DON’T MISS THE LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL

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New Yorkers generally flee the city in late July and August. Maybe it's the humidity, or the reeking garbage, or the mosquitoes, or did we mention the humidity? But there's at … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD REJECTS NEW DEVELOPMENT ON 79TH; PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETS TUESDAY

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A Community Board 7 committee voted against recommending a permit for a new 16-story development at 207 West 79th street, which sits in a landmark district. The new bui … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEEN BIKE RIDER IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER GETTING HIT BY CAB

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A 13-year-old boy was hit by a taxicab on 108th street and Manhattan Avenue on Sunday, and went to the hospital in critical condi … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROPERTY DAMAGE REPORTED IN CENTRAL PARK; GAZEBO PUSHED INTO LAKE (UPDATE)

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We haven't gotten the chance to confirm how this happened, but a tipster tells us that vandals hit Central Park late on Saturday, damaging gazebos at the Lake and doing other acts of mischief/id … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: THE HALAL GUYS, CRAFTED, WHISPERS LOUNGE

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There are three new restaurants planned for the West … Read the rest of this entry >>

CROWD GATHERS ON DEADLY CORNER TO REMEMBER VICTIM, DECRY ‘EPIDEMIC’ OF PEDESTRIAN FATALITIES

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A crowd of at least 100 people gathered at the corner of 95th street and West End Avenue, spilling into the street where local resident Jean Chambers was hit by a … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUPPORTERS CHEER OBAMA MOTORCADE AS IT WINDS THROUGH THE UWS

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Yes, lots of people complained about the hassle of closed streets and diverted traffic, but others were excited to see the president wind his way through the Upper West Side en … Read the rest of this entry >>

BUY A SWANKY PLACE IN THE BERESFORD, WITH OR WITHOUT THE WILD ANIMALS

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An apartment that recently hit the market at the Beresford on Central Park West and 81st street offers apartment-buyers an added bonus: they can negotiate to buy the vast collection of taxidermy hanging from the w … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRESIDENT OBAMA HEADING TO UWS THURSDAY; LOTS OF STREET CLOSURES

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President Obama will be on the Upper West Side on Thursday, apparently for a fundraiser in the Riverside Boulevard area along the Hudson River below 72nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN PULLED FROM SUBWAY TRACKS AT 72ND BY HERO BYSTANDERS

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A man was pulled off of the southbound 1 train tracks at the 72nd street subway station around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday by people on the pla … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHANGES BEGIN AT DEADLY WEST END AVENUE INTERSECTION; BUT NO CHARGES?

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The city has begun to make changes at the intersection of 95th street and West End Avenue, where Upper West Sider Jean Chambers was hit and killed by an SUV driver last … 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 >>

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