Uptown Council Member Rodríguez And Others Announce City’s Progress On Inwood NYC Action Plan

Deputy Mayor Vicki Been, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett and City Officials from NYC Parks, Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of Education, Department of Small Business Services, Continue Reading →

Inwood Art Works Fall Fundraiser, Inaugural Grant Award Recipients And Film Festival

Inwood Art Works, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to create and curate professional performing and visual arts in the Inwood community, held its first Fall Fundraiser on Wednesday, September 25th at Republica restaurant and lounge in Inwood. Continue Reading →

Beautify The Fort Just North Of Harlem With The Green Team At New York Cares

Beautify this historic and scenic park playground by weeding, planting, and removing invasive species from the Broadway side of the park. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Statement Regarding Tropical Storm Dorian

We must get ready to help our Dominican and Puerto Rican brothers and sisters if the Tropical Storm Dorian becomes worst. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espailat Urges Army Corps, NYC Parks To Collaborate On Historic Inwood Wetland Restoration

Rep. Adriano Espaillat wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation requesting that they collaborate on two projects to restore historic wetland sites at Inwood Hill Park and Sherman Creek Park within New York’s 13th congressional district. Continue Reading →

The Legendary Princess Naomie At The Inwood Caves 1936


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 →

City Parks Free Family Adventure Race In Inwood

City Parks Foundation’s “Family Adventure Race” is an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for parents and youth aged 7-12. Continue Reading →

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