Inwood & Washington Heights Guidebook

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Inwood & Washington Heights Guidebook

Local Food

Neighborhood favorites
Local farmer’s market every Saturday until about 2 pm. You can also donate your compost scraps. Must arrive before 12 noon.
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Inwood Greenmarket
605-699 Isham St
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Local farmer’s market every Saturday until about 2 pm. You can also donate your compost scraps. Must arrive before 12 noon.
Delicious bagels. Amazing selection of cream cheese.
Inwood Bagels
628 W 207th St
Delicious bagels. Amazing selection of cream cheese.
The best bodega in NYC. Fresh juices, hot food, salads and groceries including vegan ice cream! Free delivery when you spend more than $7.
Park Terrace Deli
510 West 218th Street
The best bodega in NYC. Fresh juices, hot food, salads and groceries including vegan ice cream! Free delivery when you spend more than $7.
Dog friendly. Delicious food. Friendly staff.
The Inwood Farm
600 West 218th Street
Dog friendly. Delicious food. Friendly staff.
Local pizza.
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Grandpa's Brick Oven Pizza
4973 Broadway
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Local pizza.
Authentic Mexican! Taco Tuesdays with 3 tacos for $9. The horchata is amazing.
Serrano Salsa
4979 Broadway
Authentic Mexican! Taco Tuesdays with 3 tacos for $9. The horchata is amazing.
Ethiopian food. Local place to work from during day. No wifi.
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Buunni Coffee
4961 Broadway
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Ethiopian food. Local place to work from during day. No wifi.
People love their coffee. It’s a hipster vibe with great, in house chai tea.
Kuro Kirin Espresso & Coffee
4795 Broadway
People love their coffee. It’s a hipster vibe with great, in house chai tea.
The best ramen 🍜
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Tampopo Ramen
1 Bennett Ave
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The best ramen 🍜
Amazing burgers. Local bar. Irish owner. They have karaoke nights.
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Tubby Hook Tavern
4946 Broadway
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Amazing burgers. Local bar. Irish owner. They have karaoke nights.
Local grocery store
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CTown Supermarkets
4918 Broadway
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Local grocery store
Authentic Dominican food.
El nuevo valle seafood Restaurant
231 Sherman Avenue
Authentic Dominican food.
Just in case you need to buy something from target, we have one nearby. Who doesn’t love Target?!
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Target
40 West 225th Street
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Just in case you need to buy something from target, we have one nearby. Who doesn’t love Target?!

Museums & Sightseeing

Museum overlooking stunning gardens, the Hudson River and pristine views of the George Washington Bridge.
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The Met Cloisters
99 Margaret Corbin Dr
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Museum overlooking stunning gardens, the Hudson River and pristine views of the George Washington Bridge.
Beautiful view. Walk over the Hudson into New Jersey.
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George Washington Bridge
George Washington Bridge
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Beautiful view. Walk over the Hudson into New Jersey.
Ride Citi Bikes (rentals) along the bike path along the Hudson River. Travel down to Midtown Manhattan by bike.
Bike Rent NYC - Hudson River
Ride Citi Bikes (rentals) along the bike path along the Hudson River. Travel down to Midtown Manhattan by bike.
Gorgeous
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave
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Gorgeous
Walk the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s unforgettable. Take the track back to Manhattan.
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Most Brookliński
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Walk the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s unforgettable. Take the track back to Manhattan.
Lovely scene with outdoor skateboarders, artists and musicians amongst the backdrop of NYU. If you’re lucky, you can get a tarot reading from the guy whose been there for 20+ years.
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Washington Square Park
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Lovely scene with outdoor skateboarders, artists and musicians amongst the backdrop of NYU. If you’re lucky, you can get a tarot reading from the guy whose been there for 20+ years.
It’s beautiful to see from the outside. The architecture is stunning. You can also book tickets for the opera, ballet and more
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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
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It’s beautiful to see from the outside. The architecture is stunning. You can also book tickets for the opera, ballet and more
Intimate and traditional jazz club, a must-go if you enjoy good music. Make reservations at the site and plan to arrive 30 minutos before the show as seating works on a first-come first-served basis.
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Village Vanguard
178 7th Avenue South
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Intimate and traditional jazz club, a must-go if you enjoy good music. Make reservations at the site and plan to arrive 30 minutos before the show as seating works on a first-come first-served basis.
Art museum. Book tickets for specific shows in advance.
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BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place
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Art museum. Book tickets for specific shows in advance.
It has a massive dinosaur inside! It’s also right next to Central Park.
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Amerykańskie Muzeum Historii Naturalnej
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It has a massive dinosaur inside! It’s also right next to Central Park.
It’s near NYU and very eclectic. You’ll find great food, comedy bars, nightlife, live music, $1 pizza, pick up basketball games and a bit of grunge, too.
West 4th Street
It’s near NYU and very eclectic. You’ll find great food, comedy bars, nightlife, live music, $1 pizza, pick up basketball games and a bit of grunge, too.
Book a ticket to a Broadway show. I highly recommend Beetleguice.
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The Broadway Theatre
1681 Broadway
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Book a ticket to a Broadway show. I highly recommend Beetleguice.
People love it. It’s a small museum.
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Museum of Sex
233 5th Avenue
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People love it. It’s a small museum.
Local beach, boardwalk and amusement park. It’s a free beach. It’s a two hour trip from Inwood by subway.
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Coney Island Beach
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Local beach, boardwalk and amusement park. It’s a free beach. It’s a two hour trip from Inwood by subway.
People like to see this. I don’t really understand why. And here it is!
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Empire State Building
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People like to see this. I don’t really understand why. And here it is!
The Vessel is the newest attraction in the Hudson Yards – and it’s free! Designed by British Thomas Heatherwick (designer of the “Rolling Bridge and UK Pavilion at Expo 2010), “The Vessel” offers around 2,500 steps to climb up and down. The symmetrical steel structure, connected by 154 interwoven stair segments, attracts tourists from all over the world to climb the vertical distance of about one mile!
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Vessel
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The Vessel is the newest attraction in the Hudson Yards – and it’s free! Designed by British Thomas Heatherwick (designer of the “Rolling Bridge and UK Pavilion at Expo 2010), “The Vessel” offers around 2,500 steps to climb up and down. The symmetrical steel structure, connected by 154 interwoven stair segments, attracts tourists from all over the world to climb the vertical distance of about one mile!

