Community Resources

The Washington Heights/Inwood neighborhood is a vibrant community, with many resources you will want to know about as a CUNY in The Heights student.

Harlem One Stop: This site can be your one-stop shop to find out about all things Harlem, broken down by neighborhood. You can find Washington Heights/Inwood listings for:

  • events
  • houses of worship
  • museums and galleries
  • restaurants and cafes
  • local organizations
  • news
  • blog

NYC Food Resource Guide: Produced by CUNYs Hunter College, this site will give you information about:

  • supermarkets, delis, bodegas and food pantries
  • social services including mental health, aging, child and family and people with disabilities
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance: Each year there is an Uptown Arts Stroll, featuring open studios, art exhibitions, concerts, literary events and performances during the month of June (6/1-6/29/23), throughout Northern Manhattan from West 135th Street to West 220th Street.

  • Newsletter: NoMAA sends out a weekly e-mail newsletter featuring arts events taking place in Washington Heights, Inwood and West Harlem.
  • Open Studios: Visit during June 2023 to see art and meet the artists.
  • Calendar of Events: Music, dance, theatre and more in northern Manhattan.