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March 21 Get Your Resume Right 67th Street Library, 328 East 67th Street 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Free This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. Please call to register beforehand. 212-734-1717 [&hellip
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On Pointe in New York City

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

ABT’s Misty Copeland on living in a convent, Café Luxembourg, and Taye Diggs By Angela Barbuti Misty Copeland took her first ballet class in gym shorts, a t-shirt, and socks because she could not afford a leotard and tights. The 31-year-old American Ballet Theater soloist has come a long way from her 13-year-old self, and [&hellip
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Do you think potholes are a problem in your neighborhood?

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“It depends on where you look. There’s a lot of roads. You start shutting areas and people are going to get upset.” Ryan O.   “There’s always some construction. It always creates a problem. Even when I’m on my bike it’s a problem.” Marley G.   “It is a problem, my street has a lot [&hellip
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Neighborhood News Check

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U.E.S. Building Allowed to Deteriorate, According to Tenants In October 2010, Stahl Real Estate filed a hardship application with the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission, claiming that its building between East 64th Street and East 65th Street was unable to turn a profit and requesting permission to demolish and rebuild. Now, tenants are claiming that the [&hellip
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Strength on the U.E.S.

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Currently the real estate market is very active in all areas of the Upper East Side. There is a shortage of inventory across all apartment sizes and price ranges. The classic apartments along Fifth and Park Avenue continue to attract well-heeled buyers. Foreigners have confidence in our city and many want to own on the [&hellip
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Where could Success Academy go now?

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

Success_Academy_Harlem_1_jeh In the wake of de Blasio’s move, the charter school powerhouse could be in the market for real estate. After Mayor Bill de Blasio blocked the co-location and expansion of three Success Academies, the charter school empire headed by former city council member Eva Moskowitz, the question remains as to where her displaced schools could [&hellip
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Manhattan Residents Vie for Community Board Seats

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Borough President Gale Brewer has received almost 600 applications to fill spots on Manhattan’s 12 community boards By Gabrielle Alfiero Interviews of prospective community board members began last week, after nearly 600 applications were submitted to Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer’s office for the 2014-2016 term. Of the 596 candidates who applied to serve on [&hellip
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Blackout

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town

Upper East Side For more than a month now, sidewalks along a three-block stretch of 2nd Avenue, from 68th to 71st streets, have been dangerously dark, without a single streetlight. “I come home frequently on the 68th Street crosstown bus and walking on that street at night is terrible,” said an Our Town reader, who [&hellip
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