Notes From the Neighborhood

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311 Mess-ups Confuse Local Parents Upper East Side Assembly Member Micah Kellner alerted Our Town to a snafu in the 311 information system that has been giving parents incorrect information about their children’s school enrollment. Kellner said several parents have called his office over the past week to complain that 311 operators have apparently been [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

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LOWER MANHATTAN J&R JR. STORE OPENS Alliance for Downtown New York President Elizabeth Berger joined J&R Co-CEOs Joe and Rachelle Friedman and their son, J&R Executive Vice President Jason Friedman, to celebrate the launch of the new J&R Jr. store this Monday, Feb. 13. The new location, conceived of by Jason Friedman, is a 15,000-square-foot [&hellip
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West Side Crime Watch

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Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Victim Speaks Out Against Abuser An 18-year-old woman came to the 20th Precinct this week to report a string of violent incidents allegedly committed by her boyfriend over a series of weeks. In January, the perpetrator brandished a boxcutter and threatened to kill the woman and her family. The next day, [&hellip
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West Side Notes From the Neighborhood

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Compiled by Megan Bungeroth Marriage Affirmation for V-Day If you’d like to step away from the romantic-comedy drivel tossed around every February and instead celebrate real, lasting love, take heart in knowing that five long-married senior couples will be renewing their marriage vows on Valentine’s Day this year. Goddard Riverside Senior Center is hosting a [&hellip
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Downtown Neighborhood Chatter

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WEST VILLAGE FAMOUS ARTISTS’ BUILDING GAINS LANDMARK STATUS The Westbeth Artists Community, located in the West Village, has had its historic landmark status approved by the City Council, saving the 19th-century building complex from having its historic status stripped by City Council members and being sold to commercial developers. Westbeth was the headquarters of Bell [&hellip
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Our Town: Notes From the Neighborhood

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Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Sean Creamer 2nd Ave. Air Quality Study Says “No Problem” MTA Capital Construction released the results of an air quality study last week that monitored the effects of construction activity between East 69th and East 87th streets along Second Avenue. The study and resulting report, by the consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, found that [&hellip
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SYMPHONY CELEBRATION FOR MUSICIAN

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By Dan Rivoli Symphony Space, at Broadway and West 95th Street, will celebrate American composer and musician David Amram’s birthday Thur., Nov. 11. David Amram: The First 80 Years will cover the prolific musician’s work, from a concert performance of his film scores such as 1962’s The Manchurian Candidate to the premiere of Amram’s “Symphonic [&hellip
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LINCOLN CENTER MEANS BIG BUCKS

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By Dan Rivoli Lincoln Center announced highlights from its study on the economic impact the performing arts complex has on New York City. Lincoln Center estimates that $3.4 billion of economic activity is generated from its 12 resident organizations, which includes the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic and the New York City Ballet
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