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 →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Community Highlights Participatory Budgeting Results

On Monday, May 13th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by community leaders and District 10 residents as he announced the funded Participatory Budgeting Projects for Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Amtrak Angers Residents After Blocking Views In The Hieghts, Spraying Chemicals

Upper Manhattan residents held a rally Wednesday night to call out the transit company Amtrak for its poor treatment of uptown neighborhoods. Continue Reading →

NMIC Union Opportunities In Healthcare Uptown

NMIC is holding an open house for upper Manhattan residents to explore positions in healthcare with SEIU/1199. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Joined ASOBEU On Sale Of Marijuana In Bodegas

Today, Friday, March 8, 2019, Council Member of Northern Manhattan, Erika Rodriguez, Chief of Staff of Assembly Member Al Taylor, and local leaders joined executives and members of The Bodega Association of United States (ASOBEU) as they announced their position regarding the sale of Marijuana in bodegas. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Bubble Bursts In Her Fight For Public Advocate’s Office

Last Tuesday seemed to dash the dreams of yet another City Council speaker, in this case, Melissa Mark-Viverito, who left the post in 2017 reports Crain’s New York. Continue Reading →

Open Casting for “In The Heights” District 6 Performers Middle School

Community Board 12, is allowing D6 Middle Schools students interested in performing arts to audition for the production of Lin Miranda‘s “In the Heights”. Continue Reading →

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