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“Memories of My Youth” at UES Gallery

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Our sister site cityArts has this story about a new art exhibit at Adelson Galleries on East 82nd Street. Winfred Rembert: Memories of My Youth focuses on the artist’s youth before the Civil Rights Movement. “The topic could be a morose one, but Rembert"s work is joyous and colorful, while acknowledging the more negative aspects [&hellip
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Pig fit to be tied on West Side

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West Siders got a nose full last week when a restaurant decided to roast a pig in an alley behind their eatery in celebration of their year anniversary, according to this story by the West Side Independent. Apparently, Recipe, which serves rustic new American cuisine, cooked the swine to honor its staff and instead ended [&hellip
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“Take Your Best Shot” of Second Avenue Subway

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Calling all East Side photographers. The Second Avenue Business Association is hosting a competition to find the best construction photos of the Second Avenue Subway Line. Submit your digital photos in black and white or color to sabacontest@gmail.com by May 19th for a chance to win $200 and other prizes. For a full list of [&hellip
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Food for Thought

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Amidst culinary celebration, a push to improve students’ eating habits By Samuel Chamberlain Now in its third year, the “New Taste of the Upper West Side” festival has grown, adding several events to its weekend-long celebration of the neighborhood’s burgeoning culinary scene. Foodies can get started early Friday morning with a panel discussion about healthy [&hellip
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Upper West Side’s Own Gets Supreme Court Nod

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By Dan Rivoli President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, would be the fourth female justice, serving alongside two other women from New York City. But Kagan would be the only sitting justice from Manhattan—the Upper West Side, to be exact. While the Brooklyn-bred Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught at Columbia Law School [&hellip
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Upper West Side’s Own Gets Supreme Court Nod

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By Dan Rivoli President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, would be the fourth female justice, serving alongside two other women from New York City. But Kagan would be the only sitting justice from Manhattan—the Upper West Side, to be exact. While the Brooklyn-bred Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught at Columbia Law School [&hellip
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No Wallflower: Symphony Space’s Laura Kaminsky

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By Bonnie Rosenberg Symphony Space is known for presenting music marathons that are unforgettable for any culture vulture. May 15, the 12-hour “Wall to Wall Behind the Wall” will include world and U.S. premieres, along with rare works by world-renowned and emerging composers from the Soviet Union and Communist-era Eastern Europe. It’s the brainchild of [&hellip
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