Street Art in Washington Heights

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Art, Other

There is amazing street art in Washington Heights.  You can enjoy an entire day of aesthetic pleasure just by walking around!  Please find some of my top pics below!  And for more street scenes, be sure to check us out on Instagram.

I’ll be adding to this post as I discover new gems.

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Fort Tryon Park

Posted by in Other, Parks

Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters are one of the neighborhood’s gems. The scenic park offers panoramic views of the Hudson River and The Palisades in neighboring New Jersey. Even though Fort Tryon is a short train ride away from Midtown, the serene atmosphere to be found here will make you forget you were ever in the city at all. Go for a run or a walk along the park’s winding trails and enjoy a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan.

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Highbridge Park

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Highbridge Park offers spectacular views of the East River and lower Manhattan. The park’s undergone a major restoration concluding with the reopening of the bridge that connects the city with the Bronx. Explore the community center, take a swim in the pool, or hop on your bike and try the mountain biking trails. Get outside and discover this neighborhood gem!

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Bennett Park

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At the top of a quiet hillside lies one of Washington Height’s most idyllic parks. Bennett Park, which comes with the distinction of being located at the highest natural point in all of Manhattan, is a beautiful small green space that offers a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city’s streets. Continue reading below to learn about the fascinating history behind Bennett Park!

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Best Frozen Margaritas in Washington Heights

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Bars & Nightlife, Featured, Other

Whether the weather’s hot or you need to get rid of a bad case of the Monday blues, it’s always time to sip on a frozen margarita. It just so happens that the margaritas in Washington Heights are the real deal. Check out the marg bars below and find out why they also make for the best cocktails. It doesn’t have to be Cinco de Mayo to indulge in their fruity deliciousness!

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Outdoor Drinking in Washington Heights

Posted by on Jul 23, 2017 in Bars & Nightlife, Featured, Other

Washington Heights is home to a great variety of bars but not all of them offer outdoor seating. We’ve compiled a guide to the best spots for outdoor drinking in Washington Heights. From Bavarian beer gardens to upscale wine rooms and scenic lounges, the choice is yours to make. Enjoy a drink under the summer sky at one of these spots. Cheers!

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