RESTAURANT OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: JOE COFFEE, JUST SALAD, STARBUCKS & MORE

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Some new restaurants and coffee shops are opening in the neighborhood, as a Starbucks looks set to c … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: MANHOLE VIGILANTE, TENANT BLACKLIST, BICYCLE GLADIATOR

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It's been a few weeks since we last posted our "weekly" bulletin, so we've gathered quite a heaping plate of news. E … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG, CAT FOUND (SEPARATELY) IN WEST 80′S

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This handsome fellow was found on 88th street between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive today, and was taken in by two neighbors. He doesn't have … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK OUTDOOR FILM FEST STARTS MONDAY; CHECK OUT THE LINEUP

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Central Park's annual outdoor film festival starts on Monday with a classic flick beloved to anyone who spent their childhood wanting to grow up, and then rea … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE COULD GET PEDESTRIAN ISLANDS AT 72ND AND 79TH; COMMITTEE APPROVES PLAN

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The plan to redesign West End Avenue could include new pedestrian islands at 72nd and 79th streets after a Community Board 7 committee voted on Tuesday t … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK CULTURE CHANNELS MEG RYAN AS IT PREPARES TO OPEN NEW STORE

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Imagine turning back the clock 20 years to a time when small businesses still thrived on the Upper West Side, people read books printed on paper, and your com … Read the rest of this entry >>

NO 1 TRAINS ABOVE 96TH STREET THIS WEEKEND

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The MTA is messing with your weekend, just because it … Read the rest of this entry >>

IF YOU HATE SELFIES, YOU’LL ENJOY THIS CENTRAL PARK PRANK

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Does it bother you that every tourist and teenagers can't seem to enjoy Central Park without taking a picture of their pimply faces with famous landmarks in the backgr … Read the rest of this entry >>

LANDMARKS WEST WARNS OF POSSIBLE ‘BILLIONAIRE’S ROW’ COMING TO UWS

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The kinds of mega-towers now rising just South of Central Park could soon be coming to the Upper West Side, as developers have begun to amass pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

75-YEAR-OLD JOGGER DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY BICYCLIST IN CENTRAL PARK

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Irving Schachter, a 75-year-old man, was hit by a bicyclist in Central Park earlier this month and died. Schachter was running on the East park loop around 72nd stree … Read the rest of this entry >>

NO JOKE: UPPER WEST SIDE ACTUALLY GETTING A NEW BOOKSTORE!

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Either that time machine I stepped into last week actually worked or the universe is playing some sort of trick: a bookstore owner is actually planning to open a new book … Read the rest of this entry >>

SLIMMED-DOWN APTHORP ROOFTOP ADDITION WINS APPROVAL

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The historic Apthorp on Broadway between 78th and 79th streets will soon get a new rooftop addition after winning approval on Tuesday from the Landmarks Preservation Commis … Read the rest of this entry >>

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