Multimedia After Tragedy, Harlem Trainer Returns to Boxing with Young Talent

After Tragedy, Harlem Trainer Returns to Boxing with Young Talent »

After a tragedy in the ring, trainer Barry Gibson retreated into isolation. But he's returned, with young local talent under his wings. ...

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Uptown Moves: Sports and Fitness Programs Flourish

Uptown Moves: Sports and Fitness Programs Flourish »

Uptowners stay active through martial arts, morning exercises, street squash and weightlifting. ...

December 15 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »
“Making Boats Go Fast”: Uptown Teens Learn to Row

“Making Boats Go Fast”: Uptown Teens Learn to Row »

The Queens-based nonprofit Row New York is settling in at Inwood's Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse with a new 72-member crew team. ...

December 14 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »
Community

What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution »

What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution

  The six-story building, on 166th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, is one of the fanciest in the neighborhood.  Its glass exterior reflects the...

Dec 19 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

After Hurricane Sandy, Inwood Locals Lend a Hand on the Other End of the A Train »

After Hurricane Sandy, Inwood Locals Lend a Hand on the Other End of the A Train

Uptown residents, having escaped the worst of Hurricane Sandy, work to bring relief to afflicted neighborhoods....

Dec 11 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

Inwood, Washington Heights Street Cleaning Changes Bring Mixed Reactions »

Inwood, Washington Heights Street Cleaning Changes Bring Mixed Reactions

Despite the community board's confidence, some residents fear that changing the street cleaning schedule means increased rodents....

Dec 10 2012 / 3 comments / Read More »

Family, Police Search for Missing East Harlem Girl »

Family, Police Search for Missing East Harlem Girl

Family and friends of a missing 12-year-old East Harlem girl braved the rain to paper the streets with her photo Friday, pounding doors and...

Dec 7 2012 / No comment / Read More »

Dead Body Pulled From River in East Harlem »

Dead Body Pulled From River in East Harlem

Harbor patrol officers pulled the body of a Hispanic man in his thirties from river in East Harlem Thursday morning. ...

Dec 6 2012 / No comment / Read More »
Arts & Culture United Palace Begins New Role as Uptown Arts Center

United Palace Begins New Role as Uptown Arts Center

The United Palace, a former movie theater, becomes an uptown cultural center. ...

Jan 11, 2013 / More »
Community What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution

What Happened to Alianza Dominicana? The Mysterious Fall of an Iconic Dominican Institution

  The six-story building, on 166th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, is one of the fanciest in the neighborhood.  Its glass exterior reflects the sun; inside, the walls smell new. Yet, it’s empty,...

Dec 19, 2012 / More »
Economy 125th Street Delays, Scale-Downs and Restarts Tell Story of Harlem’s Business Recovery

125th Street Delays, Scale-Downs and Restarts Tell Story of Harlem’s Business Recovery

Large development projects are underway again along 125th Street in Harlem. ...

Jan 5, 2013 / More »
Education Uptown Elementary Schools Struggle to Meet State Phys Ed Mandates

Uptown Elementary Schools Struggle to Meet State Phys Ed Mandates

Shared buildings and lack of resources make it difficult for elementary schools uptown to meet state phys ed mandates....

Dec 19, 2012 / More »
Health Hit by Affordable Care Act Penalties, Uptown Hospitals Try to Reduce Readmissions

Hit by Affordable Care Act Penalties, Uptown Hospitals Try to Reduce Readmissions

Northern Manhattan hospitals are implementing new programs to improve transitional care and cut back on the number of patients they readmit. ...

Dec 19, 2012 / More »
Government Searching for Home: Foster Care Graduates Ousted From Washington Heights Apartments

Searching for Home: Foster Care Graduates Ousted From Washington Heights Apartments

A well-intended change in HUD's definition of homelessness has brought eviction for some former foster care youth....

Jan 7, 2013 / More »
Religion Keepers, Pillars, Poets and Baking Soda: Alleged Fraud and Unholy Restoration at a Harlem Landmark

Keepers, Pillars, Poets and Baking Soda: Alleged Fraud and Unholy Restoration at a Harlem Landmark

Harlem’s oldest Black Hebrew congregation is out and two acclaimed writers and poets are in—but not without a fight. ...

Dec 26, 2012 / More »
Sports After Tragedy, Harlem Trainer Returns to Boxing with Young Talent

After Tragedy, Harlem Trainer Returns to Boxing with Young Talent

After a tragedy in the ring, trainer Barry Gibson retreated into isolation. But he's returned, with young local talent under his wings. ...

Jan 30, 2013 / More »

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