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 >>

THIS WEEKEND, THE PAST PULLED INTO THE 96TH STREET STATION

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Now pulling into the 96th street station: The what??? Emily Zdyrko experienced a Back to the Future moment when a 9 t … Read the rest of this entry >>

THANKFULLY, FAIRWAY’S STILL GOT SOME OLD-SCHOOL CHARM

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Where else will the store management relay a message from your wife over the loudspe … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: RELIGIOUS HARMONY AT THE DRUG STORE

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Hannukah candles in the shape of a Christmas tree at Pricewise, on Broadway between 84th and 85th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: OH TO BE RICH, POWERFUL, AND DESIRED BY EVERYONE

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Spotted in the window of Alexis Bittar, the high-end jewelry store on Columbus Avenue between 79th and 80th street: A certain real estate mogul, fashion … Read the rest of this entry >>

PIZZA RAT’S GOT NUTHIN’ ON CENTRAL PARK’S PIZZA RACCOON

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Pizza Raccoon was spotted this week by Anya Schiffrin at the Conservancy Garden in Central Park. The enterprising mammal fished a slice out o … Read the rest of this entry >>

IS THAT BERNIE SANDERS EATING ALONE AT A COMBINATION NATHAN’S/PIZZA HUT?

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Upper West Sider Tsadik Kaplan says he had a run-in Wednesday evening with the man who may well be the next president of these United St … Read the rest of this entry >>

THAT TIME KEVIN BACON FOUND SOMETHING REALLY GROSS IN A RIVERSIDE PARK BUSH

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Kevin Bacon is a longtime Upper West Side resident, a great actor and a dog-lover, in that order. In a recent interview with the Guardian, h … Read the rest of this entry >>

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