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  1. 68 New York Women Compete For Title Of 'Best Behind'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... enhanced ones allowed. The New York Post reports that 68 women signed up. The contestants included Washington Heights model and dancer Brenda Monks, personal trainer Chelsea Simone and pre-school teacher from Queens Tammy Chrisphonte. At the ...

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  2. The Story of Juan Rodriguez, New York's First Non-Indigenous ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... essentially what we today consider the greater metropolitan area, including numerous sites in present day Washington Heights. By the time Mossel returned the following year, Rodriguez served as a translator and trade facilitator. Mr. Stevens-Acevedo ...

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  3. An hour in a New York cab, as the snow started to fallRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... up Susanne Ripple Welke, in town from Wisconsin visiting her daughter Augusta. The two were headed up to Washington Heights, meaning a slow trip on increasingly bad roads. "We just heard at Walgreens that the trains will shut down at 8," Susanne ...

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  4. Storm slows bustling New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... up Susanne Ripple Welke, in town from Wisconsin visiting her daughter Augusta. The two were headed to Washington Heights, meaning a slow trip on increasingly bad roads. "We just heard at Walgreens that the trains will shut down at 8," Welke said. ...

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  5. Women compete for New York Citya s top bottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | New York Post

    ... I've been intimate with tell me it's voluptuous," boasted Brenda Monks, 21, a model and dancer from Washington Heights. Women at the "casting call" - mostly A aspiring actresses and dancers from around the state - stuck it out as judges peppered ...

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  6. Renowned Columbia Doctor at Center of Sheldon Silver's Alleged Bribe SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | DNAInfo.com

    ... a nonprofit that received millions of dollars in state funding. A secretary at Taub's medical practice in Washington Heights said he was meeting with a patient when DNAinfo New York called for a request for comment. Columbia University Medical ...

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  7. Complex Magazine Deems Franck De Las Mercedes One of '15 Artists About to Dominate 2015'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of work in a five alarm fire that destroyed his home and studio in Weehawken, NJ. The artist relocated to Washington Heights, the upper Manhattan neighborhood where he grew up to rebuild his life. Franck has participated in numerous national and ...

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  8. Who could replace Speaker Sheldon Silver as leader of the NYS Assembly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Post-Standard

    Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, right, talks with Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Rochester, at the start of the 2015 legislative session in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Another legislator who could step into the role of speaker is Ways and Means Committee Chairman Denny Farrell, whose district includes West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. He was first elected to the Assembly in 1974.

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  9. This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "January 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | National Review Online

    ... dicta) in my initial decision [that] regretfully may have demeaned the law-abiding men and women who make Washington Heights their home and the vast majority of the dedicated men and women in blue who patrol the streets of our great City."

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  10. MAP: See Planned Affordable Housing Developments Popping Up in The BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | DNAinfo.com

    ... percent of AMI. a-o Despite the group's name, SoBRO is also working on a roughly $50 million project in Washington Heights called Fort George Hill, which will include space for the new headquarters of Movimiento Mundial Church, where members will ...

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  11. Washington Heights Fire Leaves Dozens HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | DNAInfo.com

    Dozens of residents of a West 179th Street building were in limbo after a fire tore through the top floor of their building over the weekend - forcing a full evacuation and leaving one family searching for emergency housing. The fire at 501 W. 179th St. started about 3 p.m. on Jan. 17 in the five-story building's cockloft, which separates the roof from the ceilings of the upper level apartments, the FDNY said.

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  12. NY: Coolest Subway Stations in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Mass Transit

    ... addition to impressive views, state-of-the-art design and modern technology. Another very deep train in Washington Heights, this one is 140 feet below the surface. It's entrance is carved into rock and is surrounded by greenery. To our knowledge, ...

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  13. Celebrating a KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Classical Singer

    ... Jan. 17 and 19, 2015, at the United Palace Theatre at the heart of the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem and Washington Heights, N.Y. In addition to commemorating King, the concert will feature an array of speakers as well as classical vocalists who will ...

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  14. More Than Two Dozen Displaced by Apartment FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | NY1

    The FDNY says the flames broke out on the fifth floor of this building in Washington Heights around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon. "All my lights started going out and then when I went to my son's room, I saw firecrackers in between the walls.

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  15. Curtis falls 67-60 to Washington Heights in boys' varsity basketballRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | SILive.com

    ... can't see it through." The Warriors jumped out to a quick start, opening up a 23-14 lead after the first. Washington Heights got the better of Curtis in the second, outscoring the Warriors 18-14, but still trailed by five at the half. The third ...

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  16. Black leather dreamsLocal artist's photos portray residents in new contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Hudson Reporter

    ... down in a holdup. Back then there was no such thing as counseling, not for me at least." Growing up in Washington Heights, New York, he began drawing, painting, and cartooning to express his feelings. "I wasn't aiming for exhibitions," he said. "It ...

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  17. Walking the HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | New Yorker

    Washington Heights, the tapering neck of northern Manhattan, takes its name from our first President, who, during his soldiering days, suffered the fate of so many who have resided on that strip of land between the Harlem and Hudson rivers: he was pushed out. In Washington's case, the spur wasn't crime or gentrification but the British, who, in their efforts to subdue the rebellious colonies, had already chased the American general and his forces from Long Island.

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  18. On the Market: Too Bad You Didn't Move to Brooklyn in the 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The New York Observer

    ... for insured vs. uninsured patients who go to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in Washington Heights, according to The Wall Street Journal . Gov. Cuomo has unveiled the details of his property tax-credit program, which Crain's ...

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  19. Live: January 14, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Access Hollywood

    ... Monday and has seen very high demand ever since. This was the line outside an enrollment center in Washington Heights yesterday. The city is no longer taking walk-ins to sign up for the card. The website to make an appointment is nyc dot gov slash ...

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  20. Lawmakers want to improve a hospital in Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | New York Daily News

    State Sen. Adriana Espaillat talks in front of New York Presbyterian Hospital Tuesday about improvements he and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez recommended. An upper Manhattan medical center could burnish its otherwise stellar credentials by beefing up its emergency room staff and expanding patient access to urgent care, Washington Heights lawmakers said Wednesday.

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