Posts Tagged ‘Upper West Side’

The Best Burgers of the Upper West Side

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, Dining West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

by Megan Bungeroth, Mayara Guimaraes, Regan Hofmann and Amanda Woods New Yorkers have been searching for the best burger in the city since the dawn of time. But the West Side Spirit wanted to find out, where can Upper West Siders get the best burger without having to leave the neighborhood? We scouted out popular [&hellip
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A Look at Some of Manhattan’s Urgent Care Centers

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, Uncategorized

by Amanda Woods “In the past, the emergency room was your only option for receiving care for any minor or not-so-minor injury,” said Mark Melrose, D.O., co-founder of Urgent Care Manhattan on the Upper West Side. “The ER was the only game in town.” Today, about 40 percent of visits to hospital emergency departments are for nonurgent or semi-urgent problems, [&hellip
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Mount Sinai Goes Crosstown with New Center

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by Amanda Woods Mount Sinai Hospital recently opened an urgent care center on the Upper West Side, a step that administrators consider important for the hospital, for the neighborhood and for urban medical care. “The hospital is trying to expand its presence on the West Side, bringing in new patients who don’t want to go [&hellip
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Petition Push for New Uptown Middle School

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Family, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Students in front of PS 158   Parents and politicians are clashing with the Department of Education (DOE) in a war of numbers and need on the Upper East Side. While residents insist that they must have another middle school and soon in the neighborhood, the DOE is holding parents at bay, pointing to data they say indicates that elementary school [&hellip
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Squeeze on Middle Class Tightens Uptown

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Family, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Lack of new development and its popularity has incresed ents in the neighborhood, forcing some middle class families from the Upper West Side. Photo by James Kelleher. The Upper West Side has become known as a bastion of middle-class life, a family-centric haven that, while not cheap, offers an attainable life in Manhattan for average people. But over the past few years, as the economy slowly recovers, middle-class residents are increasingly finding themselves squeezed out of their beloved neighborhood. “We see it [&hellip
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Pro-Choice New Yorkers Hold a Sexy Summer Benefit to Raise Funds

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Blog, Sex & Relationships, West Side Spirit

By Rebecca Harris More than 400 supporters flocked to the West Side’s luxurious Hudson Terrace lounge Tuesday night for limitless drinks, sexy entertainment and decadent fun at Planned Parenthood of New York City’s 8th annual Summer, Sex & Spirits benefit. Guests mingled and danced in the spacious yet intimate venue, adorned with sparkling chandelier fixtures, [&hellip
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Nora Ephron: In Memoriam

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film

ephron “Tell me I’ll never have to be out there again.”   It’s that line, delivered by Marie (Carrie Fisher) to Jess (Bruno Kirby), after learning that their mutual best friends Harry and Sally (yes, Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan) have switched up their friendship from platonic to “it’s complicated,” that makes Nora Ephron’s screenplay for [&hellip
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