Out & About

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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:

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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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Lenox Hill Teaches High School Students CPR

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Last Thursday, 120 students from three different Upper East Side high schools (St. Jean Baptiste, The Hewitt School & Eleanor Roosevelt High School) attended a workshop hosted by Lenox Hill Hospital on East 77th Street to learn hands-only CPR, follow the chain of survival and operate an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). According to Lenox Hill, [&hellip
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East Side Businesses Wary of Gatecrashers

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town

Some small Upper East Side shop owners are concerned about recent middle-of-the-night burglaries; police precinct issues warning In mid-September, a beloved Upper East Side diner was struck on two separate occasions by burglars. While one of the burglaries involved a disgruntled former business partner, the other was part of a much larger trend. Throughout August [&hellip
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In the Dark at Park Avenue School

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

Building records show plans to move the school picked up steam months before parents were told This summer, parents of children who attend the well-regarded Park Avenue Church Christian Day School on the Upper East Side were blindsided by news that the school was moving, effective immediately, to a temporary location on the Upper West [&hellip
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