HOMELESS VETERANS STILL WAITING TO ENTER UWS HOUSING 2 MONTHS LATER; CITY SHOWS ‘INDIFFERENCE’

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It’s been nearly two months since a group of homeless veterans living in a shelter in Brooklyn applied for and were accepted into permanent affordable ho … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRIVER HITS PEDESTRIAN AT WEST END AVE AND 72ND STREET

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At 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, a northbound vehicle on West End Avenue that was turning left onto West 72nd Street hit a pedest … Read the rest of this entry >>

AT JCC BRIDGE, COME FOR THE GAME AND STAY FOR THE GUIDANCE (SPONSORED)

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Alice and Dorothy had played bridge at several clubs before landing at JCC Manhattan three years ago, where they play bridge with Peter Steinberg … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD: WEST SIDE VERSUS EAST SIDE BEDBUGS

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Fun/disturbing fact: researchers at Weill Cornell have mapped the bedbug genome, and found differences between bedbugs found on the West si … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOARD APPROVES AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN AFTER WILD MEETING; ‘SHOW US YOUR ZIP CODE!’

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A raucous over-stuffed community board meeting ended with a victory for proponents of a bike lane and new driving rules on Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE BLOTTER: THE BASTARDS HIT ARTIE’S!

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Among the crimes reported in the past week in the 20th precinct (59th to 86th street) were a grand larceny in front of Artie's Delicatesse … Read the rest of this entry >>

SIX FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN MAJOR RESTAURANT FIRE ON 100TH STREET

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At least one person was taken to the hospital following a fire at 2642 Broadway on the corner of 100th street on Tuesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SAY UWS DAY CARE IS INFESTED WITH RODENTS; CITY CITES ‘CRITICAL VIOLATIONS’

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A recent inspection by the City Health Department backs up some of the growing complaints from paren … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET SAFETY ADVOCATES RALLY BUSINESSES AHEAD OF BIG AMSTERDAM AVENUE REDESIGN VOTE TUESDAY NIGHT

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Street safety advocates have been organizing tirelessly -- even in the middle of last week's blizzard -- to gather support for a redesign of Amsterdam Avenue. The comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS — TRAIN TO PREVENT ACHES, PAINS AND INJURIES AT THE STUDIO OR IN-HOME! (SPONSORED)

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Silver Stars Fitness is a fitness studio that specializes in working with the baby boomer & beyond client. It offers SMALL group classes su … Read the rest of this entry >>

STREET VENDOR ARRESTED NEAR 72ND FOR ‘UNLICENSED PEDDLING’: WITNESS

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Police arrested a man who had set up a stand to sell clothing on Amsterdam Avenue between 72nd and 73rd streets on Friday a … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: UWS HOTEL HOMICIDE, SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK LINEUP, SENIOR HOUSING WORRIES

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February 1, 2016 Weather: Afternoon showers expected, with a high of 52 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ED YOURDON DIES, LEAVING BEHIND A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF UWS STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

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Upper West Sider Ed Yourdon, who died on Jan. 20 at the age of 71, was well-known for his achievements in computer programming. But he was also a prolific and skilled photographe … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFTER SEVERAL CLOSURES, A NEW OLLIE’S RESTAURANT IS OPENING ON UWS

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A new Ollie's Chinese restaurant is set to open on Broadway between 103rd and 104th streets, replacing a location that closed on 116th following a fire t … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY MAKES DEAL TO REDUCE TOURIST HELICOPTER FLIGHTS

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The city announced on Sunday that it's made a deal with tourist helicopter companies to reduce flights by 50%, and ban tourist flights altogether on Sun … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: BONDING OVER BEER, BACHELOR PARTY OLYMPICS, AND SNOW DODGEBALL

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By Katie Barry Trapped in the Manhattan snow globe, I frolicked for hours: sledding, dancing, crashing a friend's bachelor party, and wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

CELEBRATE CARNIVALE WITH SPECIAL FOODS AND MUSIC AT TRATTORIA MACHIAVELLI (SPONSORED)

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Trattoria Machiavelli on 85th and Columbus is celebrating Carnivale this year from Jan. 27 to Feb. 6 with costumes, Venetian specia … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE BLIZZARD OF ’83

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Stephen Harmon sent in the photo above of Broadway between 73rd and 74th street after a blizzard hit the city in … Read the rest of this entry >>

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