CHANGES BEGIN AT DEADLY WEST END AVENUE INTERSECTION; BUT NO CHARGES?

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The city has begun to make changes at the intersection of 95th street and West End Avenue, where Upper West Sider Jean Chambers was hit and killed by an SUV driver last … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN LEFT IN 88TH STREET PHONE BOOTH AS A BABY SEEKS HER BIRTH MOTHER

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A woman who was found in a phone booth on Columbus Avenue and 88th street in 1965 when she was just two days old is now looking to find her birth mother. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO UWS HOME INVASION SUSPECTS CAUGHT ON VIDEO; POLICE ASK FOR HELP

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Two men are suspected of forcing their way into a home on 104th street and West End Avenue on Saturday and beating a couple with a flashlight. Police are now asking fo … Read the rest of this entry >>

ONE TWEET, AND A SLOPPY CONSTRUCTION SITE VANISHES

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The intersection of 91st and Amsterdam has been blocked for weeks if not months by a Con Edison construction site consisting of a sawhorse and some … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: THE MEATBALL SHOP, CHICOJULIO

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The Upper West Side's two newest restaurants are...drumroll please... The Meatball Shop and Chicoj … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROFILE OF A DOORMAN: ALNALDO COLON OF 41 WEST 72ND STREET

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When I first arrived at Al’s post, he seemed to be quite a tough shell to crack. I noticed that he kept trying to redirect my attention from him towards a … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEEGER-FEST AND MORE EVENTS THIS WEEK

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Folk hero and activist Pete Seeger died in January, and his children have helped put together a five-day festival starting Thursday to honor his le … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEDESTRIANS INJURED BY BICYCLISTS IN AND AROUND CENTRAL PARK

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We've heard two reports of pedestrians being injured by bicyclists in Central Park in recent w … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: SLASHINGS ON 92ND, HERO CONSTRUCTION WORKERS, POOR CITIBIKE

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From a slashing in an apartment on West 92nd street, to stories about education and real estate, check out stories relevant to the Upper West Side that were recently published in other publicat … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: DAVID IPPOLITO

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the sixteenth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO INJURED IN HOME INVASION ON 104TH; VICTIMS FIGHT BACK

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A man and his girlfriend were injured after two men busted into their home on 104th street and West End Avenue and attacked them, p … Read the rest of this entry >>

RETAIL OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: DUANE READE, TOY STORE, OLDE GOOD THINGS, ELITE HOME, MORE

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Several stores have closed or will close shortly -- even a chain drug store -- as a few new shops prepare to open up on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

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