PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES SAYS IT’S ‘SHOCKING’ THAT H&H BAGELS CLOSED

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In an interview with The Forward that covered such weighty issues as the Iran nuclear deal and anti-Semitism, President Obama rev … Read the rest of this entry >>

WITHOUT CENTRAL PARK, MARRIAGE PROPOSALS WOULD BE GROSS

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To help the Central Park Conservancy celebrate its 35th anniversary, ad agency McGarryBowen made the spot below imag … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: MAKING OUT ON A FLATBED TRUCK

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We received this fantastic photo from Michael H. Wednesday morning with the caption "Get a room!" and the following description: "Last … Read the rest of this entry >>

DID PLEASURE-CRAFT OWNER MISTAKE NEW JERSEY FOR TURKS AND CAICOS?

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A yacht has been moored in the middle of the Hudson River around 76th street since the weekend, and a helicopter even landed on it on Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

FINALLY, UPPER WEST SIDERS CAN KNOW THE TIME AND TEMPERATURE

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After the old CNN sign was taken down, residents of the tiny faraway hamlet were lost -- unsure of what time it was, how warm it was outside, or whether it might r … Read the rest of this entry >>

CNN’S FORMER TIME/WEATHER CLOCK NOW SHOWING PUZZLE PIECES

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The digital CNN clock in Columbus Circle went on the fritz a few months ago, as the temperature gauge got stuck at 46 degrees even as the air ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO UWS BANKS ROBBED, BOTH IN SLIGHTLY BIZARRE FASHION

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Police say the man above wearing an Angry Birds hat walked into the Chase Bank at 86th street between Columbus and on Saturday around 2:15 p.m. and demanded m … Read the rest of this entry >>

MULTIPLE BUSES BLOW TIRES ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE DURING REPAVING: WITNESS

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Michelle Effron snapped these pictures at the intersection of Amsterdam Avenue and 72nd street on Tuesday. She said three separate double-decker buses … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS UWS APARTMENT IS SO SMALL, THE BROKER EVEN JOKES ABOUT IT

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As any Upper West Sider who has looked for an apartment knows, brokers have lots of words to make tiny apartments seem more appealing -- Cozy! Quaint! Homey! But one apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘BUNNY MEETUPS’ ARE NOW A THING ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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It can be lonely being a bunny, hopping around New York without your bunny friends. But bunny owners are attempti … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL BAR OPENS SIDEWALK CAFE, EXPOSING CHILDREN TO ‘ONLINE DATERS’

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Riposo 72, a bar on 72nd street just East of Columbus Avenue, has opened a sidewalk cafe over the objection of some local residents who feared … Read the rest of this entry >>

GHOSTLY IMAGE EMERGES FROM MONDAY’S DENSE FOG

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This may not be a ghost. It could just be the soot emitted by a building burning heating oil. It could be some sort of cloud pattern. It could be viral mark … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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