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East Side Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Dining Our Town

The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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Out & About

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

March 14 Aphra Behn’s Sir Patient Fancy Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street 8 p.m., $18 The Queen’s Company, NYC’s acclaimed all-female classical theater company, will be presenting a rare production of Aphra Behn’s Sir Patient Fancy, directed by The Queen’s Company Artistic Director Rebecca Patterson (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and featuring the company’s signature [&hellip
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Why Adoption?

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Our Town, Pets, West Side Spirit

Pets Adopting a cat or dog from a shelter offers benefits, not only for the four-legged It is nearly impossible these days to go out for a drive and avoid seeing the stickers and magnets on cars that say “adopt a pet”, or “I love my shelter dog or cat.” Although it may seem obvious [&hellip
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Business Briefs

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Business, News Our Town, Our Town

<For U.E.S. rents, a (relative) bargain Upper East Side More data for the real-estate obsessed: Zumper.com, a listings web site, has tallied up median rents throughout Manhattan, and comes up with some surprising findings. For Upper East Siders, some good news: Zumper says the U.E.S. is among the cheapest neighborhoods in Manhattan, with one bedrooms [&hellip
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Classical Music, Cafe-Style

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown

Cabaret Classical Tiny Caffe Vivaldi offers crowdsourced classical concerts West Village This month and next, little Caffe Vivaldi in the West Village will join the ranks of institutions like Carnegie Hall as a place to hear great classical music. Why? Because a husband and wife team likes to throw intimate birthday parties and celebrations for [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, March 7 Rita Kotzia, Documentary 67 Street Library, 328 East 67th Street 2 p.m., Free When Ross McKenzie was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he was told he would have to take lithium for the rest of his life, but the drug left him in a foggy haze. Ross decided to resolve his symptoms outside [&hellip
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Too Much Tagging

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

A reader noticed an increase in graffiti on the street. Are the bad old days coming back? Upper East Side I don’t think its my imagination that I’m seeing a lot of new graffiti here on the Upper East Side. Just on the corner of 72nd and 1st Ave, the mailbox, fire alarm box and [&hellip
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Letters

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neglecting public school needs Re: Public Financing for Private Schools (February 6, 2014) No doubt Mike Bloomberg saw a need in his community. His administration developed a program to meet that need. But Blooomberg’s milieu consists almost solely of those who send their children to private schools. As he said in 2011 of the rest [&hellip
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