Costumes & Candy

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

Local kids and their families flocked to the Madison Square Park kids harvest festival last weekend, donning costumes and taking part in Halloween activities. Photos by Mary Newman Check out this week’s Halloween events for your neighborhood: Upper West Side Upper East Side Downtown
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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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Howling Halloween

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

Pet owners and their furry friends gathered at Ruby & Jack’s Doggie Shack to celebrate its grand opening on the Upper East Side on Thursday October 10th. The event, which benefited Animal Haven, featured a Halloween pet fashion show with clothes by Royal Animals Apparel
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Out & About

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

Friday, Oct.18 Contemporary Art at the Cloisters Usually limited to medieval European Art, this outpost of the Met Museum has staged this brand-new piece inside a twelfth-century Spanish chapel. In “The Forty Part Motet,” Janet Cardiff has created an eerie take on a Tudor-era motet choir piece, using 40 speakers staggered around the cavernous room. [&hellip
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To The Editor:

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

Although Tom Allon makes a good case for term limits, I must respectfully disagree (“Why Term Limits Are Good,” Oct. 10). If an elected official is doing a good job, his/her constituents should have the right to continue to vote for them indefinitely. If s/he is not doing a good job, those constituents can always [&hellip
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