October 31, 2016 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 55 degrees.
Remember, you have until noon to enter our pumpkin-carving contest!
After closing Telepan, Bill Telepan is cooking again, at Oceana in Times Square. Read an interview with him: “Listen, I just want a job for the next 15 years and to cook and make people happy. I hopefully have found that home.”
There’s some fascinating historical context for the contentious school rezoning battle going on today. The city first tried to diversify PS 199 and PS 191 in the 1960’s, but it didn’t work out. “The pairing, Times declared in 1965, was ‘the boldest and most controversial step taken in the city school system’s history to improve racial balance.’ But the proposal instantly set off protest among the Upper West Side’s white families, many of whom threatened to resuscitate a public school boycott that had brought the nation’s largest school system to a standstill earlier in 1964.”
Six rental buildings — five on the UWS and one in Morningside Heights — are on the market for $125 million total. “If sold separately, the individual asking prices are: $48 million for three contiguous buildings at 3143-3149 Broadway; $36 million for 500 Cathedral Parkway; $29 million for 111 West 104th Street; and $12 million for 242 West 109th Street, the brokers said.”
New York publishers have helped the Goddard Riverside book fair for 30 years. “Supporting partners are numerous, including Barnes & Noble, Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster. Writers as diverse as Maya Angelou, Robert Caro, Mary Higgins Clark, and Jeffrey Toobin have taken part in readings and private fund-raising dinners hosted by publishers in conjunction with the book fair, with all proceeds sent to Goddard Riverside.” This year’s Book Fair runs from Nov. 19 to 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 593 Columbus Ave.
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