Protesters from non-profit agencies rallied on St. Nicholas Avenue on Fri., June 11 to protest projected cuts to their budgets. Photo: Daniel P. Bader
Banging on drums, blowing whistles, and carrying banners, employees of Northern Manhattan nonprofits and their clients marched down St. Nicholas Avenue on Fri., June 11 to a rally against proposed cuts to their funding.
Firefighters roll up 500 feet of hose used to douse a fire in Ft. Tryon Park on June 8. Photo: Adam Garrett-Clark
On Tuesday afternoon, June 8, a brush fire in Fort Tryon Park near the intersection of Broadway and Sherman Avenue, took two fire units to put out. Engine 95 and ladder 36 responded to the scene, snaking up 10 lengths of hose (500 feet) to get uphill and ahead of the spreading flames.
After Memorial Day the Inwood Canoe Club returned to their boat house to find both sides of the access path sprayed with chemicals.
[This article was updated on June 11 at 5 p.m.] The plants on the sides of a forested path near the Hudson River in Inwood are wilted, almost burned. Dead birds, snakes and rats have been found among the withered vegetation, and members of the Inwood Canoe Club wants some answers.
Police Officers and Urban Park Rangers aid an injured deer at Inspiration Point just north of W. 181st Street on June 8. Photo: Jon Reznick
Police and Urban Park Rangers wielding tranquilizer guns shut down the Henry Hudson Parkway on Wed., June 9 while they hunted for a deer that had scampered on the highway north of W. 181st Street near the colonnaded shelter known as Inspiration Point.
Will Craig decided to send his two girls to P.S. 153 an Amsterdam Avenue near W. 147th Street because of its Arts Intensive Institute (AII), choosing the school’s arts program over its gifted and talented program.
A patient gets her makeup done before the “Moonlight Masquerade.”
by Laura Gabby
A limo was parked outside. Young women in elegant dresses and young men in sharp suits entered the dance floor through gold and burgundy curtains. Parents milled around outside, perhaps staying a beat longer than their sons and daughters would have liked them to. (Click read more to see a video report of the prom.)
Tenth graders (from left to right) Amanda Espinal, Ruth Vidal, Caitlin Fernandez, Jose Disla and teacher Elizabeth Jesus (in the back) were part of the class that examined how to combat obesity among their peers.
If you weren’t sure about where and how to exercise in Northern Manhattan, the 10th graders at the Community Health Academy of the Heights have put it all down in black and white.
One of Vino Verso’s signature
dishes is a panko-crusted sea bass with citrus infused yucca mash, next to that
is a shrimp ceviche bruchetta.
Northern Manhattan’s adolescent restaurant scene has gone through another growth spurt. There have been a number of recent restaurant births and they are all eager to dazzle with their culinary cuteness.
Uptown is NYC’s best-kept secret. We have it all. We have dynamism, diversity and some of the best green spaces in all of Manhattan. One of our greatest assets is the parks and natural expanses that envelop the entire neighborhood in a sea of green. Whether you are looking for history, exercise or simply rugged beauty, this neighborhood’s many parks are second to none.