Posts Tagged ‘Columbus Circle’

Leave the Crafts, Take the Cannoli

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Eating your way through the holiday market  Over the past five years, pop-up holiday markets in the city’s larger public spaces (Union Square, Bryant Park, Columbus Circle) have become progressively monochrome, the Brooklyn-handicraft version of the tube-sock street fair. What were once venues for unique creative endeavors are now awash with the same five booths—hilariously [&hellip
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Harassed Out of Business?

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

JamesKelleher_BikeRental Bike rental places, often accused of aggressive tactics, fear that Citi Bike will take them out By Rebecca Harris Columbus Circle, a popular access point at the southwest corner of Central Park, regularly swarms with aggressive bike rental merchants, hounding passersby like handbag salesmen peddling their wares on Canal Street. Desperate to make sales as [&hellip
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A Look at Some of Manhattan’s Urgent Care Centers

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, Uncategorized

by Amanda Woods “In the past, the emergency room was your only option for receiving care for any minor or not-so-minor injury,” said Mark Melrose, D.O., co-founder of Urgent Care Manhattan on the Upper West Side. “The ER was the only game in town.” Today, about 40 percent of visits to hospital emergency departments are for nonurgent or semi-urgent problems, [&hellip
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Summer Guide To Film

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Film, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Downtown Film Forum This West Village hub of art house cinema continues its quest to promote new indie and underground releases, as well as a wide array of repertory selections. It remains the only autonomous nonprofit cinema in New York City. Selections this summer will include a tribute to silent film maestro Erich von Stroheim, [&hellip
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Upcoming New York City Bike Events

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Bike Show, Breaking News, Lifestyle

Bike Expo NYC May 3-5  Pier 36—Basketball City, South & Montgomery Sts. bikenewyork.org Presented by Eastern Mountain Sports, this expo will have manufacturers including Shimano, Raleigh, Timbuk2, TrailRail and VIVA showcasing their stuff, as well as hands-on programming throughout the three-day event. Thinking about touring the country on your bike? Eastern Mountain Sports will be [&hellip
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MUSEUM MOVE

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

After six years and a $90 million renovation, the Museum of Arts and Design opened the doors of its new home on Saturday, Sept. 27. The museum’s new location, at 2 Columbus Circle, includes 14,000 square feet of gallery space, a 155-seat theater, new education facilities and artist workspace. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined a [&hellip
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