A few Upper West Side businesses have been putting wooden boards over the windows in advance of the election, prepping for possible post-election un … Read the rest of this entry >> NEWS | … You’re the BEST inspiration I’ve seen all year. Petition Started To Remove Trump Name From West Side Highway Sign - Upper West Side, NY - The highway beautification sign near West 79th … One of her favorites, though she struggles to isolate just one, is a simple number with an important message: “DR Fauci said so.”. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Michael Alvarez came to my attention when he posted eloquently on the Facebook group “Upper Westsiders For Safer Streets,” revealing that he was a homeless resident of the The Lucerne H All rights reserved. No, I certainly don’t get to be the fashion police, and neither do you. If West Side Rag readers are interested in becoming pet owners, we encourage you to consider adopting or volunteering to be a foster parent with one of the many shelters and nonprofits based in and around New York City. “It’s very much about the Upper West Side,” Sobieski said, “and very much about these COVID-19 times in which we live.”. With nearly nine months of mask-wearing under our belts, most of us have experimented with the style, fabric, or pattern of this newly mandatory face accessory in some But they were more or less gas masks and generated some strange looks when she would go shopping at Barzini’s. Interest. THANK YOU from Woodstock. Though I live in a little Upstate town, I’m now inspired to pull out all the glitter & glam I’ve left in my closet. I very much appreciate your comments! West Side Rag. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Amsterdam Avenue will be blocked off to traffic from 97th to 110th Street on the weekends from August 8 to October 31 as part of the city's plan to make it e Thank you MLM. Not for me. Please take a moment and think critically: what is different about a virus in 2020? “I get a lot from Etsy, and I’ve got some from New York designers like Dizzy Lizzy, Michael Kay, and Batsheva Hay, who’s an Upper West Sider. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Banh Vietnamese Shop House at 942 Amsterdam Avenue, between 106th and 107th Streets has been "soft-opened" for about three weeks, just serving food on the week I can’t wait to get dressed tomorrow. The Rag caught up with Sobieski to discuss the project and its origins. Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. To date, she has shared 140 looks on her page, all taken by hand— the account has a self-imposed “no selfie sticks allowed” rule. Also, the late Jack McConnell, who did so many glamorous hats mid-century. But I certainly DO get to comment on what is posted here on this public blog. A post shared by Elizabeth Sobieski (@themaskedhatter). Woodstock is a divine town, but it will definitely benefit from your sparkle. Has the mask helped at all with this virus? Start your day at Daily Provisions Upper West Side (located at 78th and Amsterdam Ave, one block west of the American Museum of Natural History) with coffee, baked goods, and breakfast sandwiches. All rights reserved. Of the roughly 140 selfies on her account, all but one were taken in the neighborhood, between Lincoln Center and Straus Park on 107th Street. And thank you for the applause. Thank you Anna, Not Now. or. A bit corny but- “when you get lemons-make lemonade!! Hotel Lucerne on Upper West Side converts to homeless shelter “It’s kind of grown and grown into a big project.”. God bless. UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A petition has been started to remove the name Donald J. Trump from the ... not any personal/political entity," a DOT spokesperson said in an email to the West Side Rag. I hope you have fun with your ensembles. … Read the rest of this entry >>, The Bloomingdale History Group is holding a Zoom session on Tuesday explaining the history of movie theaters on the Upper West Side -- there were once a whopping 17 thea She also had a drawer full of sunglasses on hand, but once she began the account in earnest, she noted, “I admit I began to acquire more.” Flying Tiger was a favored spot for cheap, fanciful glasses until it closed last month. Copyright 2011-2021 West Side Rag. So brilliantly innovative and fun at a time when we all need a chuckle. Interest. So clever and creative…would make a wonderful book. The Upper West Side cont But lest you forget what lies beneath the clouds, here’s a comment received by WSR Elizabeth Sobieski, who goes by @themaskedhatter on Instagram, began posting selfies of herself wearing assorted masks back in early May. Thank you , Janis. … Read the rest of this entry >>, The corn growing in a plant bed on 101st Street started as an experiment by local resident Racey Gilbert, who may be a resident of the concrete j Thank you, Corky. