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Help Your Kids Beat the Heat Wave at Uptown Spray Showers

Forget pools and beaches: parents can take their little ones to sprinklers throughout northern Manhattan.

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'Kidnapping' That Scared Washington Heights Was Birthday Prank, Cops Say

The brazen kidnapping turned out to be a birthday prank, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

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Dog Owners Ask for Help Policing Washington Heights Dog Run

Members of J. Hood Wright canine club say that a few bad owners are giving their run a bad name.

Washington Heights »

Mayhem at Washington Heights Dog Run Irks Neighbors, Dog Owners

J. Hood Wright Dog Run is plagued by owners who regularly break rules and threaten safety.

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Officials Celebrate $1.75M Overhaul of J. Hood Wright Park

The central lawn of J. Hood Wright is green, its playground and dog run spruced up, and more is coming.

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 »

Hundreds of Upper Manhattan Residents Celebrate National Night Out

Police and residents in Washington Heights and Inwood gathered for National Night Out Tuesday.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Keeping a Sand Box Replenished Becomes a Neighborhood Effort

After sand disappeared from a popular new sand box in J. Hood Wright Park, parents got together to improve their park.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Imagination Playground Comes to Washington Heights

Kids at J. Hood Wright playground get a chance to build the play set of their dreams at J. Hood Wright playground.

Manhattan »

New York Hosts 15th Annual 'It's My Park Day'

On May 15 nearly 30 Northern Manhattan parks will get a face lift by resident volunteers as part of It's My Park Day festivities.