Wollman Wheel Disco; Gold Coast of NJ; The story of a boiler

Posted on May 16, 2022 at 03:59 by West Side Rag

Photos from the pro-choice protest Saturday at 86th Street and Broadway, by Karen Tweedy-Holmes.

By Carol Tannenhauser

Monday, May 16, 2022
Strong to severe thunderstorms likely. High 73 degrees. Chance of rain 90%.

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On June 16, Wollman Rink in Central Park will transform into DiscOasis, “a colorful nightclub set up with a roller skating rink and a dance floor,” according to Audacy. “At the center of the rink will be a fantastic roller rink featuring theatrical performances directed by Tony Award nominee David Korins and lighting designed by award winner David Weiner. A catering service will be available with special menus to be announced shortly. Tickets range from $16 to $64. The disco will last until October 1st.

An Upper West Sider resident wrote an impassioned Daily News op-ed about dining sheds. “Born out of necessity, the sidewalk sheds added a bohemian vibe to the city’s commercial streets and made it safe to gather again. They also helped us collectively begin to imagine a future where cars didn’t take precedence over people, where streets could be dedicated to commerce and community, and where the city could be a little warmer, a little more human. . In my neighborhood, the sheds have brought a dynamism that did not exist before the pandemic. What do you think?

There’s a new “Gold Coast” and it’s in New Jersey, according to PureWow. “Dubbed ‘the next Brooklyn,’ parts of Hudson County, New Jersey, including Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, and western New York, are hotter than ever and deserve a closer look. . For many Gen Z and Millennials priced out of New York’s intense real estate market, an emerging trend is to rent or buy in these cities, an area known as the “Gold Coast.” of NJ (which refers to how they run along the Hudson River parallel to Manhattan from the Financial District to the Upper West Side.)” New Jersey has also legalized marijuana for recreational use, even though the word is that expensive!

Discover the noble end of a UWS boiler and the installation of another in Housing. “After nearly half a century of loyal service, the Toulaine Electric Home Water Heater, a 245-unit co-op located at 130 W. 67th St. on the Upper West Side, was about to vanish. “While the old boiler was still operational, we wanted to get a head start,” says Steven Hoffman, founder of the co-op’s management company, Hoffman Management. “Proactively, the council decided to go for a new boiler…. The old domestic hot water boiler was 10 feet long and 6 feet high; the new boiler is only 40 inches high. It cost $170,000.

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