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A Kid Walks Into a Comedy Club

Written by Alejandro Menjivar on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Kids took to the microphone to display their joke-telling acumen at Gotham Comedy Club Chelsea The children were nervous, fidgeting with their hands and sliding their feet. This was the first time performing in front of a crowd for many them. In this red-walled, dimly lit room, the stage was bright. With lights and smiles [&hellip
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When One Percent Matters

Written by Alejandro Menjivar on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

The Rent Guidelines Board voted to increase stabilized rents by one percent, in defiance of calls for a rent freeze as well as higher rates pushed by landlords Upper West Side On June, 23rd the Rent Guidelines Board made a very unpopular decision. The state board, which determines the rates at which rent stabilized leases [&hellip
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50 Years of Fine French Dining

Written by Alejandro Menjivar on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Dining Our Town, Dining Our Town Downtown, Dining West Side Spirit

Manhattan institution Le Perigord celebrates a half-century in business East Side In a city where restaurants can open and close within a matter of months, longevity is impressive, and 50 years of longevity is a reason to celebrate. Le Perigord, a traditional French restaurant on the East Side, is toasting its golden anniversary this year. [&hellip
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