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CITY RELEASES ‘SUMMER ON THE HUDSON’ EVENTS STARTING IN MAY

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It's still frigid outside, but the city has released its list of free spring and summer events in Riverside Park, including yoga, zumba, tai chi and dance for sen … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ARTIST BUILDS A SNOW HUT IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Local artist Greg Powell, who usually works with a camera or a paintbrush, found a new medium last week: snow. This most recent storm was particularly goo … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO IMAGES THAT SHOW WHY IT’S TOO COLD TO DO ANYTHING AT ALL

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It's been awful cold in the past few days and it doesn't figure to let up for at least a week. Mildred Alpern took these photos … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: BLIZZARD OF THE CENTURY TURNS INTO NASTY SLEET-STORM

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Tuesday's snowstorm wasn't all it was cracked up to be -- less than a foot of wind-driven sleet rather than two feet of cold dry powder. That didn't stop … Read the rest of this entry >>

A SNOWY MARCH MORNING

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The city got a dusting Friday morning that then started to accumulate more qui … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHERRY BLOSSOMS BLOOM IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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One tree in Riverside Park is already in the swing of spring, and it's still February! Mildred Alpern got some great shots of the cherry blos … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE OFFICERS RESCUE HAWK IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Officers from the 20th precinct and an NYPD special ops team rescued an injured hawk in Riverside Park around 79th Street on Sunday. Helen M … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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