Inwood Hill Park

  • Art

    May 21, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    The Best Places To Smoke Weed in NYC

    Hey man...yeah, we know it's early, too. Are you seriously watching all of Star Trek: The Next Generation right now? Dude that's crazy. Riker like, gets turned into a Klingon or some shit on one of those episodes, right? No, I'm good for right now, thanks. I have to work! But is there any pizza lef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Turtle Sighted on a Brooklyn Subway Platform: Could This Be Lionel, Inwood Hill Park's Missing Box Turtle?

    Dean Olsher, the former host and creator of The Next Big Thing on public radio, now a grad student in music at Queens College, was at the Atlantic-Pacific Street subway stop in Brooklyn yesterday at about 4:30 p.m. when he saw something strange. A turtle was on the platform, "freaking out and trying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Happy 75th Birthday, Henry Hudson Bridge!

    ​The double-decker Henry Hudson Bridge, which links Manhattan to the Bronx, is 75 today! Originally designed for a casual jaunt in and out of the suburbs, the bridge became a thoroughfare once commuters started moving north. The Riverdale Public Library is celebrating the bridge's dodrascenten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Ask the Critics: Where Can I Find Fry Bread?

    Jenna A. asks: Does any place in New York serve fry bread? Dear Jenna: The Thanksgiving holiday does seem like a good time to enjoy fry bread, the rather fattening (but tasty!) Native American treat made by submerging leavened dough into oil until golden brown, and then drizzled with honey or other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    In New York, Even the Owls Have Herpes

    SvadilfariHerpes. O Rly?​When an enormous great horned owl was found dead on the ground in Inwood Hill Park last month, the Department of Environmental Conservation promised to find out what laid the noble beast low. Today, the results of the autopsy were announced and -- there's really no way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Sex Predators Roaming Washington Heights, Inwood

    Upper Manhattan neighborhoods are jittery after three separate sexual assaults in the past week. Above is the suspect in one attempted assault of a 32-year-old woman at West 184th Street and Broadway in Washington Heights at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday, June 12.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Our 10 Best Legal and Sort of Legal Picnic Spots

    Robert SietsemaViewed from Inwood Hill Park, New Jersey is beautiful.​ Despite this week's sodden weather, spring really is upon us, which means that picnic season is too. New York harbors untold numbers of excellent picnic spots, be they in midtown pocket parks, an empty soccer field, or you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Legal and Sort of Legal Picnic Spots

    Robert SietsemaNew Jersey, as viewed from Inwood Hill Park​ Although this week's weather could make you think otherwise, we have finally made it to picnic season. Picnicking in the city can be a fraught proposition: There are few other places in the country where you risk being dive-bombed by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    New York Times Discovers 'Poor People' Who Golf

    ​Corey Kilgannon is outdoing himself over at the New York Times City Room blog! Yesterday, he wrote of a real-life hobo he discovered roaming about Central Park, a cowboy-faced "ramblin' man" named Larry, lookin' "to hop a train outta here." Today we get the tale of two creative cousins from W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2010

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​Award-winning author Neil Gaiman narrating Peter and the Wolf for The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, in his first appearance as an engaged person. Saturday at 7, at the World Financial Center, for free.

  • Voice Choices

    July 8, 2009


    Count Dracula comes to Inwood Hill Park

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    The Early Word--Indian Road

    The restaurant Indian Road is located on Indian Road. Well, duh! Quick! Where the hell is Indian Road? It's across the street from the Columbia crew house, running from 214th to 218th Street along the northeastern edge of Inwood Hill Park, parallel to the lagoon. It's also a stone's throw from the r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Happy Valentine's Day from Your Political Class

    Valentine's Day, like all holidays (and all other days), is a good excuse for politicking, as these RNC Valentines show. Councilman Jimmy Vacca (above center) engaged in a more charming sort of outreach, sponsoring a Valentine's Day party at RAIN Middletown Plaza Senior Center in the Bronx this week ... More >>

  • Theater

    July 11, 2006

    Free Willy

    Summer means outdoor classical theater—and it's not just Shakespeare in the Park

  • NYC Life

    October 15, 2002
  • News

    August 21, 2001

    Nature’s Candy

    Escape the Asphalt Jungle into New York City’s Boondocks

  • News

    July 10, 2001

    Private Pandemonium

    As Clubs Flounder, Clandestine House Parties Flourish