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Peace and Quiet

The weather was nice and I was in the area, so a first trip to Inwood Hill Park seemed like a good idea. Though it was in the afternoon on a weekday, I was surprised by how isolated and quiet it was compared to a lot of other parks here. 391 more words

NYC

Turnpike Angst, A Visit to the Old Neighborhood, Fun with My Girls--a Great Sunday!

After two harrowing trips on the NJ Turnpike, I’m, thankfully, here on this bright Monday morning to report about yesterday’s goings on!

With the clocks jumped ahead that one hour, I did wake up slightly more tired than usual, but with some strong coffee as my medicine, I was up and running on the road to NYC by 7:30 AM. 1,864 more words

Irish Dance

Dog Has A Home After 10 Years Wandering Washington Heights, Inwood

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A rescued dog that spent a decade roaming the streets of Upper Manhattan was headed home with his new owner Thursday night. 74 more words

News

Journal: NYC's Inwood Hill Park

New York City’s major parks are predominantly manmade approximations of nature. Inwood Hill Park is unique as the last bit of unchanged land in one of the world’s most developed places.   283 more words

Travel

Long-tailed Duck, Hudson River, Inwood

The Long-tailed Duck was perhaps my top nemesis bird. I should have had it during my 2012 big year on one of the morning watches during Hurricane Sandy, but I was not at the right vantage point. 491 more words

75 Homeless Colony

Up at the top of Manhattan, you can find a large, mostly untouched park. If you venture in, like Andy and I did 6 years ago, you can find yourself deep in the woods, removed from anything remotely urban. 174 more words

Local

Pectoral Sandpiper, Muscota Marsh

The first Pectoral Sandpiper ever recorded on eBird in Manhattan was seen very early on the morning on September 1 of this year on Randall’s Island by eBird project leader Marshall Iliff, who had no idea at the time that he had set a record.   550 more words