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Developers Had City's Ear In Rezoning While Inwood Residents Were Shut Out, Emails Reveal

Developers Had City's Ear In Rezoning While Inwood Residents Were Shut Out, Emails Reveal

The Tryon Public House on Broadway off Dyckman Street sits at the south end of the Inwood rezoning district. (Sharese Ann Frederick / Flickr) When the de Blasio administration carried out its rezoning of Inwood earlier...

Texts Urging Voters To Support Former IDC Member Incorrectly Say Polls Close At 7:30

Texts Urging Voters To Support Former IDC Member Incorrectly Say Polls Close At 7:30

Voters in the Northern Manhattan district represented by Democratic State Senator and former IDC member Marisol Alcantara have received text messages and a video urging them to re-elect her, and telling them that the polls close at...

Will Double Parking 'Culture' Destroy A Protected Inwood Bike Lane?

Will Double Parking 'Culture' Destroy A Protected Inwood Bike Lane?

Dyckman Street (via DOT) Back in December, the city installed parking-protected bike lanes on both sides of Dyckman Street in Inwood, connecting the east- and west-side greenways on a notoriously dangerous commercial stretch. Outrage over lost...

Man Slashed After Stepping On Subway Rider's Foot, Police Say

Man Slashed After Stepping On Subway Rider's Foot, Police Say

The body was found on A train at the Jay Street station. (Denn Ice / Flickr) Authorities are seeking two women for allegedly attacking an A train rider who stepped on their foot. The incident took...

Photos: Beautiful Inwood Seal Strikes A Pose

Photos: Beautiful Inwood Seal Strikes A Posegallery

A gorgeous harbor seal was caught sunbathing on a rock in Inwood on Tuesday afternoon. Inwood resident Taegin Reisman said she snapped the photos at around 1 p.m. in Spuyten Duyvil Creek. "A few other adults and...

Video: NYPD Detective Allegedly Puts Man In Chokehold After Noise Complaint

Video: NYPD Detective Allegedly Puts Man In Chokehold After Noise Complaintvideo

Still showing Medina being restrained by police An NYPD detective who has been sued multiple times for using excessive force allegedly placed an Inwood man in a chokehold and then shot him with a Taser gun...

Controversial Inwood Rezoning Poised To Remake An Anxious Neighborhood

Controversial Inwood Rezoning Poised To Remake An Anxious Neighborhood

Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, who represents Inwood and Washington Heights (Gaby Del Valle / Gothamist) On July 28th, at an event called "Block Party for a Just Rezoning" Inwood resident Alex Ortega approached City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez,...

New Video Gives Closer Look At White Supremacists Who Held Rally In Fort Tryon Park

New Video Gives Closer Look At White Supremacists Who Held Rally In Fort Tryon Parkvideo

(screenshots) Recently, a white supremacist hate group held an anti-immigration rally in Fort Tryon park in Washington Heights where they unfurled a large banner declaring "STOP THE INVASION, END IMMIGRATION." While there were a few photos...

City Council Begins Process To Rezone Inwood

City Council Begins Process To Rezone Inwood

Protesters outside City Hall this morning before the votes (Lylla Younes / Gothamist) After three years of rancorous debate and protest from local residents, the City Council is now poised to approve the de Blasio administration’s...

White Supremacists Unfurl Anti-Immigration Banner In Fort Tryon Park

White Supremacists Unfurl Anti-Immigration Banner In Fort Tryon Park

A neo-Nazi hate group held a rally in Fort Tryon park in Inwood on Saturday, waving American flags as well as flags with their organization's logo, an inverted triangle symbol from Germanic folklore. Photos show a gaggle...

Inwood Residents & Small Business Owners Fear Rezoning Plan Will Open Gentrification Floodgates

Inwood Residents & Small Business Owners Fear Rezoning Plan Will Open Gentrification Floodgates

215th Street Station in Inwood. (Joe Schumacher) Upper Manhattan community organizers say a proposal to rezone Inwood and create more housing will lead to the decimation of mom-and-pop businesses along the neighborhood’s primary commercial corridor. “This...

City Considers Residential Parking Permits To Curb 'Total Free-For-All'

City Considers Residential Parking Permits To Curb 'Total Free-For-All'

(Sharese Anne Frederick / Flickr) Upper Manhattan residents who own cars aren’t just competing with their neighbors for parking. The area is also popular with New Jersey motorists who drive over the George Washington Bridge, dump...

Rapper Meek Mill Arrested For Ripping Dirt Bike Stunts In NYCvideo

Rapper Meek Mill Arrested For Ripping Dirt Bike Stunts In NYC

via Meek Mill's instagram MC and former Drake punching bag Meek Mill was arrested in Manhattan on Thursday night after he Instagrammed a video of himself riding an illegal dirt bike. According to an NYPD spokesperson,...

19-Year-Old Arrested In Unprovoked Beating Of 90-Year-Old Man

19-Year-Old Arrested In Unprovoked Beating Of 90-Year-Old Man

(NYPD) The suspect in Friday's brutal cane attack on a 90-year-old man in Inwood was arrested last night, the NYPD announced. According to police, 19-year-old Saul Nunez of the Bronx was taken into custody last night...

90-Year-Old Man Beaten With Cane In Brutal Unprovoked Attack

90-Year-Old Man Beaten With Cane In Brutal Unprovoked Attack

(NYPD) A man was caught on video attacking a 90-year-old man for seemingly no reason in Inwood on Friday, and police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect. Cops say that just before...

Missing College Student Found Dead In Harlem River

Missing College Student Found Dead In Harlem River

Jaime Morban (Facebook) Police recovered the body of a man identified in reports as a missing Manhattan college student from the Harlem River on Monday evening. An NYPD spokesman said that officers found a missing 22-year-old's...

