SECOND LAWSUIT ATTEMPTS TO STOP 20-STORY NURSING HOME

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Neighbors in a housing development adjacent to the proposed site for a new nursing home development have filed suit against the state to stop the project, cla … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME ALERTS: ASSAULT, ROBBERIES, CAR BREAK-INS

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Police are asking for help solving some recent crimes in and around the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: UPPER WEST SIDERS WORSHIP THE SUN WITH A FEVERISH INTENSITY

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Like baby moles emerging from their holes to see the sun for the first time, Upper West Siders walked out of their dark apartments into a bright and beau … Read the rest of this entry >>

MO’ PARKING MO’ PROBLEMS

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We can all agree that parallel parking is hard. But there's bad parking and there's bad parking, and we've seen a lot of the latter on the Upper West Side la … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE TALK ABOUT RECENT SHOOTINGS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS AT COMMUNITY MEETING

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By Kimberly Conner In the wake of two recent shootings, Captain Marlon Larin and community members at a 24th precinct community council meeting Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE NARC AGENT GIVEN COMMUNITY SERVICE DUTY AFTER SHOOTING TWO PEOPLE ON AMSTERDAM

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An agent for the state Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement was sentenced to 100 hours of community service for accidentally shooting two people … Read the rest of this entry >>

HINTS ABOUT WHAT’S COMING TO THE OLD OLLIE’S SPACE

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Ollie's moved out of its space at 67th street and Broadway after a fire in January 2013, and since then the space has been vacant, with its glassed-in atrium filled with people sitting and rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROTESTERS STAGE DIE-IN OUTSIDE UWS MCDONALD’S

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Dozens of protesters blocked the sidewalk outside of McDonald's on 71st street and Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday, with many of them lying down in a di … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND, UPPER WEST SIDERS?

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About two weeks ago, a man named John Loscalzo who ran the Brooklyn Heights Blog died suddenly of unknown causes at the age of 52. John, who wrote … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENTHUSIASTIC ‘ORIENTAL DOCTOR’ MARKETS NEW CHINESE RESTAURANT

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A customer for the Upper West Side's newest Chinese restaurant was so enthusiastic about the opening that he began his own viral marketing campaign, taping signs to posts i … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS RENTS RISE, EVEN STARBUCKS COULD BE IN JEOPARDY; $140K A MONTH?

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Starbucks is often blamed for pushing out mom and pop stores, but some pundits now think that the coffee behemoth could get priced out of some of its stores -- including one on Columbus Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

GYM MEMBERS RALLY AFTER POOL CLOSES SUDDENLY

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A gym that recently changed ownership has suddenly closed its pool, and is charging members $10 a month just to maintain their memberships while they wait for the fixes, a member tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

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