January 25, 2016 Weather: Mostly sunny, with a high of 38 degrees.
Lots of free music, meetings, readings and other events are on our calendar.
The Urban Assembly Media HS, a small high school of approximately 400 students located at 66th and Amsterdam in Lincoln Center on Friday, is looking for adults rto speak to students about possible careers on March 11th from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Sign up here.
The Sanitation Department is looking for emergency laborers to aid snow removal. Learn more here.
Controversial energy company owner, philanthropist and political activist David Koch has left the Museum of Natural History board. “More than nine months ago, dozens of members of the scientific community signed a letter that called for museums of science and natural history to “cut all ties” with fossil fuel companies and philanthropists like Mr. Koch, who also sits on the advisory board of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. A separate petition by environmental activists urged the museums to remove him from their respective boards…But Cristyne Nicholas, a spokeswoman in New York for Mr. Koch, said that the letter and petition had nothing to do with Mr. Koch’s departure.”
The things Upper West Siders do for real estate, as explained in the second item of this New York Times Ask Real Estate column: “You cannot marry your mother’s friend to help her get an apartment that you do not live in.”
A building at 752 West End Avenue with a gym that caused some controversy last year has been purchased. “Stellar Management has closed on its acquisition of The Paris New York for $146 million. Stellar purchased the property from Crescent Heights.”
Upper West Siders and others criticize real estate mogul Daniel Brodsky.
A video about a woman who has been selling hats and gloves at 71st and Amsterdam for 25 years. “Business of late has been bad with the rise of online shopping, she adds. Harrison says people don’t shop in person anymore because they’re lazy. Even her friends, she says, routinely return clothes they order online.”
Former Knicks player Greg Anthony’s son, a local, is New York’s next great hoops star.