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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.

Washington Heights »

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.

Washington Heights »

City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center

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

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.