Posts Tagged ‘Amsterdam Avenue’

Tapped In: Restaurant Week, Fitness Classes for Kids, Help Find Tracy Harper

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

restaurantweek LINCOLN CENTER PARTNERS WITH AVENUES SCHOOL Lincoln Center recently announced it is starting a partnership with Avenues: The World School, the new private school in Chelsea, which gained some renown for having Suri Cruise as a student. The partnership will allow for students to participate in internships and attend rehearsals and performances with their families [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

images STEALING FROM A DEAD WOMAN A recently deceased woman’s bank account was drained of $19,000 over the past year. According to the deceased woman’s granddaughter, three checks have been cashed in the grandmother’s name since June last year. The grandmother was 92 when she passed away in November, and lived on Amsterdam Avenue. The granddaughter, [&hellip
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A Golden Age for Developing Your Muse

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

By John Friia People entering their retirement can expect a shift from constant work to spending more time developing their creative talents. Many seniors spend their golden years learning how to paint, draw and make pottery at local art classes. Dr. Gail Lowenstein, a geriatrician and concierge doctor serving the North Shore of Nassau County [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood: Free Community Health Fair

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

The West End Presbyterian Church will be hosting a free community health fair on Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m on West 105th Street at Amsterdam Avenue. It will be the church’s sixth fair. Available services will include confidential medical screenings for early detection and prevention of conditions and diseases, and if necessary, referrals [&hellip
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Tapped In: Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth ESPAILLAT GUNNING FOR CONGRESS Several weeks ago, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat denied any interest in running in a primary against Rep. Charlie Rangel, who currently occupies the northern Manhattan congressional seat, in an interview with City & State. “He’s a well-liked guy and he’s a legend. It’s tough to run against [&hellip
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Rezoning Battle Rages on UWS

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Dozens of supporters and a fair number of detractors showed up at Community Board 7’s meeting to express their views on the proposed retail rezoning initiative for the Upper West Side. The proposal from the City Planning Commission would limit storefront widths along certain sections of Broadway, Amsterdam and Columbus Avenue, in an effort to encourage small individually-owned "mom and pop" shops and keep big banks and chain stores out
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Police Seek Tips in Sexual Assault

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

By Dan Rivoli Police released surveillance video of a man they believe tried to sexually assault a woman on the Upper West Side Sunday, Aug. 29. At approximately 3:40 a.m., police believe the man, in his mid-twenties, followed the victim into a building on Amsterdam Avenue within the 24th Precinct, which stretches from West 86th [&hellip
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GRANNY-MADE MOVES

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Megan Izen Granny-Made, the 24-year-old store that sold sweaters and knitwear from owner Michael Rosenberg’s grandmother, has reopened shop on West 82nd and Amsterdam Avenue, just north of the original West 78th Street store. “Twenty-four years ago, this part of Amsterdam Avenue wasn’t someplace you’d walk unless you lived here, but it’s changed a [&hellip
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