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  1. Former FBI agent suggested prosecuting convicted pedophile in Etan Patz caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    ... Ramos admitted he was "90 percent sure" a boy he had sex with on May 25, 1979, and put on a subway to Washington Heights was Etan. She said Rothschild's reports of admissions by Ramos that the boy was in fact Etan "appeared to be truthful." But she ...

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  2. Review: In the HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NBR Newsroom

    ... to start on Android devices. A modern musical set in the largely Dominican-American neighbourhood of Washington Heights in New York, In the Heights is a sentimental yet gritty snapshot of the ties that bind and the tensions that threaten to break ...

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  3. Jersey City people share the stories of their inkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Jersey Journal

    ... whose tatt of a spider had the kind of fine line detail I would need and she referred me to an artist in Washington Heights. When I told my parents, my dad, an illustrator, asked me why I did not use a drawing of his. This surprised me because my ...

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  4. Unruly passengers contributing to increase in subway delaysRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | New York Post

    ... property and . . . they don't realize they have to follow the rules." Music teacher Chris Bates, 22, of Washington Heights, said an A train was recently delayed as three drunken men brawled. "They were trying to punch each other through the doors," ...

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  5. Behind the Disappearance: Who is Timothy Hamlett?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... and a former Penn junior, vanished on Dec. 26 and was last seen near the George Washington Bridge in the Washington Heights area of New York. His wallet was found in a nearby park and his cell phone was traced to two young people who said they found ...

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  6. Protected Bike Lanes Coming to Washington Heights After CB 12 VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Streetsblog

    Washington Heights will get protected bike lanes and major pedestrian upgrades after Manhattan Community Board 12 endorsed a DOT proposal last night. Sections of 170th Street, 158th Street, and Edgecombe Avenue will get protected bike lanes, and pedestrian crossings will be improved on Edgecombe Avenue and at the complex intersection of 158th Street, Riverside Drive, and Edward Morgan Place [ PDF ].

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  7. Where to Find Vegetarian Venezuelan FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Village Voice

    Patacon Pisao began as a food truck on 202nd Street in Washington Heights, outside the dance clubs and bars, and it became a solid late-night move for drunk club-goers. In the beginning, the menu was centered around protein-based options like beef and pork -- mostly because the truck was serving a primarily Dominican neighborhood -- but as the years went on, customers began asking for vegetarian options.

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  8. Groundbreaking for 'Plaza De Las Americas' Public Market Space in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Planetizen

    New York City broke ground recently on the Plaza de Las Americas-a designed public space that will support market uses and pedestrian activity while replacing an existing roadway in the Washington Heights neighborhood. "New York City recently broke ground on a 14,000-square-foot public plaza in Washington Heights with a very wavy paving design," reports Henry Melcher.

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  9. From The VIBE Vault: 'Racer X'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Vibe

    ... $2,500 and offers an 18-car lead and beats him again. Estevez, a 30-year-old Dominican drag racer from Washington Heights, is considered an OG among a growing legion of young speed junkies terrorizing the back alleys, highways, and legal racetracks ...

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  10. Witness says child molester was '90 percent sure' he was with Etan Patz in 1979Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Newsday

    ... the boy had resisted having sex, so Ramos took him to an uptown subway to go to his aunt's house in Washington Heights. There has been no evidence at trial of any of Etan's relatives in that location. At that point, GraBois said, Ramos asked for an ...

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  11. Investigation still underway for shooting at 104th and ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Columbia Spectator

    ... once in the torso and has been removed to St. Luke's Hospital. a city council member for West Harlem and Washington Heights, tweeted about the event at 11 a.m. Sunday morning, reporting that multiple arrests had been made.

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  12. Broadway dogs deserve a bowwow from audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | New York Daily News

    ... The pair had been given up by owners in Massachusetts. Mimi and Marco now live in a cozy apartment in Washington Heights with their handler, Jacqui Wyatt. Her corgi Maya understudies the dogs - and she's already put dibs on Mimi and Marco when "The ...

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  13. Plaza de Las Americas Reclaims Space for People in Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Streetsblog

    The plaza will add pedestrian space and create a permanent home for vendors and a farmers market. Image: DOT/DDC The city broke ground this morning on a new plaza in Washington Heights set to open early next year.

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  14. Interview: Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs Talk Growing Up & Other LiesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Shockya.com

    ... Park at the northern tip of Manhattan. Along the way, they stop at the apartment they used to share in Washington Heights, which reignites old rivalries between the friends. The group's reminiscence of their early 20s leads to the revelation that ...

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  15. NY Historic Home Commissions Contemporary Art by Yinka ShonibareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The New York Observer

    ... works for an upcoming exhibition to celebrate its 250th anniversary. In May, the Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights will open "Colonial Arrangements," by London-born, Lagos, Nigeria-raised textile artist Yinka Shonibare. As part of the ...

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  16. NYC real estate group forces tenants out, then jacks up rentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | New York Daily News

    ... by a hedge fund, Castellan has moved quickly to scoop up buildings in gentrifying neighborhoods like Washington Heights, Harlem, the South Bronx and East New York. At 148 W. 141st St. in Harlem, for example, the Salibs noted: "Since acquiring this ...

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  17. 12-Year-Old Boy Struck by City Bus in Washington Heights, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | DNAinfo.com

    A 12-year-old boy was injured after being struck by a city bus Tuesday while crossing Amsterdam Avenue near 165th Street, officials said. The boy was crossing from east to west on Amsterdam Avenue around 3:30 when he was struck by an M101 bus that was traveling south on the street, the MTA said.

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  18. New York City councilman calls for Harlem-Edgewater ferry connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Jersey Journal

    Mark Levine, who represents Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights, Morningside Heights, Manhattan Valley and part of the Upper West Side in the New York City Council, on Monday called for ferry service between West 125th Street and the Edgewater ferry terminal in an opinion piece in amNewYork. The infrastructure already exists on the Manhattan side.

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  19. Love and Figaro: Wallis Giunta finds both in Opera Lyra productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Canada.com

    ... Giunta's career has settled into a nice pattern. She and Brancy have an affordable home base in the Washington Heights area of New York City. And she has a base of operations that many young opera singers would love to have - that would be The ...

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  20. Newcastle buys Washington Heights rentals for $42MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Real Deal

    Margaret Streicker Porres' Newcastle Realty Services picked up a pair of Washington Heights rental properties from Neil Rubler's Candlebrook Properties for a total of $42 million, according to property records filed with the city today. The properties at 4101 and 4113 Broadway, between 173rd and 174th streets, span a combined 126,000 square feet.

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