By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — A “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” filming brought back unpleasant memories of one of New York’s most heart-wrenching unsolved crimes Tuesday. The crew of the NBC show shot a scene of involving the discovery of a woman’s body in Inwood Hill Park, the site of the 2004 [...]
By ANDREW L. YARROW Published: May 01, 1987 SEVERAL months ago, the northern Manhattan community of Inwood was abuzz about one of the city’s more bizarre acts of thievery in recent memory. Four large trees known as Paulownia tomentosa mysteriously vanished one night from Inwood Hill Park. ”Arborcide,” declared the Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Henry [...]
Photography by Wallace Flores
The 2012 Medieval Festival Fort Tryon Park Sunday, September 30 11:30 AM to 6 PM
On September 8th from 11am to 2pm, Row New York will provide boathouse tours and free rowing activities to community members from the neighborhoods surrounding the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse on the Harlem River in Upper Manhattan. Guests at the event will include Olympic athletes and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. The Sharp Boathouse is [...]
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By Nathan Kensinger Swindler Cove Park is one of Manhattan’s least known yet most beautiful parks. Opened in 2003, the park occupies a five acre patch of land along the Harlem River that was once used as a communal dumping ground. Before construction on the park could begin, workers reportedly “removed tons of garbage, rusted-out cars, sunken boats [...]
By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor UPPER MANHATTAN — The Parks Department plans to launch a new initiative to bring Wi-Fi to Upper Manhattan parks. The department is currently looking into the feasibility of connecting the parks and plans to roll out some of the service between this summer and the fall of 2013, [...]
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 [...]
BY Ralph Gardner If you think it’s a challenge writing about a salamander hunt—though I realize I can only speak for myself—try writing about it after you arrive, only to discover that the hunt is over; you missed it. That was my situation on an otherwise balmy recent early fall afternoon when I reported to [...]
That’s right, the City Room section of the New York Times will be documenting the contours of autumn on a weekly basis in Manhattan’s last remaining forest, Inwood Hill Park. Marielle Anzelone, a botanist and urban ecologist who founded NYC Wildflower Week, will report from a patch of forest in Inwood Hill Park once a [...]
For more info: http://thegiraffenyc.org/ Check out our recap of last year’s event:http://uptowncollective.com/2010/06/07/my-hike-the-heights-adventure/ Hike the Heights! from Streetfilms on Vimeo.
By COREY KILGANNON There is not a whole lot of golf being played in Upper Manhattan. Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood are devoid of golf courses and driving ranges. But for two cousins from Washington Heights, this time of year means unpacking the clubs and swinging away, right here in the inner city. Several times [...]