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  1. Washington Heights Gentrification SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

    ... all photos courtesy Doug Cameron Now they've turned their talents to a block of mom and pops in Washington Heights. The businesses, many of which have been on Broadway and West 162nd for decades, have been evicted by the building's new owners, again ...

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  2. Warren Tashian at age 90 by the George Washington Bridge, which he first walked across in 1931.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Heart, to go along with a Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal. After the war, he settled in Washington Heights, married and started a family. Then he crossed the George Washington Bridge again, this time for the burgeoning suburb of Paramus. ...

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  3. Man gets more than 3 years in prison in NYC biker melee with SUV driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... n struck one of the bikers while trying to break free. Prosecutors say the bikers chased the SUV into the Washington Heights neighbourhood

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  4. Chair of NYC Council parks committee wants Trump contracts terminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Newsday

    ... Mexican immigrants. Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), whose district from the Upper West Side to Washington Heights includes a substantial Latino population, said Thursday that the Department of Parks and Recreation should sever the relationship ...

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  5. Washington Heights Skate Shop Serves Burgeoning Uptown CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | DNAinfo.com

    A skate shop that slid through a few locations before finally settling in Washington Heights is thriving in its new home - thanks in part to being neighbors with the city's largest skate park. One8one opened at 2440 Amsterdam Ave. in November 2014, and since then co-owner German Deriel, 32, said business has grown by about 85 percent.

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  6. Special talents shine as students look forward to life's next stepRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Riverdale Press

    Graduating seniors pose for a photo during the Dewitt-Clinton High School graduation ceremonny at the Armory Track and Field center in Washington Heights on June 24. Parents and family members cheer on the graduates at the ceremony for Dewitt-Clinton High School in the Armory Track and Field center in Washington Heights on June 25. Seniors at the graduation ceremony for Dewitt-Clinton High School in the Armory Track and Field center in Washington Heights on June 25. Awards are given to Yancarlos Diaz, Jejomar Ysit and Bright Aglamey at the graduation ceremony for Dewitt-Clinton High School in the Armory Track and Field center in Washington Heights on June 25. Diana Abad and John Perez, the IN-Tech Academy valedictorian and salutatorian, pose for a photo during the graduation ceremony for IN-Tech Academy High School in the CMSV auditorium on June 25. Melanie Luna, 17, steps up to the ... (more)

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  7. Jose Pagan to shoot first Cover of WWT (Who Wore That) MagazineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | PR Log

    ... Jose Pagan is an art and fashion photographer based in New York City. A product of the culturally rich Washington Heights area of Manhattan, he has used his creative mind to take the industry by storm with his eclectic art photography and fashion ...

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  8. On the Market: Rents Continue Climbing Nationally; Tribeca Cinema Quietly ShuttersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The New York Observer

    ... they're going for $350,000 a piece. Trinity Church has a few spaces reserved for dignitaries at its Washington Heights graveyard and a select spots for its pastors in Lower Manhattan. If you're the Archbishop you've also got a spot, but besides that ...

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  9. Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker meleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBS News

    ... n struck one of the bikers while trying to break free. Prosecutors say the bikers chased the SUV into the Washington Heights neighborhood.

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  10. Brooklyn Man Gets Prison Time in Biker Melee5 minutes agoRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | ABC News

    ... n struck one of the bikers while trying to break free. Prosecutors say the bikers chased the SUV into the Washington Heights neighborhood

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  11. NYC's Oldest Surviving Bridge Reopens After Four Decades of DecayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Hyperallergic

    ... completed in 1848 as an essential aqueduct for the developing city, fell further into disrepair. Now, Washington Heights in Manhattan and Highbridge in the Bronx are connected once again by High Bridge , a 1,450-foot span for pedestrians and ...

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  12. Little League Named After Wayne Resident, NYC Cop, Who Was Killed Helps Rebuild Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    ... started the little league to repair the distrust that existed between the police and the residents of Washington Heights. "There was no trust in this community 20-something years ago," said Mary Jo Buczek, Buczek's sister, told MLBTV. "After Michael ...

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  13. Event Innovators 2015: Stefan BeckmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | BiZBash Event Style News

    ... setting for the Alexander Wang for H&M launch event , which was held at the Armory on Hudson in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in October. A custom-built playground set was featured in the center of the track-style runway and ...

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  14. Upper West Side's Illegal Firework Complaints Centered on 9-Block RadiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | DNAInfo.com

    ... Upper West Side are not nearly as high as those from neighborhoods in Upper Manhattan, however, including Washington Heights and Inwood. Days before the Fourth of July, NYPD precincts have already begun their campaign to alert New Yorkers that ...

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  15. MAP: Where Are Illegal Fireworks Lighting Up NYC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | DNAinfo.com

    ... - 15 of them during Independence Week periods - in the 10034 zip code since 2010, according to city data. Washington Heights came in third, with 31 in the 10032 zip code, data show. Fifteen of the complaints came during holiday weeks. The 11214 ZIP ...

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  16. Who's running NYC? Bill de Blasio or Bill Bratton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, center, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, hold a news conference at the YM ... YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood to unveil the NYPD's new neighborhood policing plan called "One City: Safe and Fair- Everywhere", Thursday, June 25, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, center, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, hold a news conference at the YM ... YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood to unveil the NYPD's new neighborhood policing plan called "One City: Safe and Fair- Everywhere", Thursday, June 25, 2015.

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  17. Rent Freeze! Rent Guidelines Board Approves Historic Zero Percent IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The New York Observer

    ... well." Even with the historic freeze, not all tenants were pleased. Beverly Reff, an lawyer who lives in Washington Heights, said that she was disappointed that the board did not enact a rent freeze on two-year leases as well. "I do volunteer work ...

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  18. 1 Person Killed In Multi-Car Crash In Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | CBS Local

    ... e country. Got a nose for [...] Police investigating a fatal crash on Amsterdam Avenue at 157th Street in Washington Heights on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

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  19. Cuomo officiates gay wedding at historic Stonewall InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | New York Post

    ... about their right to be married and his husband-to-be drew him in close for a hug. The pair, who live in Washington Heights, also received a blessing from an Episcopal priest at the iconic St. John the Divine Church on the West Side, where they plan ...

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  20. Police: Woman Punched Man Who Complained About Screaming Child On SubwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | CBS Local

    ... the child stop, police said. The suspect and the child got off the train at the 168th Street station in Washington Heights, police said. The victim refused medical attention. The suspect is described as a Hispanic female in her mid-20s, standing ...

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