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COLLISION ON AMSTERDAM NEAR COLUMBIA LEAVES MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION

West Side Rag - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:53
An unidentified Hispanic man has hit by a black Lincoln Town Car on Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m. as he crossed
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CENTRAL PARK WEST CHURCH SET FOR CONDO CONVERSION; ASBESTOS REMOVAL DRAWS COMPLAINTS

West Side Rag - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 21:36
The historic church on the corner of 96th street and Central Park West has been purchased by a developer who wants to tear out the interior and install apartments. That plan
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CHIPOTLE CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROBLEMS WITH ‘SANITIZED EQUIPMENT’?

West Side Rag - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:31
Chipotle Mexican Grill on Amsterdam between 72nd and 73rd street was closed down on Tuesday for a considerable list of health violations, racking
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LOCAL NEWSSTAND OPERATOR KILLED IN QUEENS

West Side Rag - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:37
The operator of a newsstand on Broadway between 93rd and 94th street was killed on Friday in Elmhurst, Queens. Mokesh Patel, 50, was stabbed to death in the
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FALCONS FACE EVICTION FROM PENTHOUSE NEST BOX

West Side Rag - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:36
Not even endangered falcons can catch a break from the landlord these days. A family of falcons has been roosting in a nest box placed on a penthouse apartment
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CRUMBS SET TO REOPEN ON COLUMBUS AVENUE; NEW MENU COMING

UWS Openings and Closings - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:56
Cupcake shop Crumbs is reopening its Columbus Square location after being purchased out of bankruptcy by businessmen intent on resuscitating the brand.
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CRUMBS SET TO REOPEN ON COLUMBUS AVENUE; NEW MENU COMING

West Side Rag - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:56
Cupcake shop Crumbs is reopening its Columbus Square location after being purchased out of bankruptcy by businessmen intent on resuscitating the brand.
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FOUR ARRESTED IN ‘UNRULY’ CROWD AT FREDERICK DOUGLASS HOUSES

West Side Rag - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:03
We received several questions this weekend about why helicopters were circling above the West 100's on Sunday morning at about 1:30 a.m. Captain Marlon Larin of the 24th precinct
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BAD DRIVERS COULD FACE ACTUAL CONSEQUENCES FOR HURTING PEDESTRIANS UNDER NEW LAW

West Side Rag - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 20:23
A law that went into effect on Saturday allows prosecutors to charge drivers who hit pedestrians or bicyclists who have the right of way with misdemeanors under the criminal code.
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HUNAN PARK’S IDENTITY CRISIS CONTINUES

West Side Rag - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 10:22
Hunan Park, a Chinese restaurant on Columbus between 95th and 96th, changed its name to Big Apple Asian Cuisine a few months ago and began to raise its prices. But the
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MONDAY 2/24: “Person Of Interest” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

Upper West Side Blog MyUpperwest - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:49
CBS’ crime-drama Person Of Interest is filming in the neighborhood today. The show stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Taraji P. Henson, and Kevin Chapman. J. J. Abrams is an Executive Producer. Production is in the vicinity of W. 79th, between Broadway and Amsterdam.
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Modell’s Truck Giving Out Free Hot Chocolate & Hand Warmers At Columbus Circle

Upper West Side Blog MyUpperwest - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:09
If you happen to be out and about in the Columbus Circle area, apparently a truck from Modell’s is giving out free hot chocolate and hand warmers I’m not sure how long it’ll be there (I think it’s making a few stops around the city), but MUW reader @jmagNYC sent in the photo above around [...]
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WEDNESDAY 2/12: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

Upper West Side Blog MyUpperwest - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 17:13
The February UWS Work From Home meeting/networking/social event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 2/12. These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve been a pretty regular attendee [...]
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2014 NYC Winter Restaurant Week Reservations Now Open — More Than Two Dozen UWS Options

Upper West Side Blog MyUpperwest - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:34
It’s that time of year again… Winter Restaurant Week is just around the corner (February 17 – March 7), and once again there are plenty of  Upper West Side options for you to sample the goods at. Unless otherwise noted, the restaurants listed below are offering their Restaurant Week menus for both lunch ($25) and dinner [...]
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THURSDAY 2/6: “Night At The Museum 3” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

Upper West Side Blog MyUpperwest - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:41
Looks like Night At The Museum 3 is filming on the UWS today. The cast features some big names, including Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Ben Kingsley, Owen Wilson, and Ricky Gervais. OLV reports production is taking place in two different areas of the neighborhood: 63rd & Central Park West and 77th & Central Park West [...]
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Upper West Side Openings: Marshalls

Upper West Side Blog MyUpperwest - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 21:50
There have been rumors swirling for months that Marshalls planned to open an UWS store in the retail space at The Larstrand development on Broadway, between 77th & 78th. So while perhaps it’s not exactly a surprise at this point, the signage recently became visible thanks to the construction site undergoing a bit of a [...]
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