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Oh, Hay NO!  Nivola Horses Removed

Oh, Hay NO! Nivola Horses Removed

Pact Renaissance Collaborative was recently named the new management company overseeing the NYCHA-owned Stephen Wise Towers.  They have outlined a substantial remolding campaign for the buildings, tenant units and grounds. During the first week of March, 2021, Pact...

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Framing Art and Uplifting Spirits

Framing Art and Uplifting Spirits

By Claudie Benjamin Most employees of Frames for You are artists. They care intensely about how a matte and frame enhance a work of art. They take the time, enjoying the challenge of assisting a customer in their choice of a framing option that matches their taste and...

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Perseverance Meets Community Spirit

Perseverance Meets Community Spirit

by Claudie Benjamin Donna Schofield, owner of Stationery & Toy World first met Gary Rowe when he was sent over by an employment agency that specializes in referrals of young people who have gotten into trouble and then completed rehab programs. "I tell the guys...

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Source for Trendy, Comfortable Footwear

Source for Trendy, Comfortable Footwear

By Claudie Benjamin “Even old ladies don’t want to wear old lady shoes” quips Lester Wasserman a co-owner with his father and sister of Tip Top Shoes at 155 West 72nd Street. The store was purchased from the original owners over 50 years ago, and has been in business...

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Manhattan Borough President CANDIDATES FORUM

Manhattan Borough President CANDIDATES FORUM

View recording HERE, use passcode #tDFX4%& of the Saturday, March 6 event to meet the candidates for Manhattan Borough President. This forum was moderated by Peggy Shepard of WE ACT.  Event co-sponsored by LANDMARK WEST! and these friends: Ascendant Neighborhood...

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Planning Together — Without the Community

Planning Together — Without the Community

The City Council Speaker has proposed PLANNING TOGETHER: A COMPREHENSIVE FRAMEWORK FOR NEW YORK CITY (linked).   Formally Intro 2186, this legislation proposes a requirement for the City of New York to undertake periodic, comprehensive planning for all areas of...

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Hitting Refresh on West 72nd Street

Hitting Refresh on West 72nd Street

By Claudie Benjamin We can all do with a periodic refresh of our lives and Natasha Nesic, a Personal Trainer/Nutrition Expert, who owns Work Life Fitness, is undertaking this in a big way. She began the first week of February 2021 by moving into a spacious new...

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Frozen Vodka Lemonade for Rollercoaster Times

Frozen Vodka Lemonade for Rollercoaster Times

By Claudie Benjamin When The Dakota Bar first opened in the early 2000s, it gave off an aura of posh.  Now with service only outside due to Covid restrictions, you can still savor an expensive cab. Parminder Singh and his family opened The Dakota Bar in 2014 recently...

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