News in NYC and Upper West Side

Manhattan Club Sued For Sex Trafficking | Week In Review

Also: UWS Hot Dog Stand Ranked Best In U.S. | Last Papaya King May Be Demolished | 125th St. Cleanup Jeopardized By Cuts

Nick Garber,Patch Staff

Posted Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 2:22 pm ET

NEW YORK CITY — Miss any headlines in Manhattan this week? Patch’s week in review has you covered for the borough’s top news — from the possible demise of Papaya King to a park being stormed by goats.

Upper West Side Hot Dog Stand Is The Top Rated In The United States

In honor of July 4, Google released the highest-rated hot dog spots in the country — and a UWS stand near Central Park was named No. 1.

Major Upper East Side Corner Faces Demolition, Including Papaya King

Developer Extell has filed plans to demolish a prominent 86th Street corner that includes the Papaya King flagship, which faces legal woes.

‘Running Of The Goats’ Returns To Riverside Park: See Them

Cheering onlookers watched on as the goat interns came scampering back into Riverside Park on Wednesday.

125th Street Improvements Jeopardized As City Ends Cleanup Program

Chronically-filthy blocks of 125th Street look cleaner than ever thanks to a city cleanup program — but new cuts may mean “going backwards.”

UES Strip Club Sex-Trafficked Young Workers, Explosive $25M Suit Says

Sapphire, an Upper East Side club, is accused of luring young employees into a prostitution ring and threatening them if they resisted.

Fireworks Spark Panic Among Pride Goers At Washington Square Park

Hours after the Pride March ended, hundreds of people were sent running when fireworks were mistaken for gunshots in Washington Square Park.

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