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Washington Heights (Manhattan, New York)

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  • Ex-NYC Mayor Ed Koch Gets His Gravestone Ready

    NEW YORK (WPIX) -- Former New York City mayor Ed Koch may not be ready to die just yet, but he is already busy making arrangements for the big day. The 84-year-old, who apparently bought his burial plot at Trinity Church cemetery in Washington Heights...
  • 'In the Heights' a Broadway homage to the Latino community

    NEW YORK — Attend "In the Heights," the relentlessly sunny new Broadway musical about life in the mostly Latino neighborhood in northern Manhattan, and you'll likely be seized by a sudden new desire to move for good to Washington Heights. Who...
  • Broadway's theater schedule for August

    Here's what's playing on Broadway through the end of August. Note that although some of these shows' official opening dates aren't until September or later, preview performances are offered. -- Avital Binshtock "A Chorus Line": This lively exploration...
  • Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'

    Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'
    NEW YORK -- In the tossup of this year's Tony Awards, a Latino story trumped an unusual African American coming-of-age tale Sunday as Tony voters gave their best new musical prize and three others to "In the Heights," about Caribbean immigrant families...
  • Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings

    Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings
    Curious about the changing sound of the Great White Way? Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty weighs in on five noteworthy cast recordings from the year on Broadway -- four from new shows that couldn't be more wildly disparate and one from a classic that'...
  • Lawmakers Call For More Action To End School Violence

    Lawmakers Call For More Action To End School Violence
    City lawmakers are calling for an immediate community response to school violence, after a brutal school stabbing in Washington Heights Friday. Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, Assembly Member Adriano Espaillat and Council Member Ydanis...
  • Cops: Man in Custody Is Upper Manhattan Rapist

    Cops: Man in Custody Is Upper Manhattan Rapist
    A 21-year-old man was placed under arrest Sunday night after police discovered his DNA matched that found in four serial rapes in Upper Manhattan. Vincent Heyward, who lives at 281 Edgecombe Avenue, was stopped by officers in the area on Tuesday at...
  • Cops: Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man In Washington Heights

    Cops: Off-Duty Officer Shoots Man In Washington Heights
    An off-duty city cop shot a man Saturday during an altercation in Washington Heights, according to the Police Department. Investigators say the officer was walking down the street, when he got into an argument with a group of young men. That's when one of...
  • Decomposing Body Found in Van Covered in Parking Tickets

    Decomposing Body Found in Van Covered in Parking Tickets
    NEW YORK -- A man's decomposing body inside a minivan covered in parking tickets went undiscovered for weeks because the vehicle's windows were apparently tinted and ticketing officers don't normally search cars, police said Friday. George Morales, 59,...
  • Pediatrician Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Male Patient, 13

    Pediatrician Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Male Patient, 13
    A pediatrician has pleaded guilty to a charge of having sex with an underage, male patient in his Upper West Side Manhattan office, PIX News has learned. Dr. Jaime Cortes, 47, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of sexual abuse and committing a criminal...
  • Cops Questioning Man In Case Of Woman Who Vanished From Workplace

    Cops Questioning Man In Case Of Woman Who Vanished From Workplace
    Police are now questioning a person of interest in connection with the disappearance of a missing Washington Heights mother -- who vanished from her job in the financial district midday during her shift on the evening cleaning crew, PIX News has learned....
  • Fatal Stabbing In Washington Heights

    Fatal Stabbing In Washington Heights
    Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Washington Heights. Officers responded to a call of a man stabbed around 4:30 a.m. Sunday at 176th Street and Audbon Avenue. Ariel Almanzar, 23, of Manhattan was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was...