The Westside Independent is Up For Sale by Auction

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Your favorite site about the Upper West Side is up for sale by ebay auction. The auction will last 10 days, starting on Dec. 6, 2010. Here’s the link! If you have any questions, please email uwsnews1@gmail.com.

A Brief Holiday

by - July 15, 2010 at 10:18 pm - - 1 Comment

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The Westside Independent’s editor is taking a couple weeks of R&R. In the meantime, be sure to check out our free outdoor concert page, and get updated events and specials at our Events and Deals page. Read More / Comment »

Events for $20 or Less Thursday

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July 15, 2010

Shakespeare in the Park: The Merchant of Venice
With Al Pacino. At the Delacorte Theater. 8 p.m. (tickets handed out beginning at 1 p.m. Also available via online ticketing) FREE. Read More / Comment »

Free Sunday Parking Could be Eliminated

by - July 14, 2010 at 10:50 pm - - 1 Comment

meterThere are few political third rails quite as electrifying as free parking on Sundays. When the mayor tried to eliminate it in 2003, the City Council passed a bill overturning him. But now Read More / Comment »

Events for $20 or Less Wednesday

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July 14, 2010

Upper West Side photo of the day by Ed Gaillard of a turtle at the Harlem Meer.

Upper West Side photo of the day by Ed Gaillard of a turtle at the Harlem Meer.

NY Philharmonic: Concerts in the Park
Lyadov: Baba-Yaga . Glazunov: Concerto for Alto Saxophone. Schulhoff: Hot-Sonate for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (selections). Followed by fireworks. Read More / Comment »

Celebrating One Year at Mermaid Inn and Dive 75

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Last week, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of Westside Independent at Mermaid Inn and Dive 75, both of which helped sponsor the events. Read More / Comment »

UWS Couple Sues Dog-Sitters for $1 Million After Bulldog Dies

by - July 14, 2010 at 11:05 am - - 1 Comment

Percy Face 2.jpgAn Upper West Side couple is suing a dog kennel for allegedly allowing their 5-year-old French bulldog to die of heat exhaustion while he was in their care. Read More / Comment »

Ruling Puts Proposed Sliver Building’s Fate in Jeopardy

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The Board of Standards and Appeals changed its mind on Tuesday, making it less likely that a brownstone at 330 West 86th Street will be demolished to make way for an ultrathin 17-story building. Read More / Comment »

Events for $20 or Less Tuesday

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July 13, 2010

Upper West Side photo of the day by marvelouskiddo.

Upper West Side photo of the day by marvelouskiddo.

NY Philharmonic: Concerts in the Park
Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Ravel: Boléro. Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser. Rossini: Largo al factotum della città from The Barber of Seville. Gounod: “Je veux vivre” from Romeo and Juliet. Mozart: “La ci darem la mano” from Don Giovanni. Jim Fuzai: Go and See the World. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue. Read More / Comment »

Delivery Guys Use GPS to Track Customers in Central Park

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*Jul 10 - 00:05*A new iPhone app lets people order food while they’re sitting in Central Park, and gets their deliveries to them — even if they’re in the middle of Sheep Meadow — using GPS. Read More / Comment »

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