Cops Arrest 5 Men in Fatal shooting in Hamilton Heights

gange mebrs shootNYDaily News reports that a 27-year-old man murdered outside his Hamilton Heights home was shot and killed because he allegedly assaulted a violent gangbanger’s sister, cops said Thursday. Continue Reading →

$1.5 Mil Drill Held in Harlem to Prep For Anthrax Attack On NYC

harlemThe city staged its largest ever surprise emergency response drill to prepare for the possibility of a potentially deadly anthrax attack. Continue Reading →

Pinehurst, aka Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel

kochsnewmtstvincentOccasionally one comes across mention of “Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel,” a quasi-rural roadhouse that opened in the vicinity of Hamilton Heights around 1883 or 1884, after the old Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel in Central Park burned down (in 1881) and before the new one opened (in 1884). This operated at least until the 1890s. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Farmigo in Hamilton Heights

lauren mcgrath head shotBy Yolande Brener

Farmigo is a new company providing local farm fresh food with flexibility. Unlike with CSAs, Farmigo members can change their orders every week, take a break when they want, or even just order once. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Heights in Harlem


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Hamilton Heights is a district in the northern section of Manhattan which is a borough of New York City. It lies between Manhattanville to the south and Washington Heights to the north.[1] It contains the neighborhood of Sugar Hill. Continue Reading →