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#JackHoneyTheHeights – The Recap

Photography by Amy Anaiz Shout out to Jack Daniel’s for a simply awesome event at the Inwood Bar and Grill on Tuesday, May 22nd. Sabor Del Barrio was a festive and interactive celebration of Washington Heights and Hispanic culture.…

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Hurricane Sandy 5 Years Later: An Uptown Retrospective

Photography by Emil Baez, Emmanuel Abreu, Wallace Flores & Paul Lomax On October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy walloped the East Coast and unleashed extensive damage on New York and New Jersey. Some parts of these 2 states are still…

Income Inequality Takes Manhattan—in 3-D! | Mother Jones

By Brett Brownell, Tasneem Raja, and Ben Breedlove It’s no surprise that income inequality in America is on the rise. Eighty percent of Americans have seen their incomes stagnate or fall since 1979. Meanwhile, the top 1 percent of…

Genesis Restaurant: A Taste of Ecuador in Inwood

BY Karen Silva (@ClassicKaren) Once in a blue moon you’ll bump into a place that will capture not only your heart but your appetite as well. For me, this is Genesis, the Ecuadorian restaurant that has resided in 207th…

My Muse is… Uptown

BY Karen Silva (@ClassicKaren) When I think about my first loves, Uptown always comes to mind; the music, the food, and the swagger that emanates from everyone. Growing up in Uptown has made me the proud New Yorker I…

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UPinion: Dreaming About The Dream Act

This essay was written by 8th grader Jade Greenfield, who is a Washington Heights resident and attends Harlem’s Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science and Engineering (CSS). The composition was selected as one of ten finalists in the “Dear Mr.…

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Washington Heights 8th grader is finalist in Dear Mr. President Contest

After receiving nearly 8,000 essays from 7th through 12th graders across the country, Rand McNally has announced the ten finalists in its “Dear Mr. President” short essay contest. Washington Heights resident Jade Greenfield of Harlem’s Columbia Secondary School for…