FIRST SIGNS OF DEMOLITION SPOTTED AT OLD FILENE’S BUILDING

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Workers have been stripping bricks and wood from the top of the building on the corner of 80th street and Broadway, apparently preparing for its imminent demol … Read the rest of this entry >>

READ THE FULL WEST END AVENUE REDESIGN PLAN; MEETING TUESDAY

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The city plans a complete redesign West End Avenue from 70th street to 107th to make the streets safer after a series of pedestrian deaths in the area, but locals are already questioning the proposed de … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE SCREENING WEDNESDAY FOR ‘WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL’

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West Side Rag readers can attend a free screening of the movie When the Game Stands Tall, a true story about a football coach who led an obscure … Read the rest of this entry >>

KEY FRESH & NATURAL MARKET OPENS ON AMSTERDAM

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A new grocery store opened on Sunday in the former home of Saigon Grill on 90th street and Amsterdam Avenue. Key Fresh & Natural, part of the Key … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROFILE OF A DOORMAN: VALERIO EL MAS DURO OF 320 RIVERSIDE DRIVE

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​Upon my arrival to 320 Riverside Drive, I was informed that Valerio’s shift was about to end and that he would soon be headed home. Immediately, I began to … Read the rest of this entry >>

25-YEAR-OLD WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN RIVERSIDE PARK; POLICE SUSPECT SUICIDE

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Riverside Park was closed off this morning after police found a 25-year-old woman dead near a tree in the park around West 99th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

CORVO BIANCO CLOSES; RUMORS OF A NEW RESTAURANT

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Corvo Bianco, the hotly anticipated Italian restaurant on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd street, has closed after just a year. The spot … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE 72ND STREET BLAZE FOR MORE THAN 3 HOURS

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A fire in a 10th floor apartment at 201 West 72nd street forced a partial evacuation of the building and kept 20 units of firefighters busy for more than 3 hours on Thursday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARK WEST VILLAGE SEEING SPATE OF BURGLARIES

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We heard from a reader about a string of burglaries at the Park West Village complex, which sits between 97th and 100th street off of Columbus Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOW TO REPORT AN UNSAFE TAXI DRIVER

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The city is now offering a way for people to report taxi drivers who are driving erratically or using their cell ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRENCH BAKERY MOVING INTO OLD FRATELLI PIZZA SPACE

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Maison Kayser, a French bakery known for a wide selection of fresh-baked breads and prepared foods, is set to op … Read the rest of this entry >>

ALERT: 76-YEAR-OLD MAI THIEN MISSING FROM 85TH STREET

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We received the following information from the Office of Emergency Management on Wednesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

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