Posts Tagged ‘Columbus Avenue’

American Folk Art Museum Promotes Patriotic Purchasing

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

492px-Archives_of_American_Art_-_Letterio_Calapai_-_3129 By Laura Shanahan Looking for that elusive “Made in U.S.A.” label? Whether for ecological or ideological reasons, increasing numbers of consumers are searching for domestically made wares. While stores have sprouted across the country boasting exclusively U.S.-made everyday items, who you gonna call when you want some charmingly offbeat novelty items, folk-art crafts and classic [&hellip
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Workers Rally at 1 Lincoln Square

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

Lincoln Square erupted with shouts and whistles last Wednesday, Dec. 12, when local workers rallied outside 150 Columbus Ave. to protest what they believe are unfair working conditions for employees of the building, also known as 1 Lincoln Square. “What do we want? Contract! When do we want it? Now!” chanted the workers, banging on [&hellip
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CB7 Grills DOT on Columbus Avenue Bike Lane Extension

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Manhattan Community Board 7’s Transportation Committee held a public hearing last week on the proposed expansion of Columbus Avenue’s bike lane. The city’s Department of Transportation hopes to stretch the path from West 59th to 110th streets, more than doubling its current length from West 77th to 96th streets. Upper West Siders for and 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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Columbus Ave. Renovation Reportedly Nixed

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By Dan Rivoli An expansion of property on Columbus Avenue and West 95th Street that would have dramatically changed the block’s landscape has been dropped. The Witkoff Group pulled its application to renovate a 248-apartment building on 95 W. 95th St. called Columbus House
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Apartment Jewelry Heist

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

A man had thousands of dollars worth of jewelry stolen from his West 67th Street and Columbus Avenue apartment. Police said he was at home with an acquaintance June 11 around 7:30 p.m. When the friend left, the 41-year-old man realized that eight pieces of jewelry worth $150,000 were missing. The missing jewelry included a [&hellip
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