Protected Bike Lanes Coming to Columbus Avenue

June 2, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

A protected bike lane like this one in Chelsea wil be coming to Columbus Avenue.

A protected bike lane like this one in Chelsea wil be coming to Columbus Avenue.

Columbus Avenue will be redesigned this summer to allow for a protected bike lane along the East side of the street from 96th to 77th Streets, creating a barrier between traffic and bicycles as well as concrete pedestrian islands on some blocks. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Wednesday

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May 19, 2010

Guitar at 12 Noon at Folk Art Museum
Enjoy live music performed by jazz guitarists led by Bill Wurtzel. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Tuesday

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May 18, 2010

Dixieland Jazz Concert
With the Gotham Jazzmen. In the Bruno Walter Auditorium, at the New York Public Library for Read More / Comment »


Events For $20 or Less Thursday

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May 13, 2010

UnWined: Eleanor Dubinsky
Indie-soul songstress Eleanor Dubinsky combines sultry, jazzy vocals with global pop to create hot original music with international appeal. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Wednesday

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May 12, 2010

Guitar at 12 Noon at Folk Art Museum
Enjoy live music performed by jazz guitarists led by Bill Wurtzel. Read More / Comment »


Surprising Setback for Bike Lanes on Columbus Avenue

May 12, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

bike lane proposal
In a surprising decision that felt like a slap in the face to local biking advocates, Community Board 7’s Transportation Committee voted not to put bike lanes on Columbus Avenue between 77th and 96th Streets. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Tuesday

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May 11, 2010

Lebanese Film Series
The series includes special tributes to Maroun Baghdadi and Randa Chahal Sabbagh, two pivotal figures at the vanguard of Lebanese cinema, each of whom forged a distinct auteur voice. Read More / Comment »


Native Upper West Sider Nominated to Supreme Court

May 10, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Elena_Kagan_2Elena Kagan, who was nominated on Monday to fill Justice John Paul Stevens’ seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, grew up on 75th Street and West End Avenue. Kagan’s Upper West Side upbringing could become Read More / Comment »


Look Out Ahead: Too Many Kids, Too Few Schools

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A recent rally protesting school overcrowding at City Hall.

A recent rally protesting school overcrowding at City Hall.

Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column by Rebecca Levey about raising children on the Upper West Side.

By Rebecca Levey
Of all the crazy and neurotic exploits that New York City parents go through, none is more fraught with insecurity, fear and downright competitiveness than the school process. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Tuesday

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May 4, 2010

Dave Barry: I’ll Mature When I’m Dead: Dave Barry’s Amazing Tales of Adulthood
Dave Barry may be one of the funniest men in America. His new book explains parenting, the battle of the sexes, certain unmentionable surgical procedures and more. Read More / Comment »


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