MYSTERIOUS TIRE-SLASHINGS, A BURGLARY SPIKE AND OTHER RECENT UWS CRIME NEWS

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By Krista Carter Several Upper West Siders who parked their cars on Amsterdam Avenue between 107th to 110th streets awoke on Wednesday to find their tires had been slas … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDERS SOUND OFF ON PROPOSED PLASTIC BAG TAX

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By Matthew Friedman The New York City Council is considering a bill that would impose a 10-cent tax on all plastic bags used by cust … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE NEW JERSEY BLAZE VISIBLE FROM UWS (PHOTOS)

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This isn't an Upper West Side story per se, but several locals had their eyes glued to a massive fire raging on the other side of the Hudson R … Read the rest of this entry >>

GUNSHOTS, STABBING ON WEST 93RD STREET (UPDATED)

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An altercation on 93rd street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues erupted in gunshots and an apparent stabbing at around 6:30 on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

WORKER DIES AFTER FALLING DOWN ELEVATOR SHAFT ON 70TH

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A 61-year-old construction worker died after falling down an elevator shaft at a townhouse under construction at 130 West 70th s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROBING THE EXOSKELETON ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

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As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street), we've been wondering why ex … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAVE UPPER WEST SIDE RENTS GONE FLAT?

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A rental report from December confirmed a trend we've been seeing for a few months -- rents on the Upper West Side appear to be leveling off. Rent … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS TEACHES YOU HOW TO SLOW DOWN THE AGING PROCESS TO A CRAWL (SPONSORED)

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When many older adults go to the gym, they lift weights, sit on a stationary bike, or walk on a treadmill. This kind of exercise is much better than nothing … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEADLINE APPROACHING TO JOIN COMMUNITY BOARD 7

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Community boards get the first crack at reviewing some of the neighborhood's most important issues, from development to pedestrian safety to public s … Read the rest of this entry >>

TACO-TRUCK CREEP STEALS CASH, FAKE DIAMOND EARRINGS

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A man with a handgun robbed a taco truck on 96th street and Broadway early on Thursday morning, stealing $120 in cash and the earrings of one of the wor … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CHICOJULIO, NEW LOI LOCATION, SERAFINA, PURE BARRE, SUSHI AND STEAK

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Several new restaurants have recently opened on the Upper West Side, as a Mexican spot that opened just six months ago, has already closed its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMEDY EVENT FOR CHARLIE HEBDO FAMILIES; BOOK CULTURE DECLARES SOLIDARITY

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Book Culture on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd streets hung a sign in its window last week declaring solidarity with the artists and journa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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