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Indy Publishers Bring the World’s Literature to the West Side

Written by Caroline Anderson on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Two local residents started New Vessel Press out of a W. 99th Street apartment Given that they met at the Manhattan Spelling Bee, perhaps it’s not a surprise that two Upper West Side residents decided to form a publishing house together. “It was a friendship born out of words,” said Michael Wise, 56. Wise, a [&hellip
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Art Versus Real Estate in SoHo

Written by Caroline Anderson on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

The fight at 529 Broadway pits developers against some of the neighborhood’s pioneering artists A fight over a 77-year-old SoHo building is pitting some of the city’s highest-profile real estate investors against some of the founding artists of the neighborhood. The Landmarks Preservation Commission last month unanimously approved developers’ plans to demolish the building at [&hellip
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