OPENINGS, CLOSINGS AND MOVES: PLOWSHARES COFFEE, UPPER BREAST SIDE, HSBC, VOILA CHOCOLAT

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If you like coffee, chocolate, and breasts, you will enjoy our latest edition of Upper West Side openings and closi … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRIVER SMASHES INTO NEWLY INSTALLED WEST END AVENUE PEDESTRIAN ISLAND

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On Wednesday night around 6, a driver smashed into the pedestrian island that the Department of Transportation just installed on West End Avenue and 97th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

CYCLISTS HIT AT LEAST 35 PEDESTRIANS IN CENTRAL PARK THIS YEAR

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Bicyclists have hit at least 35 pedestrians in Central Park this year; two of the pedestrians died and three have sustained skull fractures, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

PUSH-TO-CROSS BUTTONS FOR INTERSECTIONS DISCUSSED AT CENTRAL PARK MEETING

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By Howard Freeman With pedestrian safety in Central Park getting lots of attention in the past few weeks, Monday night’s Community Board 7 Parks & Environment Comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLITICIANS ASK UPPER WEST SIDERS FOR IDEAS ON HOW TO SPEND $1 MILLION

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Upper West Side city council members are drumming up ideas for how to spend $1 million in each of their districts on capital proje … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE ALLMAN BROTHERS, AND YOUR PARTY-HARDY FANS

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The Allman Brothers say they will play their last shows ever over the next week at the Beacon Theatre on 75th and Broadway, where they have played 232 sol … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: TEN BELOW, MILLING ROOM, EARTH CAFE, HALAL GUYS, BLINDS, MORE ON MUSTARD STORE

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Coffee, mustard, seasonal American food, Middle Eastern fare and more are on the menu at the new and upcoming Upper West Side businesses we feature b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAGNOLIA BAKERY, IGNAZIO’S PIZZA AND MORE SET TO OPEN IN COLUMBUS CIRCLE SUBWAY MALL

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The new mall set to open next year in the Columbus Circle subway station has already signed tenants for more than half of the 30 spaces, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW POOR DOOR BUILDING WILL BE ‘FIRST CLASS,’ DEVELOPER PROMISES

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Despite a backlash against poor doors, a second building has been proposed on the Upper West Side with a separate entrance for tenants in affordable hou … Read the rest of this entry >>

THURSDAY: GET A PEEK INSIDE THE ILLUSTRATOR’S CABINET OF WONDERS (SPONSORED)

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Steven Heller moderates a panel discussion this Thursday at the Bard Graduate Center about the art and business of illustration with illustrators George Bates, Peter de Sève and Barbara Ne … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS ‘FAVORITE MUSIC’ LIST CONFIRMS ALL YOUR STEREOTYPES

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Pandora put together a neighborhood-by neighborhood map of musical tastes, and the Upper West Side's top musical genres will probably confir … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: CAROL FOSTER

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the 17th installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

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