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How to Have an Offbeat Valentine’s Day

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Shun the conventional dates this Feb. 14 Whether you’ve been with your significant other for a while or you’re spending Valentine’s Day with someone you just met on the train—or even if you’re single but ready to mingle—you don’t want to go on the same old boring dates year after year. If you’re into committing [&hellip
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Scamming Seniors: How sharks in the water are targeting older Upper East & West Siders

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, Dwell OTDT, Family, Lifestyle, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Seniors, West Side Spirit

old New York is a city with a booming elderly population—there are over 3.4 million people over the age of 65 living here. With that aging population come the predators who single out older victims for their nefarious swindles. In an age of small-time Internet scams and big-time Ponzi schemes, everyone is a potential victim of [&hellip
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MARY WHEELER poured coffee for a year and a half and no, she doesn’t care how you take it

Written by admin on . Posted in 8 Million Stories, Breaking News

By Mary Wheeler My alarm would go off every morning at 5:20 a.m. I would throw on a grimy brown T-shirt, often still stained from the night before, dingy Nike sneakers and too-tight jeans. My blonde hair was carelessly thrown into a ponytail or braid, I wore no makeup and usually chipped nail polish. To [&hellip
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