Archive for December, 2009

upper east side useful numbers of the UES NY,NY

Emergency

  • Ambulance/Fire/Police – 911
  • Battered Women – (800) 942-6906
  • Child Abuse – (800) 342-3720
  • Con Edison-Gas Leaks – 212-683-8830
  • Con Edison-Power Failure – 212-683-0862
  • Crime Stoppers Hotline – 212-577-8477
  • Crime Victims Hotline – 212-577-7777
  • Electric or Steam Emergency – 212-683-0862
  • Information – 311
  • NY State Police – 917-492-7100
  • FBI – 212-384-1000
  • Missing Persons – 212-374-6913
  • Pet Emergencies – Animal Medical Center – 212-838-8100
  • Poison Control – 212-340-4494
  • Rape Hotline – 212-267-7273
  • Suicide Prevention – 212-673-3000

Other Reference

  • Abandoned Building – to report abandoned buildings: 312-8000
  • Abortion – to get an abortion referral: 219-8090
  • Adoption – to contact Children’s Aid Society: 949-4800
  • Aging – to contact the Department of Aging: 442-1000
  • AIDS – to get AIDS information: 447-8200
  • Alcoholics Anonymous – to get help from AA: 647-1680
  • Animals – Center for Animal Care & Control for stray animals: 442-2076
  • Animals – to report an abused pet, call the ASPCA complaint line: 876-7700, ext. 4450
  • Automobile Dealer (used) Complaints – 487-4444
  • Bar Association – to get references from the New York Bar Association: 382-6600
  • Birth Certificates – to obtain a copy of a birth certificate: 788-4520
  • Borough President – to reach the borough president’s office: 669-8300
  • Bus Schedules – Metropolitan Transit Authority:(718) 330-1234
  • Business Help – to get business help from the city: NY-MAGIC (696-2442)
  • Cancer – to reach the national cancer hotline: (800) 4-CANCER
  • Consumer Problems – Department of Consumer Affairs: 487-4444
  • Contractor Problems – to file a claim against a contractor: 487-4444
  • Crack Hotline – if you don’t want to call 911, but someone’s using crack: 374-5725
  • Customs – (800) 697-3662
  • Day Care NYC – call to check out a day care center: 676-2444
  • Death Certificates – to get a death certificate: 788-4520
  • Department of Motor Vehicles – 212-645-5550
  • Department of Social Services – (718) 291-1900
  • Department of State – 212-417-5800
  • Department Store Complaints – 487-4444
  • Disabilities – to get info for people with disabilities: 788-2830
  • Disabled Transportation – for reduced fare bus/subway passes: (718) 243-4999; to obtain an application for Access-A-Ride: (877) 337-2017
  • Discrimination – to report discrimination, contact the Human Rights Committee: 306-7500
  • District Attorney – to contact the office of the DA of New York County: 335-9000
  • Dog Licenses – to get a license for your dog: 676-2100
  • Domestic Violence – to report and get help for domestic violence: (800) 621-HOPE
  • Drug Abuse – to receive help for drug abuse: (800) 234-0420
  • E-Z Pass – to get E-Z Pass applications: (800) 333-8655
  • Environmental Protection Dept. – (718) 595-5595
  • Excavations – to report planned excavation: 272-4480
  • Federal Coast Guard – 212-668-7920
  • Federal Job Information Center – (800) 688-9889
  • Ferry Information – 212-225-5368
  • Film Theater and Broadcasting – Mayor’s Office of Permits and Production Inquiries: 489-6710
  • Fire – to get information from the FDNY:(719) 999-2000
  • Food Complaints – to file food complaints with the Health Department: 442-9666
  • Food and Drug Administration – to file a complain with the FDA: (718) 340-7000
  • Fraud – to report fraud in city government: 825-5959
  • Garbage/Sanitation/Recyling Dept. – 212-219-8090

