TOWNHOUSE ON 94TH HAS A MINOR SPIDER PROBLEM

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The occupant of 44-46 West 94th street died while waiting on her stoop for the cable guy, who had said he could come between 12 a … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE BRUTAL GLORY OF PUMPKIN BIRTH (WARNING: DON’T CLICK IF YOU’RE AT ALL SQUEAMISH!)

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Seriously, this is a startling image of a jack-o-lantern, and you can't un-see it. So maybe don't click on it if you could possibly get offended by … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALL PHOTOS: FOLIAGE, BALLERINAS, HALLOWEEN, WOODY ALLEN, MORE

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Fall on the Upper West Side, so damn photog … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY

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By Nancy Novick Documentary fans rejoice! The Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History is back for the 38th year in … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE ALLMAN BROTHERS, AND YOUR PARTY-HARDY FANS

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The Allman Brothers say they will play their last shows ever over the next week at the Beacon Theatre on 75th and Broadway, where they have played 232 sol … Read the rest of this entry >>

THURSDAY: GET A PEEK INSIDE THE ILLUSTRATOR’S CABINET OF WONDERS (SPONSORED)

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Steven Heller moderates a panel discussion this Thursday at the Bard Graduate Center about the art and business of illustration with illustrators George Bates, Peter de Sève and Barbara Ne … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: CAROL FOSTER

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Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the 17th installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

BGC PRESENTS NESSIM ON NESSIM (SPONSORED)

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You may have seen artist Barbara Nessim's illustrations on the cover of the New York Times Magazine or Rolling Stone. This Thursday, you can hear her di … Read the rest of this entry >>

ESSAY: A LOVE LETTER TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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By Elaina Plott The Upper West Side was his before it was mine. He took me there for the first time when I was 18 … Read the rest of this entry >>

POETRY HOUR: COLUMBUS AVENUE LAMENT

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We don't tend to publish poetry in the West Side Rag, but poet Kit T. sent in the ode below and we couldn't resist. E … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS ART SHOWS: PHOTOS AND SOLAR PANELS

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Two new art shows have opened or are about to open on the Upper West Side. The first, which opened today and closes October 19 … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUGE MURAL COMING TOGETHER ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

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Hundreds of young people are helping paint a 180-foot mural at 698 Amsterdam Avenue, near 94th street, as part of a project put on by nonprofit City … Read the rest of this entry >>

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