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When DR. J Came To Harlem

Before Dr. J became an NBA legend, before he went pro, before he even had the moniker Dr. J, Julius Irving came to Rucker Park to establish himself as one of the best players of a generation. In fact,…

Uptown Video: All For 1 – Morningside Park

Shout out once again to Nike and NYC Parks for producing this excellent  video series that highlights NYC’s outstanding greenspaces. Next up to bat is Morningside Park in Harlem. Evlo, who still lives across the street from Morningside, grew…

Inwood Hill Park

Uptown Video: All For 1 – Inwood Hill Park

Say word? Nike has teamed up with the NYC Parks Department to release a limited footwear and apparel collection that pays homage to some of the most important public spaces in the city as well as the unsung heroes…

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…

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…