Posts Tagged ‘Our Town’

Downtown FALL PREVIEW

Written by Gabrielle Alfiero on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown

Arts Our top picks for arts and cultural events in your neighborhood From film to food to family affairs, Our Town Downtown’s fall preview delivers a sampling of upcoming arts and cultural events the neighborhood has to offer this season. FILM Buster Keaton’s The General Part of Anthology Film Archives’ Essential Cinema Repertory collection, a [&hellip
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Upper West Side FALL PREVIEW

Written by Gabrielle Alfiero on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit

Arts Our top picks for arts and cultural events in your neighborhood From film to food to family affairs, Our Town’s fall preview delivers a sampling of upcoming arts and cultural events the neighborhood has to offer this season. FOOD Parm Opens Uptown Casual Italian-American restaurant Parm has grown since it opened its first location [&hellip
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OP-ED: Joan Rivers and The Humor of Everything

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

Joan Rivers was the most interesting person I ever interviewed for these newspapers. But I wound up writing her a letter of apology. When I talked to her for a piece here about five years ago, I challenged her about whether the jokes in her act about sick people and old people were really funny. [&hellip
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The State Assembly Race: A Pre-Election Primer

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

Assembly_Christensen c_fmt Gus Christensen Resume • Former investment banker and hedge fund manager for 20 years • Wife, Courtney, pregnant with first child. “We’re very excited,” said Christensen. • Has never run for elected office • Endorsements: Lenox Hill Democratic Club, New York Times, Citizens Union Strengths Christensen’s main advantage is his deep understanding of the world [&hellip
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OP-ED: Even Non-Believers Should Save Faith Groups

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

“Why are they giving away these St. Stephen of Hungary coffee mugs?” I asked a member of that East 82nd Street church who attends the exercise group for age 60-plus people held in its rectory. “Because.” she said, “they may be getting rid of things if the Archdiocese requires the church and also St. Elizabeth’s [&hellip
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Down To The Wire in Assembly Race

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town

Two candidates get big endorsements, one commits a gaffe during televised debate Uppper East Side Assembly candidate Rebecca Seawright landed a big endorsement recently when longtime East Side Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney publicly voiced her support for the campaign. Maloney, considered by many insiders to be the matriarch of Manhattan’s Democrat establishment, had previously avoided endorsing [&hellip
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Second Avenue Crash-Way

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

Taxi accidents are on the rise along Second Avenue in the subway construction zone Upper East Side Second Avenue has long been a cause of strife for New Yorkers on the East side. From restaurant owners losing profits due to subway construction to pedestrians being forced onto the street thanks to closed sidewalks, the avenue [&hellip
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Back in Business at New Amsterdam

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Purveyors from Iliamna Wild Red Salmon talk to a customer at the New Amsterdam Market. Less than a month after shutting down the popular downtown market, its founder plots a comeback Seemingly rejuvenated by an outpouring of community support, New Amsterdam Market founder Robert LaValva is actively planning the future of the market just three weeks after he abruptly announced its closure. In an interview with Our Town Downtown, LaValva [&hellip
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