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Washington Heights »

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.

Washington Heights »

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.

Inwood »

Uptowners Tickled Pink By Colorful Dyckman Street Ice Waterfall

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

High Bridge »

City Breaks Ground on $61 Million High Bridge Renovation

The project will renovate the long-shuttered pedestrian bridge that connects Manhattan to The Bronx.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Bronx Teen Nabbed by Police After Escaping Washington Heights Precinct

A Bronx teen with a long criminal history was caught after escaping police in Washington Heights.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Free Wi-Fi Proposed for Uptown Parks

The Parks Department plans to launch free Wi-Fi service in Washington Heights and Inwood.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Officials Break Ground on New Juan Bosch Plaza in Highbridge Park

Community leaders officially broke ground on the Juan Bosch Plaza in Highbridge Park set to open in mid-2012.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Highbridge Baseball Field Reopens After Makeover

The Highbridge Baseball field at 174th Street reopened Thursday after receiving a $1.5 million makeover.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Volunteers Build New Splash House Pavilion at Highbridge Pool

Volunteers including Parsons The New School for Design students and Major League Soccer Players gathered to build the Splash House structure at Highbridge Pool in Washington Heights Tuesday. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Food Truck Crackdown Shuts Uptown Vendors

A lone food vendor continues to sell hamburgers and fried food along a stretch of Amsterdam Avenue after police and the Department of Health carried out a sweep.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Highbridge Pool to Close Briefly Tuesday for Splash House Construction

The Highbridge Pool will be closed from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday as crews build the Splash House, a poolside changing area.

Manhattan »

Manhattan's Coolest Pools for Summer

From swank rooftop refuges to free public pools for the whole family, these swim spots have something for every budget.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Northern Manhattanites Get Armchair Views of Wildlife

Nature loving residents in Inwood and Washington Heights are excited by recent wildlife sightings outside of city parks.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Parks Department Wants Upper Manhattan Residents to Give Feedback Online About Master Plan

The Parks Department wants residents to surf the Internet and weigh in with their dreams of what a park should be.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Landmark Tower in Washington Heights Closed for Repairs

Contractors stabilized the 1872 structure, but there will be no public access until $1 million in repairs are completed.