Neighborhoods

Diverse, hipster and great food.
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Fort Greene
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Diverse, hipster and great food.
Gay, posh and beautiful townhouses. Great for window shopping, brunch and the semi taboo (eg sex shops).
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West Village
152 West 10th Street
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Gay, posh and beautiful townhouses. Great for window shopping, brunch and the semi taboo (eg sex shops).
Located in Queens, it’s a totally different vibe. Great food, views of Manhattan and walkable. You can find bars with a garden/patio and ample outdoor space to chill.
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Astoria
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Located in Queens, it’s a totally different vibe. Great food, views of Manhattan and walkable. You can find bars with a garden/patio and ample outdoor space to chill.
Cobble streets, massive lofts and access to the Brooklyn bridge park. It empties out after work hours.
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Dumbo
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Cobble streets, massive lofts and access to the Brooklyn bridge park. It empties out after work hours.
Cultural, vibrant, and musical with strong African American pride.
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Harlem
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Cultural, vibrant, and musical with strong African American pride.

Thrift Store Shopping

The thrifting here is generally higher quality. There are locations all over NYC. Housing Works is also a New York City-based non-profit fighting AIDS and homelessness.
Housing Works Thrift Shops
130 Crosby Street
The thrifting here is generally higher quality. There are locations all over NYC. Housing Works is also a New York City-based non-profit fighting AIDS and homelessness.
Thrift store with moderately priced finds. There are locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
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Beacon's Closet
10 West 13th Street
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Thrift store with moderately priced finds. There are locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Local Thrift store. I’ve found amazing pieces here. Very affordable. You’ll need to search.
MyUnique Thrift
218 West 234th Street
Local Thrift store. I’ve found amazing pieces here. Very affordable. You’ll need to search.

Spiritual

Spiritual centers
A serene, Buddhist monastery open to the public for single day and overnight visits. Created by Thich Nhat Hanh. Accessible by the Metro North.
Blue Cliff Monastery
3 Mindfulness Road
A serene, Buddhist monastery open to the public for single day and overnight visits. Created by Thich Nhat Hanh. Accessible by the Metro North.
Catholic Church service in Inwood. English and Spanish.
The Capuchin Franciscans Of Good Shepherd
4967 Broadway
Catholic Church service in Inwood. English and Spanish.
Bhakti based Hindu center in LES.
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Bhakti Center
25 1st Avenue
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Bhakti based Hindu center in LES.

Nature

Gorgeous park with hiking, wildlife and hills.
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Inwood Hill Park
Dyckman St
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Gorgeous park with hiking, wildlife and hills.
This is where folks get the classic picture of the Brooklyn bridge.
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Brooklyn Bridge Park
334 Furman St
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This is where folks get the classic picture of the Brooklyn bridge.
Massive park with a huge lake, shows and people watching.
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Central Park
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Massive park with a huge lake, shows and people watching.
Elevated park with beautiful gardens. Great to walk on a nice day.
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High Line
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Elevated park with beautiful gardens. Great to walk on a nice day.
You can learn how to sail and rent a boat for a few hours while you picnic, party or drink with friends.
Hudson River Community Sailing Inwood
350 Dyckman Street
You can learn how to sail and rent a boat for a few hours while you picnic, party or drink with friends.
Great flowers at affordable prices. Don’t buy the plants.
Paradise Florist Corp.
628 West 207th Street
Great flowers at affordable prices. Don’t buy the plants.
Public beach. It’s free. It’s 2 hours away by subway. Take the A train. The beach gets very crowded.
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Rockaway Beach
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Public beach. It’s free. It’s 2 hours away by subway. Take the A train. The beach gets very crowded.

Day Trip

Day trips outside NYC
A 1.5 hour train ride outside the city. It’s a combination of hiking, beach and a quaint town. Take the Metro North.
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Cold Spring
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A 1.5 hour train ride outside the city. It’s a combination of hiking, beach and a quaint town. Take the Metro North.
A short trip to a large state spark. Take the metro north to Philiipse Manor station. Uber or Lyft to the entrance.
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Rockefeller State Park Preserve
125 Phelps Way
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A short trip to a large state spark. Take the metro north to Philiipse Manor station. Uber or Lyft to the entrance.
This requires a car. Get there early on weekends to avoid a crowd.
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Harriman State Park
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This requires a car. Get there early on weekends to avoid a crowd.
A cute, up and coming town 2 hours north of NYC. It’s good for a day trip to walk around town or hike in the local hills surrounding the area.
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Beacon
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A cute, up and coming town 2 hours north of NYC. It’s good for a day trip to walk around town or hike in the local hills surrounding the area.