Miriam Sitz

Miriam Sitz

NYC-based digital/audio journalist

Web editor at Architectural Record. Columbia journalism grad 2015 & Trinity University in SATX before that. Audio clips at miriamsitz.tumblr.com

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The Uptowner

Enormous Chicken of the Woods Roosts in Isham Park

Bright orange and yellow, an alien-looking mushroom is growing in Isham Park.

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The Uptowner

Urgent Care Clinics Set Sights on Inwood

Mount Sinai and a Washington Heights practice will open urgent care clinics in Inwood in coming months.

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The Uptowner

Uptown Works: “Opportunity Entrepreneurship” on the Rise

As unemployment continues to fall in New York and across the nation, fewer people turn to entrepreneurship out of necessity.

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The Uptowner

Felonies Falling Uptown, but not in Parks

While overall crime has decreased in New York, major felonies have increased in parks uptown and around the city.

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The Uptowner

CB 12 Votes Down Proposed Residences for Mentally Disabled

At Community Board 12′s first monthly meeting since June, members voted down three proposed “community residences” and eight liquor licenses.

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The Uptowner

Tech Entrepreneurs Find Community in Harlem

By Miriam Sitz

A growing number of New York technology entrepreneurs are setting up shop in Harlem, where organizations like Silicon Harlem, Harlem Garage and the Harlem Business Alliance offer affordable co-working space and access to potential collaborators and funders.

Three innovators with tech startups and a preference for uptown Manhattan shared their perspectives on the neighborhood’s appeal.

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The Uptowner

Uptown Votes: Polls Open for State Senate District 31

Voters in uptown Manhattan’s 31st state senate district cast their votes in the three-way Democratic primary election on Tuesday as incumbent Adriano Espaillat faces Robert Jackson and Luis Tejada. The Uptowner reports from polls across the district.