Photo by Sarah Ackerman via flickr.
April 25, 2012 Weather: Afternoon Showers, High of 58 Degrees.
The city will present a wide range of changes to streets on the Upper West Side tonight at 6 p.m. at John Jay College. The plan for West 54th to 86th Street aims to make traffic flow better and make streets safer for pedestrians, among other goals. It’s up on the DOT website and we’ll be posting more on it later.
The city unveiled a digital archive of more than 800,000 images of New York dating as far back as 1858. The archive is here, but has gotten so much traffic that the site has mostly been down for the past day or so. If you see any good ones of the Upper West Side, let us know! (NY Times)
A $22 million penthouse at the Beresford is on the market. Curbed faults the “lackluster interiors.” Of course, everything’s relative. (Curbed)
Laura Braunstein hair studio has opened at 255 West 84th Street, replacing the old Edgar’s Cafe.
City Opera, gone from Lincoln Center, found 2 new homes for 2013. (Wall Street Journal)
Before pitching against the Mets on Wednesday, Miami Marlins pitcher Josh Johnson warmed up with his pitching coach in Central Park. (Palm Beach Post)