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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.

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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.

Washington Heights »

3 Uptown Events Happening This Weekend

Listen to a National Poetry Slam champion, learn to long jump or see excerpts from three new plays.

Fort George »

Improving Schools, Tech Investment Outlined in Uptown State of the District

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez presented his vision for a new mixed-use development in Inwood.

Washington Heights »

City Breaks Ground On Washington Heights Pedestrian Plaza

The Plaza de Las Americas at 175th Street and Broadway will be transformed into a town square. 

Washington Heights »

Chronically Late Bus Linking WaHi to East Side is 'Worst Ever,' Riders Say

Commuters said the M98's scheduled buses are often very late or never arrive at all.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Leaders Rip GWB Bus Station Development For Not Including Locals

Elected officials, including Ydanis Rodriguez, said the developer has barely worked with the community.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Inwood »

Woman Scammed Thousands from Families Seeking Affordable Apartments

At least four families paid the suspect about $3,000 for apartments at 552 Academy St., officials said.

Inwood »

Cuban Nightspot Gets Green Light to Open in Inwood Space With Violent Past

The 123-seat venue at 5060 Broadway got the approval of CB12's liquor license committee. 

Washington Heights »

Uptown Councilman Introduces Law to Ban Hookah Sales at Bars, Grocers

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez's bill would prevent businesses from selling hookah-related products.