Chinese Restaurant Thrilled for Elena Kagan’s Support

July 8, 2010 by · Comments Off on Chinese Restaurant Thrilled for Elena Kagan’s Support 

IMG_4979Ivy’s Chinese Restaurant on 72nd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue is a proud supporter of Elena Kagan, the Upper West Sider who 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 »


Nadler Explains Obamacare, and Why He Almost Voted No

April 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

nadler4Upper West Side Congressman Jerry Nadler made a rare appearance at the Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday night, and he used the opportunity to talk about the new health care law and why Read More / Comment »


Sketchy UWS Super Catches Chuck Schumer’s Attention

February 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on Sketchy UWS Super Catches Chuck Schumer’s Attention 

schumerU.S. Senator Chuck Schumer came to the Upper West Side on Sunday to talk about a bill he’s introducing that would make building superintendents convicted of sexual offenses disclose their crimes to the building Read More / Comment »


A Merry, Righteous Bunch Gets Un-Married for Love

February 14, 2010 by · 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

January 27, 2010 by · 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 »


Paterson Speaks up for Central Park Carriage Ban

December 23, 2009 by · 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

December 22, 2009 by · 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 »


John McCain Disses Lincoln Center

December 21, 2009 by · 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

December 15, 2009 by · 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 »


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