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OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BED BATH & BEYOND, JING FONG DIM SUM

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Four more tipsters tell us Bed, Bath & Beyond is opening in the former home of Food Emporium on 90th and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

GUNMAN SHOOTS AT 12-YEAR-OLD IN FRONT OF UWS BARBER SHOP: POLICE

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A gunman fired at a 12-year-old in front of a barber shop on Columbus Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, t … Read the rest of this entry >>

A LOCAL GATHERING TO REMEMBER A SPECIAL TITANIC STORY

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Locals will gather around a very special Upper West Side memorial on 106th and Broadway this Saturday to commemorat … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HUDSON & CHARLES, SUGAR FACTORY, CLUB MONACO, AMELIE WINE BAR

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A butcher shop and a Vegas-style restaurant just opened, and a new French wine bar is on its … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: BURNING THE CHAMETZ

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Before Passover, Jews burn their leavened bread to get ready for the holiday. On Monday morning, a child h … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS WELCOMES A GOLF FITNESS SPECIALIST AND ELITE YOGA & MEDITATION GURU; NEW LOCATION ON WEST 72ND STREET

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SPONSORED: Silver Stars Fitness is dedicated to men and women over the age of 50 who want to increase their fitness level and overall quality of … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HISTORIC BUILDING TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO CONDOS, MLK’S SPEECH ON THE UWS

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April 10, 2017 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 73 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOURBON STREET BAR, LONGTIME UWS STAPLE, SET TO CLOSE NEXT WEEKEND

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Bourbon Street Bar, a longtime sports bar at 407 Amsterdam Avenue between 79th and 80th famous for its 50-cent beer specials, will … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELEN ROSENTHAL CRITICIZES MAYOR ON STALLED PROGRESS AT WEST END AVENUE INTERSECTION

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City Council Member Helen Rosenthal criticized the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Mayor Bill de Blasio for holding off on making fu … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: ANDANADA, COLUMBUS BAGEL CAFE, SECOND TIME AROUND, DA CAPO, MORE

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A Michelin-starred restaurant appears to be closed for good, as another bagel store is apparently moving in to the Upper West Side (making it the third in less than a y … Read the rest of this entry >>

5 UPCOMING POLITICAL TOWN HALLS FOR UPPER WEST SIDERS

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Looking to speak to your elected officials? Four upcoming town halls will give you the ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

A YOUNG HOMELESS MAN’S DEATH IN RIVERSIDE PARK LEAVES A VOID; ‘I WISH I KNEW HIS NAME’

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He was always there. The young homeless man in the maroon hoodie, always sitting bolt upright on a Riverside Park bench – sometimes at 75th Street, … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES, STILL CLOSED AFTER FIRE, TO HOLD SPECIAL FUNDRAISER

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Jacob's Pickles, among the most popular restaurants in the neighborhood, remains closed more than a month after a devastating fire at 509-511 Amsterdam Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE FUNDING BEING DEBATED IS LIKELY TO IMPACT LOCAL KIDS MORE THAN BETSY DEVOS

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Many New Yorkers spoke up about the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Education Secretary, calling their U.S. senators and writing letters. And while the federal governmen … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE URGE PEOPLE NOT TO PUT CHECKS IN STREET MAILBOXES BECAUSE OF ‘MAIL FISHING’

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Sheesh, you can't even trust a mailbox anymore! The 24th precinct has been pasting signs to the outside of mailboxes telling peop … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK WILL FEATURE ‘HOUSE OF CARDS’ ACTORS IN JULIUS CAESAR

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This summer's Shakespeare in the Park shows will be Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Public Theater announced on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

BELLA LUNA RESTAURANT RENOVATION REVEALS HIDDEN MURAL WITH FASCINATING BACKSTORY

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Turgut Balikci was the first to see them, peeking out from behind a wood-paneled wall: “little trees,” he said. Balikci had been planning to pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

RIVERSIDE PARK SWAMP LOOKING EXTRA SWAMPY

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There's one heck of a pool of water in Riverside Park near the Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street, as seen in … Read the rest of this entry >>

TONY DANZA SAYS CLOSURE OF UWS STARBUCKS SHOWS JUST HOW DAMN HIGH THE RENT IS

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Upper West Sider Tony Danza called into WNYC on Friday to speak to the mayor about all the mom and pops that have been closing in the neighborhood. And he ment … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SMELLY WEDDING RING DISCOVERY, HIGHBROW APRIL FOOL’S JOKE, RUGBY PLAYER’S BIG BILL

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April 3, 2017 Weather: Rain expected later, with a high of 61 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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