OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: LAVA KITCHEN, ASTRO WEST, DUANE READE, CEDRA PHARMACY, NEW YORK LOOK

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New Chinese food and much more in this edition of Upper West Side openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROBBERS BEAT AND ROB MAN IN COLUMBUS CIRCLE SUBWAY STATION

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Two robbers -- including one using brass knuckles -- beat up a man who was waiting for the A train at Columbus Circle on Sunday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: TOP NEW YORK CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICIALS HOLD UWS PANEL TALK

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The Community Board Health and Humans Services Committee is holding a special discussion about crime, punishment and rehabilit … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: CELEBRITY FIRE-FIGHT, FRENCH COP’S QUICK MOVES, REMEMBERING THE SULLIVANIANS

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September 26, 2016 Weather: Partly Cloudy, with a high of 72 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHANTING ‘MAKES NO SENSE’, LINCOLN TOWERS RESIDENTS FIGHT SCHOOL REZONING PLAN

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Local politicians rallied a large crowd at Lincoln Towers on Saturday morning against a plan to rezone Upper West Side sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

OWNER OF SENIOR RESIDENCE CHARGED AFTER GIRL KILLED BY FALLING FACADE

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More than a year after two-year-old Greta Greene was hit and killed by a piece of the facade at The Esplanade on West End Avenue and 74th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CITY RULES COULD REDUCE NUMBER OF UWS STREET FAIRS, AND PRIORITIZE LOCAL BUSINESSES

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The city wants street fairs to better reflect their neighborhoods so it's proposing rules that would demand that at least half the ve … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG FOUND ON WEST SIDE HIGHWAY (UPDATE: OWNER FOUND!)

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Some Upper West Side moms groups have been sharing this photo of a dog, which appears to be a Shiba Inu, found on the West Side Highway on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

EARLY 1900’S TOWNHOUSES SUCCUMB TO THE WRECKING BALL

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A trio of townhouses on 96th Street near Central Park West are in the process of being demolished, with the middle one already substantially … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNNY CORNER 3-BEDROOM HOME IN PRIME WEST 70’S FULL-SERVICE CO-OP (SPONSORED)

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Available now: a wonderful three-bedroom home that offers excellent light all day and pleasant, tree lined views in a fant … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE DISCUSS ‘STRANGE’ BURGLARIES AND A SHOOTING IN THE 24TH PRECINCT

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Police discussed a shooting at the Douglass Houses and a spate of burglaries in the 24th precinct (which covers 86th to 110th street … Read the rest of this entry >>

85-YEAR-OLD DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY TRUCK ON WEST END AVENUE

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George Mamales, an 85-year-old who lived on Riverside Drive, died about three weeks after being hit by a tru … Read the rest of this entry >>

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM EXPANSION PLAN CALLED ‘SPECTACULAR,’ PASSES FIRST HURDLE

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“It’s spectacular…it's appropriate…and we should move ahead.” That was the consensus of Community Board (CB) 7’s joint Preservation/Parks & Environment comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL POLITICIANS EXCORIATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT’S ‘BAD FAITH’ REZONING PROCESS

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Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council member Helen Rosenthal said the recent hearings over how to rezone Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA CONSIDERING CLOSING SOME COLUMBUS CIRCLE SUBWAY ENTRANCES LATE AT NIGHT

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The MTA will hold a hearing next week to determine whether to close entrances to the subway at Columbus Circle to … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: JOHN LENNON, 50-FEET TALL IN TECHNICOLOR

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Artist Eric Waugh painted an image of John Lennon and placed it in the Bandshell on Wednesday to make a plea for peace and cele … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER D’AGOSTINO WILL BE REBORN AS A NEW MARKET; BUT WHAT KIND OF MARKET?

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Supermarkets are disappearing fast from the Upper West Side, but one that recently shuttered will be soon filled by another ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS: FREE TRIAL CLASSES HELP YOU LEARN 11 WAYS TO STAY FIT AFTER THE AGE OF 50! (SPONSORED)

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All it takes is a visit to your local gym, and you will see people engaged in many different types of training programs. Most of … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEDNESDAY ONLY: 50-FOOT TALL PAINTING OF JOHN LENNON WILL GO UP IN CENTRAL PARK

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If you can get out to Central Park on Wednesday, you'll see a monumental tribute to one of the great artists of our time: a 50-foot … Read the rest of this entry >>

ZONING LINES REMAIN BLURRY AFTER CONTENTIOUS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

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A school board hearing Monday night about plans to rezone Upper West Side elementary schools resolved very little -- and nearly res … Read the rest of this entry >>

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