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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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JOGGER SAYS SHE WAS SHOT BY PELLET; GROUP MADE ‘ANTI-WHITE STATEMENTS’

West Side Rag - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:39
A female jogger who was leaving Central Park shortly after midnight on Monday says she was hit by a pellet and then harassed by a group of people making "anti-white statements," according to police.
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DOGS ROMP IN SNOW IN RIVERSIDE PARK

West Side Rag - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:11
Petco put on a snowday in Riverside Park on Saturday, making fake snow in a fenced-in area of the park in the mid-80's.
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ANSONIA DOME TAKES ON A NEW HUE

West Side Rag - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 19:54
The Ansonia appears to be getting a new coat of paint, according to this photo sent in by a reader on Friday. The historic building on Broadway between 73rd and 74th streets now
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EXTREMELY TALL ROBBER CHOKED TWO MEN IN CENTRAL PARK: POLICE

West Side Rag - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:57
Two men have been choked and robbed in the past few days by a robber that police describe as a 6'5" black man who has been seen
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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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