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12 Things to Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend

Take advantage of the last days of summer before they vanish!

Fort George »

14-Year-Old Arrested in Uptown Stun Gun Robbery, Officials Say

A 31-year-old woman was threatened with a stun gun and robbed on Tuesday night.

Fort George »

Rescuers Trying to Save Cats Left in Uptown Park After Pet Hoarder's Death

A woman recently abandoned several pet cats in Highbridge Park, the rescuers said.

Washington Heights »

City Revives Plan for Highbridge Park Ice Rink

A 2014 request for proposals didn't generate much interest, the Parks Department said.

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.

Washington Heights »

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.

Washington Heights »

Washington Heights Skate Shop Serves Burgeoning Uptown Community

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

Washington Heights »

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.

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.

Washington Heights »

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.

Washington Heights »

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.

Fort George »

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.

Washington Heights »

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.   

Fresh Meadows »

Best Places You Can Mountain Bike in New York City

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

Washington Heights »

Fitness Guru Leads Weekend Trek Through Uptown Parks

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