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Tapped In: School Move; Express Train; Christmas Clean-Up; Free Counseling

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train rails Compiled by Paul Bisceglio and Whitney Harris SCHOOL MOVE TO BE DECIDED JAN. 16 The Department of Education (DOE) has moved its Panel for Educational Policy vote on the relocation of Innovation Diploma Plus (IDP) from Dec. 20 to Jan. 16. The controversial vote will decide whether the high school will remain co-located with four [&hellip
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Six Can’t-Miss Bites for 2013

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

Indien food The new year won’t be complete until you hit our hand-picked dining spots By Regan Hofmann We’re ready to declare 2012 the year of the death of the meal, and we couldn’t be happier about it. As more and more chefs embraced versatile dining, adding snacks to their menus, scaling down dishes or doing away [&hellip
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How to Eat Smart Into the New Year and Beyond

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

Local Pedro Yanowitz checks out the Fuji apples at the Union Square Farmers’ Market. Photo by Aaron Adler A few local foodies sing the praises of farmers’ markets Maybe you want to eat right in 2013 but, like most New Yorkers, you’re always in a hurry, and making good nutrition a priority doesn’t come as easily as it should. Fortunately, there are ways to turn that perception around. Farmers’ markets, like those open [&hellip
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Update Your Wardrobe

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

dt_newyou_JenniferCollins_PinkClouds2 Style experts explain how to usher in a year of clothing bliss By Sharon Feiereisen We’re constantly bombarded with news of the latest trends and wardrobe must-haves, but what are small things we can do that can have a major impact as we usher in this new year? The answer may very well reside in [&hellip
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Small Changes to Make 2013 Less Stressful

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bed We talked to downtown experts in stress management about how to handle anything the new year can throw at you By Sharon Feiereisen It’s not for nothing that Woody Allen is a New York City poster child. Life in this city—as fantastic as it can be—can bring with it an endless parade of neuroses, anxiety [&hellip
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Don’t Be a Fitness Failure in 2013

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

NYCSSC Dodgeball How ordinary people can fulfill exercise goals this year It’s the same old story—New Year’s rolls around and New Yorkers everywhere march proudly to the gym, armed with shiny new sports gear and a can-do attitude. “This year’s going to be different,” they think. By mid-January, spirits are waning. By February, most have fallen off [&hellip
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2013 Predictions: Two Dans Walk Into a Fortune Teller…

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garodnick-200x300 We asked Upper East Side Council Member Dan Garodnick and Assembly Member Dan Quart to give us their 2013 predictions. What’s going to be the biggest news story to come out of your district in 2013? Garodnick: Dan Garodnick will kiss every baby in Council District 4 in support of his reelection bid. Quart: As [&hellip
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Guns and Rats on Agenda at West Side Town Hall

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

NEW-GUN The Upper West Side had a town hall meeting last week. Hosted by City Council Member Gale Brewer at John Jay College on Tuesday, the meeting was an opportunity for the public to air their quality-of-life issues to a panel of elected officials and representatives of city departments. Speakers from the neighborhood addressed a range [&hellip
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Tribute for Symphony Space Founder

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

Isaiah Sheffer Last week, Symphony Space held a memorial celebration for Isaiah Sheffer, the theater’s co-founder who passed away in November. Family, co-workers and actors whose lives were touched by Sheffer shared stories about the 76-year-old Bronx native, who was best known for masterminding “Selected Shorts,” a nationally syndicated radio program in which famous actors read popular [&hellip
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Getting a Kick Out of a Rockette

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Ami Price Rockette Ami Price talks about microphones on tap shoes, Santa’s sleigh and the Living Nativity By Angela Barbuti Christmas in New York City would not be the same without the Rockettes. The iconic group of girls, who have been kicking their way into our hearts at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular for what seems like [&hellip
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