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Riders Caught Unawares by UWS Shuttering of B, C Stations

Riders Caught Unawares by UWS Shuttering of B, C Stations

BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | Four Upper West Side subway stations are getting a makeover this summer — but for some, the changes hardly seem substantial and were wholly unanticipated, and the lengthy station closures could cause a bump in train crowds along the 1, 2, and 3 lines. Four stations along the B and C lines […]

Nine Revolting Rebekah Mercers — In One Museum!

Nine Revolting Rebekah Mercers — In One Museum!

BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | The Revolting Lesbians were back on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History on Friday, and they weren’t afraid to get kicked out or even have the cops called on them. In fact, that was partially their goal. The Friday the 13th “horror show” was a demonstration against Rebekah Mercer […]

Seeds Planted for Rooftop Gardens to Feed Midtown Needs

Seeds Planted for Rooftop Gardens to Feed Midtown Needs

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Can a freshly grown tomato help with homelessness? Ask John Mudd and Andrea Winter, and the answer is a resounding “Yes.” Winter, of Inner City Farmer and Mudd, of the Midtown South Community Council (MSCC), have partnered to help spread rooftop gardens in and around Midtown. Now entering its third […]

Hudson River Park Trust Plans Pier 97 Renovation

Hudson River Park Trust Plans Pier 97 Renovation

BY WINNIE McCROY | On Apr. 12, nearly 50 community members gathered at the Hotel Trades Council building in Midtown for a meeting of the Waterfront, Parks & Environment Committee (WPE) of Community Board 4, to share their “wish list” of items for the renovation of Pier 97. On hand to discuss the project was […]

Ronan Farrow Honored at the Plaza

Ronan Farrow Honored at the Plaza

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | At a splashy April 10 fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel, the Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship fund for LGBTQ college students, honored journalist Ronan Farrow, who last October broke open the Harvey Weinstein scandal with investigative reporting he published in The New Yorker. Farrow’s appearance at the event came just one […]

Progressive Hell’s Kitchen Club Sticks with Cuomo

Progressive Hell’s Kitchen Club Sticks with Cuomo

BY NATHAN RILEY | Right in Cynthia Nixon’s backyard, just weeks after the actor and activist announced her Democratic primary challenge to Andrew Cuomo, the Hell’s Kitchen Democrats — a progressive newcomer on the local political club scene — voted on Apr. 5 to endorse the two-term governor for reelection. The club held its first endorsement […]

Student Input, September Opening for PS 33 Playground

Student Input, September Opening for PS 33 Playground

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | It was an exciting day for the greening of Chelsea as students and faculty from PS 33 Chelsea Prep, at 281 Ninth Ave., btw. W. 26th & 27th Sts., participated in the groundbreaking for a $1.16 million state-of-the-art playground. The neighborhood space will be located on the W. 26th St. side […]

With Ambitious Asks, Bus Advocates Await MTA Plan

With Ambitious Asks, Bus Advocates Await MTA Plan

BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | A coalition of public transit groups has called out buses in a scathing. report card-style fashion. The Bus Turnaround Coalition included three lines serving Midtown and the East Side — the M101, M57, and M31 — on a list of nominees for major upgrades late last year, including technological upgrades ranging from […]

Temple Emanu-el Offers Elders a Home on Passover

Temple Emanu-el Offers Elders a Home on Passover

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Welcomed with smiles and, often as well, greetings of recognition from years past, 200 elders celebrated Passover at Temple Emanu-El’s Second Night Community Seder, a congregation tradition extending back more than 40 years. This is a way for Jewish seniors not to have to be alone during Passover but instead continue to […]

Lesbians Locked in a ‘Qualifying’ Round

Lesbians Locked in a ‘Qualifying’ Round

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Even among the 40 percent of New York State voters who say they know who Cynthia Nixon is, much of that recognition comes from her long-running role as Miranda Hobbes in the “Sex and the City” TV and film franchise. Theater aficionados will be familiar with her substantial body of work on […]

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