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Washington Heights & Inwood »

Proposed Brazilian Restaurant Hits Rent Snag in Inwood

A group, which announced a plan to open a Brazilian eatery last year, allegedly owes $8,000 in back rent.

Manhattan »

Housing Forum Will Address Uptown Slumlords

A housing forum will be held on May 5 in order to address problems with landlords in Upper Manhattan.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

City Eyes Ways to Improve Safety at Greenway Entrance

The Department of Transportation said it would work with Community Board 12 to implement safety changes to the area.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Residents Back Resolution to Strip WaHi Restaurant of Wine License

Residents who live near La Caridad said taking its license might make things more quiet in the area.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Changes to Henry Hudson On-Ramp Too Dangerous, Residents Say

Residents say changes to a residential street that serves as an on-ramp to the Henry Hudson Parkway are dangerous.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Outrage Over Decision to Close Geriatric Care Facility

Officials at New York-Presbyterian Hospital said they had no choice but to "consolidate" the geriatric practice.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Developer of Proposed WaHi Skyscrapers Meets Community Board

CB12 members met with officials from Quadriad Realty Partners to further discuss plans for its skyscrapers in WaHi.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

New Inwood Beer Garden Gets Thumbs Up From Committee

Ouva Wine Bar and Beer Garden is one step closer to opening despite some community concern about noise.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Clamors for Shorter Fence in High Bridge Renovation

Washington Heights residents believe a planned 8-foot safety fence on the High Bridge will be unnecessarily high.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

WaHi Community Board Meetings to be Translated into Spanish

Community Board 12 announced they will start using translation equipment.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Dyckman Street Holdout Il Sole Agrees to Close Sidewalk Cafe Earlier

Il Sole owner Sandra Jaquez agreed to close the restaurant earlier, after the City Council voted to not renew her license.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights 'Town Square' to Feature Brooklyn Artist

A new "town square" in Washington Heights will not feature a local artist.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Testing at Contaminated Site in Inwood to Begin Before Spring

Testing of a contaminated site on Broadway and Nagle Avenue will be conducted by an environmental team this month.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Apartment Building Evacuated Due to Unsafe Conditions

Residents of 552-556 Academy St. had to leave their homes Friday afternoon due to reported unsafe conditions.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

CB12 Has Questions For WaHi Skyscraper Developer

CB12's Land Use committee plans to meet with Quadriad to discuss its plan to build skyscrapers in Washington Heights.