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Elderly mugging victim dies

The 87-year-old victim of a vicious attack on the Upper West Side has died. Professor was attacked at an ATM on West 96th Street. His alleged assailant has been arrested.

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Dining

Trader Joe’s to Open Soon on UWS

A new Trader Joe’s store is set to open soon on the Upper West Side. Construction is nearly complete at the location on 93rd Street and Columbus Avenue. The store recently held a hiring event.

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Lifestyle

Diane Keaton Selling UWS Apartment

Actor Diane Keaton is selling her apartment in the San Remo building on Central Park West. The apartment is on the market for $1.75 million. Keaton is best known for her Academy Award-winning role in 1977’s Annie Hall.

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Local News

Suspects charged with running cocaine ring out of UWS apartment

Six men have been charged April 5 with running a cocaine distribution ring out the ringleader’s deceased mother’s apartment at Columbus Avenue and 83rd Street. Federal prosecutors said they found cocaine and $60,000 in cash that was used in the multi state distribution network. 

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Community Board to hold meeting April 3

Community Board 7 will hold its next full board meeting on April 3,  6:30 PM at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 West 83rd Street. The agenda is as follows:   Chair’s Report, Roberta Semer Community Session – We welcome all members of our community (residents, businesses, CBOs) who would like to speak on issues …

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Community Board votes against tall buildings

Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee voted at its March 6 meeting in favor a resolution that would limit the development of tall buildings on the Upper West Side. The text of the resolution is below:   The phenomenon of supertall buildings has spread from the 57th Street corridor to …

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News

106th Street to get New 11-story Building

An 11-story building will go up at 123 West 106th Street, reports YIMBY. Permits have been filed for the 115-foot tall building that will house 48 apartments. Minervini Vandermark Architecture is designing the building. A construction date has not yet been announced.

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Community Board votes for $400,000 New Dog Run

At its November 7 full board meeting Community Board 7 voted to approve a $400,000 dog run in Theodore Roosevelt Park.

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News

Huge Sinkhole craters UWS Street

A gigantic sinkhole suddenly opened up on 82nd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue threatening passerby. 

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