By Dan Bader, DNAinfo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — For the first time Zead Ramadan can remember, the central lawn in J. Hood Wright Park is green. Ramadan, a Community Board 12 Parks and Recreation Committee member, grew up playing baseball in the upper Manhattan park, but said the fields were always a sandlot, and never had [...]
J. Hood Wright Recreation Center shows children pleasures of pedaling a bicycle that’s built for two | NY Daily News
By Joseph Tepper / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Young cyclists are discovering that two is better than one—especially when it comes to biking. Two-by-two, dozens of kids tried their hand (and feet) at tandem biking on Saturday, pedaling around Washington Heights’ J. Hood Wright Park. “At first it was pretty scary,” said 14-year-old Chris Gonzalez, [...]
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The friends of J. Hood Wright Park are partnering with J. Hood Wright Recreation Center to invite you to celebrate the 175th birthday of J. Hood Wright, philanthropist, financier, and community resident. Guest Speakers! Music! Activities! Refreshments! Due to space limitations, reservations are required. R.S.V.P. now at (212) 927-1563 Co-Sponsored by: State Senator Adriano Espaillat [...]
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Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman will be in the hood on Thursday! Well, no, not exactly but their will be a free screening of their movie, Evan Almighty, on Thursday, July 29th from 8 to 10PM at J Hood Wright Park as part of the Parks Summer 2010 Movie Series. The movie is PG so [...]
An nYc style pigeon frenzy near J. Hood Wright Park, Washington Heights NY.