WHY EVE YOHALEM LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Eve Yohalem, pictured here with her faithful companion Magnolia, is a children’s book author (Cast Off and Escape Under the Forever Sky) and a volu … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: PLAYGROUND PAIN, MEZUZAH MYSTERY, SPECIAL ELECTION

May 22, 2017 Weather: Rainy, with a high of 64 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS AND BUZZ FROM THIS YEAR’S TASTE OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE FOOD FESTIVAL

The 10th annual New Taste of the Upper West Side food festival featured dozens of local restaurants, each serving hundreds of small plates to a packed … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOMB SQUAD CALLED AFTER GRENADE FOUND IN GOODWILL DONATION

The NYPD bomb squad was called to the Goodwill store at 157 West 72nd Street around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday after a worker found a grenade and se … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TRUCK FALLS INTO HOLE ON CENTRAL PARK WEST

A city Department of Environmental Protection truck fell into a hole near the intersection of 96th Street and Central Park West on Saturday morn … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE SEEK HELP FIND MISSING 71-YEAR-OLD MAN FROM 86TH STREET

Joel Cantos went missing on Friday, according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

POPULAR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM AT PS 84 CLOSED UNDER CONFUSING CIRCUMSTANCES

A popular and low-cost after-school program run out of PS84 on West 92nd street was suddenly shut down on Wednesday following an “incident” the previous … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRALHENGE’S GLORIOUS COLORS

Scott Matthews shared with us his photos of Cathedralhenge, the phenomenon where the rising sun lines up perfectly with the statue of the Archangel Ga … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANSCHE CHESED HEBREW SCHOOL: EXPERIENCE MEANINGFUL JEWISH LIVING AND LEARNING IN AN OPEN-MINDED AND EGALITARIAN COMMUNITY

SPONSORED: At the Ansche Chesed Hebrew School, learners are on a path toward bringing Torah into their lives. We help children discover their spiritu … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNDAY: LOVE YOUR STREET TREE DAY

This Sunday from 12 to 2 p.m the West 80's Neighborhood Association will hold an annual event to fix up the street trees in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ASSEMBLY MEMBER PUSHING BILL TO BAN CAT DECLAWING

If animals could vote,  New York State Assembly member Linda Rosenthal  would be governor in no time. As  representative  for the Upper West Side  since … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARKING CRITIC LEAVES THREATENING NOTE ON WOMAN’S WINDSHIELD

The art of writing a passive-aggressive parking complaint and leaving it on someone's windshield has been honed for generations in New York … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOW ONE WOMAN ORGANIZED THE FIGHT AGAINST AN AMSTERDAM AVENUE MEGATOWER; CAN SHE WIN?

It was the proverbial “done deal.” The Department of Buildings had issued SJP Properties a permit to dig the foundation for 200 Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIEF BREAKS INTO MAILROOM NEAR CENTRAL PARK WEST THREE TIMES, POLICE SAY

Police are looking for the man depicted here for breaking into the mailroom of a building in the West 100's three times during A … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER LOEHMANN’S SPACE TO GET NEW BUSINESSES, INCLUDING A (RUMORED) BIG BOX STORE

It's been years since Loehmann's closed its store in the Ansonia building at 2101 Broadway between 73rd and 74th Street, but this week there's been lots of activity t … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE EARLY-MORNING CENTRAL PARK CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF FRIDAY WITH GREEN DAY; SEE FULL SCHEDULE

Are you an early riser with some free time on Fridays? Good Morning America hosts free concerts at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield on Friday mornings durin … Read the rest of this entry >>

SOME LOCALS SEETHE ABOUT STREET AND PARKING CHANGES AS MTA MAKES THE M79 SPEEDIER

The MTA is changing the M79 bus, long considered one of the slowest in the city, into a "Select Bus" that rides on a dedicated lane and doesn't … Read the rest of this entry >>

THERE ARE STILL TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEKEND’S FOOD FEST, AND WE’VE GOT A DISCOUNT CODE

A major food fest comes to town this weekend, and there are still tickets available. New Taste of the Upper West Side, put on by the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement Dis … Read the rest of this entry >>

TENSION RISES IN CITY COUNCIL RACE AS CHALLENGER BLOCKED FROM SPEAKING AT RALLY

A rally to block the construction of a 668-foot building on Amsterdam Avenue and 69th street was about to start Tuesday morning, when City Co … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANTS ON AMSTERDAM (EXCEPT FOR ONE) ARE UP AND RUNNING AFTER GAS LEAK CLOSURES

Three restaurants on Amsterdam Avenue between 79th and 80th Streets that were fully or partially closed for months because of a gas leak in the bui … Read the rest of this entry >>

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