THE CUTEST LITTLE PARK IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD IS GETTING RECONSTRUCTED

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Septuagesimo Uno, a teeny-tiny park on 71st street between Amsterdam and West End Avenue, is being reconstructed to ad … Read the rest of this entry >>

DESIGN OF NEW RIVERSIDE PARK SKATEPARK NOT YET ‘CONCRETE’; CHANCE TO WEIGH IN AT JUNE 27 MEETING

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It seemed like a done deal. The plans for a new skatepark replacing the 20-year-old one at Riverside Park and West 108th street had s … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN AMAZING NIGHT OF DANCING WILL BENEFIT A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL (SPONSORED)

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Fred Astaire West Side produces Dance Among the Stars 2016, An evening of theatrical ballroom dance and a fundraiser for the High School for Arts, Imagin … Read the rest of this entry >>

NIGHT-SWIMMING IN THE HUDSON RIVER GOES BAD: REPORTS

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Two men had to be rescued from the Hudson River on Wednesday night after an apparent bout of night-swimming gone … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCALS EMBRACE TANGO, AND EACH OTHER, AT SUMMERTIME MILONGAS

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Don’t talk to strangers; dance with them. This Argentinean adage finds plenty of adherents at free, outdoor milongas (tango gatherings) happening around the UWS this su … Read the rest of this entry >>

SECOND DAY OF SUMMER PHOTOS: DIVINE LIGHT, PATIO FURNITURE ACCIDENT, MINI-MANHATTANHENGE

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Tuesday was quite photogenic. Check out some compelling photos from around the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEOPLE PROTEST ON 86TH STREET OVER RESEARCH CHIMPANZEES

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About 20 protesters, armed with placards and whistles, gathered outside the home of NY Blood Center (NYBC) board member Michael Hod … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE GREENFLEA, LONG LIVE THE GRAND BAZAAR

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Greenflea, the flea market that has operated on Sundays in the playground and school building at 77th Street and Columbus Avenue for 34 years, closed for … Read the rest of this entry >>

PART OF HUDSON RIVER GREENWAY TO CLOSE IN EVENING FOR CON ED WORK

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Bicyclists who commute via the Hudson River Greenway may have to take a detour for the rest of the week, at least in the even … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS: FILICORI ZECCHINI, SOUPSTOP, SCOTCH & SODA, TWO TEA SHOPS

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If you're used to just drinking chamomile, it might be time to try a few new flavors, or perhaps a couple hundred new fla … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHAT’S YOUR TODDLER DOING THIS FALL? (SPONSORED)

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Toddlers thrive as they explore, play, and make first friends in our unique pre-nursery classes. At the JCC, our expert teachers c … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY BARBARA ROSENE LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Barbara Rosene is a jazz vocalist who performs with The Harry James Orchestra, Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks, the late Les Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

RENDERING SHOWS JUST HOW HIGH NEIGHBORHOOD’S TALLEST BUILDING WILL SOAR

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The new building planned for 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th street will soar 666 feet into the air, topping out at 51 stories. But ev … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE THAN A DOZEN CARS VANDALIZED, BURGLARIZED ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE

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Vehicles on Riverside Drive between 99th and 100th street were vandalized overnight Friday, with windows broken, doors bashed, and tires sla … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: RABBI ATTACKED, COMEDIAN GIVES ADVICE TO UWS PARENTS, LOCALS LOVE CULTURE

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June 20, 2016 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 83 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEDAN SLAMS INTO POLICE CAR EN ROUTE TO KNIFE INCIDENT

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A wild scene played out in the mid-60's on Columbus Avenue Sunday night. Police were racing to the scene of a man wie … Read the rest of this entry >>

WORKER FALLS FROM LADDER AT CONSTRUCTION SITE

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A worker fell from a ladder at a construction site at 80th street and Broadway on Saturday around 3 p.m., sparking a rescue e … Read the rest of this entry >>

MOVIE BRINGS THE 1970’S BACK TO THE WEST 70’S

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A movie shoot on Saturday morning turned back time on 77th street and Central Park West. The movie Wonderstruck has been sh … Read the rest of this entry >>

21-YEAR-OLD FORDHAM GRAD KILLED IN HIT-AND-RUN ON BROADWAY

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A 21-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning while crossing the street at 61st street and Broadway, and the driver fle … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFTER CENSORSHIP CONTROVERSY, CITY WILL ALLOW NOOSE SCULPTURE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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It took ten minutes for civil rights attorney Norman Siegel and Alessandro Olivieri, General Counsel at the NYC Parks Department, to … Read the rest of this entry >>

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