Posts Tagged ‘UES’

Family Thrift Shop Proffers One-of-a-Kind Finds

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

Unique Boutique Thrift Shop
n 487 Columbus Ave.; Phone (212) 362-8877

n 1674 Third Ave; Phone (212) 427-0077

What’s special? Everything! A kaleidoscopically changing selection of steal-priced goods for your home and person, from all your favorite eras up to the present Unique Boutique, which has Upper East and West Side locations, is packed with fun items By Laura Shanahan It’s unique! It’s a boutique! It’s the – what else? – Unique Boutique, a family owned-and-operated thrift store, located for your shopping convenience at 487 Columbus Ave., near 84th Street, and at 1674 Third Ave., near 94th. [&hellip
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Tapped In: Bideawee ‘Name Your Own Price’ Adoption, New Safety for Delivery Bikes, 2nd Ave Subway News

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

800px-Delivery_bike_NYC MUGGINGS SUSPECT TARGETING ASIAN-AMERICANS IN EAST HARLEM FINALLY CAUGHT A suspect, Jason Commisso, was finally arrested on Jan. 29 in the muggings of eight Asian-Americans in East Harlem over the past couple of weeks, targeted, beat and mugged Asian-Americans in elevators in the neighborhood. On Jan. 26, Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito held a press conference [&hellip
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Holiday Listings on UWS & UES

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE 1047 Amsterdam Ave. In celebration of the Winter Solstice, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is hosting the annual Paul Winter performance. Enjoy a cross-cultural concert that includes singing, dancing and drumming. Performances are Dec. 13, 14 and 15. ST. THOMAS CHURCH 1 W. 53rd St. [&hellip
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Ways You Can Help Out With Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

Written by NYPress on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

Want to help out with the hurricane relief effort but not sure how? Below are links to volunteer opportunities around the city as well as places accepting donations of blankets, batteries and nonperishable items. You can also consider donating money or blood at List of blood drives in NYC JCorps Volunteering Lower Manhattan Help [&hellip
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MTA Apologizes for Upper East Side Explosion

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

Yesterday afternoon, what was supposed to be a controlled blast underground blew rocks and debris in the street on East 72nd Street and Second Avenue, terrifying residents and damaging a storefront. The explosion occurred as part of the Second Avenue Subway construction, and today MTA officials said that they’re putting a moratorium on all work [&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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