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Congress and the President are battling over the future of the U.S. As 1.2M people die each year from TB? 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Posted on December 7, 2020 at 10:57 am by Carol Tannenhauser Tuesday is opening day. … Read the rest of this entry >>, The Upper West Side has always been a boogeyman for conservatives who have made fun of the liberal politics of residents here for de Happy New Year. “ Fauci lately said so”. Amazing! “I’ve gotten them from all over the place,” she said. I shall await call from Anna! XOXOX Thank you Kat. These masks were specific to a time and place — and probably were not effective then either — and are just plain frightening right now. … Read the rest of this entry >>, A few Upper West Side businesses have been putting wooden boards over the windows in advance of the election, prepping for possible post-election un Is this really an issue for which you want to play the “her body, her choice” card? It’s her body, her choice. You take care too. What is different about 2020? The West Side Rag Is the Hyperlocal Site We All Wish We Had Thank you Lillian, I understand the purpose, but many of them feel too much like the invisible man. … Read the rest of this entry >>, The fight over the Upper West Side's homeless hotels may end up in the courts, as an opposition group has demanded the mayor produce a tim And Marie Mercie. The account was recently featured in a digital gallery show at the University of Massachusetts, in a gallery in Denver, and in the International Center of Photography on Essex Street. Hope I get the privilege of seeing you in person on the UWS. “Little kids are great and keep their masks on really well, and adults are terrific,” she said, “but teenagers I find are problematic mask-wearers.” She takes care to actively promote masks as public health guidance on her account, imploring her readers to follow her lead. Related Pages. Posts about Upper West Side written by newyorkrag. She purchased her first face coverings in January. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Monday, Monday...a bit of a gloomy one at that. If a plague mask is not appropriate for Covid19, then what on earth is? Even though the different looks are creative, what I find a bit frightening and unsettling about them is the absence of a face and human expression. And in terms of the all-important masks? Sobieski, an arts writer and novelist, has an extensive vintage hat collection that includes pieces from designers such as Phil Tracy, Eric Javits, and Marie Marcié. 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God Bless You. We "We’re like the Tom Brady of rats. “But it gave me a certain freedom, with this invisibility— because you couldn’t see my face, it was just a hat, a mask, and sunglasses— I felt very comfortable walking around taking these selfies.”. Upper West Side Patch. You may have seen Sobieski traversing the Upper West Side in her glamorous looks over the past few months. Your choice, too. “It’s written in bold letters,” she said. I hope a publisher agrees! 'Citizen Pruner' Admits Buddhist Church Plant Attack: Report - Upper (I had an instagram account, CorkyBe but think it expired before I could post much of my Art. Congratulation and thanks for bringing a smile to an aching heart. Time Out says. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Backyard gardens have long flourished on the Upper West Side, growing small sprigs of basil, mint and other things to put in your mojito. Read all our Pupper West Side interviews here! When 45M Americans had the flu in 2017? But as was first reported by West Side Rag… For the first time in 47 years, corner hot dog outpost Gray’s Papaya shut down temporarily on March 30. I most appreciate your defense. Look him up! Great to find a new obsession that’s entirely positive in these strange days. I think it would be an interesting gift book and also a kind of a memory of this very strange time we’re living in.”. But the Masked Hatter is more than just a clever PSA or an Instagram handle— it’s a persona, a fashionable and mysterious pandemic-era figure with a truly killer hat collection on standby. Since then, her masked stylings, and unexpected accessory pairings, have flourished, catching the attention of admirers both on and offline. like yours these days. Shopping, Womenswear Upper West Side Photograph: Sean Ellingson. The Department of Homeless Services also confirmed to the West Side Rag that a new shelter facility will be coming to the Upper West Side, and described the facility as "long term." … Read the rest of this entry >>, Happy Hot Hunan at 969 Amsterdam Avenue between 107th and 108th streets was chosen by Eater's Robert Sietsema as one of the 10 best takeout spots in the And I just put them together in various combinations.”