REPAIRING 117 YEARS OF FOOTSTEPS AT ST. PAUL & ST. ANDREW

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The beautiful sagging steps of steps of St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church on 86th street and West End Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

TIME CAPSULE REVEALS THE PREOCCUPATIONS OF BUSINESSMEN IN 1914

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By Nancy Novick Wednesday’s unsealing of a time capsule at the New York Historical Society may well have been a once-in-a-lifetime event for most of those pres … Read the rest of this entry >>

100-YEAR-OLD TIME CAPSULE TO BE OPENED WEDNESDAY

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The New-York Historical Society is set to open a chest first nailed shut 100 years ago and stocked with who knows w … Read the rest of this entry >>

A NEW FACE FOR A CLASSIC RESTAURANT

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Check out the new sign at Kosher restaurant and delicatessen Fine & Schapiro, just installed last week. The spiffiest 87-year-old on the block (138 West 72nd str … Read the rest of this entry >>

SLIMMED-DOWN APTHORP ROOFTOP ADDITION WINS APPROVAL

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The historic Apthorp on Broadway between 78th and 79th streets will soon get a new rooftop addition after winning approval on Tuesday from the Landmarks Preservation Commis … Read the rest of this entry >>

BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR 79TH STREET DEVELOPMENT

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The development proposed for 207 West 79th street between Broadway and Amsterdam received a cold reception at the Landmarks Preservation Commission this week … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN LEFT IN 88TH STREET PHONE BOOTH AS A BABY SEEKS HER BIRTH MOTHER

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A woman who was found in a phone booth on Columbus Avenue and 88th street in 1965 when she was just two days old is now looking to find her birth mother. The … 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 >>

UWS HISTORY: A DELICIOUS SIGN EMERGES ON BROADWAY

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A grocery store on Broadway between 103rd and 104th street in front of a subway entrance closed recently, and construction workers strippe … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS HISTORY: SALUTING 3 FAMOUS UPPER WEST SIDE DADS

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Happy Father's Day! Every father is special and deserving of a brightly-colored tie or work socks. But here are three Upper West Side dads who were special and also famous, … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS HISTORY: SAN JUAN HILL

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Several commenters on a post about violence in the West 90's referenced West Side Story and the San Juan Hill neighborhood where some of the scenes in the movie were … Read the rest of this entry >>

R.I.P. MAYA ANGELOU, ONE-TIME UPPER WEST SIDER

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Maya Angelou, the activist and writer who died on Thursday, lived for part of her life, on the Upper West Side. She moved into an apart … Read the rest of this entry >>

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