J Hood Wright Park

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Washington Heights »

'Mad Hot Ballroom' Screening in Uptown Park for Film's 10th Anniversary

The film's director, as well as students featured in the documentary, will be on hand to discuss it.

Upper West Side »

14 Things for You To Do in Manhattan's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Check out these events, from outdoor yoga to a concert by one of hip hop's masters.

Washington Heights »

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.

Washington Heights »

'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.

Washington Heights »

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.

Washington Heights »

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.