. We're working hard to be accurate. Thank you Stuart. (The outlier is in a swimming pool, from a two-day trip out of the city in July— the caption reads, “For the first time in 4 and a half months, the Masked Hatter has emerged from the Upper West Side.”) Friendly warning! In the afternoon and evening, stop by for made-to-order sandwiches, sides, and rotisserie chicken. “Even though our government didn’t understand that we were going to need them, for some reason or another, I knew we were going to need them,” she said. Great blog you have got here.. It’s difficult to find excellent writing “Usually people say very nice things, like oh, what a great look, or that’s cool,” she added. Rag & Bone. For a few moments I was able to forget about the gravity of this whole situation. “What I’m hoping to do eventually is to turn it into a little book,” Sobieski said. Copyright 2011-2021 West Side Rag. Get your news, events, and opinions about the Upper West Side of NYC here from people who live in the neighborhood. I am wild for Philip Treacy. See more of West Side Rag on Facebook. According to West Side Rag, in the area of Columbus Avenue and 93rd Street, across from Trader Joe’s, highly toxic bush was found The plant is Datura Stamonium – also known as Jimson weed Anonymous, alienating, incognito,. Nonprofit Organization. How wonderful they all are, such creativity and pazzas! Forgot account? You’re a woman after my own heart- a hat collector as well, with a few fancy masks too! Thank you Zeus. Log In. “And people will ask ‘what did he say?’ Wear a mask.” Sobieski is pleased with the masking diligence on the Upper West Side, which has increased since the start of the pandemic, but she has her concerns. By Carol Tannenhauser Pastrami Queen, the … I’m happy you are smiling. Photograph by Dan Tanner. Maria. Some beautiful, some scary! The West Side Rag was the first to report on the incoming pastrami sandwich shop in July. I wish I had a William J (Bill Cunningham)! UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — The Open Streets program for restaurants on the Upper West Side has been a hit over the summer and fall, but there's … Indeed, the conceptual, time-capsule potential of The Masked Hatter has not gone unnoticed. With the H1N1 and SARS and Ebola scares? All we do is win," an article reads. The Upper West Side’s ‘Masked Hatter’ Makes Fashion Statements, and Public Health Ones Too, As Cantilevered Building Rises on Broadway, Some Neighbors Decry the Noise and Aesthetics, More Concrete Information on Vaccine Distribution Starts to Trickle Out as Local Seniors Express Anxiety: ‘If I Get COVID, I Will Die’, ‘Brooklyn Fare’ Supermarket to Replace Western Beef; Linda Rosenthal Worries About Food Prices. Woman Pleads Guilty In Killing Of Upper West Side Doorman: DA - Upper West Side, NY - A driver recently pleaded guilty in an incident where a … “When the pandemic began, I started to find myself all alone and isolated and I started to entertain myself by shooting these selfies,” she said. Postal Service and mail-in voting. Thank for making masks, hats and eye covers such fabulous fun for all, now I am inspired to have a go! No one says it is. And you look fabulous! Of the roughly 140 selfies on her account, all but one were taken in the neighborhood, between Lincoln Center and Straus Park on 107th Street. “Mad” , I agree with you, thank you for voicing your opinion. The masks run the gamut from cheetah prints to sequins, Groucho Marx moustaches to textured blue feathers and more sculptural pieces. Mika Brzezinski, Deborra-Lee Furness, Ronald Lauder along with the UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) Luncheon Chair Sana H. Sabbagh and 200 guests attended a private reception at the Neue Galerie in support of the non-profit’s upcoming annual Awards Luncheon and 5th Annual March. Photo by David Joyce via Flickr cc. West Side Rag » All Hail the Queen! … Read the rest of this entry >>, The city has created a dashboard for Covid-19 cases by zip code, and the data is much more up to date than previous efforts. NOTE: hat designer is not “Phil Tracy”–he’s the incredibly famous and award-winning Irish designer Philip Treacy, whose creations are in museum collections! DNAinfo New York: Upper West Side & Morningside Heights's