Out & About

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Monday, March 10

Housing committee, CB7

Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street

6:30 p.m., Free

Discussion with Jean Green Dorsey, President of Westgate/Stonehenge Tenant Association on exclusion of stabilized tenants from communal building facilities. Review of local legislators’ housing agendas. Follow-up on CB7 Housing agenda for 2014Agenda to be announced.

nyc.gov/html/mancb7

Do You Believe in Love?

The Jewish Community Center, 322 Amsterdam Avenue, 76th Street

8:30 p.m., $12

A documentary film: Even though Tova does not believe in love, she has had a remarkable success as a matchmaker. And so, people flock to her apartment where her husband, housekeeper, and daughter weigh in as she divines matches. Tova, who is paralyzed because of muscular dystrophy, specializes in finding matches for people with disabilities. Her tough-love approach leads to a unique matchmaking style but her passion for the work and for her clients is undeniable.

jcc.org

Tuesday, March 11

Transportation Committee CB7

Goddard Riverside Community Center, 593 Columbus Avenue at 88th Street

7 p.m., Free

Pedestrian Safety improvements on Riverside Drive and West 72nd and West 79th Streets. Discussion with the NY District Attorney’s Office on penalties for taxi drivers who violate the traffic laws. Strangers’ Gate (Central Park West and West 106th Street.) Proposal to remove three parking spaces on the east side of Central Park West in order to increase visibility for park users.

nyc.gov/html/mancb7

One Page Poetry Circle

St. Agnes Library, 444 Amsterdam Avenue

5:30 p.m., Free

The One Page Poetry Circle is free and open to all who are interested in poetry. Bring a single page of poetry by a known poet – with copies for others if you can. Moderated by Abigail Burnham Bloom (abigailburnhambloom@ gmail.com) and Anna Lee Wilson (annaleewilson@verizon.net).

nypl.org

Wednesday, March 12

Business & Consumer Issues Committee, CB7

Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street

7 p.m., Free

Applications to the SLA for two-year liquor licenses of several stores. Alteration application to the SLA of one store. Unenclosed Café Renewal Applications of several cafes.

nyc.gov/html/mancb7

Grin and Bear It: How to Be Happy No Matter What Reality Throws Your Way

Barnes & Noble, 82nd & Broadway

7 p.m., Free

In her book Grin and Bear It: How to Be Happy No Matter What Reality Throws Your Way, TV’s Flipping Out’s Jenni Pulos guides readers through life’s darker moments with this charming what-not-to-do manual.

Barnesandnoble.com

Thursday, March 13

Preservation Committee, CB 7

Community Board office, 250 West 87th Street

6:30 p.m., Free

48 West 71st Street, Apt. 2F (Central Park West – Columbus Avenue.) Application #14-6281 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to replace windows. 240 West 71st Street (Broadway – West End Avenue.) Application #14-6281 to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for replacement of parlor floor windows on the front facade, rear façade modifications and the addition of a bulkhead on the roof.

nyc.gov/html/mancb7

North Woods Tour At Central Park

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center at the Harlem Meer

12 p.m., Free

View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the “Manhattan Adirondacks.” Route involves many hills and stairs. 75 min.

centralparknyc.org

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