PEDICAB TURNS OVER IN CENTRAL PARK

Emergency workers extricated a woman from the carriage of a pedicab inside Central Park around 96th street on Sunday, although it wasn't clear what caused the vehicle to … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL FIREHOUSE RAISING MONEY FOR SICK FIRE DOG ‘YOGI’

yogi

Yogi the fire dog has been a staple at Local 74, the firehouse at 120 West 83rd street, for a decade. You may have seen him at the firehouse or on the scene of an incident. Yog … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK RESERVOIR TRACK TO FULLY REOPEN NEXT WEEK

reservoir

After a major restoration project, the Central Park Reservoir track will reopen next week with a ceremony and a ceremonial inaugural … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FASCINATING STORY BEHIND THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S CHALK ARTIST ‘HONSCHAR’

Horschar3

Hans Honschar, aka "Ace," is crouched over the pavement in front of Zen Medica on West 72nd street pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET DISCOUNTED TICKETS TO NEW TASTE OF THE UWS FOOD FESTIVAL, MAY 27-30

Muffaleta sandwiches from Lincoln Ristorante.

New Taste of the Upper West Side, the food festival put on for eight years running by the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District, is set to launch next Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: NEW TOOL LETS YOU SEE PHOTOS OF YOUR STREET THROUGH THE YEARS

76TH HISTORY

The New York Public Library unveiled an amazing tool on Thursday that allows users to locate old photos using a street map that can pinpoint exact locat … Read the rest of this entry >>

OFFICERS TALK MAN DOWN FROM LEDGE ON 83RD STREET

nypd car

Police talked a man off of a ledge on 83rd street between Columbus and Amsterdam late Wednesday night, after deploying an airbag be … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MEZZOGIORNO, YOGURTLAND, ZEN MEDICA, ESSENTIALS, MORE

mezzogiorno2

New Italian food is coming to the Upper West Side, as some "essential" and less essential businesses c … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARKS DEPARTMENT PREPARING NEW ‘MASTER PLAN’ FOR RIVERSIDE PARK

riverside park7

Charles McKinney, the Principal Urban Designer for NYC Parks, told a community board committee this week that the parks department and Riverside Parks Conservanc … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: TAP THE HIVE MIND

henry2

It's Open Thread Wednesday, where you can speak your mind about topics of interest on the UWS, and tap the collective hive mind of our readers. It's quite a … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN HIT AND KILLED BY TOUR BUS ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

tour bus

A woman was hit and killed by a tour bus driver on Amsterdam Avenue and 113th street Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and another bystande … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS PROTEST CONSTRUCTION OF 10-STORY BUILDING TOPPER NEXT TO SCHOOL

ps 75 rally2

Parents at PS 75 on West 95th street protested a plan to build a 10-story building on top of an apartment complex at 95th street and West End Avenue. Tenants in the buildin … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARRESTS MADE IN CENTRAL PARK TEEN ATTACK AND ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION; ANOTHER MUGGING REPORTED

heckscher

Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with an assault and robbery on May 9 in Central Park, and arrested a woman they say attempted to abduct a toddler in a playground. Both of … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRALHENGE!

cathedralhenge6

Scott Matthews caught the exact moment of Cathedral-henge this morning, with the sun passing just in front of the Artchangel Gabriel at the top of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at dayb … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW PLAN FOR LINCOLN CENTER’S DAMROSCH PARK

damrosch plan

Signe Nielsen, Landscape Architect member of the Public Design Commission of the City of New York, presented a plan on Monday night at a Community Board parks comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

OLDER ARTICLES >>