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  1. Alternative Pick - NoISel - "Cinderella"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    NA el is a singer from Washington Heights, New York who uses the mixture of his admiration of drugs, love, and pure honesty as the inspiration for his music. But love is the ultimate goal for NA el; the love of each other and especially ourselves.

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  2. Hispanic Achievement Awards honors NYC's top Latino studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    ... presented with a certificate of excellence as Betances looked on. The 27-year-old righty, who was born in Washington Heights of Dominican parents and went to high school in Brooklyn, was himself honored for his on- and off-field contributions to New ...

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  3. Man nabbed in shooting that injured traffic agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | New York Daily News

    A 21-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting of a traffic agent and her husband at a Washington Heights candy store.

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  4. Air Conditioner Use Likely Caused 770 WaHi Homes to Lose Power, Con Ed SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | DNAinfo.com

    ... outage," said the spokesman, Alfonso Quiroz. In the meantime, police were handing out flyers for affected Washington Heights residents who don't have power. Those who need relief from the heat can visit a city-run cooling center .

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  5. Broadway Hamilton 2015 Questlove, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Black ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Billboard

    Six years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited to perform during an evening of song and poetry at the White House. The writer, composer and performer was fresh off of a Tony Award win for In the Heights , his debut hip-hop- and salsa-inflected coming-of-age musical about life in the working-class Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights.

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  6. Outages Reported As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | CBS Local

    ... 100 people are without power in Manhattan Thursday morning after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. Crews are on the scene and are working to restore power. In Ossining on Wednesday, about 600 customers lost power when a ...

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  7. Dunkin' Donuts planned off Route 17M Updated Jul 29, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Times Herald-Record

    TOWN OF WALLKILL – Residents of the Washington Heights neighborhood may soon be able to pacify their sweet tooth at a Dunkin' Donuts planned off Route 17M.

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  8. De Blasio Not Doing Enough to Fix School Overcrowding, Critics SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | DNAinfo.com

    ... class. "I don't see how the city can alleviate overcrowding if they don't take class sizes into account," Washington Heights mom Kari Steeves said "Overcrowding begins in the classroom. "Cramming 25 physically active children into a single room ...

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  9. VIDEO: Owner of Coogan's Restaurant Fends Off Attack From Homeless ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | DNAinfo.com

    A homeless ex-con panhandling a few doors down from his shelter attacked the owner of a longstanding Washington Heights restaurant after the owner refused his demand for cash, police and the victim said. Aaron Kaalund, 53, approached Peter Walsh, the 68-year-old owner of Coogan's Restaurant , around 8 p.m. Thursday evening in front of the eatery at 4015 Broadway between West 168th and 169th streets, according to police and the Manhattan District Attorney.

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  10. A return to zip-code policing will wreck New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | New York Post

    ... than poorer, minority communities. If that policy had been adopted, precincts like East New York and Washington Heights would never have reduced their annual murders from over 100 to 10 or 12. The challenge today is easy to define yet seems hard to ...

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  11. Alvin Ailey Summer Dance Camp Marks 25th Year with Theme of GratitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Your News Now

    ... found out, AileyCamp, as it's called, is about more than dance. On the third floor of a middle school in Washington Heights, 112 students are spending the summer absorbed in formal dance training. While the students are focused on training their ...

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  12. From left: Rendering of the Hotel Edge and developer Oskar BrecherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Real Deal

    Doctors visiting Columbia University Medical Center will soon have somewhere to hang their heads. Two hotels, the first ever in the neighborhood, are expected to open this August in Washington Heights.

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  13. Washington Heights' First Hotel Set to Open Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | DNAinfo.com

    The 52-room Hotel Cliff, at 505 W. 181st St. near Amsterdam Avenue, will open sometime in early August, eight years after permits for the project were initially filed, owner Manny Singha said. The eight-story building features a glass faade with blue- and green-paneled balconies that alternate on each side of the structure.

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  14. Preservation Watch: Historic 95-Year-Old Theater May Be Replaced by Glass BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Curbed

    The Coliseum Theater in Washington Heights closed at the end of 2011, prompting a "Save the Coliseum" movement in which preservationists and local residents lobbied to have the theater, formerly Manhattan's longest operating movie theater, turned into an arts space. The movement ultimately went nowhere due to a lack of interest from its owner, and now that owner, BLDG Management , is displaying just how little interest it has in saving the Coliseum, having listed the site along with a rendering of a glassy shopping center.

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  15. BLDG wants to tear down Coliseum theater, build retail centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Real Deal

    Lloyd Goldman's BLDG Management could soon replace the historic Coliseum movie theater in Washington Heights with a 70,000-square-foot shopping center. The Coliseum, at 701 West 181st Street, was Manhattan's oldest operating movie theater until it closed in 2011, having once featured acts like the Marx Brothers and W.C. Fields.

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  16. Historic 'Coliseum' Movie Theater May Be Replaced by a Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | DNAInfo.com

    ... with space for several retailers and a parking garage. The listing touts the site as a "prominent Washington Heights corner location" and highlights its proximity to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal, which is currently undergoing its own ...

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  17. Richard F.GrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Navy and was deployed on the "Franklin D. Roosevelt" Aircraft Carrier until 1960. He was a member of the Washington Heights Fire Dept. in Middletown NY. He retired to Hilliard, FL from Long Distance Trucking. He was a member of the American Legion ...

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  18. The CutWoman Walking Cat on a Leash Causes Subway DelaysWhen in doubt, don't take the cat out.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | New York Magazine

    Who among us hasn't dreamed of taking their cat for a jaunty stroll through the neighborhood, if only we could trust that they'd obey commands or not run onto the subway tracks? One enterprising New York woman decided to test her luck by walking her cat, but ended up accidentally snarling traffic on five NYC subway lines. The 23-year-old Washington Heights woman took her leashed cat, George, out of his carrier while at the Canal Street subway stop on Wednesday.

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  19. ChamberMusicNY Sets 2015-16 ConcertsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Center, USO-Metropolitan NY, Third Street Music School Settlement, Greenwich House, the YM-YWHA of Washington Heights/Inwood and others, ChamberMusicNY distributes free tickets to audiences that may be unfamiliar with live chamber music. ...

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  20. NYPD traffic cop wounded as gunfire breaks out in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | New York Daily News

    One man was shot and an off-duty NYPD traffic agent was wounded when gunfire broke out in Washington Heights Thursday night, police said.

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