OPENINGS & CLOSINGS UPDATES: DISCOUNT YOGA, HARDCORE GYM, VALLEY THRIFT, SPOT DAYCARE, BANK

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There's more news on several Upper West Side openings and closings we've been writing about for the last few weeks. Without furthe … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN EXCITING NEW CD FEATURING PETER SCHICKELE, CREATOR OF P.D.Q. BACH (SPONSORED)

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Morning Music is an exciting new CD featuring the never before recorded piano works by remarkable composer Peter Schickele and the one and only P.D.Q. … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPTOMETRIST CLOSES AFTER 48 YEARS

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Dr. Stuart Blankman, an optometrist who had occupied a storefront at 2472 Broadway between 91st and 92nd street since 1967, recently closed up shop for … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: TRAFFIC JAM ON 72ND AND BROADWAY

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Harriet Flehinger sent in the photo above of police horses at the intersection of 72nd street and Broadway at noon on Wednesday, bringing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MOVIE NEWS: PUTZEL NOW FREE ON HULU; AUTOMAT DOCUMENTARY PLANNED, RICHARD GERE MOVIE

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The Oscars may be over, but there's plenty of buzz about movies on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

LEARNING HOW TO PREVENT FALLS AT SILVER STARS FITNESS STUDIO (SPONSORED)

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Balance training is an important component of your fitness program at any age, but especially as you get older. Balance is required for many of life’s tasks, … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATS SHOW ROBBERIES, BURGLARIES DOWN SHARPLY IN 20TH PRECINCT

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So far this year, burglaries, robberies and grand larcenies have been on the downswing in the 20th precinct, which covers the Upper West Side below 86th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW COMMUNITY-HOUSE AND CONDO DEVELOPMENT SET TO RISE ON WEST 70TH STREET

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A long battle over a building next to an historic synagogue on West 70th street appears to be over. Congregation Shearith Israel plans to knock down a community … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘ELLA’ TO REPLACE CAFE RONDA; CHECK OUT THE MENU

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Cafe Ronda, the South American restaurant on Columbus between 71st and 72nd, closed about a month and a half ago, promising to reopen … Read the rest of this entry >>

EUROPAN WORKER ROBBED AT GUNPOINT: POLICE

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A worker on the late shift at bakery and cafe Europan was robbed of his iPhone by a man with a gun early Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SNOW CIRCLES’ CROP UP MYSTERIOUSLY IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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The Upper West Side has its very own version of crop circles: "snow circ … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CANDLELIGHT WINES, RAIN, FURRY PAWS, JEANNIE’S DREAM, MORE

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A longstanding wine and liquor store on the Upper West Side is closing, as a new bath and body shop opens. Check out the story behind those stores and more b … Read the rest of this entry >>

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