CLASSIC NYC STEAKHOUSE DONOHUE’S MOVING INTO LONG-VACANT UWS SPOT

The former home of PD O'Hurley's, a dive bar at 174 West 72nd Street that closed in 2013, is expected to become a Donohue's Steakhouse, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: THUNDERSTORM WREAKS HAVOC ON TREES, AND AT LEAST ONE CAR

A severe thunderstorm late Monday afternoon smashed trees throughout the neighborhood, even slamming one into a moving … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: LOOKING FOR LAZY DOGS, A FIRE ESCAPE WALK-UP, BEST PLACES TO CRY

June 19, 2017 Weather: Afternoon thunderstorm expected, with a high of 86 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK WEST CORNER NAMED FOR ELIE WIESEL

On Tuesday afternoon, the corner of Central Park West & 84th Street was officially designated Elie Wiesel Way in memory of the Nobel Peace Prize awardee a … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLANS FOR UPPER WEST SIDE’S TALLEST BUILDING ON HOLD AS CITY REVIEWS CHALLENGE BY NEIGHBORS

There will be no further permits issued for the controversial building being planned for 200 Amsterdam Avenue until the legal challen … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: RACE WILL FORCE CLOSURES ON CENTRAL PARK WEST AND IN THE PARK

Much of Central Park West will be closed on Saturday morning and sections of Central Park will also be inaccessible, as the NYRR holds its Mini 10K … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: WEIRD, WILD AND LOST IN THE 80’S

Stephen Harmon sent us more of his great shots of the Upper West Side in the 1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SUBWAY RESCUE ON 72ND, MAN REFUSES TO LEAVE ZOO EXHIBIT, PRIVATE SCHOOL THEFT

June 5, 2017 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 75 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES START THIS MONTH

There are several outdoor concert series that will start soon on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOST DOG ‘ARTY’ RAN OUT OF CENTRAL PARK AT 83RD STREET

Arty, a mixed breed dog, broke from his owner in Central Park today and was last seen near 46 West 83rd Street, according to a listing on the site Home A … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMING SOON TO NETFLIX: TWO UPPER WEST SIDERS IN THEIR SEVENTIES CRACK JOKES ABOUT TUNA

A recording of a hit Broadway show with Upper West Side roots is coming to Netflix this month. "Oh Hello," a show about two seventy-some … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENING DAY AT AMAZON BOOKS: EXCITED CROWDS, BAR CODES AND ‘PANACHE’

Amazon Books opened Thursday on the third floor of the Time Warner Center Building in Columbus C … Read the rest of this entry >>

POPULAR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM AT PS 84 CLOSED UNDER CONFUSING CIRCUMSTANCES

A popular and low-cost after-school program run out of PS84 on West 92nd street was suddenly shut down on Wednesday following an “incident” the previous … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOW ONE WOMAN ORGANIZED THE FIGHT AGAINST AN AMSTERDAM AVENUE MEGATOWER; CAN SHE WIN?

It was the proverbial “done deal.” The Department of Buildings had issued SJP Properties a permit to dig the foundation for 200 Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER LOEHMANN’S SPACE TO GET NEW BUSINESSES, INCLUDING A (RUMORED) BIG BOX STORE

It's been years since Loehmann's closed its store in the Ansonia building at 2101 Broadway between 73rd and 74th Street, but this week there's been lots of activity t … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPPONENTS MOUNTING ZONING CHALLENGE TO NEW MEGA BUILDING: ‘WE HAVE A WINDOW’

Community activists and City Council lawyers are combing through hundreds of pages of decades-old legal documents, looking for problems with the zonin … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE NYPL HAS MORE AMAZING NEW TOOLS TO EXPLORE NEIGHBORHOOD HISTORY

The New York Public Library has been creating some amazing digital tools in the past couple of years. The library wants more of its colle … Read the rest of this entry >>

MYSTERIOUS TRASH CAN DISAPPEARANCES, AND OTHER ISSUES DISCUSSED AT UWS TOWN HALL MEETING

Trash baskets are disappearing from corners on the Upper West Side, part of a larger trend throughout the city of people “stealing them to se … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEIGHBORS VOW TO FIGHT NEIGHBORHOOD’S TALLEST BUILDING: ‘A DONE DEAL THAT WILL BE UNDONE’

It may be empty now, but the lot at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 69th Street will one day be filled with the neighborhood's tallest building, and t … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE SEEK SUSPECTS IN SATURDAY SHOOTING, MONDAY BANK ROBBERY

Police are looking for suspects in two recent crimes, a shooting and a bank robbery, on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

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