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New Highbridge Park Exhibit Explores the Art of Taking a Load Off

"Oh Sit!" brings together nine works that offer different takes on the chair or sitting.

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Washington Heights Skate Shop Serves Burgeoning Uptown Community

One8one skate shop opened on Amsterdam Avenue this winter, blocks from a new skate park.

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Uptowners Fear Rise in Quality-of-Life Offenses Under NYPD Pilot Program

The program will bring an end to specialized patrol units, including those for parks and impact zones.

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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.

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School Upgrades and Community Garden Among Proposed Projects for Funding

Uptown residents can vote on which of 12 projects should get $1 million from City Councilman.

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Loss of Parking in High Bridge Plan Will Hurt the Working Class, Locals Say

The DOT wants to increase pedestrian and cyclist access to the High Bridge, which will reopen in July.

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Uptown Woman Earns PETA Award for Sleeping Outside to Save Feral Dog

PETA recognized Denise Lauffer, who camped out in the bitter cold to help save Charlie the wild dog.

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Woman Sleeps in Freezing Park to Save Wild Dog, She Says

The woman built a shelter in Highbridge Park and slept with the wild dog to coax him to safety.   

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Best Places You Can Mountain Bike in New York City

Mountain bikers can find a variety of trails within the city and beyond.

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Fitness Guru Leads Weekend Trek Through Uptown Parks

Fitness expert Nancy Bruning will guide uptowners through five parks Sunday for Green Gym Day.

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Uptown Art Stroll Returns to Highbridge Park

The Highbridge Park water tower, the opening site of the first stroll, will host the event again May 29.

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City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center

The three-year, $1.65 million renovation added an enclosed atrium, a computer lab and fitness equipment.

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Uptown Pool and Playground Slated for Renovations, Councilman Says

Ydanis Rodriguez promised repairs to a pool and playground in his State of the District address.

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Highbridge Park Ice Rink With Food Vendors Coming to Amsterdam Ave. Pool

The seasonal ice rink will be built above the Amsterdam Avenue wading pool, new documents show.

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Uptowners Tickled Pink By Colorful Dyckman Street Ice Waterfall

The icicles on Dyckman Street are the work of photographer Luis Baez-Correa.