leading neighborhood news source-covering entertainment, education, politics, crime, sports, and dining. Not censoring. “It’s basically this character I’ve created, this kind of secret identity,” Sobieski said, adding with a laugh, “I think I read too many comic books when I was growing up. I appreciate your kind words. Beloved Upper West Side shop Book Culture closes for good | … I am horrified by what we are doing to our Constitution by being frightened into wearing masks to protect us from the same strain of virus as the common cold. Thank you Elizabeth Sobieski. UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — The 200-plus homeless men who have lived at The Lucerne hotel on the Upper West Side since the end of July are set to leave the neighborhood. Effusive captions detailing the mask and other garments being modeled accompany each image. It's A local publication called West Side Rag agreed that the Upper West Side has an extreme rat problem. Pupper West Side, Adoption Edition: Melinda Loves Belly Rubs, Endures Taunting by Local Squirrels Posted on December 8, 2020 at 11:59 am by A. Campbell I was brought in to the ACC as a stray, but my foster mom thinks that I likely was given up by an individual or family who no longer had the ability to take care o … Many of you turned to West Side Rag in March as the drumbeat of anxiety over Covid-19 grew louder, and we tried to offer as much information as pos ... UPPER WEST SIDE BLOGS. … Read the rest of this entry >>, Community Board 7’s Transportation Committee voted on Tuesday night to ask the city to build a new bike lane on 72nd Street, and to give restaurants greater leeway in outdoor seating arrangem West Side Rag » More Concrete Information on Vaccine Distribution Starts to Trickle Out as Local Seniors Express Anxiety: ‘If I Get COVID, I Will Die’ The anxiety of the moment—leaving politics aside—is about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. “ I do describe what’s going on, like last week I had one up where I’m under one of the outside restaurant structures on Amsterdam Avenue. Seems trivial and misguided to to compare medical/health choices with fashion choices in terms of innate rights. Rag & Bone. Were we told to wear them when Norovirus was rampant? I Love The Upper West Side - A Blog About The Upper West Side 64-year-old favorite Pastrami Queen opening second location … Classic Upper West Side diner Old John’s Luncheonette appears to have permanently closed after nearly 70 years, the West Side Rag reports.A large for … And send us tips! He’s a big deal! This is terrific…bringing many smiles I’m sure. The Masked Hatter has only gotten one negative reaction on the street, in Riverside Park: “This man walks by me and says ‘rat lady.’ I was wearing a nice hat and a nice mask with a pattern on it that was not a rat,” she chuckled, “but maybe he was just a mad rat himself.”. Elizabeth. West Side Rag » Electrical Fire Spreads to Multiple Buildings, Causing ‘Small Explosions’ and Power Outages The fire was called in at 8:57 p.m. at 241 West 108th Street, and went to a second alarm, with 106 firefighters and EMS personnel called to the scene. I Love The Upper West Side. The masks remind me of the masked party in the movie “eyes wide shut” . Corona virus is not transmitted in the same way as the bubonic plague. She coordinates each unique mask with a fabulous hat and a pair of sunglasses. Take care!! Hint: A high stakes election. ‘An Honest Person’ Puts One Upper West Sider in the Holiday Spirit Posted on December 26, 2020 at 9:01 pm by West Sider Renie Reiss had a stressful experience last … UWS Pizza Joint Named As One Of The 12 Best Slices In The City - Upper Among her many photos, she’s posed in front of Zabars, Harry’s Shoes, the Shade Store, Riverside Park tennis courts, and the Dakota; and with (the statues of) Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. With nearly nine months of mask-wearing under our belts, most of us have experimented with the style, fabric, or pattern of this newly mandatory face accessory in some way. Pastrami Queen Location Coming To The Upper West Side | … … Read the rest of this entry >>, Just in time for winter, we got a new restaurant serving And the plague mask is really too much, very scary, and not appropriate to Covid. On Saturday at 11, rallies are pl … Read the rest of this entry >>, The "People's Garden" on 111th Street and Amsterdam Avenue is hosting a unique food festival on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. But one Upper West Sider has turned the art of masking up into just that: a genuinely artistic enterprise.

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