WOMAN REPORTED MISSING FROM 105TH STREET

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A 53-year-old woman named Lula Gray was reported missing from her residence on West 105th street near Manhattan Avenue on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAT FOUND ON AN 88TH STREET ROOFTOP; IS IT YOURS? (UPDATE: FOUND)

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A reader found the cat pictured above on a rooftop on 88th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues on Saturday ni … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNDAY: FREE OUTDOOR ‘OVERLOOK’ CONCERTS BEGIN

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The Riverside Park Conservancy hosts free concerts on the next three Sundays at the 116th street overlook in the middle level of Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW TRASH CANS COULD HELP ‘STARVE OUT’ RATS IN TEDDY ROOSEVELT PARK

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The Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District has donated 19 Big Belly garbage receptacles to Theodore Roosevelt Park to … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCOOTER SWIPED OUTSIDE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY OFFICE; MOTORCYCLE THEFTS CONTINUE

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In what police in the 24th precinct are describing as a pattern of motorcycle thefts over the last 10 days, a woman's Amigo motorized sco … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: HAWK LIVING ON FIRE ESCAPE SWOOPS THROUGH THE NEIGHBORHOOD

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Our favorite Upper West Side hawk family needs to eat, and Zabar's doesn't deliver to fire escapes so mom and dad are always on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUMMERSTAGE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE RELEASED; CHECK OUT FREE CENTRAL PARK CONCERTS AND COMEDY

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City Parks Foundation announced the schedule for this year's SummerStage festival, with concerts all over the city. We've listed the ones in Central Park b … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE WAIT IS OVER: HOMELESS VETERANS MOVE INTO PERMANENT HOUSING

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On April 15th, homeless veterans began moving into a newly renovated SRO (Single Room Occupancy) building, at 330 West 95th street, than … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAWK BABIES HATCH ON UWS FIRE ESCAPE

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Does your heart feel icy this morning? Just gaze at these hawk babies that hatched over the weekend on a fire escape between West … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS BUCKS THE TIDE BY CHOOSING KASICH; CLINTON SMOKES SANDERS

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Upper West Side Republicans broke from other New York GOPers on Tuesday by picking John Kasich as their top candida … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE, MOSQUITOES, M104 BUSES AND MUSEUM EXPANSION HIGHLIGHT GRIPE-FILLED TOWN HALL

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Council member Helen Rosenthal and representatives from various city agencies got an earful of complaints at a town hall meeting on Monday night about everything … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOLITION BEGINS ON THE SPACESHIP SYNAGOGUE

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Workers began emptying the interior of the old Lincoln Square Synagogue on 69th street and Amsterdam Avenue on Tuesday, preparing the … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCALS REPORT UNNECESSARILY DIFFICULT VOTING PROCESS ON UWS

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Once again, the Board of Elections managed to make Democracy much harder than it ought to be, as v … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY: HOW DOES THE COMMUNITY BOARD AFFECT DEVELOPMENT ON THE UWS?

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The Upper West Side's Community Board 7 is a group of about 50 people appointed by the borough president to review everything … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMSTERDAM BIKE LANE CONSTRUCTION IS IMMINENT, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SAYS

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Amsterdam Avenue is just weeks away from getting a protected bike lane and special turn lanes, a Department of Transportation representative … Read the rest of this entry >>

TURNSTYLE SUBWAY MALL AT COLUMBUS CIRCLE OPENS TUESDAY; SEE LIST OF STORES

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The MTA has contracted with a private company to rent out small stores below Columbus Circle, and the complex will open t … Read the rest of this entry >>

WINNERS OF PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING CONTEST ON UWS REVEALED: RIVERSIDE PARK, SCHOOLS WIN BIG

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The winners of the Participatory Budgeting contest on the Upper West Side, where locals voted on how to spend $1 million in city taxpayer … Read the rest of this entry >>

82-YEAR-OLD REPORTED MISSING FROM WEST END AVENUE

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The Office of Emergency Management has issued the following alert. A Silver Alert has been issued for the disappearance of Saintilia Septimus, an 82-year-old black female … Read the rest of this entry >>

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