MO’ PARKING MO’ PROBLEMS

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We can all agree that parallel parking is hard. But there's bad parking and there's bad parking, and we've seen a lot of the latter on the Upper West Side la … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE TALK ABOUT RECENT SHOOTINGS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS AT COMMUNITY MEETING

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By Kimberly Conner In the wake of two recent shootings, Captain Marlon Larin and community members at a 24th precinct community council meeting Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE NARC AGENT GIVEN COMMUNITY SERVICE DUTY AFTER SHOOTING TWO PEOPLE ON AMSTERDAM

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An agent for the state Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement was sentenced to 100 hours of community service for accidentally shooting two people … Read the rest of this entry >>

HINTS ABOUT WHAT’S COMING TO THE OLD OLLIE’S SPACE

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Ollie's moved out of its space at 67th street and Broadway after a fire in January 2013, and since then the space has been vacant, with its glassed-in atrium filled with people sitting and rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROTESTERS STAGE DIE-IN OUTSIDE UWS MCDONALD’S

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Dozens of protesters blocked the sidewalk outside of McDonald's on 71st street and Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday, with many of them lying down in a di … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND, UPPER WEST SIDERS?

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About two weeks ago, a man named John Loscalzo who ran the Brooklyn Heights Blog died suddenly of unknown causes at the age of 52. John, who wrote … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENTHUSIASTIC ‘ORIENTAL DOCTOR’ MARKETS NEW CHINESE RESTAURANT

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A customer for the Upper West Side's newest Chinese restaurant was so enthusiastic about the opening that he began his own viral marketing campaign, taping signs to posts i … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS RENTS RISE, EVEN STARBUCKS COULD BE IN JEOPARDY; $140K A MONTH?

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Starbucks is often blamed for pushing out mom and pop stores, but some pundits now think that the coffee behemoth could get priced out of some of its stores -- including one on Columbus Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

GYM MEMBERS RALLY AFTER POOL CLOSES SUDDENLY

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A gym that recently changed ownership has suddenly closed its pool, and is charging members $10 a month just to maintain their memberships while they wait for the fixes, a member tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE ICE CREAM CONE AT BEN & JERRY’S TODAY

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Whether or not you really need an ice cream cone right now, it's hard to turn down a free one. So get your butt over to the Ben & Jerry's on 104th street and Broadwa … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAMILY OUTRAGED AFTER CABBIE WHO KILLED 9-YEAR-OLD GIVEN FINE

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Koffi Komlani, the cab driver who hit and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on 97th street and West End last January, was given a $500 fine and sent on his way at a hearing on Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS SYNAGOGUES TO READ NAMES OF HOLOCAUST VICTIMS THROUGH THE NIGHT

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Upper West Side synagogues will come together on Wednesday and Thursday to read the names of many of the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust for Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance … Read the rest of this entry >>

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