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Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Theater Brings Diverse Tales to Hell's Kitchen

"The Jackson Heights Trilogy" will have a four-week run at the 777 Theatre in Hell's Kitchen.

Corona »

New York Hall of Science Honors Young Corona Immigrant

Maria Taveras, 22, moved here from the Dominican Republic in 2006, and works as a science explainer.

Inwood »

Inwood Guinea Hen Netted After Evading Capture for Weeks

After repeated attempts, residents rescued the lost guinea hen.

Upper West Side »

Nanny Who Stabbed Kids to Death May Have Seen Therapist, Police Say

Police said Yoselyn Ortega may have been seeking help before she allegedly killed Lulu and Leo Krim.

Upper West Side »

Nanny Stabs Two Children to Death on West 75th Street, Police Say

Marina Krim came home to find two of her children, Lulu and Leo, stabbed to death.

Upper West Side »

Columbia Dean Feniosky Pena-Mora Resigns

Columbia Dean  Feniosky Pena-Mora resigned after a secret faculty vote of no confidence.

Washington Heights »

Fugitive Corrections Officer Convicted of Raping and Abusing His Wife

A state corrections officer was convicted of raping and abusing his wife after fleeing the country.  

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Fiancee of Cop Accused of Rape Stands By Him on Stand

Alma Rodriguez was a defense witness in her fiancee's rape case on Thursday.

Manhattan »

Dominican Independence Day Celebrated by New Yorkers

New Yorkers plan to celebrate the 168th anniversary of the Independence of the Dominican Republic. 

Harlem »

Mother of Alleged Terrorist Plotter Jose Pimentel Apologizes for Son

Carmen Sosa, the mother of accused terrorist plotter Jose Pimentel, apologized to New Yorkers for her son's alleged plan to bomb police, post offices and military personnel.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Author Julia Alvarez to Read at the Shabazz Center

Writer Julia Alvarez, will read from her Tia Lola children's book series and, later, from her classic novel “In the Time of the Butterflies."

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Photographer Brings Dominican Cave Art to Streets of Northern Manhattan

A Massachusetts photographer who lives in the Dominican Republic has brought photos of cave art from Santo Domingo to the streets of Inwood and Washington Heights.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

First WaHi Theater Festival Set to Kick Off in May

Original dramas, comedies and political theater will come to Washington Heights and Inwood through the month of May.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper Manhattan's Creative Set Mingles at Bago Brunch

A Washington Heights-based networking group is gaining momentum with its monthly brunch and cocktail meet-ups.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Alleged Scam Artist Targeted Dominican New Yorkers, DA Says

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat was contacted by the alleged scam artist, the DA said.