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 >>

MORE TWISTED AND FUNNY UPPER WEST SIDE SNOW SCULPTURES

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Upper West Siders have very unique senses of humor, and they've been on full display this winter. Check out some recent snow sculpt … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘CAT UP A TREE’ WINS MOST CLEVER AWARD

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Someone created this mini-masterpiece on a tree in Riverside park at 105th street. It's pretty damn special, and thus wins our unofficial "most clever use of snow" a … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLEASE TINA FEY, BE KIND TO US

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Tina Fey has previously made her views about Upper West Siders known -- namely that we're not very attrac … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SINGLE GLOVE CLUB’ HELPS YOUR HANDWEAR FIND THAT PERFECT MATCH

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New York can be a lonely place, for people and even for clothing. Blame the decline of the traditional family, the Internet, or whatever, but gloves … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN UPPER WEST SIDER RESPONDS TO A ‘DISCRIMINATORY’ CHEF

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Some chefs and servers at high-end restaurant Brooklyn Fare made a bombshell accusation in a lawsuit revealed last week. They say Chef C├ęsar Ramirez was discrimin … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE BEST RIDE IN TOWN: ON TOP OF THE CHRISTMAS TREE TRUCK

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On the day before Thanksgiving, trailers full of Christmas trees rolled into the Upper West Side. They dropped off trees at the various stands now sprouting throu … Read the rest of this entry >>

WIND BLEW THE CLOTHES RIGHT OFF THIS LOVELY FLORA

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The strong wind that's been blowing the past few days denuded this lovely tree in Riverside park just north of 72nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UPPER WEST SIDE VERSION OF ONLINE DATING: MAIL!

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In the age of Grinder and Tinder, of instant gratification for all our most intimate needs, one man is seeking to find his mate the old-fashioned way: by registered m … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MYSTERIES: CON ED BALL GETS WRAPPED, STRANGE DEVICE SPOTTED ON 109TH STREET

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Sometimes, mysterious things happen on the Upper West Side and no one sends out a memo about why. So we investi … Read the rest of this entry >>

GENIUS TURNS COLD SECURITY APPARATUS INTO ROMANTIC SETTING

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Someone put a full dinner setting on top of this NYPD cement block at 73rd street and Columbus Avenue. There's a setting fo … Read the rest of this entry >>

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