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'Depressing' Hudson Heights Playground Needs Immediate Repairs, Locals Say

An Uptown playground that's slated for a redesign needs more immediate improvements, parents say.

Washington Heights »

Models to Strut in Eco-Conscious Designs on High Bridge Catwalk

Eco Fashion in the Park will take place on Aug. 2 on the newly re-opened High Bridge.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Drops Plan to Cap Uber's Growth, For Now

Instead, the company will provide data to the city so it can study traffic congestion.

Civic Center »

Stringer Says Proposed Cap on Uber Expansion is Premature

The city should study traffic and other issues before imposing a cap on for-hire vehicle growth.

Williamsburg »

Uber Won't Be Hurt by Limit on For-Hire Car Services, Mayor Says

The mayor also declined an offer from the company for a live stream debate.

West Harlem »

Harlem Politicians Call for Bus Lanes to be Expanded Along 125th Street

City Councilmembers Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez called for the expansion Thursday morning. 

Washington Heights »

Uptown Councilman Earmarks More Than $260K for Youth Initiatives

Ydanis Rodriguez dedicated about 40 percent of his discretionary funds to programs for youth.

Washington Heights »

MAP: Washington Heights' Most Dangerous Intersections

West 181st and Amsterdam Avenue has the most collisions of any intersection in Washington Heights.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Has Strong Job Growth But High Unemployment, Study Shows

While Washington Heights and Inwood have seen an influx of new jobs, not all residents have benefited.

Washington Heights »

Pols Want Hudson River Ferry With Stops in Washington Heights and Inwood

The ferry would stop at 178th and Dyckman streets, in addition to Harlem, Midtown and Upper West Side.

Hudson Heights »

Stop Sign and Crosswalk Installed at Busy A Train Station Entrance

The Bennett Avenue entrance to the 190th Street A train station received new safety measures.

Washington Heights »

Schools and Parks Win Big in Uptown Participatory Budgeting Vote

An outdoor fitness center, a community food garden and playgrounds for two schools won the most votes.

Inwood »

Once-Crumbling Inwood Building Welcomes Back Tenants After $22M Renovation

A building at 552 Academy St. was evacuated in 2011 because of dangerous conditions at the site.

Washington Heights »

Councilman Donates $30K from OWS Arrest Settlement to Legal Advocacy Group

The money came from a settlement with the city over Ydanis Rodriguez's Occupy Wall Street arrest.

Washington Heights »

City Pays Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez $30K in OWS Arrest Lawsuit Settlement

The Uptown politican sued the city claiming he was beaten by police in the clearing of Zuccotti Park.