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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town, Uncategorized

NeighborhoodChatter Cornell Campus Gets its Start The CornellNYC Tech campus slated for Roosevelt Island has found itself one heck of an incubator. Earlier this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Google CEO Larry Page and Cornell President David Skorton announced that Google will be lending, free of charge, 22,000 square feet of their Chelsea headquarters to the fledgling [&hellip
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The Upper East Side’s No. 1 Pizza: Numero 28 comes to the ’hood bringing gourmet pizza that trumps the slice places

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Our Town

When you first walk into Numero 28 (1431 1st Ave., at 75th St., numero28.com) on the Upper East Side, you wouldn’t guess it’s only a couple of months old. The setting feels warm and inviting, with rustic wooden tables, exposed brick walls, candlelight, a cozy brick pizza oven and a grandmother walking around and checking [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

crimewatch By Sean Creamer Break In, Steal, Repeat From Thursday, May 3 through Saturday, May 6, an unknown criminal broke into 18 different cars in the Upper East Side and stole personal effects ranging from loose papers to GPS devices. The robberies took place between East 94th and East 98th Streets on Lexington, Park, Madison, Third [&hellip
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Party to Pray: Historic Church says livelihood depends on 583 Park Avenue events

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

FE-583 Park Ave(as) An Upper East Side church, simultaneously a site of worship and a lavish event venue, has become a flashpoint of controversy for the Park Avenue neighborhood surrounding it. The Third Church of Christ Scientist, on the corner of Park and East 63rd Street, leases its historic building to the Rose Group, an upscale event production [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

crimewatch Lending a helping hand On Monday, May 7, a man was strolling through the Upper East Side near Lexington Avenue and East 91st Street, when two men approached him. “What’s the time, what’s the time?” the first perp asked. As the victim walked away, the other man struck him on the head with a cane [&hellip
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City Revisits Plan for East River Waterfront

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

FE-Eastside Waterfront FDR Walk(as) By Megan Bungeroth East Siders have been yearning for sparkling new waterfronts and better access to their natural resources for years, and the Department of City Planning is finally heeding those calls with major revisions to the Waterfront Revitalization Program (WRP). The last time the city addressed the master plan for waterfront revitalization was in [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

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

MargaretChin Lower East Side and Chinatown Chin Says Cuts to After-School and Daycare Programs Remain In response to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s executive budget, Council Member Margaret Chin noted that while the mayor has committed to fund 2,600 teaching positions, the budget still includes cuts to daycare, after-school programs and other services in the Lower East Side [&hellip
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Saving Historic Park Avenue

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

Park Avenue may be one of the most recognizable stretches of real estate in the world, and some Upper East Side residents are clamoring to keep it that way. With the recent purchase of two adjoining pre-Civil War properties by a developer and rumors of demolition circling, preservation advocates are reviving a campaign they’ve been [&hellip
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