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 >>

THE HUDSON RIVER HAS AN ICY CRUST

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As the temperature has dropped into the single-digits, an icy crust has formed over the Hudson River. We'd advise ag … Read the rest of this entry >>

WET SNOW COVERS THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN VANILLA FROSTING

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Wet sloppy snow covered the neighborhood after a snowstorm Sunday night and Monday morning, and some local photographers snapped lots of ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE TWISTED AND FUNNY UPPER WEST SIDE SNOW SCULPTURES

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Upper West Siders have very unique senses of humor, and they've been on full display this winter. Check out some recent snow sculpt … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMEN DISCUSS UNEASINESS AT RUNNING ALONE IN WINTER

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By Maya Dangerfield Winter’s dark mornings and early-afternoons have many of the city’s runners logging more and more hours in the dark. For ru … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE ‘BLIZZARD’ OF 2015 ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Winter Storm Juno may have been somewhat less dramatic than meteorologists predicted, but it sure made for some gorgeous ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE PURSUE AND CAPTURE COYOTE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Police officers pursued and eventually captured a coyote in Riverside Park around the West 70's late on Saturday … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 WINTRY PHOTOS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Winter weather always makes for some dramatic photos on the Upper West Side. Here are three striking photos … Read the rest of this entry >>

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