MORNING BULLETIN: OF LOCAL HEROES AND VILLAINS

Photo by Avi.

July 21, 2011 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 95 Degrees.

News:
Jewish Home Lifecare, an Upper West Side nursing home, had planned to relocate to 100th Street from 106th Street, but is now considering a 97th Street spot because of community opposition. But locals don’t want the nursing home at the 97th Street spot either. (DNAinfo)

Babette, a Soho clothing store, has relocated to 77th Street and Columbus Avenue, further cementing that avenue as fashion central. (NearSay)

The West Side Little League’s 11-and-12 year old time beat a Staten Island team to take the championship of District 23, which encompasses 12 leagues from Manhattan and the Bronx. It’s the first step on the way to the Little League World Series. Go UWS! (West Side Spirit)

Police are looking for a Central Park pedicab driver who is accused with three others of beating two other pedi-cabbers, one of whom blacked out after the attack and may have been blinded by the attack. Firdaus Nazarov, 23 of Tajikistan, has avoided police since the attack on June 4. The attack took place in the park on Center Drive near Central Park South. (DNAinfo) (photo below via NYPD)

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