  • Gay and Lesbian – to get referrals on gay and lesbian services: 788-4310
  • Gracie Mansion Tour Information – 570-4751
  • Graffiti – graffiti woes, Mayor’s Quality-of-Life Hotline: (888) 677-5433
  • Heat and Hot Water – to file heat and hot water complaints: 960-4800
  • Homeless – to get emergency help for or file a complain against the homeless: (800) 994-6494
  • Housing – to file a complaint about housing conditions: 788-4310
  • Human Rights Commission Bias Hotline – No-2-BIAS or 662-2427
  • Human Rights Commission Dept. – 212-306-7640
  • Immigration – to contact the INS:(800) 375-5283
  • Immigration & Naturalization Services – 212-206-6500
  • Insurance – to file insurance policy complaints: 480-6400
  • Lead Poisoning – to get info about lead poisoning: BAN-LEAD (226-5323)
  • Legal Aid – to contact the Legal Aid Society: 577-3300
  • Library – to find your local library branch: 930-0800
  • Lottery – to get winning lottery numbers: 976-2020
  • Mail – to file postal complaints: 330-3668
  • Manhole Troubles – to report a cover out of place: 768-4653
  • Marriage Licenses – 212-669-2400
  • Mayor’s Office – 212-788-9600
  • Medicaid – to get Medicaid information: (800) 505-5678
  • Movies – to get listing of movies playing in NY: 777-FILM
  • NY State State Government Information – 212-417-4000
  • Noise Complaints, 24 Hours – only for commercial noise/construction, DEP: (718) 337-4357
  • Parking – to get status of parking regulations or report defective parking meters: CALL-DOT (225-5368)
  • Parking Violations Helpline – (718) 422-7800
  • Parks – to call the Arsenal, Central Park Headquarters: 360-8111
  • Parks and Recreation – Complaints/Emergencies 24-Hour Hotline – (800) 201-7275
  • Parks & Recreation Dept. – 212-360-8111
  • Passports – 212-541-7700
  • Phone Problems – to make a complaint about your phone service: 290-4500
  • Planned Parenthood Appointments – 965-7000
  • Police – to get general info from the NYPD: 442-8817
  • Pothole – to report a pothole: 768-4653
  • Public Advocate – to contact the public advocate’s complaint line: 669-7250
  • Public Housing – to get an application for public housing: 828-7100
  • Railroads – to get Metro North Railroad schedules: 532-4900; to get Amtrak schedules: (800) 872-7245
  • Recycling – to get recycling questions answered: 219-8090
  • Rent Control Board (718) 739-6400
  • Restaurant Complaints – Department of Health: 442-9666
  • Rodents – to report rats or pests on city property: 442-9666
  • Seniors – heat assistance: 960-4800
  • Seniors – senior citizens MetroCard application:(718) 243-4999
  • Seniors – senior volunteer opportunities: 273-5262; to contact AARP: 758-1411
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases – for treatment, call the STD Control line: 788-4423
  • Small Claims Court – to file a claim in small claims court: 791-6000
  • Social Security – to get Social Security information: (800) 772-1213
  • Street Light – to report a broken street light: CALL-DOT (225-5368)
  • Subway Schedules – to get subway schedules from the MTA: 330-3322
  • Suicide – to contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline: 673-3000
  • Tax – to report tax evasion: 403-4310
  • Tax – to get tax forms from the IRS: (800) 829-3676
  • Tax – to get tax information from the IRS: (800) 829-1040
  • Tax – NY Department of Taxation (800) 225-5829
  • Taxi – to file a complaint against a taxi driver: 302-TAXI
  • Tenant – to get help for tenant problems: 960-4800
  • Traffic Problems – to report broken traffic lights or missing signs: CALL-DOT (225-5368)
  • Traffic Lights/Signs/Broken Street Lights 212-442-5368
  • Trees – to report tree problems: (800) 201-PARK
  • Unemployment Compensation (718) 488-1800
  • Utility – to complain about a utility: (800) 342-3377
  • Voluntary Action Center – register on the mayor’s committee for some volunteer work: 788-7550
  • Voter Information & Registration (800) 367-8683
  • Youth Intervention – to reach the Crisis Intervention Hotline: (800) 246-4646
  • Zoning – to apply for zoning variances: 312-8000

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2 Fashion Week New York Fall 2009 Georges Chakra Mercedes BenzFashion Week New York Fall 2009 Georges Chakra Mercedes-Benz Georges Chakra Debuts Fall 2009 Collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week On February 14 2009, Georges Chakra showcased its upcoming fall 2009 collection as part of its presence at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City’s Bryant Park. The event showcases 60+ designers during the course of 9 days; celebrities, socialites and the fashion elite attend the event to preview upcoming collections and one-of-a-kind couture pieces made by world-renowned designers. Runway show for Edition by Georges Chakra, Fall-Winter 2009 Backstage Photos Courtesy Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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Guest of a Guest – NYC People, Parties & Nightlife — Wed Oct 21 12:00:00 UTC 2009
Things in New York work a certain way for the young and beautiful: Move to Manhattan post college and find friends old and new who admire your wind swept hair and enviable chest. Get a cush job in a perk laden industry. And then you meet the girl of yo…
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Guest of a Guest – NYC People, Parties & Nightlife — Fri Nov 06 12:00:00 UTC 2009
Union Square used to be a nexus of bleeding edge nightlife. 33 Union Sq. West housed the second incarnation of Andy Warhol’s Factory. His favorite LSD-saturated haunt, Max’s Kansas City, was a few blocks north. And the late Palladium (now an NYU dorm, …
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at: The Coffee Shop Union Square Max’s Kansas City
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Guest of a Guest – NYC People, Parties & Nightlife — Wed Nov 18 12:00:00 UTC 2009
[All photos by Neil Rasmus for PMc]. Last night, the rooftop of Gramercy Park Hotel temporarily became a showroom for the Lia Sophia Midnight collection. And, as with any socialite-heavy gathering, Tinsley Mortimer and Dabney Mercer where there to film…
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at: Rose Bar Dani Gramercy Park D’or
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Guest of a Guest – NYC People, Parties & Nightlife — Mon Nov 23 12:00:00 UTC 2009
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This past Saturday afternoon, Tinsley Mortimer hosted a tea party for Serena Bancroft and her 15 closest friends at the Samantha Thavasa store. The girls got to enjoy cupcake…
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Guest of a Guest – NYC People, Parties & Nightlife — Mon Nov 23 12:00:00 UTC 2009
[All photos by Chance Yeh for PMc]. Friday night, New York’s it-girls came out for the opening of Stacey Bendet’s alice + olivia pop-up shop. And, as is expected with any New York party this month, the event quickly became a backdrop for not one, but t…
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Daily Intelligencer – New York Magazine — Fri Dec 11 12:00:00 UTC 2009
Barron Hilton: wordsmith. Guest of a Guest has a great list today of the best society tweeters, whom you should follow for their wit, wisdom, style tips, and (in some cases but surprisingly not most) general inanity. To that list we'd add Barron H…
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Guest of a Guest – NYC People, Parties & Nightlife — Fri Dec 11 12:00:00 UTC 2009
Twitter has become an open diary for celebs like Ellen Degeneres, John Mayer, Ashton and Demi, and even Oprah, but what about our NYC Socialites? Think they are more closed off about their whereabouts? Think again. Below, a list of our favorite sociali…
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The Downtown Diaries — Fri Dec 18 12:00:00 UTC 2009
There has been some whispering going on about this new underground spot, The Wooly, located in the Financial District, in basement of the Woolworth Building.  Obscure much…hmmm.  Although things seem to be slowly popping up around the Financial Distric…
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