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Feline Fete

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Last week’s Reception and Cats in Fashion benefit at the Algonquin Hotel for Matilda and friends drew about 150 people and loads of cats in costume. All proceeds from the event went to the Bideawee animal shelter. Cat costumes were the biggest attraction. In addition, pet lifestyle expert and author Nikki Moustaki hosted the event. [&hellip
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One Delivery Too Many

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit

At 6 a.m. Saturday, June 22, an unknown person entered through the front door of a restaurant that had been left open for deliveries on Amsterdam Avenue. The unauthorized intruder took cash and the cash register and then left the restaurant through the same open front door. Camera surveillance of the robbery is available. Stolen [&hellip
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New Art in Riverside Park South

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Seven large-scale sculptures featured The Art Students League of New York, one of America’s premier art schools, opened its third annual “Model to Monument” (M2M), a partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, June 19, in Riverside Park South on the Upper West Side. This year’s M2M sculptures include a Riverside [&hellip
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Clocked Clerk

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

by Jerry Danzig A 45-year-old man working in a bodega on Second Avenue stated that just after 11 p.m. on Monday, June 17, a 28-year-old man entered the store, put on gloves, and went behind the counter. A second man, approximately 30 years old and very muscular, entered the store and pointed a silver semiautomatic [&hellip
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Sotheby’s on York Avenue for Sale?

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

The auction house on York Avenue at is seeking a buyer as first reported by The New York Post last week. Eastdil Secured is marketing the building at 1334 York Ave between 71st and 72nd streets to potential buyers that could include hospitals seeking space, developers, office and operators. The glass and granite building comprises [&hellip
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New rules correct misleading sunscreen labels

Written by admin on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Sunscreen makers must now conform to new Food and Drug Administration labeling rules that will make picking an effective product easier for consumers. The two main changes address whether a product has full ultraviolet protection — that is, whether it protects both against ultraviolet B rays, the main cause of sunburn, and ultraviolet A rays, [&hellip
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