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Calling all Washington Heights and Inwood photographers to enter the Fort Tryon Park holiday card photo competition. Win great prizes and support your park! Look through your photos from years past to find the best winter pictures of Fort Tryon Park! Happy sledders, romantic memories, majestic views, endearing wildlife, the photos that you think represent [...]
Photography by Wallace Flores
The 2012 Medieval Festival Fort Tryon Park Sunday, September 30 11:30 AM to 6 PM
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) Okay the summer can end now. Last night was the rain date for the A Toast Fort Tryon Park function that usually takes place earlier in the season. A Toast to Fort Tryon is one of my favorite events of the summer and last night’s celebration [...]
Entrance to Heather Garden at Margaret Corbin Circle Sunday, September 2nd 1:00pm – 2:00pm Take a tour of the “Park for All Seasons.” Take a walking tour of the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park. Discover which plants are in bloom this season. Learn about the gardens’ history, future, and secrets from a [...]
Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)
Story by Adrian Cabreja During these last weeks of summer, there is no time to be wasted. Soon enough, the full-time routines of school and work will beckon, but in the meantime, there is fun, and even a bit of cultural education, to be found on any given Sunday at the Anne E. Loftus Playground [...]
By Sherry Mazzocchi The inner preparation for characters also took actors on an emotional journey. García asked them who they would be 100, 200 years or even longer ago? “For a lot of my actors and dancers, that was a very difficult question because a lot of us are people of color,” García said. Not [...]
Volunteer with the New York Restoration Project this Saturday, August 11th at 3 pm at Swindler Cove Park to help keep Highbridge Park beautiful. Click here for more info. Related: Uptown Gem – The New Leaf Restaurant & Bar New York Cares Day @ Fort Tryon Park – The Recap
Organic Magnetics will premiere Ghosts of Manhattan, a live installation at Fort Tryon Park in August 2012. A journey through time, Ghosts of Manhattan traces New York City’s cultural evolution over five hundred years, from native land in 1512 to global metropolis in 2012. This walk-through theater experience animates an interactive history through music, dance, [...]
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) For this installment of Throw Back Thursdays, we are featuring our pictures, courtesy of my good friend Paul Lomax, of the always-awesome Toast to Fort Tryon Park event. Due to weather related issues, this year’s event is going down on Thursday, September 20th. Where else can you sample over 20 wines, [...]
Try something new! All of the fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water. Rain and weather/air advisory cancels.
At the Cloisters, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s museum located in Fort Tryon Park in the Inwood section of Manhattan, art modeler Paolo Dionisi Vici has been preparing low-power sensors to make a 3D map of the Cloisters’ necessary climate conditions. With technical assistance from IBM, Vici, an associate research scientist for the Met, has [...]
By JIM DWYER Snapping open a violin case, Peter Bulow reveals a line of clay heads — fellow passengers from his subway rides, carved on the fly. They fit in the palm of the hand they were born in. This is the sketch work of a sculptor shaping at the speed of the A train [...]
BY Sara Martinez (@Saritology) On Saturday, April 21st, while some of you were still sound asleep (or on your way home after a good ol’ fashioned walk of shame) some amazing New Yorkers were in parks all over the city volunteering for New York Cares Day! Organized by New York Cares, New York Cares Day [...]
By Jacob E. Osterhout AND Amanda P. Sidman / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS FORT TRYON PARK 741 Fort Washington Ave., Manhattan Yes, the trails are paved and the sounds of nature can be hard to hear over traffic from the Henry Hudson Parkway more than a hundred feet below, but a walk through the 3 [...]
With summer just around the corner, these boot camp classes are just the ticket to get you into fighting shape. You have 3 options to choose from. For $25 you get 5 45-minute boot-camp classes, for $45 you get 10 45-minute boot-camp classes and for $65 you get 20 45-minute boot-camp classes. Click here for [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) Today’s Throw Back Thursday is one of my all time faves. The pictures were taken by the one and only Paul Lomax and are absolutely gorgeous. I recalled this post with quite a bit of fondness because of the mind-blowing 5-course meal I had when I [...]
Pitbull rescuers use Fort Tryon Park as a bully pulpit to teach owners how to train their pitbulls | NY Daily News
BY Clem Richardson A couple dozen pitbulls are going to get together in Fort Tryon Park on Sunday, and this is a good thing for the much maligned dogs, their owners and the neighborhood. That’s because certified dog trainer Ann King will be teaching the muscular canines — and their owners gathered around the Sir [...]
Award-winning travel blogger Teri Tynes of Walking Off the Big Apple took a stroll recently through our very own Inwood Hill and Fort Tryon Park. The post is chock full of great info and awesome pictures. Click here for more. Also, check out: A Trek Through the Timeless Treasure that is Inwood Hill Park We [...]
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By Paul Lomax WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The opening sequence of the movie “Casino Royale” left fans mesmerized. Daniel Craig, as James Bond, ran, somersaulted and leapt his way through construction sites and across a high-rise crane to catch the bad guy. But the acrobatics aren’t limited to 007. Uptown stunt junkies are practicing the freestyle [...]