WEST END AVENUE REDESIGN BEGINS AS COMMUNITY BOARD APPROVES MAJOR CHANGES

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Community Board 7 approved a major redesign to West End Avenue on Tuesday night, voting 39-1 to redraw the avenue from from 70th to 107th street so that … Read the rest of this entry >>

BANKSTREET BOOKSTORE FINDS NEW HOME AFTER BEING PRICED OUT

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Bankstreet Bookstore on 112th street, whose rent is set to skyrocket, will move into a new home on 107th street, the store announced t … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: COMMUNITY BOARD REVIEWS WEST END CHANGES, 79TH STREET DEMOLITION, LIQUOR LICENSES

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On Tuesday, the Upper West Side's Community Board 7 will review and vote on the proposed changes to West End Avenue, the demolition of the building at 207 West 79th street, a handful of l … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: STEAKHOUSE, TANDOORI, 7-ELEVEN, CASA MEXICANA, BLOSSOM

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A new restaurant in Loi's former home, and some other new restaurants are coming to the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIGILANTE FIGHTS WAYWARD DOG POOP WITH ART

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One anonymous citizen has taken on the scourge of un-scooped dog poop by creating a kind of passive-aggressive art project. The project involves lively notes, photographs of poop and fecal spec … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW JEWISH SCHOOL SET TO OPEN FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

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By Emily Baer Come September 2, a new Jewish school is opening its doors on the UWS. The Shefa School … Read the rest of this entry >>

RETAIL OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BLUEMERCURY, TEDDY, SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, CHASE BANK, BRA SMYTH

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From cosmetics to paint to bras, the retail landscape is changing fast on the Upper West Side. Check out what we've been hearing la … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG PAWS BANNED FROM LOBBY OF NEW LUXURY RENTAL BUILDING; OWNERS MUST CARRY THEM

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Your pup's filthy paws have no place in the lobby at Hawthorn Park, the gleaming new apartment building at 160 West 62nd street overlooking Lincoln Cen … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLLISION ON AMSTERDAM NEAR COLUMBIA LEAVES MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION

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An unidentified Hispanic man has hit by a black Lincoln Town Car on Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m. as he cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK WEST CHURCH SET FOR CONDO CONVERSION; ASBESTOS REMOVAL DRAWS COMPLAINTS

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The historic church on the corner of 96th street and Central Park West has been purchased by a developer who wants to tear out the interior and install apartments. That … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHIPOTLE CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROBLEMS WITH ‘SANITIZED EQUIPMENT’?

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Chipotle Mexican Grill on Amsterdam between 72nd and 73rd street was closed down on Tuesday for a considerable list of health violations, ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL NEWSSTAND OPERATOR KILLED IN QUEENS

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The operator of a newsstand on Broadway between 93rd and 94th street was killed on Friday in Elmhurst, Queens. Mokesh Patel, 50, was stabbed to death i … Read the rest of this entry >>

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