Lindsay Armstrong

Reporter/Producer @lindsay_anne81 larmstrong@dnainfo.com

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 »

October 22, 2014

Man Hurt After Basement Floor Collapses at Inwood Apartment Building

The victim, a resident of 1795 Riverside Dr., fell about 12 feet when a section of the floor collapsed.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 22, 2014

Uptown Kids Writing Workshop Aiming to Create Young Hemingways

Uptown Stories lets kids do creative writing that they don't get to do in school, its founder said.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 21, 2014

IPods Help Soothe Patients With Dementia at Washington Heights Care Center

Isabella Geriatric Center's staff say music helps to soothe residents and ignite their memories.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 20, 2014

MAP: Highest Percentage of Manhattan's 'Worst' Landlords Are Uptown

Washington Heights and Inwood are home to 69 of the worst 206 buildings on the Public Advocate's list.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 16, 2014

No Smoking Sign Will Help Homeless Problem at WaHi Park, Politician Says

Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 14, 2014

VIDEO: Uptown Liquor Store Robbed at Gunpoint, Police Say

Armed thieves stole $800 from Yuan Yuan Liquors on St. Nicholas Avenue, the NYPD said. 

East Village & Lower East Side »

October 14, 2014

Success Academy Quietly Moves to Open New LES or Uptown School

Success Academy got permission to open a school in Districts 1 or 6 without community outreach.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

October 13, 2014

Uptown Residents to Vote on How to Spend $1M in City Funds

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez will offer participatory budgeting for the first time this year.