem World Magazine from uptown council member Ydanis Rodriguez: Continue Reading →

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Community Gather To Mark One Month Amanda Morales Guerra Took Refuge Uptown

TOMORROW Sunday, September 18 at 12:00 PM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and NYS Senator Marisol Alcantara. Continue Reading →

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Uptown’s Talented Cardi B Goes “Bodak Yellow” (Video)

Here’s Washington Heights lady Cardi B (iamcardib.com), the rapper, songwriter, television personality and actress has been blowing up, from the VMA’s to Love & Hip Hop: New York, and who knows what next. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Drag Ball History (Video)

Numerous historians and cultural commentators have traced the origins of today’s house ball scene to the notorious culture of Harlem drag balls in 1920’s and 1930’s New York.

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Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. Continue Reading →

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NYPD Rolls Out Body Camera’s Uptown

The NYPD began rolling its body camera program Thursday in the 34th police precinct — which spans the Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods — department officials told Patch. Continue Reading →

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Protesters To Demand Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcantara Leave Democrat Group

Protestors are planning to fill the hallways of State Senator Marisol Alcantara’s Inwood offices Friday morning to demand that the senator leave the Independent Democratic Conference and caucus with mainline Democrats. Continue Reading →

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Ajee’ Wilson Runs The Sixth Fastest 600 Of All Time In Upper Manhattan

Ajee’ Wilson continued to show strong early-season form, clocking the second-fastest indoor 600m ever by an American woman at the 22nd annual New Balance Games at the Armory Track & Field Center in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear friends and neighbors,

oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace. Continue Reading →

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How Bad Are Street Surfaces In Your Harlem Hood?

If your Uber rides home from the bar are starting to feel more like back-road safari trips, a new street quality ranking (and mapping!) project from NYC’s Independent Budget Office may explain why. Continue Reading →

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