Posted on August 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. by Carol Tannenhauser
Photo by Alan Robbins.
August 9, 2021 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 79 degrees.
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“Mayor de Blasio’s attempt to get homeless people out of hotel rooms in pandemic on the Upper West Side has become a fiasco, with dozens of adults moved to a new hotel without a working refrigerator or elevator, residents and advocates said Monday, “according to the Daily News. They referred to former residents of the Belleclaire Hotel, 77th and Broadway. Supporters of the city’s homeless told the Daily News that the process of moving this vulnerable group of people from Upper West Side hotels was rushed to appease Manhattan’s creakiest wheels into the well-heeled neighborhood. . “
“Falling tree branch in Central Park injured two tourists Thursday, ”The New York Post reported. “The 57-year-old woman and 62-year-old man from Amarillo, Texas were sitting on a bench at the Great Lawn Playground just after 5 p.m. when the branch snapped and hit them, police said. The two were taken to New York’s Weill Cornell Presbyterian Teaching Hospital with minor injuries from which they needed to recover, cops said.
The story of the most expensive townhouse currently for sale on UWS, in 6 square feet showcases gorgeous photographs of “the six-bedroom home at 32 West 76th Street… with 11,300 interior square feet (there are 21 rooms!) with an outdoor kitchen and San Remo views.” In the basement there is a double height basketball court, temperature controlled wine cellar and a fitness center. The price has gone from $ 35 million to $ 27.5 million. A good deal.