A New School for Dogs

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

A successful two-woman dog training business is seeking a new downtown home after a fire destroyed their previous space Chelsea Lifelong New Yorker Anna Jane Grossman grew up on 17th Street and 3rd Avenue watching her mother start her own business, and run it out of their apartment. Following in her mom’s foot steps, she [&hellip
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Ten ways to a good night’s sleep

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

Getting enough sleep is an important part of maintaining overall health Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits is often referred to as having good “sleep hygiene.” Try to keep the following sleep practices on a consistent basis: Stick to the same bedtime and wake [&hellip
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Boro Prez and others call for landmarks law reform

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

West Side Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and representatives from the New York Landmarks Conservancy and the Historic Districts Council are calling for reforms to the city’s landmarking process. The appeal comes on the heels of the of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) declining to consider landmark status for the Rizzoli bookstore building at 31 [&hellip
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Not Your Grandma’s Easter Celebration

Written by Gabrielle Alfiero on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Haunted House creators reinvent an Easter carnival Lower East Side Easter is not a holiday typically associated with burlesque shows, dunk tanks and live DJs, but that’s exactly what visitors to Full Bunny Contact can expect. Developed by the creators of the annual Nightmare Haunted House, Full Bunny Contact is a four-day Easter extravaganza fashioned [&hellip
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OTTY Awards 2014

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DEAR VALUED AND ENGAGED READER: Thanks for your commitment and interest in your local newspaper. For the past decade Our Town has been recognizing East Siders making a difference in the neighborhood with an OTTY (Our Town Thanks You) Award. We continue that long-standing tradition of the following pages. In trying to decide who to [&hellip
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Inspiring The U.E.S.

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In a recent drive back from Albany, Senator Liz Krueger was discussing with an intern the meaning of her work and the stamina it takes to stay positive since she loses so many more fights than she wins. In addition to inspiring her intern, she has inspired the entire Upper East Side community with her [&hellip
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