ADORABLE ALERT: FALCON BABIES HATCH ON CENTRAL PARK WEST TERRACE

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Falcon babies hatched this past weekend on the terrace of animal activist Steve Nislick's apartment in The Century, at Central Park West be … Read the rest of this entry >>

EARLY-MORNING CENTRAL PARK CONCERT SERIES STARTS MAY 23

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Good Morning America hosts concerts in Central Park throughout the summer. The catch is that the concerts start insanely … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE STREET FAIRS 2014

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We're a little late in posting this, because there have already been a few street fairs this year, but here's the list of Upper West Side street fairs in 2014 courtesy of Community Boa … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD TO RECONSIDER DECISION TO SHUT DOWN CRAFTS ON COLUMBUS

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After a petition and an uproar by some residents and artists, Community Board 7 is reconsidering a previous vote to recommend that Crafts on Columbus be shut … Read the rest of this entry >>

9 FARM-SHARE CSAs WITH PICKUPS AROUND THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Just like last year, we've compiled an updated list of CSAs on the Upper West Side where local farmers drop off fresh fruits and vegetables. West Side Rag contri … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUMMERSTAGE RELEASES CONCERT SCHEDULE; STARTS WITH ‘THE NEIGHBOURHOOD’ AND BRAZILIAN FEST

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Summerstage, the concert series put on by the City Arts Foundation that features concerts in Central Park and elsewhere, has released its 2014 schedule, and there are shows just about every … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL LEADERS AT ODDS OVER BANNING CENTRAL PARK CARRIAGE HORSES

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The fight over whether to ban horses from pulling carriages through Central Park is heating up, and the local political establishment is starting to divide over the issue. Mayor Bill de Blasio has said he wants to ban the carriages [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHERE’S THAT SMOKY SMELL COMING FROM? NEW JERSEY

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As I walked to Fairway for my 12:45 a.m. Monday shopping trip (beat the crowds!), I smelled smoke. This was particularly st … Read the rest of this entry >>

SOMETIMES LOVE MEANS DRAGGING YOUR WEDDING DRESS THROUGH THE SLUSH

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The weather doesn't always cooperate with our plans. Here's to the brave bride making the most of it, and creating one of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMBITIOUS EXECUTIVE TICKETED FOR RUNNING IN CENTRAL PARK AT 4:30 A.M.

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Peter Shankman, the founder of a social media marketing firm and a big shot in tech-TED circles, was partway through a 10-mile run on Thursday at 4:30 a.m. when a police officer pull … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIRD OF PREY DEVOURS PIGEON; HALF THE NEIGHBORHOOD GATHERS TO WATCH

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A hawk devoured a pigeon in front of throngs of human onlookers on 72nd street Sunday, flying from tree to tree and stopping brief … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDER BUILDS TINY SNOWMEN TO CHEER EVERYONE UP

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Benjamin Gross set us the video below about his tiny snowman project at 72nd street entrance to Central Park. It's meant "to cheer up all us freezing New Yorkers." … Read the rest of this entry >>

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