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CREWS FIGHT CURRENTS TO FIX HOLE IN ELECTRICAL CABLE UNDER HUDSON RIVER

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A rupture in an underwater electrical cable has kept workers in the Hudson River busy for months. Divers and crane operators are curr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY CUTS TENNIS PERMIT FEES IN HALF, ALLOWS ONLINE SIGN-UPS

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The city is cutting fees for tennis permits to $100 from $200, and allowing first-time permit-holders to sign up online. The reduction comes … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: IT’S A SNOW DAY, AND AIN’T IT GRAND!

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A snowstorm is expected to dump 10 to 14 inches on the city Thursday, and the city has closed public schools. As always, Upper West Sider … Read the rest of this entry >>

A MESSAGE FROM THE GREENMARKET: BRING US YOUR COMPOST!

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Bring your compost to the greenmarket, and you too can help save the w … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK’S WINTER JAM WILL BE MORE LIKE SPRING JAM THIS YEAR; SHUFFLEBOARD?

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Due to the fact that New York's climate these days is essentially equivalent to Maryland's climate 25 years ago, Winter Jam won't be very wintry this … Read the rest of this entry >>

12 MOODY FOG PHOTOS

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The fog was so heavy on Sunday morning in New York that there was a "dense fog advisory", and some photographers took the chance to … Read the rest of this entry >>

THREE RECENT PHOTOS THAT WE LOVE

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Upper West Siders send us some outstanding photos and we'd like to showcase a few recent … Read the rest of this entry >>

TAKE A WINTER TOUR OF THE JCC’S CAMP SETTOGA

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SPONSORED: JCC Manhattan's Camp Settoga gives Upper West Side children room to grow, explore, and discover a world outside of the city on 21 pristine acres in Pomona … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS FROM THE FIRST SNOWSTORM OF 2017

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Skiers, sledders, and wildlife all frolicked as the city was hit with a surprisingly robust snowstorm on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

A RAINY DAY AND ITS AFTERMATH ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Seth Gopin took the picture above from 72nd Street on Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

DON’T TOSS YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE JUST YET! HERE’S AN EASY WAY TO GIVE IT A SECOND LIFE

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Your Christmas tree can have a second life -- as compost and mulch. The Sanitation Department will collect trees left on the curb during a prescribed perio … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE SURPRISING BEAUTY IN RIVERSIDE PARK’S SENESCENCE

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With the approach of winter, visitors tend to ignore the hidden gems in the famous 91st Street Garden of Riverside Park, the community g … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS TREE-SELLER DISHES ON WHY HE DOES IT, AND WHY PEOPLE THINK HE SMOKES WEED

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Christmas tree sellers pop up on the Upper West Side in late November and stay until the holiday, bringing a rustic vibe and a pine-y … Read the rest of this entry >>

THURSDAY: CENTRAL PARK HOLIDAY LIGHTING FEATURES ‘TREE FLOTILLA’

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The Central Park Conservancy is holding its 20th annual Christmas Tree lighting on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Charles A. … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 TEENS ASSAULTED AND ROBBED A WOMAN IN CENTRAL PARK: POLICE

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A woman walking in Central Park Sunday night was assaulted and robbed by four men who appeared to be teenagers, an NYPD spokesman said. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

BALLOONS GO MARCHING ONE BY ONE…

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Ted captured the parade of balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday from 81st Street and Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUMPBACK WHALE SPOTTED IN THE HUDSON RIVER

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A humpback whale has been hanging out in the Hudson River for the past few days, and a reader spotted it passing by the Upper West Side on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

FANTASTIC FALL PHOTOS IN CENTRAL PARK

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Denton Taylor shared this gorgeous photo gallery of Central Park foliage wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: RESCUED HAWK ‘CANDY CORN’ TAKES FLIGHT

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On a crisp Saturday afternoon, Wild Bird Fund Director Rita McMahon, walked with volunteers and friends from the bird rehab organization's office on 87th & Col … Read the rest of this entry >>

GEEZ, THESE NEW HYBRID DOGS SURE ARE FUNKY-LOOKING

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A few furry critters grazed on leaves and assorted debris in a tree bed on 75th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue on Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

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