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Free Housing Workshop

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On Wednesday, December 4, Council Member Gale Brewer, Goddard Riverside’s SRO Law Project, and The Urban Justice Center present a free Housing Clinics and Workshop from 6-8 p.m. at Goddard Riverside Community Center, 593 Columbus Avenue (between 88th and 89th Streets). Part of the program that happens on the first Wednesday of each month, the [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, November 29 21st African Diaspora International Film Festival The Chapel, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street 2 p.m. $50-$250 The ADIFF showcase 73 films from 35 countries including 35 World, US and NY Premieres that will screen in four venues throughout the city between November 29 and December 15, 2013. Other locations [&hellip
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Upper West Side Book Fair

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Goddard Riverside Community Center will host its 27th Annual Book Fair on Saturday and Sunday, November 22 – 23, 2013. This annual fall event is free and open to the public and offers deep discounts on a wide variety of brand new best sellers and new book releases, CDs, DVDs, and more. The fair attracts [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, November 22 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) The Bernie Wohl Center, 647 Columbus Avenue, 91st Street 8 p.m. Free Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield of the Reduced Shakespeare Company cavort their way through the entire 37 canon play of Shakespeare’s works in 97 minutes – including Hamlet in under one [&hellip
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Not Closed Yet

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Yes, the beloved neighborhood Italian restaurant for 30 years, Sambuca, will be closed soon. But owner Liza Wetanson is pleading with customers, saying that despite press coverage and rumors, Sambuca, on W. 72nd Street, is not shuttered yet. They will be closing after the holiday season, and will re-open as a new, casual, family-friendly eatery. [&hellip
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Friday November 15 Holiday Under the Stars Time Warner Center (10 Columbus Circle) 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. Free Features twelve 14-foot stars that hang from the ceiling of the 150-foot Great Room. The stars are lit by the largest specialty crafted display of illuminated color mixing in the world. Choreographed to traditional holiday music, [&hellip
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Maternity Ward Employee Tests Positive for TB

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Newborns may have been exposed to tuberculosis after an employee in a local hospital maternity ward tested positive for the disease. NBC 4 New York reports that St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital notified parents on Wednesday that a worker had tested positive for TB. The hospital released a statement saying that everyone who may have been exposed [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday November 8 Sensational Umbria Italian Trade Commission -33 East 67th street – between Madison and Park Avenues 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Free This exhibit showcases different sides of life in the Italian Region of Umbria, capturing the uniqueness of both landscapes and portraits of the area. All the pictures were taken by world-renowned [&hellip
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