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CB8 Shoots Down Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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

msk Last week, representatives for Memorial Sloan-Kettering (MSK) made a final plea to Community Board 8 asking for their blessing on a variance request for their planned new cancer center on the Upper East Side. But much to the delight of many in attendance at the meeting, the board voted not to approve the request, creating a bumpier road to ultimate approval from the Board [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town

Ahigial Lee Zhou plays chess at the P.S. 6 Chess Tournament 2012 on March 11. Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Grace Ragi HOSPITAL APPOINTS LGBT HEALTH LEADER Beth Israel Medical Center announced this week the appointment of nationally recognized LGBT health expert Barbara E.Warren, PsyD, as director of its newly established LGBT Health Services program. Warren will work to develop partnerships between the hospital and local LGBT organizations and continue [&hellip
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Redistricting Plan a Game of Mirrors

Written by admin on . Posted in Editorial, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town

Liz Krueger, Senator- D (NY) “Only a nonpartisan solution accurately reflects the voting publc,” – Liz Krueger by Liz Krueger Two years ago, I committed to vote against any redistricting plan unless it was developed through a nonpartisan redistricting process. I stand by that commitment, and not just because our current process is flawed. Not surprisingly, both houses’ majority parties [&hellip
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Scamming Seniors: How sharks in the water are targeting older Upper East & West Siders

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

old New York is a city with a booming elderly population—there are over 3.4 million people over the age of 65 living here. With that aging population come the predators who single out older victims for their nefarious swindles. In an age of small-time Internet scams and big-time Ponzi schemes, everyone is a potential victim of [&hellip
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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the UES

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town, West Side Spirit

There are plenty of Upper East Side watering holes where you can hoist a pint in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. We’ve gathered together some of the best neighborhood specials and checked out some on the other side of the park for Saturday’s celebration. Mad River Bar & Grille 1442 3rd Ave. (betw. 81st & [&hellip
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East Side Author Envisions Rise of Female President

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

Miles David and his wife Florence in their Upper East Side apartment. Miles David is by no means an ordinary writer. A resident of the Upper East Side, David has recently completed Saving the President, a novel about Margaret Massey, a fictional U.S. president who takes the reins of the country during a period that oddly parallels the current Obama administration. Massey faces some issues that are [&hellip
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East Sider Heals Through Art

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Our Town

Eliette Markhbein, an artist who lives on the Upper East Side, suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in 2004 that changed her life. A speeding car rear-ended her vehicle, leaving her with frontal lobe damage and spinal injuries. During her rehabilitation at Mt. Sinai, Markhbein turned to painting to deal with her intense pain. Not [&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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