MORNING BULLETIN: BICYCLIST DIES, SCHOOL ZONING, TOM BRADY’S OGRE-FACE

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August 24, 2015 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 87 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

TIMBER!!!! MASSIVE TREE CRACKS AND TOPPLES ON 91ST STREET

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A Kia Optima parked on 91st street took the brunt of the damage after a massive tree cracked and fell on 91st street between Columbu … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK TO HOST OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES NEXT WEEK FOCUSED ON 1980

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Central Park Conservancy is hosting its annual outdoor movie series this coming week, and it's paying homage to a special year: … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: THE STORY BEHIND AN UPPER WEST SIDE ICE CREAM SIGN; 3 MILLION GALLONS!

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In late August, confronted with oppressive humidity, blinding rays, and damp underarms, city folk turn to ice cream. Thoughts of deodorant and heatstroke are c … Read the rest of this entry >>

A BRAVE SOUL RENTS THE NOTORIOUS 100-SQUARE FOOT APARTMENT (VIDEO)

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The Village Voice caught up with the adventurous young man who signed the lease on the notorious 100-square foot apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE NY PUBLIC LIBRARY’S LIST OF ‘GREAT BOOKS OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE’ IS WAY TOO SHORT

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The New York Public Library created a map of the best New York novels by neighborhood, but they gave short shrift to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HIMALAYAN CRAFTS, NARUTO RAMEN, HUMMUS KITCHEN, LIQUOR LICENSES, AND MORE

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A crafts store that's been around for 40 years is closing soon, as new restaurants come to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEET AN UPPER WEST SIDER WHO WORKS AT CO-WORKING SPACE ‘THE YARD’ (SPONSORED)

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Since The Yard opened its 4th location at Lincoln Square last November, over 400 members have set up work space and office suites to grow and develop their busin … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: THE MOTHER OF A WAITLISTED PS 199 STUDENT SPEAKS OUT

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By Laura Schiller Is Work Hard, Be Kind the Right Motto for Our School…? The summer before my daughter starts kindergarten was sup … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY REMAKING SIDEWALK AT 72ND STREET NEAR RIVERSIDE PARK

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The city tore up parts of the sidewalk on the North side of 72nd street where it enters Riverside Park this week to extend the curb, as part of its pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR ON 86TH STREET

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Photographer Matt Weber took this photo of his friend Herman Markowitz in 1995. "This is how I want to rem … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY WHITTLES DOWN MASSIVE WAIT LIST AT PS 199, BUT MANY KIDS STILL IN LIMBO

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PS 199 on West 70th street has the longest waiting list in the city for Kindergarten spots, and parents with kids on that list have been waiting all s … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: A BLAST OF COLD AIR

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It's Open Thread Wednesday, so tell us what's on your minds. One question we have: what are your favorite s … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY PLANS TO PROPOSE AMSTERDAM AVENUE PROTECTED BIKE LANE

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After being pressured by local officials, the Department of Transportation now says it will introduce a proposal to the community board for a protected bike lane on Amsterdam Aven … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE ASK FOR HELP IN SOLVING ASSAULT AT GAY BUSINESS

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Police are looking for the man depicted in the surveillance image above, in connection with the beating of a man at a business on West 80th street called Les Hom … Read the rest of this entry >>

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