RUNAWAY UWS COYOTE APPEARS TO HAVE SPIDEY-SENSE, NINJA SKILLS

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The Upper West Side's very own coyote has traipsed up and down Riverside Drive for three days now even as dozens of police officers on foot, in veh … Read the rest of this entry >>

RIVERSIDE PARK CLOSED AFTER COYOTE SPOTTED

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A coyote was spotted early Wednesday morning in Riverside Park at 87th street, causing police to close off parts of the park and go on a search for the an … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROMANTIC PHOTOS OF OUR RAIN-DRENCHED NEIGHBORHOOD

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Stephen Harmon, who has been taking photos of the neighborhood for decades, sent us some shots of the Upper West Side as seen through the window of his Nissan Ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: OUR RED-TAILED ROMANCE IS OVER

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By Dennis Paoli My wife and I woke up on a bright winter morning in 2013, and there he was: a hawk, perched on the top rail of the fire escape outside our west-looking wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

FLOWER THIEF SNATCHES PRIZED ROSES FROM SHAKESPEARE GARDEN

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The Upper West Side clearly needs its own plant detective, because there have been several recent crimes against flora. Building on last month's tree-stri … Read the rest of this entry >>

2015 UPPER WEST SIDE STREET FAIR SCHEDULE

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If you're like me, you're running out of tube stocks and are thus excited for the new street fair season, which debuts next month on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UNIVERSE REALLY DOES REVOLVE AROUND THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Scott Matthews took the photos above and below, using multiple exposures to trace the paths of airplanes into and out of LaGuardia Airport, and the t … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: STREETLIGHT SMACKDOWN

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Some days you wake up and the streetlights are lying on the ground with no obvious explanation. We're investig … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: BROADWAY’S HANDSOME HAWK

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Scott Matthews captured this handsome hawk resting on top of a building at 106th street and Broadway. Soon afterwards, the haw … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: AN IMPROMPTU SKATING RINK EMERGES IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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There is no skating rink in Riverside Park at West 73rd street, but one suddenly emerged this weekend. Jill Goldstein sent us the photo … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SNOW CIRCLES’ CROP UP MYSTERIOUSLY IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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The Upper West Side has its very own version of crop circles: "snow circ … Read the rest of this entry >>

WIND-CHILL DROPS TO MINUS-11 IN CENTRAL PARK

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The temperature hit 2 degrees in Central Park Friday morning, a new record, and the wind chill was minu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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