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 →

Councilmember Rodriquez Asks How To Help Improve Harlem Parks!

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I hope you can attend an upcoming community meeting to share your input on how to improve the ball field at Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

Uptown Jazz Singer Who Jumped Off GWB Had ‘Lifelong Struggle’

The mother of Lael Feldman — a 24-year-old singer who disappeared from Clinton Hill and was found dead Monday in waters near Inwood Hill Parktold Patch that her daughter was an “amazing person” who had a “lifelong struggle with life,” and a debilitating eating disorder. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks To Host Free Athletics Classes For Seniors

City parks in a handful of Manhattan neighborhoods are offering seniors free tennis, walking and yoga classes this spring, nonprofit organization the City Parks Foundation announced Friday. Continue Reading →