THE FASCINATING STORY BEHIND THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S CHALK ARTIST ‘HONSCHAR’

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Hans Honschar, aka "Ace," is crouched over the pavement in front of Zen Medica on West 72nd street pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRALHENGE!

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Scott Matthews caught the exact moment of Cathedral-henge this morning, with the sun passing just in front of the Artchangel Gabriel at the top of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at dayb … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROADWAY GETS NEW METAL SCULPTURES

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Artist Don Gummer has constructed nine aluminum and stainless steel sculptures that will run up Broadway from Columbus Circle to 157th street in conjun … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE THEATER IN THE PARKS PREVIEW: SAM WATERSTON, STEVE GUTTENBERG, AND MORE

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It's almost free theater season in Central and Riverside Parks and there are some exciting offerings this year -- including Sam Waterston and Jesse Tyler Ferguson in The Tempest and Steve Guttenberg in Henry IV, Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENTER WEST SIDE RAG’S PHOTO CONTEST AND WIN CONCERT TICKETS, TOTE BAGS

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West Side Rag is holding a photo contest to give away some Carnegie Hall tickets. We're looking for nature photos on the Upper West Side (which includes Riverside and Central Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THE FANCIFUL SCULPTURES IN RIVERSIDE PARK BEFORE FRIDAY

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Students from The Art Students League have placed seven sculptures in Riverside Park between 59th and 69th streets as part of a five-year partne … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL 10-YEAR-OLD PUBLISHES BOOK, NOW FOR SALE AT BOOK CULTURE

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There are tons of published authors on the Upper West Side, but most have already completed middle school. Ten-year-old Sasha Matthews is starting … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELP THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC REKINDLE 50 YEARS OF MEMORIES

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The New York Philharmonic is celebrating its 50th anniversary of playing concerts in Central Park and they're trying to crowd-source mem … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: SPRING ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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We've been getting tons of great Spring photos from readers and we're happy to share them be … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROMANTIC PHOTOS OF OUR RAIN-DRENCHED NEIGHBORHOOD

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Stephen Harmon, who has been taking photos of the neighborhood for decades, sent us some shots of the Upper West Side as seen through the window of his Nissan Ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE CONCERT SCHEDULE RELEASED

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Summer is so close you can practically taste it, and the City Parks Foundation has just released its summer concerts at Summers … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET SIGN PROPOSED TO HONOR NORMAN ROCKWELL, BORN IN A SMALL TOWN KNOWN AS THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Norman Rockwell may be known for his paintings of small-town America, but he's got urban roots. Rockwell's birthplace and first home was in a brownstone at 206 West 103rd street be … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: HOT DOGS, FUR COATS AND MUSTACHES

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This week, we're posting more of Stephen Harmon's awesome 1980's street photos for our Throwback Thursday feature. There are many fine s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: HOW MUCH IS THAT PEACOCK IN THE WINDOW?

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It's not very often that you'll find a peacock in a storefront window on a busy street like Columbus Avenue between 87th and 88th street. But Jim the peacoc … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEE STEPHEN HARMON’S AMAZING PHOTOS OF UPPER WEST SIDERS IN THE 80′S

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Longtime Upper West Sider Stephen Harmon has been carrying his camera around the neighborhood for decades, capturing the unique spirit and style of the people h … Read the rest of this entry >>

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