Author Archive

How Romney-Ryan Plans Would Hurt NY Seniors

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

CW website pic By Clyde Williams We have now had two presidential debates, and the issue of healthcare has been front and center. In New York, nearly 40 percent of the entire state budget is spent on healthcare—and it’s rising every year. It’s clear that our economy won’t be competitive unless we figure out how to improve the [&hellip
[ read more... ]

1 Comment

Who Will Be the Next Karaoke Idol?

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Karaoake2_Yoni Lotan Staff Report Ten contestants vied for the coveted “Karaoke Idol” title on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Lips, the dinner club located at 227 E. 56th St. Hosted by Our Town, Lips and Absolut Vodka, a cast of colorful karaoke singers took to the stage to see if they had the skills to make it to [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Ode to Joy: Joy Behar on uninformed voters, Fred Armisen and Limoncello

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, TV, West Side Spirit

JOY BEHAR By Angela Barbuti Joy Behar says she will never retire. Why should she? Not only is she a co-host of The View, one of the most popular talk shows in the nation, but she also has her own show, Joy Behar: Say Anything, where she is, as the name implies, allowed to speak her mind. [&hellip
[ read more... ]

350 Comments

Dental Health Is Vital to Your Pet’s Well-being

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

ws_dogdental_courtesyofAnimalLeague By North Shore Animal League America Think dental care is only for people? Think again. Pet lovers who are dedicated to the care and lifelong well-being of their companion animals should include dental hygiene in their animals’ regular health and wellness routine. “Dental hygiene is as important to your pets’ overall health as nutrition and exercise,” [&hellip
[ read more... ]

17 Comments

Best Winter Spa Treatments

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

SpaTreatment-by-ESTELA Belleza Counteract winter’s cold temperatures with these relaxing remedies By Tatiana Baez and Rebecca Temerario Chantecaille Energy Spa Flower Facial, $155 660 Madison Ave. 212-833-2700 Located inside Barney’s, Chantecaille Energy Spa offers aromatherapy and aromacologie treatments. In addition, Chantecaille boasts its own line of naturally botanical cosmetic and skincare products that are aimed at reducing the [&hellip
[ read more... ]

331 Comments

No More Stop-and-Frisk?

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Public Safety Hearing 1   Growing opposition prompts City Council to discuss reform of NYPD’s controversial policy By Paul Bisceglio For some New Yorkers, the recording says it all. “I just got stopped two blocks ago, yo,” argues Alvin, a 17-year-old walking home in Harlem. “You know why?” says one of the three cops approaching him. “Because you look [&hellip
[ read more... ]

167 Comments

Proposed Greenwich Village/Chelsea School Rezoning Met With Concern

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Greenwich Village Chelsea Rezoning  Map 100912 By Alissa Fleck Representatives from the Department of Education (DOE), the Community Education Council District 2 (CEC) and community members convened on Oct. 9 to discuss a proposed school district rezoning for Greenwich Village/Chelsea and Midtown East. The proposed Greenwich Village/Chelsea rezoning map, available on the CEC’s website, impacts current PS zones 3, 11, 41 [&hellip
[ read more... ]

111 Comments

Building Worker Awards

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

GladysRivera Always Ready With a Helping Hand Phil Hartman is known for going the extra mile with the elderly and disabled. For the last 20 years, Phil has worked as a parking attendant in Co-op City, where residents and visitors know him for his warm smile, cheerful disposition and great sense of humor. Considered one of [&hellip
[ read more... ]

121 Comments

..