STICKER BANDIT STRIKES AGAIN! ‘THIS IS HOW I FEEL…ABOUT DEAD BUGS’

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The Upper West Side’s Sticker Bandit is back! The bandit, who had been quiet for months, pasted new stickers this week on the window of Duane Reade on 79th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, where the bandit says a window-front display [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANTI-OBESITY VANDAL ATTACKS SUGAR & PLUMM, WARNS ABOUT ‘DRUNK NANNIES’

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A candy store coming to the corner of 78th Street and Amsterdam has become a flashpoint for all of the community’s anxieties — the loss of small stores, the spread of ugly architecture, and now…childhood obesity. Sugar & Plumm Purveyors [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UPPER WEST SIDE STICKER BANDIT ISSUES A MANIFESTO

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A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about a mystery: someone was placing stickers that said things like “This is Neighborhood Decay” on the windows of empty storefronts between 78th and 79th Street on Amsterdam Avenue. We implored the “sticker [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANONYMOUS CRUSADER FIGHTS BLIGHT ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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It’s no secret that the Upper West Side has been rocked by the Recession, at least in relative terms (we’re not Florida or Las Vegas). Dozens of stores have closed, and some entire blocks have the air of ghost towns. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>