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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…

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…

Rabies Warning Issued | Manhattan Times

Be wary in the wild. The New York City Department of Health (DOH) has issued a warning to stay away from raccoons and other wild animals that may carry rabies. The DOH identified four raccoons in Northern Manhattan with…

06/16/18: The 2018 Higher Ground Festival

The 2018 Higher Ground Festival takes place on Saturday, June 16 at the Anne Loftus Playground. Higher Ground Festival brings artists of Washington Heights and Inwood together to network and to create interdisciplinary collaborations, which are presented free to…

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06/02/18: Hike The Heights

The 14th annual Hike The Heights is going down on Saturday, June 2. Hike The Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that…

The Red Bull Music Festival @ La Marina: The Recap

The Red Bull Music Festival touched down at La Marina on Saturday, May 19 for Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo, a rousing celebration of the genre. The festival reunited early pioneers of the sound, The Noise. Founded in San Juan in…

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#TheGramUptown: #InwoodAngels

A post shared by S. Cole Kiburz (@coleplay) on May 6, 2018 at 7:58pm PDT In honor of the Met Gala, Vogue sent a contingent of angels Uptown. Shot by Cass Bird, the angels hit up the Cloisters and…