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  1. Op-ed: Gay Nightlife Is Dead - Long Live Gay NightlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Advocate

    ... of the week in New York (choose your neighborhood: East Village, West Village, Hell's Kitchen, Harlem, Washington Heights) or West Hollywood, you will find bars and lounges that are packed to the walls with gay men. Each venue offers something ...

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  2. Gonzelez: Charles Rangel nearing end of political careerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... heart of its voting strength, even though it encompassed parts of the Upper West Side, East Harlem and Washington Heights. But the district was redrawn after the 2010 Census to include large swaths of the west Bronx, and it now has a majority ...

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  3. Washington Heights gay bar No Parking closesRead the original story

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    No Parking, one of Upper Manhattan's only gay bars, and the first in Washington Heights, closed Sunday to make way for a gym.

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  4. The toddler who survived, and a cop who became momRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Manhattan, but was sent to live with her grandmother Felicia Rivera. Christina grew up on a bad block in Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan, her grandmother devoted but overprotective. She was not told what had happened that Palm Sunday. Her ...

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  5. Cyclists explore the borough during 4th annual 'Tour de Staten Island'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SILive.com

    ... "There were so many potholes they couldn't be navigated around," said Janine McCargo, who traveled from Washington Heights for the bike tour. She noted that several riders fell off their bikes as a result, and others suffered flat tires, though ...

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  6. Pothole complaints abound as cyclists finish 4th annual 'Tour de Staten Island'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | SILive.com

    ... "There were so many potholes they couldn't be navigated around," said Janine McCargo, who traveled from Washington Heights for the bike tour. She noted that several riders fell off their bikes as a result, and others suffered flat tires, though ...

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  7. Stringer's vision for development has eye on the BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | The Riverdale Press

    ... The 53-year-old John F. Kennedy High School graduate added Vannie was his go-to park while growing up in Washington Heights. Mr. Stringer's mother currently lives in Riverdale.

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  8. NYer of the Week: Tony Speranza Maintains Dog Run Inside Manhattan ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | NY1

    In a corner of J. Hood Wright Park in Washington Heights, you will find a little getaway for dogs.

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  9. Jacob Birnbaum's solidarity revolutionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Times of Israel

    ... to dedicate itself to reclaiming "Let My People Go" as a Jewish slogan. He rented a room in Manhattan's Washington Heights and began knocking on the doors of the neighboring Orthodox Yeshiva University (YU) dormitory. His message interspersed ...

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  10. Hockey in Harlem teaches inner-city kids ice hockeyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | New York Daily News

    ... of the neighborhood is flexible enough to include areas like Morningside Heights, Manhattan Valley and Washington Heights. Parents don't have to worry about paying for equipment, rink time or instruction, all of that is provided free of cost by Ice ...

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  11. Korean-American Student Goes Missing in New YorkRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... Columbia dental school student and part-time comedian "was last seen on Tuesday in her apartment in Washington Heights in Manhattan around 9:30 p.m." Her last phone call was to her brother Matt Lee from the George Washington Bridge connecting ...

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  12. Angry Washington Heights parents demand that the PS 48 classroom trailers be trashedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | New York Daily News

    Parents of students squeezed into three rat-infested 'temporary' trailers for more than 10 years called for the Department of Education to remove the eyesores Tuesday.

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  13. New York Communities for Change Endorses Mike Walrond for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The New York Observer

    ... that NYCC endorsed Mr. Walrond because of his "consistent support on issues vital to the Harlem, Washington Heights and Bronx communities," including affordable housing, fair pay for workers, immigration reform and opposition to certain charter ...

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  14. From left: Planet Fitness location in New York and 22 East 14th StreetRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Real Deal

    ... th Planet Fitness to open in Manhattan, according to the gym's website. PFNY also recently set up shop in Washington Heights, Brooklyn and nabbed a new flagship locale at 213 West 34th Street. [NYP, 2nd item] - Angela Hunt

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  15. Former Columbia U. Dean Named to Head NYC's Dept. of Design and ConstructionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | McGraw-Hill Construction

    ... fabric of our extraordinary city." Pena-Mora, a native of the Dominican Republic who immigrated to the Washington Heights section of Manhattan in 1988, joined Columbia in 2009, first as dean of its Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied ...

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  16. A Mother's Fight For Finding Her Son's KillersRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | The Brooklyn Inc

    ... and she recalls it with painful clarity. She had woken up at her usual time to leave early for her job in Washington Heights. Rashawn was awake, getting ready to leave for job-hunting that day. Desire, sensing his nervousness, called him while she ...

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  17. Bike Lanes: The DOT is planning to introduce...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Curbed

    The DOT is planning to introduce 5.4 miles of bike lanes to a big stretch of Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights by this summer.

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  18. Upper Manhattan Poised to Get Its First Protected Bike LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Streetsblog

    ... Avenue. Its installation would be part of a slate of new bike facilities and refurbishments planned for Washington Heights and Inwood [ PDF ], which DOT initially revealed last spring . DNAinfo reports that DOT brought the plans back before the CB ...

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  19. Washington Heights gears up for bike lanesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | New York Daily News

    Cycling in Washington Heights is about to get easier. The Department of Transportation wants to bring 5.4 miles of bike lanes to a stretch of Amsterdam Ave. by summertime.

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  20. NYC: Upper Manhattan Poised to Get Its First Protected Bike LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... Avenue. Its installation would be part of a slate of new bike facilities and refurbishments planned for Washington Heights and Inwood [ PDF ], which DOT initially revealed last spring . DNAinfo reports that DOT brought the plans back before the CB ...

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