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Spotted on the UWS: Small Acts of Political Expression

Spotted on the UWS: Small Acts of Political Expression Upper West Siders have quietly, and not so quietly, been making their opinions known about politics for decades. In recent days, readers

Make Your Voice Heard! Help Choose a New Public Advocate Today

Make Your Voice Heard! Help Choose a New Public Advocate Today It’s Election Day in New York City! New Yorkers will be choosing a new public advocate today in a special election to replace Letitia James, who’s now state attorney…

News about L Train brings joy followed by anger and confusion

News about L Train brings joy followed by anger and confusion (Credit: Getty Images) With yesterday’s announcement that the L Train shutdown has been cancelled, most of us affected have gone from feeling shock, to joy,  to confusion.  Commuters and business owners are…

Election Night Viewing Party Tonight at Les Enfants de Boheme

Election Night Viewing Party Tonight at Les Enfants de Boheme Our friends at Les Enfants de Boheme have asked us to spread the word that they are hosting an Election Night Viewing Party this evening. Owners Cathy and Stefan have…

Brooklyn voter guide for the Tuesday midterms

Brooklyn voter guide for the Tuesday midterms You of course know that Tuesday is election day, so PLEASE go out and vote. If you’ve been paying attention you know there are lots of items on the ballot this time around,…

Wendy Li, Christopher Marte Victorious in Primary Election

Wendy Li, Christopher Marte Victorious in Primary Election Wendy Li’s signs were all over Chinatown Thursday. You have likely heard about the high profile victors in yesterday’s New York State Primary Election. Governor Andrew Cuomo easily defeated challenger Cynthia Nixon,…

Nadler Talks Trump, Russia, and Legalizing Pot at Local Forum

Nadler Talks Trump, Russia, and Legalizing Pot at Local Forum Democratic Congressman Jerrold Nadler did not hold back at a public forum last Thursday night at Goddard Riverside Community Center, on Columbus Avenue between 88th and 89th Streets.

ROSENTHAL, LEVINE CRUISE TO VICTORY IN PRIMARIES

ROSENTHAL, LEVINE CRUISE TO VICTORY IN PRIMARIES Helen Rosenthal fought off two challengers in the Democratic primary for City Council District 6 on Tuesday, winning by a large margin.