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Notes Fron The Neighborhood: Free Dental Van for Kids

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

teeth   April 18 and April 25, the NYU College of Dentistry Mobile Dental Care van will be available for Upper West Side children. It will be parked outside P.S. 84 at 32 W. 92nd St., and P.S. 84 students can visit the van between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for free dental services. Other children [&hellip
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Notes From THe Neighborhood: Titanic Anniversary Performance

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Titanic   Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Josh Rogers Marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on Thursday, April 12 at 8:30 p.m., a new original play will premiere at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium, 61 W. 62nd St. The free show follows the survivors of the ship’s tragic mid-Atlantic iceberg crash. Parts [&hellip
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Notes Form the Neighborhhod: A Slam Dunk For A Good Cause

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Nathan Warszawski shoots for two points to raise funds for the Strong Kids Campaign during the Second annual Basketball Shootout Contest at the west side YMCA March 31st. Participants earned points be making baskets, with the most points winning a prize, as did the child who collected the most pledges
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Notes From THe Neighborhood: Transitional Housing Fundraiser

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

  TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FUNDRAISER Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Josh Rogers The Settlement Housing Fund and Department of Housing, Preservation and Development Commissioner Mathew Wambua will mark the five-year anniversary of a semipermanent transitional housing building on the Upper West Side, with a tour and reception this Thursday, April 12. The residence, called Semiperm, houses [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood: New Political Education Program

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

cunylogo The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and the Latino Leadership Institute have jointly announced the creation of new program aimed at educating New Yorkers on how elections and political campaigns function in the city. The program will offer classes on campaign finance, ethics, field operations, petitions, electoral strategy, turn out the vote, [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood: Macy’s Says No The East Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Courtesy of John Dalton On Monday, not long after Brooklyn politicians rallied to bring the Fourth of July fireworks back to the East River, Macy’s said it would stay on the Hudson this year. “Macy’s Fireworks will take place on the Hudson River, with barges positioned between 18th and 48th streets providing two miles of public viewing space,” said [&hellip
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Notes From the Neighborhood: Preservationists Target UWS Site

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

powerhouse Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Josh Rogers The Preservation League of New York, a statewide group, has added the IRT Powerhouse building on West 59th Street and 11th Avenue to its “Seven to Save” list of historic sites it will push to preserve by achieving landmark status or securing other means of assured preservation. Local [&hellip
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City Looks to Close the Book on More Funding

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Megan Bungeroth with additional reporting by Andrew Rice When people think of libraries, they think of taciturn old librarians, stacks of musty books and repressive quiet zones where the smallest sound is met with a harsh shush! The reality couldn’t be further from this image. Walking into the Battery Park City Library on North [&hellip
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Cocktails & Pigeons

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Lifestyle, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

photo(5) Last night, over 150 bird lovers crowded into the Vanderbilt Mansion on East 93rd Street to give their attention and dollars to New York City’s first wildlife rehabilitation center, The Wild Bird Fund. Men and women dressed in suits and sequined sweaters munched on vegetarian hors d’oeuvres and mingled with turtles, a snake, a few [&hellip
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