Bike Share Starts July—You Ride It, City Stores It

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A workshop to prepare for the bike show program. PHOTO COURTESY OF DOT By Laura Shin Small groups of Upper West Side residents recently huddled around maps of their neighborhood and discussed where they believed would be the best locations for bike stations, hitting city streets this July with the launch of the NYC Bike Share program. “I think the bike share is wonderful and way overdue,” said [&hellip
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Asking the Bike Experts

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Phil-expertBike We asked a few of the vendors in this year’s New Amsterdam Bicycle Show all sorts of cycling questions—everything from tips on buying bikes and accessories to advice for the next mayor and suggestions to ease tensions with pedestrians. On the last one, someone advised, “Make contact, smile and say hello.” Phil Marmet Office/sales manager, [&hellip
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Upcoming New York City Bike Events

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Bike Expo NYC May 3-5  Pier 36—Basketball City, South & Montgomery Sts. Presented by Eastern Mountain Sports, this expo will have manufacturers including Shimano, Raleigh, Timbuk2, TrailRail and VIVA showcasing their stuff, as well as hands-on programming throughout the three-day event. Thinking about touring the country on your bike? Eastern Mountain Sports will be [&hellip
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Christie’s Makes Its Bid to Save the Earth

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Christie's Third Annual Green Auction: BID to Save the Earth Renowned collectors, philanthropists, celebrities, and other influencers gathered en masse at Christie’s on Wednesday night for the third annual Green Auction: BID to Save the Earth. Hosts Susan and David Rockefeller and Anna and Graydon Carter welcomed Glenn Close, Coco Rocha, Olivia Chantecaille, Lauren and Sharon Bush, Amanda Hearst, Denise Rich, Angela Martini, and Angela [&hellip
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Night Moves: TAP-NY’s first annual Night Market brings Taiwanese street food to the masses

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Lifestyle, Our Town

The New York hierarchy of Chinese food is as follows: Cantonese, Sichuan, everything else. Seems impossible, given the size of the country and the diversity of its regional cooking styles, but unless you dig deep into the Flushing, Queens, pedagogy, most people don’t know their Henan from their Hunan, their Dongbei from their Fujian. Lost [&hellip
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The Voice Heard Around the Upper West Side

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Meet Michael McGlone By Andrea Barbuti If you hear a distinctive voice in Central Park reciting, “Could switching to Geico really save you 15 percent or more on car insurance?” it’s probably the real thing. “The Geico guy,” as many people around the country know him, makes his home on the Upper West Side. Besides [&hellip
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