ANOTHER OFF-LEASH DOG HIT AND KILLED IN CENTRAL PARK: REPORT

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For the second time in a week, an off-leash dog was hit by a vehicle and killed in Central Park, accordi … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN SNATCHES FLOCK OF UWS PIGEONS IN NET, THROWS THEM IN VAN…TO BE SHOT?

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A bizarre scene played out on Sunday in front of several onlookers on West 72nd street, according to witnesses. At around 1 p.m., a man drove a van to the m … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE LOST UPPER WEST SIDE SANDY PHOTOS

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On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we’re running a collection of photos from the hurricane. We never saw these when they were first sent to us, because of an email glitch. But we’ve since recovered them. Thanks to everyone [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALL PHOTOS: FOLIAGE, BALLERINAS, HALLOWEEN, WOODY ALLEN, MORE

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Fall on the Upper West Side, so damn photog … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY

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By Nancy Novick Documentary fans rejoice! The Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History is back for the 38th year in … Read the rest of this entry >>

CYCLISTS HIT AT LEAST 35 PEDESTRIANS IN CENTRAL PARK THIS YEAR

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Bicyclists have hit at least 35 pedestrians in Central Park this year; two of the pedestrians died and three have sustained skull fractures, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

PUSH-TO-CROSS BUTTONS FOR INTERSECTIONS DISCUSSED AT CENTRAL PARK MEETING

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By Howard Freeman With pedestrian safety in Central Park getting lots of attention in the past few weeks, Monday night’s Community Board 7 Parks & Environment Comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

BILL WOULD BAN CARS FROM CENTRAL PARK NEXT SUMMER

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Council members Mark Levine and Helen Rosenthal have introduced a bill that would close Central Park to cars next summer, all … Read the rest of this entry >>

FEATHERS GET RUFFLED AT RIVERSIDE CAFE

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A parrot relaxed on Wednesday night at the Pier I Cafe at West 70th street inside Riverside Park. It sipped liquid (Chardonnay?) from a plastic cup and took in the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

RALPH LAUREN PROJECTS FASHION SHOW ONTO WALL OF WATER IN CENTRAL PARK

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Ralph Lauren put together a fine piece of marketing in Central Park on Tuesday night, projecting an entire fashion show onto a wall of water over The Lake around 73rd street. Fashion writers gasped in delight. If you’re around Wednesday [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEPTEMBER BRINGS FOOD FESTS, FILM FESTS AND FAIRS TO THE UWS

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Do you smell the scent of pumpkin lattes in the air? Just wait, it will soon be wafting around, and you'll be wearing your light fall sweaters and jeans like you're in a brochure for a prep school in New Eng … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIGILANTE FIGHTS WAYWARD DOG POOP WITH ART

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One anonymous citizen has taken on the scourge of un-scooped dog poop by creating a kind of passive-aggressive art project. The project involves lively notes, photographs of poop and fecal spec … Read the rest of this entry >>

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