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Community Board 8 Meetings

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee meeting, Apr 15, 6:30 p.m., Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, Regina Peruggi Room. Community Board 8 Health, Seniors, and Social Services Committee meeting, Apr 16, 6:30 p.m., Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 543 Main Street. Community Board 8 Full Board meeting, Apr 17, 6:30 p.m., Manhattan Park Theatre [&hellip
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Here Comes the New Bridal Store…

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Soon to be brides on the Upper East Side should be aware of a new store opening. Bridal jewelry brand Tejani has opened on Third Avenue, and is accepting requests for appointments. Their showroom style boutique houses the accessories most brides need, including earrings, bracelets, necklaces, hairpieces. Divided into sections, the front of the shop [&hellip
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The End of an Era?

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

As the pizza capital of the world, you would think the closing of one Manhattan pizzeria would go unnoticed, but that’s not the case on the Upper East Side. Residents are deeply saddened by the closing of The Original Zesty’s located at 1693 Third Avenue. After 32 years of providing hungry New Yorkers with a [&hellip
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Maloney Gets Death Threats Over Gun Bill

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney knew that pushing gun legislation would be a touchy subject, but she never thought it would come to death threats. Maloney has been pushing for legislation that would require gun owners to have insurance, and last week her office fielded several threatening phone calls, warning the Congresswoman that she would come to [&hellip
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Free WWII Concerts and Films

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

The New York Historical Society has teamed up with Bank of America to bring a free cultural program to the Upper West Side Friday nights during the spring of 2013. On Friday nights, New Yorkers can attend concerts that celebrate the music and musicians that embodied the nation’s spirit during WWII. Another Friday night feature [&hellip
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A Night for Knights

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine invites all children between the ages of 6 to 12 to attend a Knightwatch Medieval slumber party. Any family or group with children should experience this unique night that combines education, entertainment, and fantasy under one large Gothic cathedral roof. Upon arrival, all guests magically transform into medieval [&hellip
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Columbus Avenue Streetscape Coming Soon

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

After five years of accumulating funds through the annual Whole Foods Market New Taste of the Upper West Side, the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) is preparing to build its first sustainable streetscape. The street additions will be installed between West 76th and West 77th Streets, and will include new tree beds, benches, tree [&hellip
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The Long Street to Recovery

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

seaportBiz_ South Street Seaport businesses are still struggling with legal issues in the wake of Hurricane Sandy damage It is no surprise that the South Street Seaport is still heavily feeling the effects of Superstorm Sandy. At a recent legal clinic aimed at helping small business owners in the area, several owners spoke about the difficulties [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Jessica Mastronardi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Carrère Memorial Stairs Restored The Parks Department announced last week that the restoration of the John Merven Carrère Memorial Stairs at Riverside Park is finally complete. This architectural memorial, located at West 99th Street and Riverside Drive, received renovation funding from both Mayor Michael Bloomberg, amounting to $375,000, and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, amounting [&hellip
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