Posts Tagged ‘West Side Express’

LINCOLN CENTER RESTAURANT

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By Max A. Goldstein The new Italian restaurant at Lincoln Center finally has a name; Lincoln. The Patina Restaurant Group, which will operate Lincoln, decided to forgo an Italian name, and instead will pay homage to its home on the Upper West Side. “It seemed a natural to have the Lincoln Center name associated with [&hellip
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MAN CHARGED WITH MURDERING FATHER

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By Reid Spagna A 33-year-old Upper West Side man was charged with murdering his father, police said. Julian Kurita called 911 and told the operator he slit his own wrists after he stabbed his father in the throat. The body of his father, 70-year-old Fumitaka Kurita, was laying face-up on the floor with a bleeding [&hellip
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Gov. Signs Illegal Hotels Bill

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By Alice Robb A new law will protect New York City tenants and tourists from the dangers of illegal hotels. The bill, sponsored by State Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, was signed into law July 23 by Governor David Paterson. For decades, landlords have exploited ambiguous wording in state and city laws [&hellip
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INTERSECTION TO GET AUDIBLE TRAFFIC SIGNALS

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By Reid Spagna After years of lobbying by the Jewish Guild for the Blind, the Department of Transportation is finally installing audible traffic signals near the non-profit on the Upper West Side. Two audible signals would be installed at crosswalks near West 65th Street and the intersections of Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
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MAKING UWS MORE SENIOR FRIENDLY

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By Alice Robb The Upper West Side has been selected for a pilot program designed to make New York a more pleasant place for seniors. The new program involves installing benches on sidewalks, working with stores and salons to institute more senior discounts, and working with schools and colleges to make more courses available to [&hellip
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