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SAFETY CHANGES BEGIN AT TREACHEROUS 96TH STREET INTERSECTION

West Side Rag - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:39
The Department of Transportation has begun construction work to redesign the intersection of 96th street and Broadway
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The Teenage Boyfriend of the Beat Generation - Vocativ

Morningside Heights News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 14:53

The Teenage Boyfriend of the Beat Generation
Vocativ
The following year, Ewert moved to New York to study at Columbia University. Whenever he wasn't in class, he would travel from Morningside Heights down to Ginsberg's apartment on the Lower East Side, where he also spent his weekends. Slowly ...

The Teenage Boyfriend of the Beat Generation - Vocativ

Morningside Heights News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 14:53

The Teenage Boyfriend of the Beat Generation
Vocativ
The following year, Ewert moved to New York to study at Columbia University. Whenever he wasn't in class, he would travel from Morningside Heights down to Ginsberg's apartment on the Lower East Side, where he also spent his weekends. Slowly ...

On the Market in New York City - NYTimes.com - The New York Times - New York Times

Morningside Heights News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 13:55

On the Market in New York City - NYTimes.com - The New York Times
New York Times
In Morningside Heights, a four-bedroom three-bath with a dining room and a washer/dryer in a prewar elevator building. • In Park Slope, a three-bedroom three-bath condo with a washer/dryer, central air-conditioning and a video intercom in a 10-unit ...

The POW Who Blinked 'Torture' In Morse Code During TV Interview Has Died - Huffington Post

Lincoln Square News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 13:07

The POW Who Blinked 'Torture' In Morse Code During TV Interview Has Died
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - Jeremiah Denton, a former U.S. senator who was held as a prisoner of war by North Vietnam for seven years and revealed his treatment by blinking the word "torture" in Morse code in a TV interview, died on Friday, the ...

Categories: Lincoln Square News, News

Brodsky dinged for hiring alleged mob-tied firm for church job - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Morningside Heights News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:17

Brodsky dinged for hiring alleged mob-tied firm for church job
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
Daniel O'Donnell and 1047 Amsterdam Avenue. The Brodsky Organization hired a controversial demolition firm with alleged ties to the mob to assist in work on a two-building, 331,000-square-foot rental development project on the site of the Cathedral of ...

Board OK's 100-room hotel in Worcester's Gateway Park - Worcester Telegram

Lincoln Square News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 08:57

Board OK's 100-room hotel in Worcester's Gateway Park
Worcester Telegram
SXC has built 28 hotels in New England and New York during the past 15 years. Construction of a new hotel in the city is something city officials have been pushing hard for in recent years, especially after the closing of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the ...

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Board OK's 100-room hotel in Worcester's Gateway Park - Worcester Telegram

Lincoln Square News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 08:56

Board OK's 100-room hotel in Worcester's Gateway Park
Worcester Telegram
SXC has built 28 hotels in New England and New York during the past 15 years. Construction of a new hotel in the city is something city officials have been pushing hard for in recent years, especially after the closing of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the ...

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Open House Agenda: Three Green Apartments to See This Weekend

UWS News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 07:40
 Three Green Apartments to See This Weekend

From modern to pre-war, three choice units in "green" buildings, from $500,000 to $985,000.

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Pop Up Repair Shop to Fix Broken Gear at Columbia and Inwood Greenmarkets

UWS News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 07:06
Pop Up Repair Shop to Fix Broken Gear at Columbia and Inwood Greenmarkets

The repair shop takes broken objects from customers and fixes them in a week. 

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Level Construction Completes Upscale Interior Build Out of New Lincoln Square ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Lincoln Square News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 06:11

Level Construction Completes Upscale Interior Build Out of New Lincoln Square ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Come to New York and get yourself up to date with the Big Data revolution! As advanced data storage, access and analytics technologies aimed at handling high-volume and/or fast moving data all move center stage, aided by the Cloud Computing boom, ...

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Board OK's 100-room hotel in Worcester's Gateway Park - Worcester Telegram

Lincoln Square News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:39

Board OK's 100-room hotel in Worcester's Gateway Park
Worcester Telegram
SXC has built 28 hotels in New England and New York during the past 15 years. Construction of a new hotel in the city is something city officials have been pushing hard for in recent years, especially after the closing of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the ...

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YU ordains new rabbis - New Jersey Jewish Standard

Lincoln Square News - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:00

YU ordains new rabbis
New Jersey Jewish Standard
Rabbi Eitan Bendavid, raised in Teaneck, teaches at SAR High School in Riverdale, N.Y., and is a member of the clergy team at Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan. Teaneck native Rabbi Etan Ehrenfeld is teaching at the Ida Crown Jewish Academy in ...

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Harlem Comes Together for Taste of India

Morningside News - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:17
LY unnamed2 Harlem Comes Together for Taste of India

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014,  Lara Land, yoga instructor and owner of Land Yoga,  brought India to Harlem in a Bollywood-style fundraiser at Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster. Despite the last bitter chills of winter, the event brought out over 200 guests, many donning traditional Indian attire. Pops of silken color splashed through the crowd, saris were flowing (along with the cocktails, of course) and bare midriffs abounded. The tone of the evening was festive, however, people came together for Land’s Taste of India in support of a very serious cause.

LY unnamed7 Harlem Comes Together for Taste of IndiaOdanadi is a twenty year old organization that works closely with communities and individuals across India to prevent, rescue and provide safe haven for victims of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, slavery and domestic abuse. Taste of India was part of a worldwide movement – Yoga Stops Traffick - which involves over 100 yoga studios in more than 26 countries, coordinating in March of every year to raise funds for Odanadi and its causes.

“India is the epicenter of human trafficking, with more than 100 million victims, including 1.2 million child prostitutes,” says Land, who visits the country annually to study and volunteer. “It tops the list of countries when it comes to transit, destination and source of human trafficking victims. According to the United Nations, the most dangerous place in the world to a girl or woman is India, and  200,000 Indian children a year are sold into slavery, many by their parents for as little as $17.” Statistics like these, and her involvement over eight visits to India, have compelled Land to action for Odanadi, whose name means “soul-mate” and whose work has brought more than 140 traffickers to justice.

The evening was hosted by Daytime Emmy Award-winning producer and interviewer Steph Watts. Highlights included Bollywood dance mixes by DJ to the stars David Chang, Indian-inspired cuisine, Henna artists, a silent auction,  and a special performance by Beauty and a Beat Dance Company (pictured above; photo, Will Haraldson).

Lara and the Land Yoga team are still smiling over the fundraiser’s success. She said there were just too many people to thank and added, “I was seriously overwhelmed by the way the Harlem community came together over this. Everyone was there, and joyously there. I felt so supported.”

LY 1 Harlem Comes Together for Taste of India

L: Lara Land with Land Yoga teacher Dana Tarasavage and performer and rhythm specialist, Michael Feigenbaum. R: Lisa Butterworth of Kenzi Henna Designs with guest, Yvonne Doggett.

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L: Guests dancing to DJ David Chang. R: Lara and Red Rooster’s Derek Fleming

For Land’s 10th visit to India, 2015, she wants to do something special: She is working on a tour for people who want to visit, engage in service, spiritual practice, or just see the country. Visit landyoga.com to stay-tuned!

 

 

 

 

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