Posts Tagged ‘West Side’

COMPROMISE ON COLUMBUS AVE. RETAIL PLAN

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By Dan Rivoli A compromise in the retail expansion proposal that will change the landscape of Columbus Avenue in the West 90s may be near. The Witkoff Group, the company that owns 248-unit Columbus House, wants to create 4,950 square feet of commercial space with a two-story ground-floor structure. This would extend all the way [&hellip
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Man Assaulted While Breaking Up Fight

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A 26-year-old Bronx man was attacked after trying to intervene in a fight outside 2049 Broadway and West 71st Street. Police said that May 20 at 2:38 a.m., the man interrupted Artemio Santos’ unprovoked assault on another person. Santos is accused of hitting the victim with the metal part of his belt, causing redness and [&hellip
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HELICOPTER RULES DISAPPOINT

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When the city’s Economic Development Corporation announced new regulations for sight-seeing helicopter tours, president Seth Pinsky said the rules balance “both quality of life needs and our important tourist industry.” Short tour flights that last several minutes have been eliminated and there is a ban on sightseeing helicopter tours over Central Park. But while the [&hellip
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Oh, What a Tangled Vine

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By Linnea Covington Walking into a wine bar can often feel a little daunting. You see a full list bursting with promise, but only a few names ring a bell. To the uneducated wine drinker, names like “rueda” and “refosco” remain mysterious grapes and blends we often skip in favor of better-known bottles, like pinot [&hellip
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After Narcotics and Murder, Top Cop Shifts to Quality of Life

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By Dan Rivoli In Christopher McCormack’s 21 years in the police department, he has spent time on the streets of Washington Heights and East Harlem. He most recently led a squad of more than 150 rookies at Patrol Borough Manhattan North, targeting high-crime spots north of 59th Street. In his native Bronx, McCormack was a [&hellip
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