NEW SUCCESS ACADEMY COULD COME TO UWS

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A new branch of the Success Academy charter school network is being considered for the Upper West Side, and might have to co-locate with another local public sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCADE SWINGS BY COLUMBUS AVENUE

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The president stopped by the Upper West Side on Tuesday for a brief fundraiser and lots of locals turned out to watch the motorcade whi … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRESIDENT OBAMA EXPECTED ON THE UWS EARLY TUESDAY EVENING

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Everyone wants to be on the Upper West Side these days, from 310,000 climate marchers to El Presidente himself. Tuesday night around 5:15 President Obama is exp … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CENTRAL PARK SPEED LIMIT, ROAD CHANGES, BIKE LICENSE PLATES BEING CONSIDERED AFTER PEDESTRIAN DEATH

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Local politicians have begun to float proposals to respond to outrage over the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a bicyclist last week. Jill Tarlov died today after a bicy … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: FR, ORANGE LEAF, ORGANIC AVENUE

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A new French restaurant has opened, an organic take-out spot was renovated and reopened, and a frozen yogurt store cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

JILL TARLOV DIES AFTER BICYCLE COLLISION; SHOULD WE BELIEVE PROMISES OF ENFORCEMENT?

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Jill Tarlov, the 59-year-old mother of two who was hit by a bicyclist inside Central Park at West 63rd street on Friday, has died, according to a statement from her fa … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENDANGERED FALCON NESTING BOX REMOVED FROM CENTRAL PARK WEST CONDO LEDGE

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A nesting box on a ledge at 25 Central Park West where two endangered falcons successfully hatched falcon chicks this spring has been dismantled by order of the condo b … Read the rest of this entry >>

SMORGASBURG APOLOGIZES FOR CENTRAL PARK FOOD FEST THAT TURNED INTO A ‘FIASCO’

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The food festival in Central Park Friday night organized by Brooklyn group Smorgasburg was such a mess that the organizers have made a public apo … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNDAY: LINCOLN CENTER HOSTS OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES, LANTERN-FLOATING

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A special event will be held Sunday at the pool in the Lincoln Center plaza to mark the International Day of Peace and kick off the U.S. General Asse … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXPECT STREET CLOSURES, MASS CAR-TOWING ON BUSY WEEKEND

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Several Sunday events on the UWS this weekend will result in street closures, and any cars left on the streets will be towed. A massive march to raise awareness about climate c … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIRE IN LINCOLN TOWERS BRINGS OUT 60 FIREFIGHTERS; A FRANTIC SEARCH FOR A CAT

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About 60 firefighters responded to a fire in a second-floor apartment at 185 West End Avenue (69th street) on Friday night around 9:15 … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAR HITS WOMAN PUSHING A STROLLER ON WEST END AVENUE

A car hit a woman pushing a stroller across West End Avenue on Friday morning, witnesses told us. The woman had the walk sign, a witness … Read the rest of this entry >>

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