READ THE FULL LINCOLN SQUARE REDESIGN PLAN

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The Department of Transportation has released its full plan to redesign the "bowtie" area on Broadway and Columbus between 66th and 63rd str … Read the rest of this entry >>

A SNEAK PEEK AT THE NEW LINCOLN SQUARE TRAFFIC PLAN

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The Department of Transportation unveiled a new traffic plan for Lincoln Square area on Tuesday night, attempting to fix the dangerous condi … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENING UPDATES: MAILLE, SUGARCANE, BED, BATH & BEYOND, CITYMD

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Maille, the mustard store at 185 Columbus Avenue (68th street), opened last weekend. This ain’t your average ballpark frank mustard, though. The store offers more than 20 flavors, including truffle, saffron, apricots, basil, mushrooms, blue cheese, and hazelnut. It even [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAIRWAY’S GLICKBERG RETIRES; IS THE STORE STILL CONNECTED TO ITS ROOTS?

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Howard Glickberg retired on Tuesday from Fairway the store his grandfather founded in 1933 as a small fruit and vegetable stand. That … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN UPPER WEST SIDER RESPONDS TO A ‘DISCRIMINATORY’ CHEF

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Some chefs and servers at high-end restaurant Brooklyn Fare made a bombshell accusation in a lawsuit revealed last week. They say Chef C├ęsar Ramirez was discrimin … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOW TO HELP AN INJURED LOCAL MOM RECOVER FROM A NASTY HIT-AND-RUN CRASH

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Wendy Ruther, the mother hit by a truck at 65th street and Broadway last Monday while walking her 3-year-old to school, is still in the hospital. She's recov … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY SET TO MAKE BIG STREET CHANGES TO LINCOLN SQUARE; MEETING TUESDAY

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The city wants to reconfigure parts of Lincoln Square to make it safer for pedestrians, potentially redesigning streets, sidewalks and curbs in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK CULTURE THROWS HOPEFUL OPENING PARTY, REVEALS INVESTOR

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Book Culture threw a grand opening party for its new store on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd street last week, and the store announc … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: TWO WALKS UP BROADWAY, 94 YEARS APART

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After we published a series of photos of Broadway taken in 1920, several readers suggested that we take the same pictures today and compare the two. Luckily … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAFE CON LECHE CLOSING AFTER 25 YEARS

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Cuban restaurant Cafe Con Leche is closing its location at 424 Amsterdam Avenue (between 80th and 81st), blaming a high rent incr … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEDESTRIAN HIT BY CAB AT 69TH AND BROADWAY

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A pedestrian was hit by a taxicab at 69th street and Broadway around 5 p.m. on Saturday, according to Margaret Harbaugh, who came upon the scene shortly after the c … Read the rest of this entry >>

OUR NEW COMMENTING POLICY

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West Side Rag is changing our commenting policy, at least for the time being, as we've gotten complaints about the tone of the comments, and it's not … Read the rest of this entry >>

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