MO’ PARKING MO’ PROBLEMS

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We can all agree that parallel parking is hard. But there's bad parking and there's bad parking, and we've seen a lot of the latter on the Upper West Side la … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENTHUSIASTIC ‘ORIENTAL DOCTOR’ MARKETS NEW CHINESE RESTAURANT

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A customer for the Upper West Side's newest Chinese restaurant was so enthusiastic about the opening that he began his own viral marketing campaign, taping signs to posts i … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARE YOU A FRUSTRATED UPPER WEST SIDER? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

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By Allan Ripp As someone who walks around New York A LOT - some days more than 20 miles between pre-dawn loops of Central Park, exercising my dog or commuting by … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS TRUCK DRIVER IGNORED SIGNS IN CENTRAL PARK AND HAD A BAD BAD DAY

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A truck delivering electronics got stuck under an underpass on the 65th street transverse in Central Park on Monday afternoon, scra … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILLY, CATCHY ‘UPTOWN PASSOVER’ VIDEO FILMED ON THE UWS

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Passover is coming next week, and a capella group Six13 has taken to the streets of the Upper West Side to film a music video to get everyone excited for the holiday. The video, called Uptown Pas … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: FIRST DAY OF SPRING

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The classic signs of springtime: birds chirping. flowers blooming, girls in gingham dresses, bicycles with yellow baskets, 4 to 6 inches of sn … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRONE CRASH-LANDS ON COLUMBUS AVENUE; DELIVERY GUY RESCUES IT

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A high-tech drone equipped with a video camera crash-landed on Columbus Avenue and 61st street around 6:30 p.m. on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENDLESS WINTER BRINGING OUT UPPER WEST SIDERS’ AGGRESSIVE SIDES

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Winter has been hanging around like that college buddy who "just needed a few days to crash," and has been on your couch for months, dribbling his Cheetos on the ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: BEACON PAINT & HARDWARE USES STEAMY ROMANCE TO SELL PAINT

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Beacon Paint & Hardware, the beloved neighborhood hardware store at 371 Amsterdam Ave (78th street), is having some fun with Fifty Shades if Grey, the hit book and m … 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 >>

UPPER WEST SIDE ANGST IS ROCKET-FUEL FOR MODERN AMERICAN THEATER

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Dysfunctional families, tortured artists, precocious children. The angst being exuded on the Upper West Side is being turned into high drama by playwrights … Read the rest of this entry >>

STOCKY SNOWMAN IS MIX OF GERARD DEPARDIEU, CHARLIE CHAPLIN AND ‘REFRIGERATOR’ PERRY

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The snowman pictured above on 106th street between Broadway and Amsterdam is a true work of art, appearing to blend various artistic styles and mater … Read the rest of this entry >>

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