79th Street Marina empty boats + $5 million demanded from Stiller’s house

Welcome to the Upper West Side! Let’s kick off this Friday with everything you need to know about the Upper West Side today.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Quite sunny. High: 50 Low: 39.


Here are today’s top stories on the Upper West Side:

  1. West Side Rag’ Empty boats at 79th Street Marina before reconstruction; But where did they go? (westsiderag.com)
  2. The UWS house of Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara under contract with a request for $ 5 million (New York Post )
  3. Manhattan Valley: an accessible neighborhood near Central Park (The New York Times)
  4. Community petitions to restore the Metro Theater (NY1 Spectrum News)
  5. New York Marathon 2021: Safety, COVID protocols and everything you need to know (NBC New York)
  6. Columbia grad students strike indefinitely (Upper West Side Patch)

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Today on the Upper West Side:

  • 21st Havana New York Film Festival (6:30 p.m.)

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  • American Museum of Natural History: “Meet the mardo (Antechinus flavipes)! This Australian species is also known as the yellow-legged antechinus or the yellow-legged marsupial mouse. It lives in forests, swamps and scrublands. As a carnivore, it feeds on invertebrates, eggs, a …” (Facebook)
  • American Museum of Natural History: “This time of year has many of us looking for something sweet to eat, and the Gurney’s Sugarbird (Promerops gurneyi) is no different. It inhabits scrubland and montane grasslands in some parts of southeastern Africa, where it feeds for the n…” (Facebook)
  • Central Park: “It’s #AskAConservatorDay and we’re hanging out with #CentralParkConservancy staff Matt and Kaleeif at the Obelisk Landscape on the East Side at 81st. Watch them demonstrate how we care for monuments, statues and park plates. I have…” (Facebook)
  • American Folk Art Museum: “Lucinda Toomer grew up on her family’s farm in Georgia. In her later years, she remembered childhood on the farm as a best time, when ‘everything people had, they made.’ She also remembers being woken up every night during her twelfth year.” (Facebook)
  • Central Park: “Preparations for the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon are underway! Our President and CEO, Betsy Smith, was at today’s Blue Line ceremony to celebrate the return of one of NYC’s favorite events. , the #NYCMarathon. We look forward to hosting a….” (Facebook)
  • American Folk Art Museum: “KAWS Donates ‘Holy Grail’ of Folk Art – William Edmondson Sculpture Discovered on St. Louis Porch – to New York Museum.” Sarah Cascone via ArtNet News on “Martha and Mary” by William Edmondson, which will be visible in “Multitudes”, openi…” (Facebook)
  • Barnard College: “At Barnard, we are committed to creating a more sustainable campus in order to fight climate change. We are delighted to be one of the colleges selected to be featured in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2022 Edition. Learn m. ..” (Facebook)
  • New York Historical Society: “👽 If aliens landed in New York, where would you take them to show the best of humanity? ⁣ ⁣ 📷 Billboards on Broadway, “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, photograph, November 4, 1951 . Photograph from Robert M. Lester Collection, PR 215.” (Facebook)
  • Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President: “This recently celebrated documentary features the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, a historic and hitherto overlooked event in Harlem. Join a special behind-the-scenes discussion with producers Jon Kamen, Joseph Patel and Dave Sir…” (Facebook)
  • American Folk Art Museum: “Support the American Folk Art Museum by bidding on the works of more than fifty famous and emerging artists, including Sanford Biggers, Cindy Sherman, Nicolas Party, KAWS, Nicole Eisenman and Jenny Holzer. Proceeds from the auction stre.. .” (Facebook)
  • Symphony space: “Last night Billy Porter spoke honestly with Christian Siriano about dealing with his past and present trajectory in ‘Unprotected’. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this intimate discussion about staying in your truth. (Photos by E…” (Facebook)
  • Central Park: “DYK What weather observations have been collected in Central Park since 1868? From the blizzard of 1888 to the remnants of Hurricane Ida last year, the most notorious weather events in New York City history have been measured in the park. A…” (Facebook)
  • Riverside Park Conservancy: “Another fall planting project with volunteers! We cleared space by removing chinaberry vines and planted ‘New Jersey Tea’ shrubs (Ceanothus Americanus) at 120th. Many thanks to Riverkeeper for your cooperation!” (Facebook)
  • New York Institute of Technology: “Congratulations to the Acting Dean of the NYIT School of Management, Deborah Y. Cohn, Ph.D., for being named one of the Top 50 Women in Business by Long Island Business News. You make us proud! 🏆 https: //buff.ly/3k6cLJi” (Facebook)
  • Defense : “#ICYMI Last week we kicked off the 2021 #TuskAwards and revealed 3 of our amazing finalists. Thanks to Maia Films and Fortemus Films for this fabulous teaser of our amazing #conservationheroes work. More of our finalists to come 👀 #No. ..” (Facebook)
  • DOROT: “Volunteer today to deliver Thanksgiving meals and smiles! Sign up today to deliver a festive meal and share a friendly phone call with an older neighbor this Thanksgiving! PICKUP DATES AND LOCATIONS: Sunday, November 21 East Side: 10:00 a.m….” (Facebook)
  • Manhattan Children’s Museum: “✨ Happy Diwali! We’re excited about our Diwali celebration this Saturday, in partnership with The Culture Tree! Join us for a full day of hands-on activities where you can create colorful rangoli artwork and take part in a beautiful. ..” (Facebook)
  • Symphony space: “Dinner time was a while ago, but maybe you have room for a little more? On the Selected Shorts podcast this week, a couple’s sushi dinner reveals the perception of a woman of the world and her relationship. “Omakase” by Weike Wang is read b…” (Facebook)
  • New York Institute of Technology: “Through her business, Angela Moses Consultant Enterprise, Angela James-Moses, Ph.D., (BS ’87, MPS ’89) aims to increase awareness of the importance of behavioral health. https://buff. ly/3mGZ5Gm” (Facebook)
  • NYPL Riverside Library: “#Teens, the Van Nest Library will hold a virtual conference with the author of the fantasy novel “Passeur” @clairemcfallauthor tomorrow at 3 p.m. Register via bit.ly/FerrymanTalk” (Facebook)
  • NYPL Riverside Library: “Happy #Diwali. Check out these holiday books and e-books from our collection: https://www.nypl.org/blog/2020/11/06/celebrate-diwali-books-resources.” (Facebook)
  • West Side Campaign Against Hunger: “WSCAH is looking for its next full-time Benefits Access Manager reporting to our Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement. This position oversees the work of our Social Services department that connects our customer community …” (Facebook)
  • Symphony space: “Mark your calendars for a month full of great music, literature, comedy and conversation. Here’s what’s to come! (Facebook)

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Gus Saltonstal

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