Inwood Essentials

Things to do in Inwood

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Inwood, the northernmost neighborhood in Manhattan, has so much to offer—especially as the weather warms up. Two subway lines (1 and A) service Inwood, so getting there couldn’t be easier. Come and explore the neighborhood everyone is talking about. You’ll be glad you did. Below is a short list of things to do: 1)  Take […]

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Farmer’s Market Video

Inwood Farmer's Market, New York City

After weeks of rain, the sun broke though this morning. A happy day it was indeed. Here’s a scene from the farmer’s market where one and all enjoyed the bounties of summer.

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Uptown Arts Stroll: Featured Artist Sky Pape

Inwood Hill Park photo

Artists, working in a variety of mediums, have long been attracted to Inwood.  From impressionist Ernest Lawson painting his ever changing views of the Spuyten Duyvil to sculptor George Grey Barnard who found quiet inspiration in his Fort Tryon studio, the area was and still is teeming with creative minds. For the last seven years […]

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Manhattan Times write-up

dyckman bridge

I received a nice surprise this morning while riding the subway downtown to research an article on the old Inwood pottery studio. I’m flipping through a tabloid surveying all the doom and gloom when my web designer, Tim Hurley, hands me a copy of the Manhattan Times. And there it was, MyInwood, staring back at me from the printed page.

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Chicken soup from La Nueva Espana in Inwood, New York

With new restaurants moving into the neighborhood on a regular basis, the Inwood dining scene gets better every day.  Whether you are starting your day off with a fresh cup of coffee from the Indian Road Cafe or ending your night with a brick oven pizza from Grandpa’s,  Inwood has something for every taste and budget.  […]

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Shopping and Services

Cans of coffee in front of an Inwood grocery store.

With car services, dry cleaners and top notch wine outlets, Inwood has all the conveniences and luxuries of downtown.  We’re also a ten minute walk from the new Target on 225th Street. Please do try to support neighborhood businesses whenever possible…It’s their Inwood as well.

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Farmer’s Market

Radishes for sale at the Inwood farmer's market.

[slideshow id=19 w=495 h=330] Every Saturday morning residents of Inwood flock to the Farmer’s Market for fresh produce, hot cider, still warm baked bread and conversation. The Greenmarket isn’t just a place to buy farm fresh veggies, it’s also a place to meet up and simply  hang out.

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Dyckman Farmhouse

1934 image of Inwood's Dyckman Farm House

Built by William Dyckman in approximately 1784, this farmhouse was once the center of a thriving farm more than 250 acres in size. Dyckman Farmhouse, along with the smokehouse and reconstructed “Hessian Hut,” has been a public museum since 1916. Jan Dyckman arrived in New Amsterdam in the 1660s and began acquiring land in northern […]

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