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Uptown school installs student laundry room | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Six months after becoming principal at P.S. 132, Wendy Poveda noticed something unusual. Members of the staff at the elementary school were bringing home and washing the clothes of students. Approximately 25 percent of P.S. 132…

NYPL unveils new Macombs Bridge Library | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s a size up for these stacks. The new Macomb’s Bridge library is a big deal – literally – for Harlem residents. Once the smallest branch in the New York Public Library (NYPL) system at only…

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The Magic of the Magi | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristóbal Vivar It’s a life line. The annual revelry includes rows of eager school children processing beside live camels, large-scale puppets, and men and women in royal garb. Hosted by El Museo del Barrio,…

Soccer site opened in J. Hood Wright Park | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen These kicks are for kids. Young uptown soccer enthusiasts rejoiced this week as a miniature soccer pitch was unveiled in J. Hood Wright Park in Washington Heights. New York City Football Club (NYCFC) held a ribbon-cutting…

The Weekend: Halloween Audio Drama @ The Morris Jumel Mansion

What happens when the best in thrilling original radio theatre enters Manhattan’s oldest residence? Spirits just might materialize… Come out for an evening of spooky historical fiction perfectly tuned for the Halloween season and witness first-hand the magic and…

Sanctuary space aids monarch migration | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen There are royals about. A small green space situated near a busy Inwood street corner is playing a key role in helping monarch butterflies complete their annual migration to Mexico. Located near Good Shepherd School on…