BGC PRESENTS NESSIM ON NESSIM (SPONSORED)

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You may have seen artist Barbara Nessim's illustrations on the cover of the New York Times Magazine or Rolling Stone. This Thursday, you can hear her di … Read the rest of this entry >>

ESSAY: A LOVE LETTER TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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By Elaina Plott The Upper West Side was his before it was mine. He took me there for the first time when I was 18 … Read the rest of this entry >>

POETRY HOUR: COLUMBUS AVENUE LAMENT

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We don't tend to publish poetry in the West Side Rag, but poet Kit T. sent in the ode below and we couldn't resist. E … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS ART SHOWS: PHOTOS AND SOLAR PANELS

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Two new art shows have opened or are about to open on the Upper West Side. The first, which opened today and closes October 19 … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUGE MURAL COMING TOGETHER ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

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Hundreds of young people are helping paint a 180-foot mural at 698 Amsterdam Avenue, near 94th street, as part of a project put on by nonprofit City … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHAT’S WITH THAT CON ED SPACE CAPSULE ON 79TH STREET?

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If you're like us, you saw a Con Ed sphere on West 79th street and thought "Hmm, did I miss the news of a Con Ed spaceship coming down to earth and landing in the middle of Broad … Read the rest of this entry >>

DID YOU GIVE BIRTH TO A MINI-JESSE EISENBERG? GET READY FOR HOLLYWOOD!

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Sure, your little boy is cute. But is he Jesse Eisenberg cute? If so, Hollywood wants to make him a movie … Read the rest of this entry >>

STARTING FRIDAY: MET SCREENS TOP OPERAS IN THE PLAZA

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The Metropolitan Opera will screen 10 of its operas in the plaza at Lincoln Center starting this week. In a twist, the opera plans to host a movie showi … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE SCREENING WEDNESDAY FOR ‘WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL’

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West Side Rag readers can attend a free screening of the movie When the Game Stands Tall, a true story about a football coach who led an obscure … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS OLD STORES CLOSE, ONE MAN GETS THE ‘COLUMBUS AVENUE BLUES’

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The Upper West Side isn't quite the Mississippi Delta, but we get the Blues too. Local Cullen Oliver Johnson even put tog … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: DAVID IPPOLITO

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the sixteenth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSIC FEST ON SATURDAY BRINGS DOZENS OF CONCERTS TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Make Music New York, an annual citywide summer music festival, will put on concerts at 21 venues in the neighborhood on Saturday, featuring several different music ge … Read the rest of this entry >>

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