Keyword: Wave Hill
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Of all the famous people who have called Wave Hill home over the decades — Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, even famed conductor Arturo Toscanini — there’s one Karen Meyerhoff wishes was a part of that list: Sherlock Holmes. Yes, yes, Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character. But Meyerhoff — Wave Hill’s president and executive director since 2015 — has a real mystery for the famed sleuth: Where does the name “Wave Hill” come from? more
Months of intensive preparation and careful planning were devoted to the proposal for development of the “river strip” along the Hudson from West 232nd Street to West 234th Street. The Riverdale Community Planning Association and its president, Gilbert Kerlin, are to be congratulated for presenting a practical, comprehensive and far-sighted program. more
Inside the college’s art gallery — be it in-person or safely through a computer screen — executive director Bartholomew Bland tries to inject as much life as he can into a seemingly dead grounds. more
New York City has finally caught up with the rest of the state when it comes to its economic reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. And because the city is now in Phase IV, some outdoor attractions — like Wave Hill and the New York Botanical Garden — are ready to reopen. more
Unlike some other parts of New York City, Riverdale and its surrounding neighborhoods offer a number of outdoor spaces and trails for those looking for some fresh air and exercise can take advantage of. And one of those regular stops — at least before the coronavirus pandemic world — was Wave Hill, overlooking the Hudson River from its Palisade Avenue home. more
In times like this, many living north of Spuyten Duyvil Creek and west of Jerome Park Reservoir are possibly reveling in their proximity to nature. more
Tibbett's Creek has demanded to see daylight since the day it was cloaked by progress. Maya Ciarrocchi agrees. She’s an interdisciplinary artist who focuses on pieces depicting different forms of loss — lost places, lost things, lost people. more
Life wasn’t easy for Anneros Valensi growing up in East Germany after the fall of Hitler. Valensi counted the days to when she would turn 18 with hopes of leaving the Eastern Bloc. When that day finally came, Valensi realized she had nowhere to go. Yet, that was the beginning of a story that would span decades and continents — all eventually compiled into memoirs she would write late in life, while making her home in Riverdale. more
Spring has sprung, but the parks are empty. The gardens seem abandoned. Trees — whose branches have begun to bloom deep in Spuyten Duyvil Shorefront Park — remain unseen and unappreciated. more
With light from the sunset flowing through the studio window, Kymia Nawabi kneels before a wax mold of her own body, dragging the glinting teeth of a saw over the leg. Nawabi’s project focuses on the human body, decorating it with glittering, painted elements of nature, ranging from pinecones to simple sticks. She then makes armor out of it. more
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