Posts Tagged ‘East Side’

East Side No Longer Quietest Neighborhood

Written by Katya Johns on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Second Avenue subway construction increases noise on East Side; downtown still hotspot for loud zones With the New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park season now behind us, it could seem like an interminable wait before the next season of free concerts, but fear not, because there is a public program that will continue to [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

images HANDBAG THEFT AFTER DINNER A 29-year-old woman was having a late-night meal at a restaurant on Second Avenue on Jan. 21. She left her handbag on her chair to go pay the bill. When she came back, she noticed her $1,200 designer bag was missing, and after searching thoroughly, determined that it must have been [&hellip
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Far From Normal: Peter Cooper Village Residents Still Struggling

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

PETER COOPER VILLAGE RESIDENTS STRUGGLE WITH NO GAS, ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS AND FLOODED BASEMENTS While most of Manhattan’s East Side neighborhoods have overcome Hurricane Sandy’s damages, some areas are still trying to catch up. Peter Cooper Village, particularly, is in an ongoing struggle to restore basic services to some of its buildings, like gas and intercoms, [&hellip
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Dan Garodnick: East Side Responds to Hurricane Sandy

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

garodnick By Dan Garodnick Hurricane Sandy outdid even the most aggressive projections of its impact on New York. In my district on the East Side of Manhattan, and some of the West 50s, we had severe flooding throughout Zones A and B, power and heat outages that lasted for over a week, and—as if that weren’t [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

800px.Do_Not_Cross._Crime_Scene Head Down, Phone Gone On Monday, Oct. 8, at around 6:30 p.m., a local 21-year-old was employing the fancy mapping features of her new iPhone 5 when she was caught unaware. The woman was intently studying the map as she walked toward the northwest corner of Third Avenue and East 95th Street when an unknown [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

CrimeWatch Early Morning Intimidation Two friends were standing on the sidewalk on Third Avenue around 10:30 a.m. last Thursday when they were approached by three men. One of the perps reportedly punched one of the victims in the face with a closed fist, causing a small laceration, while another made threatening moves to the second victim, [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

CrimeWatch2-150x150 Compiled by Josh Rogers JIMMY CHOO HEIST Burglars made off with over $70,000 worth of Jimmy Choo handbags and shoes at the designer’s Madison Avenue store Sunday night just before midnight, police said. Two witnesses saw two men running out of the store with white shopping bags. The burglars hopped in a gray minivan and [&hellip
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Residents Call Subway Construction Breeding Ground for Crime

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

James KelleherIMG_9381 But police statistics show a decrease around Second Avenue   By Amanda Woods Following the recent report of a young woman who was stabbed in broad daylight on East 86th Street near Second Avenue, some Upper East Side residents and business owners are concerned that the ongoing subway construction makes the avenue more dangerous and prone to [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

800px.Do_Not_Cross._Crime_Scene Compiled by Amanda Woods Street Fight A Friday morning dispute between two men—a driver and a pedestrian—quickly escalated into violence, until both men were arrested. A 38-year-old man told police that a 48-year-old man’s car nearly hit him as he was crossing the street. As retaliation, the pedestrian began punching the driver’s car. This offense [&hellip
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