Posts Tagged ‘Central Park West’

Daniel Sullivan Helms a Winning “As You Like It”

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo by Joan Marcus. Here’s a mini-history lesson to go along with Daniel Sullivan’s marvelous new staging of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a perfect fit for the Public’s annual Shakespeare in the Park presentation (now celebrating its 50th anniversary): it comes on the heels of several underwhelming neutered versions of the Bard’s work. Last year’s All’s Well That [&hellip
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DANGEROUS DRIVING AT 96th AND B’WAY

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

Drivers speeding through the exceptionally wide West 96th Street and Broadway intersection ignore common traffic laws, according to a new study by Transportation Alternatives. After eight hours observing cars driving both north and south on Broadway, the group found a total of 932 violations—an average of 117 an hour. They included a frequent disregard of [&hellip
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PRESERVING WEST END AVE.

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The Upper West Side already has seven historical districts in place to preserve the neighborhood’s character. But Landmark West, a preservation group, wouldn’t mind having one more. “West End Avenue is like Central Park West of Riverside Drive: it’s one of the grand residential boulevards of the Upper West Side,” said Kate Wood, executive director [&hellip
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STREETS RENAMED

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Last Wednesday, the City Council approved the renaming of three Upper West Side streets after community housing and tenant’s rights activists. West 95th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West will be renamed after Robert Woolis, the co-founder of the Mitchell Lama Residents’ Coalition and longtime advocate of the Mitchell-Lama affordable housing program. Another [&hellip
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