Posts Tagged ‘George Washington Bridge’

George Washington Bridge Bus Station Closes for Long-Delayed Upgrade | NY Times

George Washington Bridge Bus Station Closes for Long-Delayed Upgrade | NY Times

By DAVID W. CHEN The George Washington Bridge Bus Station in Upper Manhattan will be shut down for one year, starting Monday morning, as part of its biggest renovation project in five decades. Buses will continue to arrive and depart from the top level of the building in Washington Heights, according to the Port Authority [...]


Poorly Photoshopped Disembodied Heads Promising Technicolor Adventures

Poorly Photoshopped Disembodied Heads Promising Technicolor Adventures

BY Christina Bebeau The moment I walked into the joint, the title song from Hello Dolly! started. Although I had never been to this bar in West Hollywood, I felt instantly at home, as if I were actually Dolly returning to Harmonia Gardens. Eleven TVs were blasting the iconic scene from the movie, one small [...]


Over the Bridge

Over the Bridge

BY Christina Bebeau I’m convinced that living in New York City can teach you to love the rugged outdoors the way that wearing a catholic school uniform encourages a sense of style. You can’t rebel against something, consciously or not, if there are no constraints. To some, spring is the perfect time to sit inside [...]


Picture of the Week: Throwback Edition

Picture of the Week: Throwback Edition


Long delayed $183M George Washington Bridge bus terminal project to get underway  | NY Daily News

Long delayed $183M George Washington Bridge bus terminal project to get underway  | NY Daily News

Project has been stalled for years. Port Authority, which is spending $83M on the project, says it’s a go. By Michael J. Feeney / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS “The project is moving forward and it will start this year,” Port Authority spokesman Christopher Valens said of the 50-year-old transit hub at Broadway and W. 178th [...]


Pics From the People: A Stunning View of the GWB

Pics From the People: A Stunning View of the GWB

Check out: The George Washington Bridge Turns 81 Pics From the People: #TheLatinoVote We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


George Washington Bridge bus station set to undergo long-awaited renovation by Port Authority of N.Y./N.J. | NY Daily News

George Washington Bridge bus station set to undergo long-awaited renovation by Port Authority of N.Y./N.J. | NY Daily News

By Caroline Chen / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS After years of delays, a major renovation of the George Washington Bridge Bus Station is set to begin this month, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says. Community leaders in Washington Heights are anxious for the $180 million project to begin, hoping it will [...]


Happy Birthday To An Uptown Original – The George Washington Bridge Turns 82

Happy Birthday To An Uptown Original - The George Washington Bridge Turns 82

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Happy B-Day GWB, you are looking pretty good for 82. Even though you need a little upkeep (and who doesn’t at your age), you are still the world’s only 14-lane suspension bridge and an estimated 300,000 vehicles traverse your spans on a daily basis. Not bad for an octogenarian. Might I [...]


Picture of the Week

Photography by Paul Lomax For more of Washington Heights in White check out: http://lomaxphotos.com/2010/12/washington-heights-in-white/


The GWB Clad In Pink For A Cause

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


UPTOWN ARTIST – PAUL LOMAX

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) What made you want to live in this area? When I first moved to NYC I lived in Astoria, Queens. Then a few friends told me about the “Heights,” so I visited once, then twice and then I stayed! That was 8 years ago! What draws you to shooting in the [...]


40 Oz Bounce Gone Loko – The Recap

40 Oz Bounce Gone Loko – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The 40 Oz Bounce Gone Loko event, which took place on Saturday, September 11th underneath the looming presence of the GWB, was in one word, EPIC. Every 40 Oz Bounce function seems to be bigger than the last and this one had a decidedly Warriors kind of feel to it with [...]


PEEK-A-BOO

by M.Tony Peralta One of my favorite views Uptown is the view of the GWB while walking down 181st towards Cabrini.  The view of the bridge in between the buildings is amazing. It looks like the bridge is trying to hide and the closer you get to the water you get the full reveal.  Last [...]


STANLEY M. LEIBER, MARVEL-OUS MAN OF THE HEIGHTS

BY DeJesus Our friendly neighborhood web-crawler has been seen on occasion, swinging uptown. Coincidence? Probably not! See, the GW Bridge was the backdrop to a young Jewish kid that resided on Ft. Washington Ave., Washington Heights in the earlier part of the 20th Century. This kid, born Stanley Marting Leiber mutated into the “Master of [...]


IT'S THE ROCK…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I’m going to keep it real eco-friendly this morning and reveal one of my power spots in Inwood Hill Park.  For the last 10 years, I have been coming to this serene place that I call The Rock, to reflect, refuel and recharge.  The tranquility and piece of mind that can [...]


SO WASHINGTON HEIGHTS – IN THE HEIGHTS

SO WASHINGTON HEIGHTS - IN THE HEIGHTS

By Led Black For real – I am so Washington Heights that the actual block that you see in the poster for In the Heights is a picture of my block.  You feel me?  That’s right people, what you see right there is the corner of 192nd and Wadsworth Avenue.  To the left, just slightly [...]

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