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Wed, Jan 21, 2015, 2:24am
Columbia has hired Winick Realty Group to find businesses to fill three retail spaces on its new Manhattanville campus—a move neighbors hope will boost, not hurt, local business.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014, 10:18pm
A burst pipe on 125th Street and Broadway on Tuesday morning caused a geyser-like stream of water high enough to brush the bottom of the 1 train tracks.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014, 4:53pm
Manhattanville sits on a low, flat plane just north of Morningside Heights. This former industrial neighborhood will soon house Columbia’s new campus expansion, which will feature graduate school facilities in the arts, sciences, and business.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013, 2:58am
Student-Worker Solidarity, which already has a record of bringing about reforms in labor practices on Columbia’s Morningside campus­—and getting under the administration’s skin­­—is now turning its attention north to the University’s controversial Manhattanville expansion.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 4:19pm
In Jerry Seinfeld's web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," Seinfeld sits down with other comedy stars to chat and laugh. This morning, he and "30 Rock" creator and star Tina Fey got breakfast at local Cuban restaurant Floridita. (Though the restaurant became a symbol of Manhattanville's...
Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 2:13am
The 12th Avenue corridor, with the iconic Riverside Drive viaduct looming above, has long been seen as unsafe and undesirable. But the neighborhood is on the rise, business owners say.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012, 7:17pm
There was more news this week than a 27-year-old woman who claimed she was a Columbia student for nine months. Every week, Spectator's News Desk will bring you a roundup of the week in campus and city news. In case you missed it, here's a quick breakdown of this week's top stories. The start of...
Fri, Sep 7, 2012, 4:37pm
Let’s be honest: You probably weren’t focused on the news around or near campus this week. Between settling back into college life and going to your first classes, you've been busy. At Spectator's News Desk, though, we're all about news, all the time, and this week was no exception. So, in case...
Wed, May 5, 2010, 10:40am
We hope you're not in Butler, since this particular Wednesday has the makings of a perfect day: sunny, not sweltering, sandwiched between two other reading days (so you can't fake like it's your last time to study!), and, oh yeah, it's Cinco de Mayo. In honor of those holed up in the But reviewing...
Wed, Apr 28, 2010, 4:52pm
Ah, the circle of restaurant life. Yesterday Floridita closed and today Maoz opens. Then there are restaurants like Pio Pio, our beloved dose of Peruvian cuisine at 94th and Amsterdam, that just can't seem to catch a break. Less than two years after being charged with failure to pay minimum wage...

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