OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MEZZOGIORNO, YOGURTLAND, ZEN MEDICA, ESSENTIALS, MORE

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New Italian food is coming to the Upper West Side, as some "essential" and less essential businesses c … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARKS DEPARTMENT PREPARING NEW ‘MASTER PLAN’ FOR RIVERSIDE PARK

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Charles McKinney, the Principal Urban Designer for NYC Parks, told a community board committee this week that the parks department and Riverside Parks Conservanc … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: TAP THE HIVE MIND

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It's Open Thread Wednesday, where you can speak your mind about topics of interest on the UWS, and tap the collective hive mind of our readers. It's quite a … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN HIT AND KILLED BY TOUR BUS ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

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A woman was hit and killed by a tour bus driver on Amsterdam Avenue and 113th street Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and another bystande … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS PROTEST CONSTRUCTION OF 10-STORY BUILDING TOPPER NEXT TO SCHOOL

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Parents at PS 75 on West 95th street protested a plan to build a 10-story building on top of an apartment complex at 95th street and West End Avenue. Tenants in the buildin … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARRESTS MADE IN CENTRAL PARK TEEN ATTACK AND ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION; ANOTHER MUGGING REPORTED

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Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with an assault and robbery on May 9 in Central Park, and arrested a woman they say attempted to abduct a toddler in a playground. Both of … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW PLAN FOR LINCOLN CENTER’S DAMROSCH PARK

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Signe Nielsen, Landscape Architect member of the Public Design Commission of the City of New York, presented a plan on Monday night at a Community Board parks comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDERS FRET AS SEVERAL LAUNDROMATS CLOSE

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Upper West Siders who live in buildings without their own laundry machines are alarmed by the recent closures of several local self-serve laundromats that are being price … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROADWAY GETS NEW METAL SCULPTURES

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Artist Don Gummer has constructed nine aluminum and stainless steel sculptures that will run up Broadway from Columbus Circle to 157th street in conjun … Read the rest of this entry >>

2-YEAR-OLD GIRL HIT BY BRICKS DIES; OTHER BUILDING PROBLEMS ABOUND

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Greta Greene, the two-year-old hit by pieces of a falling brick facade at The Esplanade on West 74th street Sunday died Monday. Greene's family lives in Kensington, Brooklyn; sh … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST SIDE RAG PHOTO CONTEST CONCLUDES; CHECK OUT ALL THE AMAZING ENTRIES!

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It's photo contest time, and even the West Side Rag's signature newsboy is getting in on the act, strutting his stuff on the runway. The photos below are ident … Read the rest of this entry >>

BARD GRADUATE CENTER HOLDING PRESENTATION ON THE FASCINATING FASHION OF THE ‘DANDY’ (SPONSORED)

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Does the man make the clothes or the clothes make the man? The Bard Graduate Center is exploring this question and hope you can join them for an ev … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHILD IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER GETTING HIT BY FALING DEBRIS ON WEST END AVENUE (UPDATE)

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A two-year-old was hit by falling debris at 305 West End Avenue at 74th street around 11 a.m. on Sunday and knocked unconscious, according to FDNY and … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CENTRAL PARK EXHIBIT FEATURES SAILBOAT, FREE ICE CREAM

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A sailboat filled with musicians, scenes from movies depicted by actors, and an ice cream truck handing out ice cream the color of a Central Park s … Read the rest of this entry >>

EIGHT EXTRAORDINARY HOURS ON 106TH STREET

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Scott Matthews took the following four photos in a span of eight hours starting Thursday night -- from evening to daybreak. The shots of the Archangel Gabriel bl … Read the rest of this entry >>

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