UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: PERUVIAN CONNECTION, SWEETGREEN, RADIO SHACK, MORE

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New health-food is coming to the Upper West Side as a furniture store and other shops c … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: A FIELD GUIDE TO RESEARCHING THE HISTORY OF NYC BUILDINGS

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Are you curious about the history of your building, your church, your synagogue, your kids’ school? Or maybe that interesting­looking building down the b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN MISSING IN EAST VILLAGE DISASTER HAS UPPER WEST SIDE ROOTS

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Nicholas Figueroa, one of two men who were still missing on Friday following an explosion in the East Village Thursday, went to public school on the Upper West Side, accor … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILLY, CATCHY ‘UPTOWN PASSOVER’ VIDEO FILMED ON THE UWS

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Passover is coming next week, and a capella group Six13 has taken to the streets of the Upper West Side to film a music video to get everyone excited for the holiday. The video, called Uptown Pas … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN HIT BY DOUBLE-DECKER BUS ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE

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A woman was hit by a double-decker tour bus Thursday morning as she walked across 135th street at Riverside Drive in an area that the city wants to reconfigure to make it safer for pedestr … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SUE TO STOP NURSING HOME CONSTRUCTION ON 97TH STREET

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Parents at PS 163 have filed a lawsuit to stop the construction of a 20-story nursing home next to the elementary school. Jewish Home Lifecare has rec … Read the rest of this entry >>

HARRY’S BURRITOS SPOT TO BECOME CLOTHING STORE

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Upscale French fashion is about to replace a longtime burrito joint on the corner of Columbus Avenue and 71st street. Harry's Burritos, … Read the rest of this entry >>

SIX INJURED AFTER TAXI PLOWS INTO PEDESTRIANS ON BROADWAY

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Two drivers and four pedestrians were injured after a taxi collision sent a cab hurtling into pedestrians on 63rd street and Broadway Wednesday aftern … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY INVESTIGATES AFTER 50-YEAR-OLD TREE STRIPPED OF ITS BARK

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Someone stripped the bark off of a tree on the East side of West End Avenue at 103rd street, and neighbors and city officials are now seeking an explana … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UNIVERSE REALLY DOES REVOLVE AROUND THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Scott Matthews took the photos above and below, using multiple exposures to trace the paths of airplanes into and out of LaGuardia Airport, and the t … Read the rest of this entry >>

ADULTS SCREAMED AT JOYRIDING KIDS: ‘DON’T DO IT! YOU’RE GONNA DIE!’

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We got some more info from witnesses about those kids who were riding on the back of an uptown express train on Monday. Sean Futterman snapped the pi … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESIDENTS CHALLENGE TRINITY EXPANSION IN COURT

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Neighbors of the Trinity School have filed a petition in state court attempting to stop the school on 91st street from embarking on a construction pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

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