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A Tale of Two Libraries | NY City Lens

A Tale of Two Libraries | NY City Lens

by Trevor Anderson Not all libraries are created equal, even libraries in the same borough of the same city. The Aguilar Library in East Harlem and the Washington Heights Library sit a mere four miles apart in northern Manhattan. Both are mainstays of their community and proud neighborhood establishments. But the similarities end there. Step [...]


Washington Heights Library Brings ‘First-Class’ Services Uptown, Locals Say | DNAinfo

Washington Heights Library Brings 'First-Class' Services Uptown, Locals Say | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Northern Manhattan residents and elected officials raved about the renovated Washington Heights library Monday, saying it brought top-notch amenities to the neighborhood. “It’s just wonderful,” said Washington Heights resident Malika Patterson. “The elevators are fabulous — it’s much more open. It’s first-class quality, same as anywhere else.” The 100-year-old [...]


Ghost Light: Illuminating Our City’s Theaters: RKO Coliseum | NYPL

Ghost Light: Illuminating Our City's Theaters: RKO Coliseum | NYPL

By Jeremy Megraw  A thing of beauty is a joy forever… — Keats (quoted in opening night program, B. S. Moss’ Coliseum Theatre, 1920) The end of 2011 also brought the quiet demise of the last movie theater in Washington Heights, Coliseum Cinemas. Known to most residents as the RKO Coliseum, the large theater, occupying the [...]


Looking Ahead: The UC’s List of Things To Do

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Wall and Bridges – “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton Thursday, January 27 thru  February 4th – Various locales around NYC Over the course of three 10-day series, in the winter, spring and fall of 2011 in New York City, Walls and Bridges—a program curated by the [...]


The Uptowner Profiles Inwood Native & Incoming Head of Public Library System

The Uptowner Profiles Inwood Native & Incoming Head of Public Library System

By Medina Roshan On a recent visit to the Inwood branch library, Anthony Marx was blown away by the 2001 renovations. It wasn’t just the increased space or modern finishes that impressed him, but what he called “the aliveness of the place” and “the most amazing mix of New Yorkers” he found there. “It was [...]

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