DRAMA: TWO LOCAL PLAYS ARE CROWD-PLEASERS

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We've been hearing some good buzz about two local plays -- Measure for Measure and The Church of Why Not. Learn more about them b … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: BROADWAY’S HANDSOME HAWK

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Scott Matthews captured this handsome hawk resting on top of a building at 106th street and Broadway. Soon afterwards, the haw … Read the rest of this entry >>

LISTEN TO THE SEVEN STORIES FROM OUR FIRST STORYTELLING NIGHT

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West Side Rag's first-ever storytelling night was held at Gastronomie 491 on Feb. 28. It featured seven true tales from Upper West Siders about the neighbo … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN EXCITING NEW CD FEATURING PETER SCHICKELE, CREATOR OF P.D.Q. BACH (SPONSORED)

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Morning Music is an exciting new CD featuring the never before recorded piano works by remarkable composer Peter Schickele and the one and only P.D.Q. … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: TRAFFIC JAM ON 72ND AND BROADWAY

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Harriet Flehinger sent in the photo above of police horses at the intersection of 72nd street and Broadway at noon on Wednesday, bringing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MOVIE NEWS: PUTZEL NOW FREE ON HULU; AUTOMAT DOCUMENTARY PLANNED, RICHARD GERE MOVIE

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The Oscars may be over, but there's plenty of buzz about movies on the Upper West … 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 >>

WET SNOW COVERS THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN VANILLA FROSTING

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Wet sloppy snow covered the neighborhood after a snowstorm Sunday night and Monday morning, and some local photographers snapped lots of ph … 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 >>

BOOK REVIEW: ‘BLAUSTEIN’S KISS’ TELLS STORIES OF LOVE, LOSS AND NEW BEGINNINGS

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By Nancy Novick You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy Judith Felsenfeld’s collection of short stories about mainly Jewish characters—but you might relate to the stories better if you're in the right age demogra … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE ‘BLIZZARD’ OF 2015 ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Winter Storm Juno may have been somewhat less dramatic than meteorologists predicted, but it sure made for some gorgeous ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE AMAZING VIEWS FROM HIS WINDOWS

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Photographer extraordinaire Scott Matthews has taken some stunning pictures this year from his apartment on 106th street and Broad … Read the rest of this entry >>

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