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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…

09/08/19: Uptown Kid Lit

The indispensable Word Up Books is hosting Uptown Kid Lit—a mini-children’s book festival—in Inwood Hill Park this coming Sunday, September 8 from 12 to 4 pm! Come by for books, author readings and signings, story times, and FREE school…

Heights comes Home | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Un montón. It’s how many times he – and so many others – cried. As creators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes (with their families), joined by film director Jon Chu, and a host of…

Look at Luna | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar It was an intimate preview for a public calling. A talented group of young immigrant actors from Dominican Republic, Bali, Bangladesh, Nicaragua and West Africa Benin quietly launched a city-wide tour with a preview performance…

Stacked: Who uses the library? | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi When Braydin isn’t playing video games, he’s writing and illustrating a story about a boy who plays them so much he’s suddenly transported inside one. As the nine-year-old graphic novelist showed off his work, he said,…