Manhattan Valley Guide

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Manhattan Valley, often forgotten by people who still believe the Upper West Side harshly cuts off at 96th street, is a gem of a neighborhood on it’s own. For those wanting to explore a few blocks north, they will experience not only the beauty of this community, but also the vibrant community that makes residents of Manhattan valley proud to call these blocks their home!

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West Side Campaign Against Hunger Gets a New Mobile Market

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Community

West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH), which is located in the basement level of the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (263 West 86th Street) recently got a new truck to deliver their services for people who need them more uptown. For those unfamiliar with WSCAH, they run a supermarket-style food pantry to alleviate hunger. Since 1993, WSCAH has used a customer-choice, supermarket style food pantry. The campaign feels it is important to “respect [their] clients by letting them choose the food they need for themselves and their families.”

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Trendy Goodwill Store Opens on 79th Street

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Community, Shopping

A Curated by Goodwill Upper West Side shop just opened at 217 West 79th Street. The new shop is a trendier version of the original Goodwill store, with clothing items curated by a rotating list of featured stylists. Items are also slightly pricier, but still affordable.

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Woman Scales Statue of Liberty

Posted by on Jul 4, 2018 in Community

Liberty Island was evacuated after a woman was caught climbing the Statue of Liberty. The climber had a t-shirt that said ‘Rise and Resist’ and ‘Trump Care Makes Us Sick.’

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Free Summer Meals For Upper West Side Kids

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Community

Kids on the Upper West Side, Morningside Heights and South Harlem can eat for free this summer!  The Summer Meals Program is available at hundreds of Public Schools, Community Pool Centers, Libraries, and other locations around the city. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch meal to all children 18 years old and under. Please note there is no service on July 4th & August 21st.

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Laytners is closing

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018 in Community

Sadly, Laytner’s Linens will be closing, according to a sign in their window. Located at 2287 Broadway, they’ve been an Upper West Side staple for over 50 years.

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Happy Pride Day from the UWS

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018 in Community

Enjoy some positive vibes and celebrate pride with these local businesses and residents.

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Fresh Food For Seniors on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Jun 23, 2018 in Community

Through Fresh Food For Seniors, Upper West Side seniors can now get bags of produce for just $8 – discounted from their retail values of $15 to $18. Orders are pay-as-you-go, one week ahead of each delivery date.

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New Hope for the Metro Theater

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Community

Every time I walk by the facade of the Metro Theater located at 2626 Broadway, between 99th and 100th Streets, I think to myself, “This building is far too beautiful to still be empty”. Turns out, many fellow Upper West Siders agree. For those interested in preserving the cultural legacy of the Upper West Side, there may be a sliver of hope for for the 85-year-old theater.

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Central Park West Med Spa

Posted by on May 9, 2018 in Community, Convenience Services, Local Business, Sponsored

Central Park West Med Spa is a highly rated one-stop-shop for all of your Upper West Side skin care needs. Their sleek Central Park West location provides Upper West Siders with a warm and comfortable atmosphere to enjoy while the skilled staff help you look your best!

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