THROWBACK THURSDAY: TWO KIDS ON BROADWAY IN THE 50′S

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We're trying a new feature out today, called Throwback Thursday. It's named after a feature on Facebook in which people post old photos of themselves. But on West Side Rag we're hoping … Read the rest of this entry >>

BREAK-INS AND A VIOLENT BURGLARY AT UWS BUSINESSES

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There have been a few recent break-ins in the neighborhood and one violent robbery; it's not clear if they're rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARKING RULES CHANGE SUDDENLY NEAR RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD

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Parking signs near Riverside Boulevard in the 60's and 70's have been removed, suddenly making large stretches of the area off-limits to parking … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMEN DISCUSS UNEASINESS AT RUNNING ALONE IN WINTER

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By Maya Dangerfield Winter’s dark mornings and early-afternoons have many of the city’s runners logging more and more hours in the dark. For ru … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘CAT UP A TREE’ WINS MOST CLEVER AWARD

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Someone created this mini-masterpiece on a tree in Riverside park at 105th street. It's pretty damn special, and thus wins our unofficial "most clever use of snow" a … Read the rest of this entry >>

JCC HEALTH CLUB OFFERS $150-OFF SPECIAL THROUGH JANUARY 31 (SPONSORED)

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Still considering whether to join a gym this year? You're in luck! For the next few days, the JCC Health Club has a very special of … Read the rest of this entry >>

ONE INJURED IN WEST END AVENUE FIRE

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A fire at 949 West End Avenue on Wednesday morning drew 60 firefighters and sent one person to the hospital with minor inju … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE ‘BLIZZARD’ OF 2015 ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Winter Storm Juno may have been somewhat less dramatic than meteorologists predicted, but it sure made for some gorgeous ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

BLIZZARD 2015: WHAT’S OPEN & CLOSED ON THE UWS

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As we've done in past weather emergencies, we're trying to crowd-source a list of businesses and institutions that are open and closed in the great blizzard of … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIRST UWS CITIBIKE MEETING SET FOR THIS WEEK

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After years of teasing, CitiBike appears to actually be coming to the Upper West Side. In two sessions this Thursday (at 6 and 7 p … Read the rest of this entry >>

ALL ANGELS CHURCH OPENS DOORS TO HOMELESS, ASKS FOR HELP

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A local church is taking in homeless people amidst the blizzard tonight and is looking for help. From All Angels Ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN HIT BY TRAIN AT 103RD STREET

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A man was hit by a subway train at the 103rd street 1 train station around 12:50 a.m. on Monday, according to police and fire offic … Read the rest of this entry >>

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