Washington Heights Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 'Hamilton' prepared me for aliyahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times of Israel

    ... packing process. As a single 20-something, I've only been able to accumulate whatever fit in storage-less Washington Heights apartments, my room in New Jersey, and whatever my grandmother let me store in her basement. I didn't think it would take ...

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  2. De Blasio: Five neglected city parks to get $150M renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Newsday

    ... The parks to be renovated - each for about $30 million - are St. Mary's, Highbridge Park in Manhattan's Washington Heights, Betsy Head Park in Brooklyn's Brownsville, Astoria Park in Queens and Freshkills Park on Staten Island. In total, those parks ...

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  3. The Poor Get Richer: Brownsville Park is slated for a $30M makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... Betsy Head in Brownsville, St. Mary's Park in the South Bronx, Astoria Park in Queens, Highbridge Park in Washington Heights and Fresh Kills Park on Staten Island. "Park users can look forward to major new assets afforded by large parks, including ...

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  4. Five underserved NYC parks will get a $150M revitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Curbed

    ... what we do know so far: Each of the five parks will get $30 million, and they are Highbridge Park in Washington Heights, Astoria Park in Queens, Betsy Head Park in Brownsville, Freshkills Park on Staten Island, and Saint Mary's Park in the South ...

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  5. Police Find Powerful Guns During Traffic Stop In Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | CBS Local

    ... Got a nose for [...] Police found these firearms, ammunition and marijuana during a traffic stop in Washington Heights on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (Credit: NYPD) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A man was arrested in Washington Heights this week after police ...

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  6. Driver Found With AK-47, Hundreds of Rounds of Ammo: NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | NBC New York

    A North Carolina man was found with an AK-47 assault rifle, a shotgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his car when police followed him into a gas station in Manhattan, authorities say. The driver caught police's attention when he began weaving in and out of traffic at 173rd Street and Broadway in Washington Heights without using a turn signal, police said.

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  7. Football, fall foliage make Ann Arbor hard to beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Chicago Tribune

    ... to a requirement of fall in Ann Arbor: Nichols Arboretum (three entrances; the visitor center is at 1610 Washington Heights). Called simply "The Arb" by locals, Nichols has more than 700 acres of trails and leafy views that see a 270-foot change in ...

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  8. City to Spray Mosquito Pesticide for Zika, West Nile PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | DNAInfo.com

    ... It will be sprayed in Northern Manhattan including Fort George, Inwood, Sherman Creek, Sugar Hill and Washington Heights, between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday. In Queens, it will be sprayed during the same hours in Auburndale, Bayside, ...

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  9. Recap: NYC's 35th Annual #DominicanDayParade Turns Up The HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Vibe

    ... recognition of all these women vibrated wildly across the streets of the city, from Downtown Manhattan to Washington Heights. Bachata, merengue and tipico (all genres originated in the Dominican Republic) filled the streets leading up to a very hot, ...

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  10. Columbia University Medical Center's New Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center OpensRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | Newswise

    ... Education Center will help define the northern edge of the campus and provide a bridge to the surrounding Washington Heights community. "Our new education building will ensure that Columbia continues to train superior doctors and researchers, ...

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  11. Brainy high school students show off their Columbia researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | New York Daily News

    South Bronx teen Edgar Garcia investigated the function of specialized neurons that help relay sensory information from the outside world. City high school students who spent their summers working with the world's leading neuroscientists at Columbia University's Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute presented their research findings at a Friday science fair in Washington Heights.

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  12. Alex Rodriguez Is at Peace as He Walks AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... (On Baseball) On a typical game day, Alex Rodriguez would ride to work up Broadway, through Harlem and Washington Heights - where he was born - and into the South Bronx. It was a quiet time when he could sit in the back, stare out the window at the ...

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  13. It's time for de Blasio to wake up and make our parks safe againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | New York Post

    ... buffets. At about 7:30 p.m. on May 17, a A 42-year-old woman cutting through Gorman Park in Washington Heights in Manhattan on her way home was grabbed from behind by a man holding a knife to her neck, police say. The assailant forced the victim off ...

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  14. De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan Being Tested in InwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... the units will be kept affordable. Mino Lora, co-executive director of the People's Theatre Project in Washington Heights, supports the project. She said gentrification is already happening and development is inevitable. Indeed, the developer said ...

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  15. Obamacare hikes has families struggling to afford insuranceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | New York Post

    The sticker shock of double-digit Obamacare rate hikes has left many New Yorkers reeling, worried whether increased health-care bills will put them in the poor house. "With me being on a fixed income and my wife working part time, I'm not sure how we're going to afford this increase," said John Scaturro of Washington Heights, whose wife Lorette is a breast cancer survivor.

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  16. Solving crimes in northwest BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Riverdale Press

    ... electronics out on the street. Less than an hour after the break-in, police detained five suspects in Washington Heights, officers said at the time. The heist and the arrests were the latest in a recent series of similar incidents, Capt. O'Toole ...

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  17. Manhattan rents keep rising, but there's some hope in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Curbed

    ... with a median rent of $6,310, then Gramercy/Flatiron came in second with a median rent of $4,595. Washington Heights was cheapest, with a median rent of $2,200. if you're willing to shell out a bit more money-and forgo things like a full bedroom or ...

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  18. After Naming 92 Species, Taxonomist Says, 'I Want to Know Them All'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... of Buzzfeed article, or some online poll or something." Instead he sought out children in a school in his Washington Heights neighborhood and let them name his find. They chose "La Luz Brilliante," or "brilliant light," which became, when the genus ...

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  19. Bronx Leads Heroin Overdose Deaths Citywide, Health Department SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | DNAinfo.com

    ... Manhattan and Brooklyn. Rates increased by more than 50 percent in neighborhoods including Flushing, Washington Heights/Inwood, Borough Park and Southwest Queens, and the overall death rate was highest among white New Yorkers at 11.6 per 100,000, ...

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  20. New York City rent comparison: What $1,500 gets in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Curbed

    ... fireplace, a full kitchen with dishwasher, and windows that allow for natural light. ' This spacious Washington Heights studio , located along Broadway and 161st Street, features a moderately-sized living space, a small kitchenette with new ...

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