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West Side Welcomes New Precinct Commander

West Side Welcomes New Precinct Commander

News West Side Spirit

Commander Marlon Larin introduces himself to the community, talks crime in the neighborhood Upper West Side Police Commissioner Bill Bratton recently...


City to Halve Homeless Shelter Residents

City to Halve Homeless Shelter Residents

News West Side Spirit

People living at Freedom House agree that the city should reduce the number of residents there Upper West Side Last...


Sympathy for the East Side

Sympathy for the East Side

News West Side Spirit

OP ED We gave Mayor de Blasio a “C” for the Upper East Side’s neighborhood report card; one West Sider concurs that ...


Activists Picket Liam Neeson’s Home

Activists Picket Liam Neeson’s Home

News Our Town,News West Side Spirit

Members of PETA and NYCLASS came together to protest the actor’s recent statements in support of the carriage horse industry Upper W...


The Sixth Borough: A Passover story from the farm

The Sixth Borough: A Passover story from the farm

News Our Town,News Our Town Downtown,News West Side Spirit

It was midnight when we bounced up our long, rutted driveway. I wasn’t actually concerned. Yes, we were getting home late, b...


Aging in Place

Aging in Place

News Our Town,News Our Town Downtown,News West Side Spirit

Making plans to stay in your home now can help for the future Most people prefer to stay in their home...


West Side Features

Green Thumb, Concrete Jungle

Green Thumb, Concrete Jungle

Arts West Side Spirit,News Our Town Downtown

Downtown community gardens spring to life while some fight for their lives Lower East Side Tenants who built and maintained a...


Paying For The Arts

Paying For The Arts

Arts Our Town,Arts West Side Spirit

A new report highlights severe shortfalls in city arts funding Emily Diamond has been the art teacher at P.S. 6 on...


Life with John, Dustin and Harry

Life with John, Dustin and Harry

Arts Our Town,Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

Eileen Haves has been a New York talent agent for four decades.   Having John Travolta throw his arms around you ...


Out & About

Out & About

Arts West Side Spirit,Dining West Side Spirit

April 25 Video Game Friday Riverside Library 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Free Come Friday afternoon and test your skills in a friendly competition against y...


The Failure of Arts Education in Manhattan

The Failure of Arts Education in Manhattan

Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

Our city is getting a failing grade when it comes to arts education. My office just released a first-of-its-kind report,...


Debutante Debut

Debutante Debut

Arts Our Town,Arts West Side Spirit

A coming of age tale gets the theatrical treatment   Upper West Side Playwright Ryann Weir and director Annie Tippe have ...


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