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Restaurant Inspection Ratings

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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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Manhattan Residents Vie for Community Board Seats

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Borough President Gale Brewer has received almost 600 applications to fill spots on Manhattan’s 12 community boards By Gabrielle Alfiero Interviews of prospective community board members began last week, after nearly 600 applications were submitted to Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer’s office for the 2014-2016 term. Of the 596 candidates who applied to serve on [&hellip
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Neighborhood News Check

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Rosenthal supports administration’s stance on charter schools Upper West Side: Councilmember Helen Rosenthal commended new school’s Chancellor Carmen Farina and Mayor Bill de Blasio for their stance on charter schools. The mayor announced he was putting the brakes on space sharing agreements that Success Academy President Eva Moskowitz had made with the Bloomberg administration to [&hellip
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A Food History Lesson from Game of Thrones

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Francine Segan pulls recipes and culinary inspiration from the popular HBO series By Gabrielle Alfiero A few chapters into reading “Game of Thrones,” food historian and Upper East Side resident Francine Segan recognized dishes and food customs she encountered when researching medieval recipes and dining traditions. “He’s done his research,” Segan said about series author [&hellip
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U.W.S. Filmmaker produces Doc About Her Mother’s Death

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Kathy Leichter found solace through the filmmaking process as she created a documentary about her bipolar mother’s suicide By Gabrielle Alfiero In February of 1995, when documentary filmmaker Kathy Leichter was 28, she got a phone call from her dad, New York State Senator Franz Leichter, and promptly hung up on him. He called because [&hellip
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Tackling Colon Cancer

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March is colon cancer awareness month. A few simple steps can save your life. March is colon cancer awareness month, and despite growing mindfulness of the disease, there are still many misconceptions that remain. First lets take a look at the facts: Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the [&hellip
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Out & About

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March 14 Curatorial Tour American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square 1 p.m., Free Check out Closer-Look Tour of the exhibition led by Folk Couture project coordinator Stacy C. Hollander, who also serves as the museum’s deputy director for curatorial affairs, chief curator, and director of exhibitions. Meet in the museum atrium. 212-595-9533 Landmark West [&hellip
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West Side Restaurant Inspection Ratings

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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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