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Columbia Expansion Plans Ruffle Feathers

Reported, produced, edited by Chiara Sottile [vimeo=http://vimeo.com/17043527] Columbia University has drawn up expansion plans again, this time for its 26-acre athletic complex in Inwood. But the plans have ruffled feathers for some of their neighbors. Published on Northattan.com.…

UPTOWN ART – THE SONG OF SILENCE RECEPTION RECAP

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I had the honor of attending the Song of Silence Art reception recently at the Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavillion (1150 St. Nicholas Ave at 168th Street). The event was hosted by ADAVA (Alliance of…

NATIVE AMERICAN CONCERNS YIELD INWOOD PARK CHANGES

BY Chiara Sottile A renovation of the Indian Road Playground in Inwood is nearly complete after a year, though with some changes that came about because of objections from Native Americans concerned that parts of the original design were…

BATTLE BREWING BETWEEN COLUMBIA U AND INWOOD RESIDENTS

BY Led Black The NY Times is reporting on the battle brewing in Inwood between residents and Columbia University regarding the university‚Äôs plans to add a 70-foot-high building to their Baker Field complex. Some Inwood residents are up in…