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Eerie pictures of the ghost town formerly known as Loehmann's: http://bit.ly/1lnyKI3
Loehmann's on Broadway between 73rd and 74th streets closed its doors for good on Wednesday, selling its last items of clothing and most of its fixtures. The store will be open on Thursday for people to pick up anything they might have bought but hadn't taken home, and they'll sell off any more ...
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The Upper West Side could get a Metro-North station. More details here:

http://www.westsiderag.com/2014/01/09/cuomo-supports-plan-that-could-bring-metro-north-trains-to-uws
In his state of the state speech on Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned a plan to send Metro-North trains to Penn Station rather than just Grand Central station. “We will open a new spur for the Metro-North Railroad to provide more resiliency and direct access to Penn Station, ...
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A reminder of the old Upper West Side emerges:
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townshop3. The Town Shop put up a new sign this week at their new store at 2270 Broadway (between 81st and 82nd). As the workers were getting ready to hoist the new letters, they peeled away the layers of the signs underneath, and found some names that will be familiar to people who have lived ...
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Kate Spade has opened in the former home of the Emerald Inn on 69th street and Columbus Avenue. The new store has a bow-shaped entryway and sells clothes and accessories. It has a glowing neon sign inside that says “Colorfully.” And in another sign that Columbus is becoming the new Madison ...
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Election season is upon us, and Upper West Siders have some big choices to make. Luckily, we're here to give you the information you will need to pull that rusty lever or press that malfunctioning computer screen (thanks Board of Elections!). This coming Tuesday, September 10 is Primary Day and ...
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A mall with about 30 shops is set to open in the Columbus Circle subway station as soon as next year, the MTA told us today, as the agency negotiates the final terms of a master lease for the space. The Columbus Circle station was designed to have room for stores when it was renovated in a ...
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Eight frosty inches of snow fell on the Upper West Side on Monday, and more is expected starting late Tuesday night and again this weekend. One hot day you'll feel nostalgic for all of this, we promise. Central Park is looking stunning in the snow. Thanks to Ziv Fishfedder for this photo from ...
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The old Hertz garage at 77th street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue is not long for this world. Papers were filed last week with the city Buildings Department to tear it down and replace it with (you guessed it!) luxury apartments. The 18-story building will have about 30 apartments, ...
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West Side Rag readers have a special chance to see a free screening of new De Niro movie:  http://www.westsiderag.com/2013/10/07/free-screening-of-new-de-niro-movie-for-west-side-rag-readers
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The West Side Rag would be happy to help, but it would take all of our columnists plus the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to take on 50+ rats. The city parks department hasn't responded to our inquiry. Perhaps they are also afraid of 50+ rats? See our previous report on the “gangs” of rats ...
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Ken Biberaj watching officials pull the helicopter in at the 79th Street Boat Basin. A helicopter made an emergency landing in the Hudson River near 79th street on Sunday morning, and all five passengers made it out safely. The 'copter was reportedly showing a family of Swedish tourists the ...
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