FREE THEATER IN THE PARKS PREVIEW: SAM WATERSTON, STEVE GUTTENBERG, AND MORE

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It's almost free theater season in Central and Riverside Parks and there are some exciting offerings this year -- including Sam Waterston and Jesse Tyler Ferguson in The Tempest and Steve Guttenberg in Henry IV, Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THE FANCIFUL SCULPTURES IN RIVERSIDE PARK BEFORE FRIDAY

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Students from The Art Students League have placed seven sculptures in Riverside Park between 59th and 69th streets as part of a five-year partne … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S THE PROBLEM WITH FEEDING PIGEONS

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Oh pigeon man and pigeon lady, sprinkling your birdseed and bread chunks around the neighborhood. Please look at this photo and consider exa … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUNDREDS OF FREE WALKING TOURS THIS WEEKEND TO HONOR JANE JACOBS

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Get off your butt this weekend, and learn about your neighborhood or another part of New York City with Jane's Walks, a series of more than 200 g … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: SPRING ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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We've been getting tons of great Spring photos from readers and we're happy to share them be … Read the rest of this entry >>

CNN REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE ARRIVAL OF SPRING

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Yes, it was a long winter, but we've put all of that behind us as the temperatures have risen -- well, most of us have. For … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TO RENOVATE OLD FIELD HOUSE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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By Virginia Valerio The city plans to renovate a field house in Riverside Park at 102nd street to make it available for comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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