Inwood Hill Park

House of Mercy

House of Mercy.  Inwood, New York City. 1932

Starting in the late 1800′s various institutions serving alcoholics, drug addicts, tuberculosis patients, petty criminals, runaways and “women of ill repute” lined the ridge in what is now Inwood Hill Park. Of these bleak fortresses  of infirmity, born of era  when inebriates were often treated with hypodermic injections of nitrate of strychnine and married women […]

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Drums Along the Hudson 2010

Drums Along the Hudson 2010

On Sunday May 23, 2010 Inwood Hill Park hosted Drums Along The Hudson.  If you’ve never been, the festival is a fun for the whole family annual event that’s been going on since 2002. There’s food, entertainment, music and all kinds of photo opportunities. Below are a few photos of the festivities.

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