June 3, 2011 Weather: Sunny, High of 77 Degrees.
The JCC is holding a donor registration drive for Ayelet Galena, a little girl from the Upper West Side with a rare life-threatening disease who needs a bone marrow transplant. It’s at 334 Amsterdam Avenue from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Getting tested is easy – they just swab your cheek.
PS 87 parents want to remind everyone to move their cars if they’re parked on 77th between Amsterdam and Columbus before Saturday.
Police say Starbucks hasn’t been cooperating with their efforts to deter crime, by handing out fliers warning of thefts at the coffee shops. Starbucks claims they’re cooperating just fine. (DNAinfo)
City offers big grant to keep the North Park apartments at 102nd Street affordable. (Crain’s)
Duane Reade escaping big fine for turning 72nd Street into Little Times Square with bright lights and a massive screen broadcasting commercials into the street. (DNAinfo)
A look inside the Upper West Side’s bird and reptile emporium where you can board your lizard. (New York Times)
Where to take a hot date — or someone you want to dump — on the Upper West Side. (NearSay)
Robot building classes coming to the Upper West Side. Sorry adults, it’s for kids! (DNAinfo)
Screme will be selling gelato this summer from a cart in Verdi Square around 72nd Street. (DNAinfo)