A Merry, Righteous Bunch Gets Un-Married for Love

by - February 14, 2010 at 5:43 pm - - Comments Off on A Merry, Righteous Bunch Gets Un-Married for Love

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The mock televangelist Reverend Billy led about 80 New Yorkers in an un-marriage ceremony at Bethesda Fountain on Valentine’s Day, as they pledged to suspend their marriages until all Americans can marry. Read More / Comment »

Nutty Obama-Haters Leaflet-Bomb the Upper West Side

by - January 27, 2010 at 8:10 pm - - 1 Comment

leafletsTea-partiers dropped thousands of leaflets all over 68th Street and Broadway on Wednesday afternoon, covering the area with poems and statements attacking the president.

The papers apparently Read More / Comment »

West Park Presbyterian a Landmark; Bye-Bye Homeless

by - January 13, 2010 at 2:54 pm - - 1 Comment

west parkThe Landmarks Preservation Commission decided on Tuesday to declare West Park Presbyterian Church, the beautiful beaten-down church on the corner of 86th Street Read More / Comment »

2010 UWS Preview: Fashion, Controversy, and Trader Joe’s

by - January 3, 2010 at 12:49 pm - - Comments Off on 2010 UWS Preview: Fashion, Controversy, and Trader Joe’s

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The Upper West Side will get a lot more trendy and stylish in 2010, as Fashion Week moves from Bryant Park to Lincoln Center in September. So beware walking down Broadway in the 60’s without Read More / Comment »

Paterson Speaks up for Central Park Carriage Ban

by - December 23, 2009 at 12:35 pm - - 1 Comment

patersonGovernor David Paterson came out pretty strong against horse-drawn carriages in Central Park last week, saying that the horses are “abused.” He said the practice should be banned unless owners Read More / Comment »

Local Congressman at Center of Health Debate

by - December 22, 2009 at 9:33 am - - Comments Off on Local Congressman at Center of Health Debate

Rep. Jerry Nadler, who represents the Upper West Side, joined a coalition of 57 Liberal congressional representatives who vowed this summer not to vote for a bill without a public health insurance option. But with the Senate Read More / Comment »

Opinion: Stop the Chetrit Land-Swap!

by - December 21, 2009 at 11:21 pm - - 2 Comments

Jewish Home and Hospital

Jewish Home and Hospital

By Hillel Hoffman
Once again, there is a real estate scheme afoot that should set off community alarm. The players are Jewish Home Lifecare, a non-profit nursing home, and the Chetrit Group, one of the developers responsible for Read More / Comment »

John McCain Disses Lincoln Center

by - December 21, 2009 at 3:22 pm - - Comments Off on John McCain Disses Lincoln Center

mccainIn his zeal to cleanse the federal budget of all non-essential items, Senator John McCain took aim this month at Jazz at Lincoln Center, which received an $800,000 federal grant on Dec. 10 for its community and educational programs. Read More / Comment »

Phone Bank for Health Care Reform on the UWS Wednesday

by - December 15, 2009 at 12:46 pm - - Comments Off on Phone Bank for Health Care Reform on the UWS Wednesday

A group of Upper West Siders are getting together on Wednesday to call constituents in the home states of targeted Senators to try to influence the health care debate and get the senators to vote their way on amendments. Read More / Comment »

UWS Congressman Looking for Interns

by - December 2, 2009 at 6:24 pm - - Comments Off on UWS Congressman Looking for Interns

nadler3Rep. Jerry Nadler, a Democrat who represents parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan, including the Upper West Side, is looking for interns for the spring semester. The positions are unpaid, but can qualify for college credit. Check out the ad below: Read More / Comment »

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