GHOSTLY IMAGE EMERGES FROM MONDAY’S DENSE FOG

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This may not be a ghost. It could just be the soot emitted by a building burning heating oil. It could be some sort of cloud pattern. It could be viral mark … Read the rest of this entry >>

POOR DOOR BUILDING DRAWS 88,000 APPLICATIONS; DOES THIS MEAN IT DOESN’T MATTER?

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The building at 62nd street and Riverside Boulevard that has separate entrances for market-rate and affordable-housing tenants has reportedly drawn over 88,000 application … Read the rest of this entry >>

SECOND LAWSUIT ATTEMPTS TO STOP 20-STORY NURSING HOME

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Neighbors in a housing development adjacent to the proposed site for a new nursing home development have filed suit against the state to stop the project, cla … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROMANTIC PHOTOS OF OUR RAIN-DRENCHED NEIGHBORHOOD

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Stephen Harmon, who has been taking photos of the neighborhood for decades, sent us some shots of the Upper West Side as seen through the window of his Nissan Ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME ALERTS: ASSAULT, ROBBERIES, CAR BREAK-INS

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Police are asking for help solving some recent crimes in and around the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: UPPER WEST SIDERS WORSHIP THE SUN WITH A FEVERISH INTENSITY

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Like baby moles emerging from their holes to see the sun for the first time, Upper West Siders walked out of their dark apartments into a bright and beau … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: OUR RED-TAILED ROMANCE IS OVER

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By Dennis Paoli My wife and I woke up on a bright winter morning in 2013, and there he was: a hawk, perched on the top rail of the fire escape outside our west-looking wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

MO’ PARKING MO’ PROBLEMS

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We can all agree that parallel parking is hard. But there's bad parking and there's bad parking, and we've seen a lot of the latter on the Upper West Side la … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE TALK ABOUT RECENT SHOOTINGS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS AT COMMUNITY MEETING

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By Kimberly Conner In the wake of two recent shootings, Captain Marlon Larin and community members at a 24th precinct community council meeting Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE NARC AGENT GIVEN COMMUNITY SERVICE DUTY AFTER SHOOTING TWO PEOPLE ON AMSTERDAM

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An agent for the state Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement was sentenced to 100 hours of community service for accidentally shooting two people … Read the rest of this entry >>

HINTS ABOUT WHAT’S COMING TO THE OLD OLLIE’S SPACE

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Ollie's moved out of its space at 67th street and Broadway after a fire in January 2013, and since then the space has been vacant, with its glassed-in atrium filled with people sitting and rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROTESTERS STAGE DIE-IN OUTSIDE UWS MCDONALD’S

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Dozens of protesters blocked the sidewalk outside of McDonald's on 71st street and Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday, with many of them lying down in a di … Read the rest of this entry >>

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