NEW RESTAURANT OFFERS UNIQUE DELICACY: THAI SCOTCH EGGS!

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When cultures cross, taste buds win. The latest proof is at Amster Thai, the new spot at 969 Amsterdam Avenue between 101st and 102nd Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

GEEZ, THESE NEW HYBRID DOGS SURE ARE FUNKY-LOOKING

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A few furry critters grazed on leaves and assorted debris in a tree bed on 75th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue on Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEXAN OPERA FAN WON’T BE CHARGED IN ASH-SCATTERING AT THE MET

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The Times identified the opera fan who police say spread his mentor's ashes in the orchestra pit at the Met on Saturday, leading to a terrorism s … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE HALLOWEEN DISPLAY ACHIEVES PEAK ZOMBIE-DEVIL MADNESS

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The folks at 626 West End Avenue (90th Street) certainly achieved the psycho-killer aesth … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: CREATIVE BIKE PARKING

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Cameron Grey Rose spotted the dangling bike above on 96th Street and Broadway Tuesday morning. Is it an artistic or political statement, or simply a … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: WHEN FEARSOME ‘PIRATE CATS’ ROAMED THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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One hundred years ago, the residents of the Upper West Side bolted their doors in fear of a group of marauding cats that h … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: THE UPPER WEST SIDE DON’T GET NO RESPECT

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Remember your elementary school? Remember being escorted out for P.T. (Physical Training) in that fenced-in school … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPERA-LOVING SEAT-GRABBERS CREATE AGGRESSIVE TENOR BEFORE MET PERFORMANCES

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First come first served indeed! Some opera-lovers went out of their way to nab the best seats in the house for the Metropolitan Opera's free high-defin … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARROT CAMPS OUT AT DOG RUN, DELIGHTING HUMANS AND EATING APPLES

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A parrot has apparently taken up residence at the 72nd Street dog run in Riverside Park and has taken to eatin … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS LANDMARKS GROUP USES POKEMON TO LURE YOUNG PEOPLE INTO CARING ABOUT HISTORY

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How do you get young people to care about historic landmarks on the Upper West Side? Pokemon GO of co … Read the rest of this entry >>

96TH STREET SINKHOLE IS HUNGRY AGAIN; GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE

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The sinkhole that has repeatedly gobbled up the asphalt at the intersection on 96th street and West End Avenue returned this week, causing the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

LYRICS TO ‘I DREAM OF BERNIE’ POSTED IN AN UPPER WEST SIDE PHONE BOOTH

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A fan of Bernie Sanders posted the lyrics below (based on "I Dream of Jeannie") in a phone booth at 106th and Broadway. Hum … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: GLORIOUS SWINE PRANCES DOWN 69TH STREET

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Gwen Solomon happened upon a magnificent beast on 69th street between Broadway and Amsterdam on Thursday around 11:30 … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIND XIAO XIAO, THE ESCAPED UPPER WEST SIDE PANDA!

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Oh no! An Upper West Side family is seeking its beloved lost panda Xiao Xiao, who is apparently roaming the hill … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: AN ‘ONLY ON THE UWS’ ADVERTISEMENT

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Harriet Flehinger snapped this shot in the Laytner's window at 82nd street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: HUNGRY, NAKED MANNEQUIN LOOKS LONGINGLY AT CITARELLA

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Tipster Sally Martell sent the photo above of a mannequin salvaged from the closing sale at the EMS on 76th street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK FLORA IN FULL BLOOM AMID WARM TEMPS

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Plants in Central Park seem quite convinced that it is in fact springtime once again. Flowers were blooming on Sunday … Read the rest of this entry >>

LINDA ROSENTHAL CLAIMS CITY IS NEUTERING HER ‘DINING WITH DOGS’ LAW, ISSUES BITING PRESS RELEASE

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The state passed a law last year allowing people to eat with their pets at outdoor cafes in the city. But the city's Department of Health has i … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE TRADER-JOE-POCALYPSE IS UPON US!

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Upper West Siders have emerged from their blizzard cocoons in search of sustenance, only to find that the apocalypse did arrive, it just occurred … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAKE-SNOW EVENT CANCELLED BECAUSE OF REAL SNOW

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The Parks Department has cancelled Saturday's Winter Jam festival because of the impending blizzard coming our way Friday and Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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