Posts Tagged ‘upper east side’

Ways You Can Help Out With Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

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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 redcrossblood.org. List of blood drives in NYC JCorps Volunteering Lower Manhattan Help [&hellip
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Upper East Siders in Zone C Face Flooding

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

By Meredith Rosenberg Homes in Zone A weren’t the only places affected by flooding at the height of Hurricane Sandy. An Upper East Side apartment building in Zone C also flooded Monday night. In the aftermath, residents of 555 East 78th Street were evacuating after about five feet of floodwater surged into the building around [&hellip
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$150,000 per month!

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

WS_768FifthAvenue508_Melanie_ copy Most Expensive Rentals of the Upper East Side By Megan Bungeroth Additional reporting by John Friia Perhaps it’s a sign of relative austerity that New York City’s current most expensive rental listing, a title newly bestowed on an Upper East Side mansion, is actually being offered at a substantial discount—though it’s not exactly a steal [&hellip
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District Commission Hears Public’s Opinions on Manhattan Divisions

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Paul Bisceglio Reunite Greenwich Village, and unite Chinatown and the Lower East Side. These were downtown Manhattanites’ two most common requests in the Districting Commission’s public hearing at New York Law School last week. This first of five hearings, one per borough, gathered public opinion on the upcoming revision of the city’s 51 City [&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

CrimeWatch Grape Stomp Two perps were strolling down the 1700 block of First Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 21, when they decided to grab some grapes from a stand. The duo grabbed the person working the produce stand by his shirt and punched him repeatedly in the face, causing him to have a black eye. They then [&hellip
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R.I.P. Sponge Bob, New York’s Favorite Fat Cat

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The late spongebob with his adopted parents. “Goodbye Sweet Boy.” Matt and Courtney Farrell announced on spongebobthecat.com that Sponge Bob, their recently adopted 33-turned-26 pound tabby, had to be put down this week. He had fits of breathing trouble, the newlywed couple wrote, so they took him to an emergency veterinarian, who found a growing mass in the nine-year-old cat’s chest that [&hellip
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