Lindsay Armstrong is a reporter/producer covering Washington Heights and Inwood.

She joined DNAinfo New York after graduating from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on urban reporting. While in school, Lindsay spent months investigating dilapidated apartment buildings in the Bronx and the role of court-appointed lawyers in foreclosure cases, which earned her a cover story at the Riverdale Press.

Her work has also been featured at NY1, MetroFocus, Babble.com and in the New York Daily News.

Before transitioning into journalism, Lindsay spent several years teaching middle school English in Washington Heights and the Bronx as a New York City Teaching Fellow. She is especially interested in reporting on education and youth issues.

In addition to her role at DNAinfo, Lindsay serves as a multimedia fellow for Baruch College’s undergraduate journalism department.

Fun Fact: Lindsay has traveled to several countries, including Australia, where she spent two weeks living in a tent with a baby kangaroo.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 21, 2014

Pedestrians Plead for Traffic Fixes at Riverside Drive Intersection

The intersection of Riverside Drive and 157th Street has seen five accidents since July 2012.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 20, 2014

Inwood Mexican Restaurant La Pinata Closes

The popular Mexican restaurant closed on July 29, slightly more than a year after opening. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 19, 2014

Uptown Church Warns of Noise as New Phase of Renovation Begins

Fort Washington Collegiate Church is undergoing a major renovation to expand space for programs.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 19, 2014

NYPD Probing Police Beating of Alleged Inwood Drug Dealer, Officials Say

A video showed multiple officers punching Francisco Caminero during the arrest.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 14, 2014

VIDEO: Police Beat Alleged Drug Dealer During Arrest on Inwood Street

Francisco Caminero was arrested Sunday for allegedly doing a cocaine deal on an Inwood street. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 13, 2014

VIDEO: 2 Injured by Thrown Bottles at Inwood Nightclub, Police Say

An early morning-fight at Opus Lounge turned into a chaotic scene, police said. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

August 12, 2014

Police Hesitant to Bust Young, Illegal Cyclists in Fort Tryon Park

Police aren't going after teen riders, saying they'd have to be arrested rather than written summonses.

East Village & Lower East Side »

August 8, 2014

How to Enjoy the Perfect Picnic in New York City

Make your picnic foolproof with these tips. Plus, some of our favorite places to spread out a blanket.