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Washington Heights & Inwood »

Illegal Street Vendors Warned of Imminent Police Crackdown

Illegal street vendors in upper Manhattan are being warned that their days are numbered. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Tennis Lovers Deadlocked Over Inwood Hill Park Courts Reconstruction

Tennis aficionados and city officials remain divided over a plan to renovate Inwood's tennis courts.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

SLA Renewed Vin-Tich Liquor License Days Before Patrons Attacked Cops

The State Liquor Authority renewed Vin-Tich nightclub's liquor license days before officers were hurt.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

CB12 Petitions City to Decrease Street Cleaning by One Day

Community Board 12 passed a resolution asking the city to reduce street cleaning by one day a week.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Fernando Mateo Accuses Papasito's Neighbors of Fabricating Complaints

The head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers defended controversial restaurant Papasito as a struggling business headed by 'young entrepreneurs who employ single moms.'

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Fort Tryon's Alpine Garden Stairs and Grotto Could Get $140,000 Makeover

The Parks Department plans to restore the stone stairways and grotto at the eastern end of Fort Tryon.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

CB12 to Discuss Alternate Side Parking Reduction

Community Board 12 will hold a public forum to discuss whether it should ask the city to reduce alternate side of the road parking by one day weekly.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

La Caridad Liquor License Denied by Community Board

La Caridad #2, a Washington Heights restaurant with a history of criminal and quality-of-life complaints, is seeking to renew its liquor license which was taken away earlier this year.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Garden Cafe Gets Liquor License Nod, Despite Neighbor Opposition

Community Board 12 recommended the State Liquor Authority approve Garden Cafe's liquor license renewal application, despite complaints from residents about outdoor noise.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood and Washington Heights Need More Cops, Residents Say

Community Board 12 discussed many pressing needs in the Washington Heights and Inwood community, but more cops ranks No.1 on everyone's wish list.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Board 12 to Hold Public Hearing on Budget Priorities

Community Board 12 is asking for the public's input on the city's 2012 capital and expense budget for Inwood and Washington Heights.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Plan to Fix Stretch of Sherman Creek Moves Forward

Community Board 12 voted to support a plan by the New York Restoration Project to rehabilitate a stretch of Sherman Creek along the Harlem River.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Columbia University to Hold Northern Manhattan Appreciation Day

Columbia University plans to host a Northern Manhattan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Bennett Park Construction Begins in Hudson Heights

The first phase of a master plan for improvements at Bennett Park began this week and is slated to continue for 12 months.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper Manhattan Cleans Up Graffiti and Litter

Uptown residents, community leaders and groups are getting together to clean up city streets with three recently launched initiatives.