Harlem One Of The Most Rat-Infested in NYC

16rats1-cityroom-blogSpanInes Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. Continue Reading →

2014 Uptown Arts Stroll: How to Participate

jpegNoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) announces a call for artists for the 11th annual Uptown Arts Stroll in Washington Heights-Inwood from West 155th to 220th St. in June. Continue Reading →

In The Heights: Women in the Heights

jpegIn celebration of Women’s History Month, The Grady Alexis Gallery at El Taller Latino Americano is pleased to present Through Women’s Eyes, an art exhibition featuring the work of New York-based artists Antonia Guerrero (Mexico,) Shifi Rathaus (Israel) and Nina Talbot (US.).

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Heights Charter School Puts Kids in “Calm Down Room”

NightmareroomA charter school located in Washington Heights, New York is coming under great scrutiny for the way they choose to discipline children who misbehave. Continue Reading →

Armory Hispanic Games 2014 in Washington Heights (live stream video)

This is a live stream of the high school finalist track and field meet at the 20th Annual Armory Hispanic Games 2014 in Washington Heights, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Traffic-Stop Fugitive Nabbed

william-monge-betancourtA prisoner who escaped from police during a traffic stop in Washington Heights has been captured in Pennsylvania, sources said. Continue Reading →

Taxidermied Deer Stuffed On Washington Heights Street

largeTell me it ain’t so! People in Washington Heights had an unsettling surprise as they walked down the sidewalk Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Fire Tears Through Washington Heights Building

fire in washington heightsFirefighters have brought a four-alarm fire at a Washington Heights apartment building under control. Continue Reading →