HUMPBACK WHALE SPOTTED IN THE HUDSON RIVER

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A humpback whale has been hanging out in the Hudson River for the past few days, and a reader spotted it passing by the Upper West Side on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: RESCUED HAWK ‘CANDY CORN’ TAKES FLIGHT

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On a crisp Saturday afternoon, Wild Bird Fund Director Rita McMahon, walked with volunteers and friends from the bird rehab organization's office on 87th & Col … Read the rest of this entry >>

RED-TAILED HAWK RESCUED AT LINCOLN TOWERS

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A sick or injured red-tailed hawk was found on the ground in front of 160 West End Avenue at Lincoln Towers on Sunday and … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAUNA OWNER CHARGED WITH CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

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Police in Weston, Connecticut charged Daniel Kopulos, who owned the now-closed Fauna pet store on the UWS, with cruelty to anima … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PET STORE OWNER ENMESHED IN SHOCKING ‘ANIMAL HOARDING’ CASE

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Daniel Kopulos, who owned the pet store Fauna on 88th Street and Columbus that recently closed, owns property in Connecticut where police say they made a shocking disco … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SAVE THE CHIMPS’ ACTIVISTS DRIVING RESIDENTS ON 86TH STREET BATTY

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Weekly nighttime protests on 86th Street over the plight of 66 chimpanzees in Liberia are upsetting and angering nearby residents as the nois … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAINBOW PARROT ESCAPES FROM 70TH STREET

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This rainbow parrot flew away from its home on 70th Street between Columbus and Broadway and its owner is looking for it. If yo … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: WHEN FEARSOME ‘PIRATE CATS’ ROAMED THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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One hundred years ago, the residents of the Upper West Side bolted their doors in fear of a group of marauding cats that h … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG FOUND ON WEST SIDE HIGHWAY (UPDATE: OWNER FOUND!)

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Some Upper West Side moms groups have been sharing this photo of a dog, which appears to be a Shiba Inu, found on the West Side Highway on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FIRE-ESCAPE HAWK ATTACKED MY CHIHUAHUA, NEIGHBOR SAYS

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One of the hawk parents raising adorable hawk babies on a 16th-floor fire escape at West 72nd street saw a juicy chih … 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 >>

KITTENS HITCH A RIDE WITH D.O.T. WORKERS TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Two insanely cute newborn kittens hitched a ride from Staten Island to the Upper West Side Thursday morning. Department of Transportation empl … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘LOST’ PARAKEET HAS TUMULTUOUS MORNING IN RIVERSIDE PARK

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Our tipster Erica found a parakeet Friday morning on the Riverside Park bike path around 90th street next to the Hudson R … Read the rest of this entry >>

A LOST DOG AND A FOUND CAT

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We got word yesterday about a dog that had been lost and a cat that had been found. We hope that each of these an … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: BUDDHISTS BLESS 600 TURTLES ON ROOF OF UPPER WEST SIDE BUILDING

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Buddhists chanted prayers to bless more than 600 baby turtles that were seized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation after a smuggler tried to tran … 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 >>

PHOTO OP: TRAFFIC JAM ON 72ND AND BROADWAY

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Harriet Flehinger sent in the photo above of police horses at the intersection of 72nd street and Broadway at noon on Wednesday, bringing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: A BIZARRE AND DEADLY CHASE IN 1913

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On November 3, 1913, eight steers broke through a gate in stockyards near West 60th street, setting off a wild chase that claimed the life of a night watchman and one of the animals … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN SNATCHES FLOCK OF UWS PIGEONS IN NET, THROWS THEM IN VAN…TO BE SHOT?

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A bizarre scene played out on Sunday in front of several onlookers on West 72nd street, according to witnesses. At around 1 p.m., a man drove a van to the m … 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 >>

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