PROFILE OF A DOORMAN: ROBERT OF WEST END AVENUE

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Editor's note: Tessa Abrahams will profile the Upper West Side's doormen for the West Side Rag. This is the first in her se … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS HISTORY: HOW ONE STORE FOUGHT TO SURVIVE THE BLACKOUT AND LOOTING OF ’77

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By Jen Rubin In the summer of ’76 I was the kid every kid wanted to be. I spent the summer working at Radio Clinic, the business my grandfather opened forty years earlier. I would stand in the glass vest … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: LEONARD HINDELL

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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 fourteenth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHERE TO HAVE A LOW-KEY ROMANTIC DATE ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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By Logan Lo There are hundreds of date spots in Manhattan, but I’ve always enjoyed going out on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: STEPHANIE BLACKWOOD

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UPPER WEST SIDER’S LAST-MINUTE LOCAL GIFT GUIDE

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By Emily Baer Don't fret, it's not too late yet! There’s still time to get inexpensive holiday gifts from local stores on the Upper West Side. I am act … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: THEODORE DIXON

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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 eleventh installme … Read the rest of this entry >>

A WRITER SHARES 1980′S UWS MEMORIES, AND ASKS FOR YOURS

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Editor's note: Lifelong Upper West Side resident Jeannine Jones is writing her graduate thesis on how the neighborhood has changed sinc … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: PAUL R.

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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 tenth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

A WEST SIDE RAG COLUMNIST IS LEAVING THE UPPER WEST SIDE; HERE’S WHY

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Editor's Note: Malcolm Carter, a columnist for West Side Rag and real estate broker who specialized in Upper West Side properties, is about to depart the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘THE MARBLE SEASON’ AND OTHER UPPER WEST SIDE MEMORIES FROM THE 1930′S

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Editor's Note: Author Lyla Blake Ward is writing a book about growing up on the Upper West Side in the 30's and 40's, and wants to know if any of our re … Read the rest of this entry >>

RECIPES: WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THOSE APPLES

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Editor’s Note: Upper West Side personal chef Elyse Prince writes an occasional column for West Side Rag about recipes using ingredients you can buy locally. By Elyse P … Read the rest of this entry >>

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