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Cops: Man Punches 75-Year-Old Man In Face In Washington Heights

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 75-year-old man was beaten in what appears to be a random attack in Washington Heights.

Police said the victim was walking on Broadway and 157th Street around 7:40 p.m. 89 more words

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25 Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 25 people were wounded by gunfire across Chicago over the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.

Two people were wounded in the most recent shooting, which happened early Tuesday on the South Side. 690 more words

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Coogans Restaurant Is Saved!

Every neighborhood, every town, has that restaurant or bar. Local families have been coming for generations.  Walking into this bar or restaurant is akin to walking into the home of a close friend or family member. 198 more words

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Crowd Gathers To Celebrate After Coogan's Bar In Washington Heights Is Saved From Closing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — They were raising glasses Sunday afternoon in Washington Heights, after the famed Coogan’s Bar and Grill was saved.

But as WCBS 880’s Ethan Harp reported, the official celebration was bittersweet. 193 more words

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January 21: Poetry Reading: Denize Lauture: A Kiss to the Land

Poetry Reading: Denize Lauture: A Kiss to the Land

Invoking the dreams of his Haitian ancestors, who now haunt his memories, Denizé Lauture’s poetry is imbued with a sense of never forgetting, reminding us all that the story of enduring must continue to be written, spoken, and dreamt. 309 more words

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Washington Heights Community Helps Keep Coogan’s Open

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A beloved Washington Heights bar and restaurant that was set to close will stay open, with help from the community and pressure from elected officials. 226 more words

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Gallery Mondays: Dancer at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center

Last week on Wednesday, I took a Strong by Zumba class at the J. Hood Wright Recreation Center in Washington Heights. To say that I was sore the next day is an understatement (thank GOD the next day ended up being a snow day!). 112 more words

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