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Classical Music, Cafe-Style

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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

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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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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS CHECK

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Separation of Church and Day School New York Post: Following Park Avenue Christian Church’s decision to sell its five-story annex, Park Avenue Day School and the church have officially separated as of ast Friday. The move takes the day school over to the Upper West Side. “We are so pleased to begin this new chapter [&hellip
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In Brief

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Measles cases reported in city Health alert: The NYC Health Department said it is investigating a measles outbreak in Manhattan. To date, there have been six confirmed cases involving three adults and three children. According to a report from a pediatrician in the city, two of the children were under one year and, therefore, too [&hellip
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Stumbling Across ConEd

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My run-in with the electric company and the equipment it left behind One minute I was vertical, the next minute I was on the ground, striking the right side of my head and shoulder. I had just tripped and fallen over an electrical shunt placed by Con Edison across the sidewalk in front of a [&hellip
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Bono in Romanek’s Invisible

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The new mayor is mistaken about the Upper East Side As I trod through the slush and snow this week to get to work, it struck me that for the Upper East Side things may go from bad to much worse under Mayor de Blasio. Many of my fellow residents knew that a de Blasio [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, February 28 Experimenting with Watercolor National Academy School, 5 East 89th Street 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., $300 A one-day intensive watercolor workshop for students of all levels and artistic backgrounds. Under the guidance of a team of expert instructors, students will create a large-scale work in the water media of their choice, with [&hellip
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