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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Hudson Heights Links

Here is a running list of useful internet links for finding services, food, history and culture in and around Hudson Heights. (Website for the theater festival organized by the Cabrini Repertory Theater, which operates out of Mother Cabrini High School on Fort Washington Avenue.  See the calendar for fall 2012 productions.)

*** (This is the site for a local books club.  We can't vouch for the club.  But we like the title.)

***  (This is a new blog focusing on Hudson Heights.  It began circa August 2011 but has not been active since.)

*** (The website of local artist, Navahjo Stoller.  The GW Bridge paintings are awesome.)

*** (This is the website of the P.S. 187 parents' association.)

***  (This is a blog and website focused on cultural events in Northern Manhattan.  It is very cool....)

***  (This is the bilingual newspaper of northern Manhattan.  It is very comprehensive.)

*** (Carla Zanoni, a northern Manhattan based reporter and blogger, runs this blog.)

*** ("Bennett Park Community Alliance advocates for the park’s restoration and preservation and works to promote beautification and community involvement in this historic landmark for the benefit of the people of Washington Heights and all New Yorkers.")

*** (This guide is obviously geared towards boosting real estate sales, but is nonetheless very useful for scouting out cultural amenities.)

*** is the website of a cooperative building on Fort Washington Avenue and includes useful neighborhood information and some great photographs)

*** (This is the website of the nonprofit organization that advocates for and oversees Fort Tryon Park, the magnificent New York City park at the northern end of Hudson Heights--home of the Cloisters Museum.)

*** (This bike shop is on Dyckman Street, which is technically part of the neighborhood of Inwood.  The staff at this shop is extremely knowledgeable and friendly.)

*** (This is the website of the 34th precinct community council, which is an independent community organization that works closely with the local police precinct and holds monthly meetings at which the public can speak.)

*** (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance runs some great programming in the vicinty of Hudson Heights and describes itself as follows:  "The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is a non-profit arts service organization launched in 2007...Since 2007, NoMAA has been nurturing the works of artists in [Northern Manhattan] as well as developing partnerships with business and other organizations to increase the visibility of this area of Manhattan.")

*** (Samantha Aezen runs this local food company.)

***  (Join their club and get 10% off purchases and notice of wine tastings.  This a great wine store and worth patronizing even if you don't live in the 'hood.)

*** Tryon Gardens is a co-op comprising several buildings on Bennett Avenue.  Its website has useful neighborhood information and some history on Fort Tryon Park.)

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