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Science of Fall Colors | Manhattan Times

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) For years, scientists have worked to understand the changes that occur in trees and shrubs during autumn. Although we don’t know all the details, we do know…

Resilience, writ large | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen View this post on Instagram A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes) The white-tailed hawk is a large bird of prey typically found throughout the tropical and subtropical climes of the Americas. These days, you can…

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“Respect to the Legend” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Franco Gaskin has given to the streets for over three decades. Now it’s the community’s turn. Gaskin, a prolific muralist and artist better known in Northern Manhattan as “Franco the Great” or “the Picasso of Harlem,”…

What Census numbers reveal about uptown | Manhattan Times

By Sherry Mazzocchi While New York City’s population grew by 629,000 in the past decade, preliminary U.S. Census numbers reveal that the population of Washington Heights and Inwood got smaller, older, and whiter. According to 2020 Census data tabulated…

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Peril in the Park | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s discrimination. A series of violent attacks in Inwood Hill Park has prompted calls for additional security – as well as criticism that Northern Manhattan parks have not received adequate park safety resources. On Wed., July…

Summer meals program launched | Manhattan Times

It’s a fight to beat back hunger. Free meals will be available at approximately 400 community sites across the city and all 820 locations hosting the Summer Rising summer school program. Starting July 6, the NYC Department of Education…

Rebel At Rest | Manhattan Times

A new sculpture depicting Margaret Corbin has been unveiled on the upper plaza of David Rockefeller Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park. Tomb Effigy of Margaret Corbin by artist Zaq Landsberg will be displayed through June 2022. Landsberg is the…

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Election Protection Hotline | Manhattan Times

A new election protection hotline has been announced for the upcoming June 22 election and during New York’s early voting period, which runs through Sunday, June 20. The hotline, established by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), will be available to…