Fat Pig Brings Neighborly Vibes & Good Barbecue To Upper Manhattan

Fat Pig Brings Neighborly Vibes & Good Barbecue To Upper Manhattangallery

THE VIBE There's a new barbecue joint on the border of Inwood and Washington Heights called Fat Pig (from the owners of nearby popular tapas spot Marcha Cocina), which just opened on a stretch of Dyckman Street....

'Marisol Has Sold Her Soul' Anti-IDC Activists Chant At Protest Outside Marisol Alcantara's Officegallery

'Marisol Has Sold Her Soul' Anti-IDC Activists Chant At Protest Outside Marisol Alcantara's Office

110 demonstrators marched in front of and across the street from state Senator Marisol Alcantara's office Friday afternoon, the latest in a series of demonstrations targeting Democrats who are aligned with the Independent Democratic Conference. Chanting slogans...

'Serial Burglar' Arrested For Breaking Into Inwood Apt., Sexually Assaulting Womanvideo

'Serial Burglar' Arrested For Breaking Into Inwood Apt., Sexually Assaulting Woman

A man accused of threatening, sexually assaulting and then robbing a woman in her Manhattan apartment was arrested yesterday—and authorities believe he's linked to another, similar sexual assault-and-robbery in the neighborhood, as well as two taxi...

Screwdriver-Wielding Intruder Sexually Assaulted Woman In Her Inwood Apartment

Screwdriver-Wielding Intruder Sexually Assaulted Woman In Her Inwood Apartment

(istockphoto) Authorities are searching for a man who sexually assaulted and robbed a woman in her Manhattan home. He apparently got into the apartment through an unlocked door. Police received a 911 call just before 9:30...

Read This Inwood Man's Blistering Response To Neighbor's 'Mind Your Manners' Note

Read This Inwood Man's Blistering Response To Neighbor's 'Mind Your Manners' Note

Brookshire's neighborhood. (Google Maps) Noise disputes are not news in NYC, but every once in a while an angry tiff between neighbors catches fire in the wider world of social media, especially when the situation inflames...

City Council Delays Subcommittee Vote On Controversial Inwood Rezoning

City Council Delays Subcommittee Vote On Controversial Inwood Rezoning

At Saturday's anti-gentrification rally (Gaby Del Valle/Gothamist) After a heated rally and mounting concerns about gentrification, the City Council's Zoning Subcommittee decided to delay a meeting to vote on rezoning an Upper Manhattan tract eyed by...

Councilman: Inwood's Fear Of Luxury Development 'Is Real' But Some Are 'Spreading Lies'

Councilman: Inwood's Fear Of Luxury Development 'Is Real' But Some Are 'Spreading Lies'

Two days after a tense anti-gentrification rally in Inwood, City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show Monday morning to address what he previously called protesters' "Trump-like actions." Over 100 Inwood residents gathered at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Broadway on Saturday to protest the proposed spot rezoning of 4650 Broadway, which would allow the Acadia Realty Trust to construct a 15-story, mixed-use building on the property.

Protesters & Politicians Clash At Inwood Anti-Gentrification Rallyvideo

Protesters & Politicians Clash At Inwood Anti-Gentrification Rally

(Gaby Del Valle/Gothamist) Over 100 Inwood residents gathered at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Broadway on Saturday to protest the construction of Sherman Plaza, a luxury tower proposed by Acadia Realty Trust. The development, which...

Video: Determined SUV Driver Smashes His Way Out Of Police Roadblock

Video: Determined SUV Driver Smashes His Way Out Of Police Roadblock

๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿš”๐Ÿš”๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ#Dyckman A video posted by Jeffrey Gomez Cabrera๐Ÿ”น (@soyjayjay) on Jun 7, 2016 at 11:50am PDT Police arrested a man after he allegedly fled cops trying to pull him over in Washington Heights, then rammed his...

Police Fatally Shoot Pit Bull That Mauled Shih Tzu To Death

Police Fatally Shoot Pit Bull That Mauled Shih Tzu To Death

Jada the Shih Tzu (Michael George) A pit bull that was mauling a smaller dog in Inwood was shot and killed by a police officer yesterday. The other dog, a Shih Tzu, also died as a...

De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan Faces Angry Resistance In Northern Manhattan

De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan Faces Angry Resistance In Northern Manhattan

Advocates rallied against de Blasio's plan in February outside City Hall. (Gothamist) Mayor de Blasio's controversial rezoning plan for affordable housing seems ever closer to becoming a reality: earlier this week, some of the toughest critics...

Inwood Barber Shop Worker Fatally Stabbed In The Chest

Inwood Barber Shop Worker Fatally Stabbed In The Chest

Investigators have arrested a man accused of fatally stabbing a worker in an Inwood barber shop last night. Police were called to 586 West 207 Street shortly before 10 p.m., where they found the worker, 26-year-old Michael...

Bodega Worker Allegedly Faked Being Federal Agent To Hook Up With The Ladies

Bodega Worker Allegedly Faked Being Federal Agent To Hook Up With The Ladies

Joseph Figueroa There are myriad questionable ways to woo women—sending unsolicited dick picks, for instance, making insulting remarks about their race, or posting flyers all over town asking ladies to be Yours. Then, there's the dashing...

UPDATE: Alligator Found On Manhattan Street Has Died

UPDATE: Alligator Found On Manhattan Street Has Died

Via NYPD 34th Precinct An alligator was seen crossing 9th Avenue at West 205th Street in Manhattan yesterday. Only in New York, kids! (And freshwater wetlands throughout the southern United States.) Sad update: The alligator has...

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