Posts Tagged ‘News’

Yoga’s for Kids Now

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

Health-Kids Yoga When she opened Karma Kids Yoga 10 years ago, Shari Vilchez-Blatt’s West Village studio offered eight children’s yoga classes. A decade later, her studio now hosts 100 classes, employs 36 instructors and provides yoga lessons to 17 schools throughout the city. Across Manhattan, a growing number of yoga enthusiasts are enrolling their children in yoga [&hellip
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Leap into a New You

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Lifestyle, Our Town, Special Sections, Style, West Side Spirit

Shopping-Gracies Wines The holidays are over and Valentine’s Day has come and gone. What’s an avid shopper to do? With Leap Year coming up on Feb. 29, we’ve decided to examine some deals that focus on building a better you. Send your shopping suggestions to editorial@manhattanmedia.com. The Running Company, 1059 3rd Ave. (at 63rd St.), www.therunningcompany.net, 212-223-8109. [&hellip
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Serving up Italian & American Folk Songs at Conte’s

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

FE-Dominic Chainese Contes Market(db) The sound of live guitars, harmonicas and crooning voices drift from the closed door of Conte’s Market in Yorkville around 10 a.m., bringing back memories of yore for Upper East Side old-timers and a stream of steady business in this small butcher shop. Owner Nick Conte pretends he doesn’t like the crowd in his shop. [&hellip
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UES Council Members Eye Higher Offices

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

FE-Dan Garodnick(as) The Upper East Side appears to be a perfect incubator for ambitious young politicians seeking to move up the ranks of New York City politics. Both City Council members Jessica Lappin, representing Roosevelt Island and the eastern portion of the neighborhood, and Dan Garodnick, who represents the western portion bordering Central Park and south to [&hellip
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From Black Panther to Columbia Lion

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Black History-Jamal Joseph Jamal Joseph attended a protest in Harlem the night Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Though the protest was mostly peaceful, looting and rioting broke out. Cops began clubbing and shooting at the protesters, making no differentiation between looters and those simply shouting phrases like “The King is dead.” The police chased Joseph, a [&hellip
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East Side Notes From the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town

MALONEY ASKS, “WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?” Upper East Side Rep. Carolyn Maloney made national headlines last week for purportedly walking out of a congressional hearing on contraception and religious liberty held to address how President Barack Obama’s directive for health insurance companies to provide coverage for contraception will affect religious institutions. There were so few [&hellip
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West Side Crime Watch

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

Lightning Quick Thieves Credit card theft and fraud are still some of the most prevalent crimes on the Upper West Side. The perpetrators of these crimes are often clever and quick, and victims sometimes don’t even realize they’ve been targeted until the sneaky thieves are well on their way to a shopping spree across town. [&hellip
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West Side Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

PLANNED SCHOOL GETS NEEDED EXPANSION The School Construction Authority (SCA) has taken a step toward fixing the long-standing issue of overcrowding in Upper West Side public schools. After much deliberation on the part of the Department of Education, the SCA and Community Board 7, the SCA has agreed to increase the square footage of the [&hellip
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