AT JCC BRIDGE, COME FOR THE GAME AND STAY FOR THE GUIDANCE (SPONSORED)

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Alice and Dorothy had played bridge at several clubs before landing at JCC Manhattan three years ago, where they play bridge with Peter Steinberg … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD: WEST SIDE VERSUS EAST SIDE BEDBUGS

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Fun/disturbing fact: researchers at Weill Cornell have mapped the bedbug genome, and found differences between bedbugs found on the West si … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOARD APPROVES AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN AFTER WILD MEETING; ‘SHOW US YOUR ZIP CODE!’

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A raucous over-stuffed community board meeting ended with a victory for proponents of a bike lane and new driving rules on Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE BLOTTER: THE BASTARDS HIT ARTIE’S!

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Among the crimes reported in the past week in the 20th precinct (59th to 86th street) were a grand larceny in front of Artie's Delicatesse … Read the rest of this entry >>

SIX FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN MAJOR RESTAURANT FIRE ON 100TH STREET

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At least one person was taken to the hospital following a fire at 2642 Broadway on the corner of 100th street on Tuesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SAY UWS DAY CARE IS INFESTED WITH RODENTS; CITY CITES ‘CRITICAL VIOLATIONS’

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A recent inspection by the City Health Department backs up some of the growing complaints from paren … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET SAFETY ADVOCATES RALLY BUSINESSES AHEAD OF BIG AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN VOTE TUESDAY NIGHT

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Street safety advocates have been organizing tirelessly -- even in the middle of last week's blizzard -- to gather support for a redesign of Amsterdam Avenue. The comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS — TRAIN TO PREVENT ACHES, PAINS AND INJURIES AT THE STUDIO OR IN-HOME! (SPONSORED)

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Silver Stars Fitness is a fitness studio that specializes in working with the baby boomer & beyond client. It offers SMALL group classes su … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET VENDOR ARRESTED NEAR 72ND FOR ‘UNLICENSED PEDDLING’: WITNESS

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Police arrested a man who had set up a stand to sell clothing on Amsterdam Avenue between 72nd and 73rd streets on Friday a … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: UWS HOTEL HOMICIDE, SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK LINEUP, SENIOR HOUSING WORRIES

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February 1, 2016 Weather: Afternoon showers expected, with a high of 52 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ED YOURDON DIES, LEAVING BEHIND A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF UWS STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

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Upper West Sider Ed Yourdon, who died on Jan. 20 at the age of 71, was well-known for his achievements in computer programming. But he was also a prolific and skilled photographe … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY MAKES DEAL TO REDUCE TOURIST HELICOPTER FLIGHTS

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The city announced on Sunday that it's made a deal with tourist helicopter companies to reduce flights by 50%, and ban tourist flights altogether on Sun … Read the rest of this entry >>

CELEBRATE CARNIVALE WITH SPECIAL FOODS AND MUSIC AT TRATTORIA MACHIAVELLI (SPONSORED)

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Trattoria Machiavelli on 85th and Columbus is celebrating Carnivale this year from Jan. 27 to Feb. 6 with costumes, Venetian specia … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIRE TEARS THROUGH POST-STORM TRASH MOUNTAIN

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A fire tore through a garbage pile on 92nd street between Broadway and West End Avenue on Wednesday night, tor … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: DUNKIN DONUTS, PIZZERIA SIRENETTA, SHINE ELECTRONIC, BARK AVENUE, MORE

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A new doughnut shop, Brooklyn-style pizzeria, dog groomer, and two spas are opening on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME NEWS: ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY, APARTMENT BUILDING STICKUP

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The man pictured above is wanted for an attempted bank robbery at the Apple Bank on 73rd street and Broadway, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANNA KAHN DISCOVERS THAT BALTO IS NO ORDINARY HUSKY (SPONSORED)

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Statues are just one way through which the Central Park Conservancy accomplishes its mission of keeping Central Park beautiful. The total n … Read the rest of this entry >>

ABANDONMENT, SALVATION, FAME AND TRAGEDY FOR A UWS RAT

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Most Upper West Side rats live their ratty lives and die without fanfare. But Rose had higher aspirations. Left on the side of the West Side Highway at 57th street last … Read the rest of this entry >>

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