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Holiday Listings on UWS & UES

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE 1047 Amsterdam Ave. In celebration of the Winter Solstice, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is hosting the annual Paul Winter performance. Enjoy a cross-cultural concert that includes singing, dancing and drumming. Performances are Dec. 13, 14 and 15. ST. THOMAS CHURCH 1 W. 53rd St. [&hellip
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Trinity Church Rector Ministers to the Earthly and the Spiritual

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in Downtown OTTY Awards, Special Sections

Dr. James Cooper leads by example As the rector and chief executive of New York City’s venerable Trinity Wall Street Church, Dr. James H. Cooper has overseen all aspects of the organization, from Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel to St. Margaret’s House, since his appointment in 2004. Cooper, who received his Master of Divinity [&hellip
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Lessons From the Storm: We Must Continue Aiding Those in Need

Written by Bette Dewing on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit

Bette-Dewingas-150x150 My mind is swimming on what I can write that will do some real good—to make the helping continue for those who lost everything to this monstrous natural disaster when these unprecedented losses are no longer big news. But first to say thanks to our political leaders for being up to this Herculean task, which [&hellip
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The Botched Spanish Fresco Restoration: Ageism in the Art World?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive

“Despite Good Intentions,” states the headline of a New York Times piece about the elderly woman in Spain who performed an amateur “restoration” of a century-old church fresco, “a Fresco in Spain Is Ruined.” Good intentions or not, the woman destroyed a priceless, irreplaceable work of art. 80-year-old Cecilia Gimenez took to the more than [&hellip
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Holiday Service Calendar

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

TRINITY CHURCH 74 Trinity Place (betw. Rector & Barclay Sts.), www.trinitywallstreet.org. Christmas Eve services Saturday, Dec. 24, 4 p.m. (children, youth and families), 6 p.m. (Eucharist) & 9 p.m. (choral prelude & Eucharist). Christmas Day services Sunday Dec. 25, 9 a.m., 10 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY 7 State [&hellip
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LANDMARK CHURCH GETS FUNDRAISER

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

By Dan Rivoli The century-old West Park Presbyterian Church will benefit from a June 23 fundraiser to renovate its crumbling façade. The expensive restoration project was one of the reasons Rev. Robert Brashear opposed historic preservation, arguing that landmark regulations would make it difficult to work with a developer to fund such repairs. Now, his [&hellip
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CHURCH MOVES CLOSER TO LANDMARK

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

West Park Presbyterian Church is one step closer to achieving landmark status, but its reverend says the deteriorating building may be sold. The City Planning Commission voted unanimously March 9 to make the century-old church a landmark. The City Council will now hold a public hearing on the designation and will have a final vote [&hellip
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Unusual Allies: LGBT Shelter Comes to Church’s Aid

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

A man steps into the basement entrance of Trinity Lutheran Church, on West 100th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues. Most people passing by don’t notice him, or the entrance, their attention focused instead on the scaffolding snaking its way to the top of the steeple. Faded plywood sheets cover a large oval window above [&hellip
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