PROPOSALS FLOATED TO DECREASE COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC ON WEST END AVENUE

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Commercial vehicles are not supposed to travel on West End Avenue. But they do anyway, because the drivers are either confused or f … Read the rest of this entry >>

ONE BEAUTIFUL MOMENT BETWEEN A BICYCLIST AND AN SUV DRIVER

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We have chronicled too many tales of anger and frustration between bicyclists and drivers on the Upper West Side. But a "Dear Diar … Read the rest of this entry >>

BGC PRESENTS NESSIM ON NESSIM (SPONSORED)

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You may have seen artist Barbara Nessim's illustrations on the cover of the New York Times Magazine or Rolling Stone. This Thursday, you can hear her di … Read the rest of this entry >>

REPAIRING 117 YEARS OF FOOTSTEPS AT ST. PAUL & ST. ANDREW

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The beautiful sagging steps of steps of St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church on 86th street and West End Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

SECOND 18-STORY TOWER SET TO RISE ON 77TH STREET

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The Naftali Group has filed its plans for a development at the site of the garage that once held a National Car Rental on 77th between Amsterdam and Broad … Read the rest of this entry >>

ESSAY: A LOVE LETTER TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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By Elaina Plott The Upper West Side was his before it was mine. He took me there for the first time when I was 18 … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S WHAT THOSE NEW LINES LOOK LIKE ON WEST END AVENUE

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In our continuing step-by-step coverage of the changes on West End Avenue, we present a photo of what the street looks like with the new … Read the rest of this entry >>

REDESIGNED 79TH STREET BUILDING GETS LANDMARKS BOARD APPROVAL

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A new 13-story building proposed for 207 West 79th street won approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission this week after the archi … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEVERAL UWS BUILDINGS MAKE CITY’S ‘LANDLORD WATCHLIST’

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Several properties on the Upper West Side made it onto a "landlord watchlist" compiled by Public Advocate Tish James from violation rep … Read the rest of this entry >>

TIME CAPSULE REVEALS THE PREOCCUPATIONS OF BUSINESSMEN IN 1914

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By Nancy Novick Wednesday’s unsealing of a time capsule at the New York Historical Society may well have been a once-in-a-lifetime event for most of those pres … 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 >>

RETAIL OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: SOULCYCLE, TAROO, NATIONAL CAR RENTAL, RAIN, CITYMD, MORE

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We've got word of several retail openings and closings in the neighborhood, from a new SoulCycle to beauty and cosmetics stores. Meanwhile, one of the city's last Judaica stores is in tro … Read the rest of this entry >>

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