A Northern Manhattan Coronavirus Update From Uptown NYC Council Member Rodriguez

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Tonight as we are getting ready to rest for the night or to take on a night shift, I want to let everyone know that we are working day and night to ensure all New Yorkers receive the help they need during these trying days. Continue Reading →

NYC Launches Two Civic Tech Competitions To Strengthen Tenant Protection Rights And Mental Health Access Uptown

Through the NYCx Co-Labs program, NYCEDC and the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer will accept proposals for two competitions. Continue Reading →

The Long Awaited 2020 Real Estate Report For Upper Manhattan From Harlem Lofts

Dear Harlem World Magazine reader,

Harlem Lofts is excited to release the 2020 Upper Manhattan Real Estate Report (UMRER)! Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Statement On New York State Styrofoam Ban

WE ACT for Environmental Justice celebrates New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing on Tuesday his plan to ban single-use food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, in New York State. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Make Sure That Hart Island A Public Cemetery Receives Justice

Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee joined Mayor de Blasio for a ceremony that lent final approval to the efforts to bring justice to those buried at Hart Island, Continue Reading →

NYS Elected Officials And Voting Advocates Call For Community To Participate In Early Voting

NYS Elected Officials and advocates gathered in Upper Manhattan to celebrate the new voting rights reform and to encourage their community about the importance of exercising their right to vote. 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 →


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