After Years Of Delay, NYC Opens First Supervised Injection Sites In US To Fight Opioid Overdoses
The two centers will allow people to use drugs such as heroin under the care of medical professionals, while giving them access to addiction treatment and other services.
Nov 30, 2021 9:00 AM
Arts & Entertainment
City Landmarks Fifth Avenue Headquarters Of NAACP And Washington Heights Church
The NAACP's early headquarters was in the Beaux Arts-style building at 70 Fifth Avenue, built in 1912 and immediately renowned as “a haven for radicals and liberals.”
May 18, 2021 3:55 PM
Police Search For Man Caught On Video Slashing Boutique Worker's Face In Washington Heights
The victim will need multiple reconstructive surgeries to recover from the attack.
Mar 28, 2021 2:43 PM
New Busway Launching On Notoriously Congested 181st Street In Washington Heights
The busway is promised to speed up rides for the estimated 66,000 daily bus passengers in Washington Heights where the city estimates buses crawl along 181st Street at an average speed of less than 4 mph.
Mar 20, 2021 4:45 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Exuberant New 'In The Heights' Trailers Are What We Need Until Its June 18th Release
The film was originally scheduled to be released during the summer of 2020.
Mar 15, 2021 3:37 PM
Following Emergence Of NY Variant, City Moves To Boost Vaccination In Washington Heights
A professor who helped discover the NY variant said it accounts for about 36% of cases observed at Washington Heights’ Columbia University Medical Center.
Mar 13, 2021 11:43 AM
Native Noodles, A Queens Night Market Favorite, Now Has Permanent Home
A terrific new Singapore noodle shop opens in Washington Heights.
Mar 5, 2021 3:19 PM
Deathbed Confession Of Former NYPD Officer Raises New Questions About Assassination Of Malcolm X
An undercover police officer at the time confessed he took part in the conspiracy.
Feb 21, 2021 12:56 PM
Washington Heights Vaccine Site Bans Out-Of-Towners. Now It Must Court Locals.
NewYork-Presbyterian says it’s working with more than 40 community and faith-based organizations to reach residents in the neighborhoods it’s supposed to be serving.
Jan 30, 2021 12:56 PM
Manhattan Chipotle Workers Bombarded By Ginormous Rats, Storefront Overrun
An army of blood-thirsty and guac-hungry rats are chewing their way through a Manhattan Chipotle, according to freaked out workers who say management failed to act even after they were bitten.
Dec 9, 2020 11:12 AM
Chipotle Worker Illegally Fired For Taking Sick Day Gets Job Back
"This is a great day for me because I get to go back to my job and earn money I need to support myself and my family."
Aug 10, 2020 3:20 PM
New Vision Zero Campaign Targets Men Who Drive Trucks, SUVs
With cyclists and pedestrian fatalities up for the first time under Mayor Bill de Blasio's tenure, city officials are trying a new gambit: appealing to the 'emotional experience of the motorist.'
Dec 13, 2019 3:23 PM
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