Urgent Care Centers Fill In Some of the Gap For Former St. Vincent’s Patients

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by David Gibbons For many observers, the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital—one of the oldest community hospitals in the nation and a New York City icon throughout the 20th century—was a disaster, a disgrace, a moral failure, an avoidable tragedy. After its demise at the end of April 2010, professionals in other downtown medical centers [&hellip
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Mount Sinai Goes Crosstown with New Center

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by Amanda Woods Mount Sinai Hospital recently opened an urgent care center on the Upper West Side, a step that administrators consider important for the hospital, for the neighborhood and for urban medical care. “The hospital is trying to expand its presence on the West Side, bringing in new patients who don’t want to go [&hellip
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Best Burgers on the Upper East Side

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Ottomanelli Burger Tracking down the best burger and fries in the neighborhood By Paul Bisceglio, Megan Bungeroth, Rebecca Harris, Regan Hofmann, Helen Matsumoto, Amy Smith and Amanda Woods New Yorkers have been searching for the best burger in the city since the dawn of time. But Our Town wanted to find out where Upper East Siders can [&hellip
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Downtown Buildings on the Brink: The Infamous Abandoned Properties Below 14th Street

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JoeWolf_CityHallStation_o It’s difficult to imagine that amid the coveted, prime real estate of downtown Manhattan, where rates often top $200 per square foot for commercial space, some buildings remain idle, abandoned, deteriorating or otherwise neglected. Although it’s unknown exactly how many abandoned, vacant or unused properties there are in the city, recent efforts to count such [&hellip
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New Yorkers Fight for Restoration of Bus Lines in Brooklyn and Washington Heights

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  By Mayara Guimaraes This morning, dozens of people, including subway riders, elected officials, and representatives of transportation unions, lobbied the MTA at a board meeting to restores several lines of bus service around the City, which were cut in 2010. Almost two years ago, the MTA decided to cut the bus lines B61, B77, [&hellip
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Woody Allen’s “To Rome With Love” Lands in New York

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Penelope Cruz, Woody Allen and Greta Gerwig. Last night The Cinema Society, along with The Hollywood Reporter and Piaget, hosted a screening of Woody Allen’s newest flick, To Rome with Love. The A-list came out in full force for the screening held at Manhattan’s Paris Theater—including the film’s writer/director and star Woody Allen; stars Alec Baldwin, Penélope Cruz, Greta Gerwig, Allessandra Mastronardi who donned [&hellip
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Robert De Niro Honored at the Ghetto Film School’s Benefit Gala

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Chazz Palminteri, Grace Hightower, Robert De Niro by Adel Manoukian Photos by Ryan McCune for PatrickMcMullan.com Last week, Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro was honored at a benefit gala hosted by the Ghetto Film School (GHS). The annual event, held this year at The Standard Hotel, celebrated cinematic education by handing out scholarships to some of the kids involved in GHS’s [&hellip
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Community Board Wants Fashion Week Out of Damrosch Park

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200px-New_York_City_-_Manhattan_-_Community_Board_7_crop By Amanda Woods Community Board 7 wants Fashion Week to find a new home. Residents have long complained about the noise, removal of greenery and lack of access to Damrosch Park because of the many concessionaires that occupy the space throughout the year, all issues addressed in the Board’s resolution. And as locals see it, [&hellip
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