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LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS GIVE FIRST HINTS AT NEW UWS BARS & RESTAURANTS

UWS Openings and Closings - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 21:49
The latest liquor license applications have been submitted to the community board and they offer a first glimpse of possible restaurants
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LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS GIVE FIRST HINTS AT NEW UWS BARS & RESTAURANTS

West Side Rag - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 21:49
The latest liquor license applications have been submitted to the community board and they offer a first glimpse of possible restaurants
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SILVER STARS FITNESS: BUILDING LOWER BODY STRENGTH WHEN YOU’RE OVER THE AGE OF 50! (SPONSORED)

West Side Rag - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 14:03
After the age of 50, adults typically lose about 1% of their leg strength and 0.5% of their bone mineral density every year. If this doesn’t sound serious, consider that
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WHY RICHARD KIND LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 21:36
Although most people recognize Richard Kind from his roles in “Mad About You” and “Spin City,” it is his voice that played a starring role
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MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS RELEASE INTENSE FLYER AHEAD OF MEETING

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 21:19
Groups supporting and opposing the Museum of Natural History's expnasion plans are gearing up for a hearing Wednesday to
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BRINGING BACK COMMENTS

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 21:19
We got lots of feedback on our decision to temporarily end comments on West Side Rag. Most of the people who wrote in
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AN EXPLANATION FOR THAT PERSISTENT SINKHOLE

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 16:51
Workers from the Department of Environmental Protection were back on the scene at 96th street and West End Avenue over
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MORNING BULLETIN: MADONNA’S CO-OP BATTLE, WAFTING MARIJUANA SMOKE

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 13:18
April 4, 2016 Weather: Rainy, with a high of 51 degrees.
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NEW MOMS BREAKFAST AT THE JCC: ’10 THINGS I WISH SOMEONE TOLD ME ABOUT FRESHMAN YEAR OF PARENTING’ (SPONSORED)

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 08:53
Calling all new mothers: treat yourself and join us for breakfast! Bring your babies, meet other new moms, and join Donna Ellenbogen,
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SCHOOL GROUPS TO PLAY FREE CONCERTS IN LINCOLN CENTER PLAZA

West Side Rag - Mon, 04/04/2016 - 08:36
Lincoln Center is welcoming dozens of school groups from around the world to play free concerts in Josie Robertson Plaza in the middle
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TOURIST HELICOPTER TRIPS BANNED ON SUNDAYS, STARTING TODAY

West Side Rag - Sun, 04/03/2016 - 10:38
An agreement between the city and helicopter operators will impose new restrictions on the 'copter tours, including a
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SCAFFOLDING CRASHES DOWN AMID HIGH WINDS

West Side Rag - Sun, 04/03/2016 - 10:01
The winds were nasty overnight from Saturday night through Sunday morning, with gusts of up to 60 mph expected. Ernie Fritz, who
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THE SINKHOLE OF 96TH STREET RETURNETH

West Side Rag - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 21:33
The intersection of 96th street and West End Avenue has had a troubling tendency to sink into the soft underbelly of New York City
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Harlem Honors Its Women & Girls

Morningside News - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 12:49

welcome-to-my-breakdownFrom artists to authors and activists, to our youngest and most vulnerable, Harlem has been shining a spotlight on its women and girls all this month. Angel of Harlem kicked off Women’s History Month with Art by Lady Millard; The Schomburg hosted its annual Women’s Jazz Festival, and the list goes on. In the midst of this commemorative time of the year, there are still many dates on the calendar celebrating the women and girls of our neighborhood and beyond. Here are a few wonderful Women’s History Month events you can catch over the next few weeks:


Believe in a Black Girl

Th, March 17, 2016 | 6pm
Harlem Hospital

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Black Women for Black Girls Giving Circle invites the public to an evening of conversation, inspiration, and sisterhood in celebration the official launch of Believe In A Black Girl℠ 2016 - a social media and fundraising campaign designed to reduce the challenges faced by black girls by moving the community to action in support of them. All proceeds from the event will be used by Black Women for Black Girls Giving Circle to fund initiatives that support the success of underserved black girls.  Harlem Hospital Mural Pavillion, 506 Malcolm X Boulevard, NYC | Learn more here: https://believeinablackgirl.splashthat.com


Women Empowered Entrepreneurs

Sat, March 19, 2016
| 2pm
Riverside Church

Enjoy an afternoon of shopping with several dynamic women artisans and entrepreneurs. The event takes place from 2-6pm and features Designs by Deb0, K.I. Jewelry by Melody, Hats by Kat, Sweet Octavia Accessories, Ashanti Fields, Vivian Bennett Jewelry, Laura Gadson quilts, Dolls by Ioni, and more. Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, Suite 9T, NYC 10027 | See more HERE


Magdala: Stories From The Net & The Sea
Sat, March 19, 2016 | 6pm
La Maison d’Art

Join La Maison d’Art for an “Experimental Dance Theatre”performance. The production has been written and choreographed by Xio Evans and Marni Rice, with featured artwork by Tanya Torres that has been inspired by Mary Magdalene. La Maison d’ Art 259 West 132nd St., NYC 10027 | CLICK HERE for tickets and additional information.


Women Artists Salon – “Ask A Professional”
T, March 22, 2016 | 6pm
Rio II Gallery

The artists of “Women in the Heights – Transitions” invite you to join them as they share their their processes and visions followed by “Ask a Professional” where curator Andrea Arroyo will address questions on career development, professional practices and available artists’ opportunities. The event is free and open to the public, everyone is welcome! Rio II Gallery, 535 Riverside Drive, NYC 10031 |  See more HERE


Welcome to My Breakdown – book signing with author Benilde Little
Th, March 31, 2016 | 6pm
NiLu

Join NiLu  for an insightful evening with  national bestselling author Benilde Little to discuss her memoir Welcome to My Breakdown – her own journey caring for aging parents, raising children, marriage, depression, and climbing her way out. RSVP requested. NiLu, 191 Lenox Avenue, NYC 10026 | For more information and to RSVP CLICK HERE.


Black Girls National Conference
April 7-9
Columbia University

Black Girl Movement: A National Conference is a three-day gathering at Columbia University in New York City to focus on Black girls, cis, queer, and trans girls, in the United States. Bringing together artists, activists, educators, policymakers, and black girls leaders themselves, this first national conference on Black girls seeks to address the disadvantages that Black girls in the United States face, while creating the political will to publicly acknowledge their achievements, contributions, and leadership. On April 8th, the second day of the conference, panel discussions will be held throughout the day at MIST.  For information please email blackgirlmvmt@gmail.com

Happy Women’s History Month from Morningsider! Please let us know how you’re celebrating!