ANSONIA DOME TAKES ON A NEW HUE

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The Ansonia appears to be getting a new coat of paint, according to this photo sent in by a reader on Friday. The historic building on Broadway between 73rd and 74th street … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXTREMELY TALL ROBBER CHOKED TWO MEN IN CENTRAL PARK: POLICE

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Two men have been choked and robbed in the past few days by a robber that police describe as a 6'5" black man who has been … Read the rest of this entry >>

STARTING FRIDAY: MET SCREENS TOP OPERAS IN THE PLAZA

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The Metropolitan Opera will screen 10 of its operas in the plaza at Lincoln Center starting this week. In a twist, the opera plans to host a movie showi … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLOSING TIME FOR BOCCA DI BACCO?

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It was just a few months ago that Bocca di Bacco on West 85th street held a party to celebrate its imminent opening. This week, the restaurant was mysteriously close … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: JOE COFFEE, JUST SALAD, STARBUCKS & MORE

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Some new restaurants and coffee shops are opening in the neighborhood, as a Starbucks looks set to c … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: MANHOLE VIGILANTE, TENANT BLACKLIST, BICYCLE GLADIATOR

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It's been a few weeks since we last posted our "weekly" bulletin, so we've gathered quite a heaping plate of news. E … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG, CAT FOUND (SEPARATELY) IN WEST 80′S

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This handsome fellow was found on 88th street between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive today, and was taken in by two neighbors. He doesn't have … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK OUTDOOR FILM FEST STARTS MONDAY; CHECK OUT THE LINEUP

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Central Park's annual outdoor film festival starts on Monday with a classic flick beloved to anyone who spent their childhood wanting to grow up, and then rea … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE COULD GET PEDESTRIAN ISLANDS AT 72ND AND 79TH; COMMITTEE APPROVES PLAN

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The plan to redesign West End Avenue could include new pedestrian islands at 72nd and 79th streets after a Community Board 7 committee voted on Tuesday t … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK CULTURE CHANNELS MEG RYAN AS IT PREPARES TO OPEN NEW STORE

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Imagine turning back the clock 20 years to a time when small businesses still thrived on the Upper West Side, people read books printed on paper, and your com … Read the rest of this entry >>

NO 1 TRAINS ABOVE 96TH STREET THIS WEEKEND

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The MTA is messing with your weekend, just because it … Read the rest of this entry >>

LANDMARKS WEST WARNS OF POSSIBLE ‘BILLIONAIRE’S ROW’ COMING TO UWS

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The kinds of mega-towers now rising just South of Central Park could soon be coming to the Upper West Side, as developers have begun to amass pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

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