Upper West Side FALL PREVIEW

Written by Gabrielle Alfiero on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit

Arts Our top picks for arts and cultural events in your neighborhood From film to food to family affairs, Our Town’s fall preview delivers a sampling of upcoming arts and cultural events the neighborhood has to offer this season. FOOD Parm Opens Uptown Casual Italian-American restaurant Parm has grown since it opened its first location [&hellip
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The Sixth Borough: Losing Pixy

Written by Becca Tucker on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

When I got home from work and her mop-topped silhouette wasn’t quivering in the screen door, I knew Pixy was gone. If there’s anything worse than losing your dog, it has to be losing someone else’s. We had begged for my uncle’s cockapoo to come stay on the farm. My uncle’s girlfriend said sure, Pixy [&hellip
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A Place for Literary Pirates

Written by Oliver Morrison on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

Artist Beatrice Glow has created a free library on a boat in the Hudson River New York artist Beatrice Glow is building shelves and stacking books on a historic boat along the Hudson River for her latest art installation: a floating library. While many of the 150 people that can fit on the boat may [&hellip
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Making a New Pet Feel at Home

Written by Melissa Treuman on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

Bideawee offers tips for acclimating a dog or cat to a new environment and family After the initial excitement of adopting a pet dog or cat, most owners will very quickly realize the benefit of starting their companion on the right “paw.” Regardless of whether you adopt a dog, puppy, cat or kitten, immediate training [&hellip
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A Visit to the Seed Library

Written by Liz Neumark on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

The Hudson Valley Seed Library cultivates many seeds that end up in New York City gardens One of the best moments I shared with Ken Greene, founder of Hudson Valley Seed Library, was when he confessed – “I really don’t care that much about eating, I love collecting the seeds.” There it was in a [&hellip
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Educating Schools on Tech

Written by Angela Barbuti on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

Upper East Side CEO Kathy Walter bridges the technology gap for teachers and students The days of back-to-school purchases being simple supplies like pencils and notebooks is shifting as schools embrace the technology age. Now, there is the added component of computers in the classroom, and educators must prepare accordingly. That’s where Kathy Walter comes [&hellip
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