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 >>

SHAZAM! FOUR DATES FOR 2017 MANHATTANHENGE REVEALED

The Museum of Natural History has revealed the dates of Manhattanhenge, the phenomenon when the sun aligns perfectly with the Manhattan street … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER ISABELLA’S OWNER POSTS MESSAGE TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND LANDLORD RESPONDS TO CLOSURE

The former owner of Isabella's posted a note on the outside of the restaurant on 77th and Columbus late Monday after its sudden closure. Stephen Hanson wa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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SPONSORED: Silver Stars Fitness is a fitness company that specializes in working with men and women who are over the age of 50. We like to say they'r … Read the rest of this entry >>

EARLY-MORNING PROTEST PLANNED AGAINST NEIGHBORHOOD’S TALLEST TOWER

Council member Helen Rosenthal and preservationist group Landmark West are leading a rally on Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. to oppose the constru … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BOOK CULTURE EXPANSION, MIDDLE SCHOOL SEGREGATION, ‘FORGOTTEN’ BROWNSTONES

May 15, 2017 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 66 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ISABELLA’S CLOSES SUDDENLY AFTER DECADES ON THE UWS

Isabella's at 77th Street and Columbus, a staple of the Upper West Side dining scene for decades, closed its doors for good on Monday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE ASK FOR HELP FINDING SUSPECTS IN 3 RECENT CRIMES: BANK ROBBERY, ASSAULT AND THEFT

Police are looking for suspects in several recent crimes on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

Quality Florist at 447 Columbus Avenue outfitted this mama bear in the bike lane median at Columbus Avenue and 81st St … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW RESTAURANT UPDATE: JG MELON, BORJA AND OTHERS GET APPROVED FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

Five businesses won approval for liquor licenses from the Community Board 7 Business Committee at a meeting this week, and two others got the go-ahead for sidewalk c … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROSENTHAL ‘BARNES DANCE’ BILL PASSES 49-0; PLACES ‘PEDESTRIANS AT THE CENTER OF POLICY MAKING’

“What will it take for the City to do something about its most dangerous intersections?” demanded City Council Member Helen Rosenthal last month, spe … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BAZNGA, TAP NYC, MEXICAN RESTAURANT

Another Kosher restaurant and a Brazilian crepe spot are on their … Read the rest of this entry >>

E’S BAR ANNOUNCES REOPENING DATE AND FIRE FUNDRAISER

e's Bar on Amsterdam Avenue between 84th and 85th Street, which sustained major water damage in a February fire, is set to reopen on May 24. And th … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN FOUND HANGING FROM TREE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

A 51-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in Riverside Park near 91st Street early on Thursday. Police were called at 7:37 a.m., acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

ELECTRIC CAR OWNERS COULD GET FREE SATURDAY PARKING UNDER LOCAL COUNCILMAN’S BILL

Councilman Mark Levine is pushing a bill to let owners of electric vehicles park at muni-meters for free on Saturdays. That could lead to substa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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