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Rosh Hashanah Events in the Manhattan area

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Celebrate the New Year in your neighborhood Upper West Side Shofar in the Park shofarinthepark.com, Central Park Bandshell, Sept. 5, 5-6 p.m. Join other New Yorkers for an hour of celebration and reflection at the bandshell (middle of the park from the East 72nd Street or West 72nd Street entrances, right next to SummerStage, the [&hellip
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How Safe is Our Pre-Cut Produce?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

A renewed focus on bodegas following a Hep A scare The recent Hepatitis A exposure at the Westside Market at 97th and Broadway had consumers all over the city reeling — and wondering if they can trust their local grocer. The incident came as a result of the disease potentially being spread from an infected [&hellip
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How Safe is Our Pre-Cut Produce?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

A renewed focus on bodegas following a Hep A scare The recent Hepatitis A exposure at the Westside Market at 97th and Broadway had consumers all over the city reeling — and wondering if they can trust their local grocer. The incident came as a result of the disease potentially being spread from an infected [&hellip
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How Safe is Our Pre-Cut Produce?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town

A renewed focus on bodegas following a Hep A scare The recent Hepatitis A exposure at the Westside Market at 97th and Broadway had consumers all over the city reeling — and wondering if they can trust their local grocer. The incident came as a result of the disease potentially being spread from an infected [&hellip
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Libraries Bridge Digital Divide

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

The NYPL’s new Tech Connect program is bringing technology literacy and more to local residents According to Amy Geduldig of the New York Public Library, libraries aren’t typically the first thing people think of when it comes to digital education. It may be time for that mentality to change. NYPL has begun its Tech Connect [&hellip
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Vendors Say Counterfeit Law Would Hurt Business

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Chinatown vendors weigh in on Council Member Chin’s proposal to outlaw purchasing counterfeit products Be careful next time you consider pinching pennies for a knockoff Gucci bag or pair of “designer” sunglasses in Chinatown. Council Member Margaret Chin has recently proposed a bill that would qualify the purchase of such counterfeit goods as a misdemeanor, [&hellip
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