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COMMUNITY BOARD WANTS A NORTHBOUND PROTECTED BIKE LANE ON THE UWS

West Side Rag - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 22:44
Community Board 7 backed a resolution Tuesday night calling for the city to install a northbound bike lane on the Upper West Side similar to the southbound lane on Columbus.
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COMMUNITY BOARD BACKS PERMIT FOR NEW BASEMENT BAR AT JACOB’S PICKLES

West Side Rag - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 22:23
After some passionate local pushback, Jacob’s Pickles’ application for a basement bar extension was approved by the Community Board – though it seems the dissension
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LOCALS PETITION TO STOP MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY FROM BUILDING ON PARKLAND

West Side Rag - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 22:13
Some locals are pushing back against plans by the Museum of Natural History to build a new building on existing parkland next to the museum. The new Richard Gilder Center,
Categories: Blogs, News

Full Celebrity Lineup Announced for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS! - Broadway World

Manhattan Valley News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 21:26

Playbill.com

Full Celebrity Lineup Announced for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!
Broadway World
Marking its 17th anniversary, BROADWAY BARKS will again help hundreds of New York City's shelter animals find permanent homes by informing New Yorkers about the plight of thousands of homeless dogs and cats in the metropolitan area. ... Cat Assistance ...
Cute Alert! See Theatre's Biggest Stars Cuddle With Broadway's Sweetest ...Playbill.com

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Talking with comedian Hope Rehak: - Comedians Defying Gravity - ChicagoNow - ChicagoNow (blog)

Lincoln Square News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 20:19

ChicagoNow (blog)

Talking with comedian Hope Rehak: - Comedians Defying Gravity - ChicagoNow
ChicagoNow (blog)
She grew up in Lincoln Square and during high school worked at Women & Children First Bookstore and studied improv and writing at Second City and iO. She studied .... Others are doing it because they eventually want to go to New York or L.A.. I met a ...

Categories: Lincoln Square News, News

Basement Bar Below Jacob's Pickles Gets Green Light From Board

UWS News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 16:40
Basement Bar Below Jacob's Pickles Gets Green Light From Board

Community Board 7 voted to approve Jacob's Pickles plan for an underground bar.

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COUNCIL MEMBER DRAFTING BILL TO BAN TOURIST HELICOPTERS

West Side Rag - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 15:40
A councilman is drafting a bill to ban tourist helicopter flights, which have drawn persistent noise complaints from Upper West Siders, according
Categories: Blogs, News

Community Board Pushes for Northbound Bike Lane on Upper West Side

UWS News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:24
Community Board Pushes for Northbound Bike Lane on Upper West Side

The full board voted to approve a resolution calling for the northbound protected bike lane. 

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Community Board Pushes for Northbound Bike Lane on Upper West Side - DNAinfo

Upper West Side News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:23

DNAinfo

Community Board Pushes for Northbound Bike Lane on Upper West Side
DNAinfo
UPPER WEST SIDE — Community Board 7 renewed its call for a northbound protected bike lane in the neighborhood, preferably on Amsterdam Avenue, with a vote in favor of putting pressure on the Department of Transportation to act. Last month, CB7 ...
All Eyes on DOT After CB 7 Endorses Amsterdam Ave Protected Bike LaneStreetsblog New York (blog)

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Jennifer Garner returns to work after divorce announcement - UPI.com

Lincoln Square News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:15

UPI.com

Jennifer Garner returns to work after divorce announcement
UPI.com
Jennifer Garner arrives on the red carpet at the 'Danny Collins' New York premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater in New York City on March 18, 2015. She has reportedly returned to work after announcing her divorce with husband Ben Affleck. Photo by ...

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Jennifer Garner returns to work after divorce announcement - UPI.com

Lincoln Square News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 09:19

Jennifer Garner returns to work after divorce announcement
UPI.com
Jennifer Garner arrives on the red carpet at the 'Danny Collins' New York premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater in New York City on March 18, 2015. She has reportedly returned to work after announcing her divorce with husband Ben Affleck. Photo by ...

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In New York, men can be arrested for rape if women don't say 'I want sex!' - American Thinker (blog)

Morningside Heights News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 05:33

In New York, men can be arrested for rape if women don't say 'I want sex!'
American Thinker (blog)
Rape on campuses, by and large, exists to a small degree and is a largely exaggerated problem. I think a woman walking around the Columbia University campus is about a hundred times safer than a woman walking on the streets of Morningside Heights.

Queens Plaza, a Neighborhood Under Construction - New York Times

Morningside Heights News - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 04:57

New York Times

Queens Plaza, a Neighborhood Under Construction
New York Times
New tenants such as the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (at 2 Gotham Center, formerly a parking garage) and Jet Blue, which moved into the Brewster Building, a former auto and airplane assembly plant, brought hundreds of workers ...

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UNDERGROUND SUBWAY MALL STILL EXPECTED TO OPEN THIS YEAR

West Side Rag - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 23:39
The underground mall planned for the Columbus Circle subway station was expected to open in the middle of this year, but as of last month it was still empty, with little evidence
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Independence Day in Harlem: Morningsider’s Picks

Morningside News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 23:30

For those of us who stayed in town, there’s no need to leave the neighborhood for family (and grown-up!) 4th of July fun. These few  Morningsider picks will keep you celebrating, in grand Harlem style,  from morning ’til the wee hours of the night! happy 4th!

The July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade
 10:00 AM
 

Please join in on the 3rd annual July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park).  There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am.  The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.   Following the parade there will be fire truck and ambulance rides, along with fire hose spray.  Don’t forget to bring your swimsuits!

The Parade owes thanks to the New York City Fire Department, along with sponsors Vince Morgan and Shola Lynch,  HarlemNow, Harlem Park to Park, Land Yoga, and Harlem4Kids. Visit HarlemParade.com for additional details and to see photos from last year’s parade!

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Harlem Tavern

4TH OF JULY SPECTACULAR: All Day 11am-6pm

Harlem Tavern’s Spectacular promises fun for the entire family! There will be live music by Ginetta’s Vindetta  from12-4pm, food specials all day, American Craft Beer specials, and face painting, cotton candy, snow cones and more for the kids. Reservations are recommended: 212-866-4500. Harlem Tavern, 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd. @ 116th Street | www.harlemtavern.com

 

Minton‘s 4th of July Celebration:
Harlem Liberation Swing Dance Hosted by Queen Esther and Sam Coleman
8pm – Midnight

Music by JC Hopkins Biggish Band featuring Queen Esther, Charles Turner & King Solomon Hicks with tap dancer Michela Marino Lerman! $25 at the door/$40 VIP (includes 2 complimentary cocktails) or purchase tickets in advance at Harlemswingdance.splashthat.com

Minton’s, 206 West 118th Street | www.mintonsharlem.com

 

You may have to get out of Minton’s at midnight, but you certainly don’t have to go home…..The celebration continues at Paris Blues, where the Late Night Jam Session has been revived!

Paris Blues Late Night Jam Session
1-4pm

There’s no cover to enter! Join the band even, if you dare! Paris Blues 2021 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd @ 121st Street | www.parisbluesharlem.com