CRIME WATCH

Written by Jerry Danzig on . Posted in News Our Town

Attack on Lexington A man was assaulted on Lexington Avenue. At 10 PM on Friday, October 11, a man returning from work got off the subway at 77th Street and Lexington Avenue and was walking southbound on Lexington between East 77th and East 76th Streets, when two men approached and demanded his wallet and money. [&hellip
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TAPPED IN

Written by Editors on . Posted in News Our Town, Uncategorized

Moving a Lexington Ave. bus stop Community Board 8 passed a resolution in support of moving a bus stop so it will be closer to the F Train subway entrance on 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue. The M101, M102 and M103 downtown Lexington Avenue line currently stops between 64th and 65th Street. The resolution asks [&hellip
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Ghost Tours & Pumpkins

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town

The Upper East Side is full of family-friendly local Halloween events this week Kids these days get more than one night to celebrate Halloween. We’ve compiled a list of all the Upper East Side events for little ones – and for adults – to don costumes and up their sugar intake as they herald in [&hellip
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Prison for Sale

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

Bayview Correctional, damaged by Sandy, is prime New York real estate On a recent morning on the west side of Manhattan, Wendy Featherstone showed off a prime piece of real estate that many New Yorkers don’t know exists. The eight-story brick building in Chelsea’s gallery district has three terraces, one with views of the Statue [&hellip
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Twenty Writers’ Worth of Crime in New York City

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

Editor and writer Jonathan Santlofer gives us a behind-the-scenes look into his collaborative crime novel It is said that the generosity of crime fiction writers exists because the authors get their frustrations out on their twisted pages. There is no better tribute to their kindness than when they use their words to benefit charity. The [&hellip
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The Congregation Versus the Community

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

Churches and synagogues throughout Manhattan facing economic hardship may find their financial plans thwarted by preservation efforts It’s hard to argue against preserving the city’s historic, soaring monuments to God. Churches and synagogues throughout Manhattan have been targeted by preservation enthusiasts since the city first created the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1965. They have good [&hellip
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Every Day is Your Birthday in the West Village

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

Harold Moore brings international flavor – and fantastic bread – to his restaurant Commerce On the dessert menu at Commerce, there is always birthday cake. It’s yellow with chocolate frosting and sprinkles and always served with a lit candle, even if it’s not your birthday. “It’s an immediate smile,” said Chef Harold Moore of his [&hellip
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