8 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
City Is Lacing Up Its Skates
New ice could be in store for an abandoned skating rink in Bedford Stuyvesant, where Kennedy children once etched figure eights alongside young residents of central Brooklyn.
16 hrs ago
New York Post
Dog fight over in dachshund custody battle
Two Manhattan women involved in a potentially landmark divorce case - that centered on a custody battle over a pooch - have settled their squabble over the miniature dachshund.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Sister Mary Nerney gave former convicts a constructive outlet
Sister Mary Nerney, a Roman Catholic nun who was an advocate for female prisoners, in particular those who were survivors of domestic violence, died Nov. 27 in Manhattan.
24 Domino's Deliverymen Fired After Living Wage Protest, Politicians Say
Two uptown politicians are taking aim at a Hudson Heights Domino's pizzeria that they say fired employees who participated in a living wage protest.
Man Critically Hurt in Washington Heights Kitchen Fire, FDNY Says
A brief but intense kitchen fire critically burned one man and injured five others - including three firefighters - in a six-story uptown apartment building Monday afternoon, the FDNY said.
The Newtown Bee
Newly Elected Ambulance Chief Aims To Double Volunteer Membership
Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps President Mike Collins, a longtime emergency responder and town resident, looks out toward Main Street from the company's headquarters.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Ousted 34th Precinct Council President Seeks Help from Bill de Blasio
George Espinal is looking for help from New York's next mayor as he fights to keep his post as the head of a police precinct council.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
New York Post
Landmark custody battle over dog in divorce
A pair of divorcing women are about to fight it out in court over a miniature dachshund named Joey in what will be New York's first matrimonial pet-custody case.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New York Magazine
Sidewalk Garbage Can Is Not the Best Place to Dispose of a Taxidermied Deer It's creepy.
While we're not familiar with the protocol for getting rid of an unwanted taxidermied deer, it seems that dropping the thing in a garbage can is not the most considerate method, if only because it won't really fit.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Uptown Restaurant to Host Panel on Farm-to-Table Food Movement
Northern Manhattan's embrace of the organic food movement will take center stage next week as chefs from across the city gather uptown to talk food.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
New York Post
a Gray Thursdaya begins with a whimper
There was plenty of room to stroll the aisles at Manhattan stores like Kmart and Toys "R" Us, major retailers who wanted to get a super-early jump on Black Friday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
A Cappella Group Embraces Jewish Heritage Through Song
An a cappella group featuring an East Meadow musician has once again embraced its Jewish heritage through song.
WaHi Developer That Foiled Skyscraper Says It Wasn't 'Right Thing' for Area
The CEO of the company that put a dent in Quadriad Realty's Washington Heights skyscraper plan believes that a large tower wouldn't be good for the community.
New York Magazine
21 questionsDr. Ruth Has Seen the Play About Her Life More Than 15...
Name: Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Age: 85 Neighborhood: Washington Heights Occupation: Psychosexual therapist.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Young People's Chorus of New York City to Celebrate the Holidays, 12/3-19
The weather is getting crisper and the trees are almost bare, which means the holidays are upon us.
WNYC-AM New York
Two Months Later, Health Insurance Seekers Find Frustration
Taxi driver Mahmoud Khanfour, 61, has been uninsured since his wife took early retirement about five years ago, and wants more protection.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Developer That Foiled Washington Heights Skyscraper Reveals Plan for Land
The Washington Heights developer that derailed a rival developer's controversial project has revealed its own plans for the site.
The Real Deal
HAP unveils new plans for Washington Heights site
HAP Investment Developers has revealed plans to construct a seven-story apartment complex at 4452 and 4454 Broadway in Washington Heights.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
St. Olaf's 'In The Heights' Musical Runs Through Sunday
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 through Saturday, Nov. 23; 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. Where: Kelsey Theater at St. Olaf College, 1500 St. Olaf Ave. Details: "In the Heights" is an award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, New York, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always ... (more)