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 >>

POLICE RELEASE 2 VIDEOS IN HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

Police have released two videos that they say show a man wanted for questioning in connection with the stabbing 24-year-old Special Anthony St … Read the rest of this entry >>

24-YEAR-OLD STABBED TO DEATH IN FRONT OF BROADWAY RESTAURANT

A man was stabbed to death Thursday night outside the La Nueva Victoria restaurant on Broadway and 95th Street, according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: JOE COFFEE, SERAFINA, KOLORBAR, CHAMPION PIZZA, LANDMARK CINEMAS

What's that we smell? New coffee, pizza and Italian … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXPERIMENTAL UWS THEATER HAS A DOWNTOWN VIBE

After 15 years as a movable feast, New Stage Theatre Company, the award-winning brainchild of Budapesti transplant and Actors Studio alumnus Ildiko Ne … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HUDSON & CHARLES, SUGAR FACTORY, CLUB MONACO, AMELIE WINE BAR

A butcher shop and a Vegas-style restaurant just opened, and a new French wine bar is on its … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: ANDANADA, COLUMBUS BAGEL CAFE, SECOND TIME AROUND, DA CAPO, MORE

A Michelin-starred restaurant appears to be closed for good, as another bagel store is apparently moving in to the Upper West Side (making it the third in less than a y … Read the rest of this entry >>

5 UPCOMING POLITICAL TOWN HALLS FOR UPPER WEST SIDERS

Looking to speak to your elected officials? Four upcoming town halls will give you the ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE FUNDING BEING DEBATED IS LIKELY TO IMPACT LOCAL KIDS MORE THAN BETSY DEVOS

Many New Yorkers spoke up about the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Education Secretary, calling their U.S. senators and writing letters. And while the federal governmen … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SMELLY WEDDING RING DISCOVERY, HIGHBROW APRIL FOOL’S JOKE, RUGBY PLAYER’S BIG BILL

April 3, 2017 Weather: Rain expected later, with a high of 61 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BARCIBO ENOTECA, PESCE PASTA, BOKA, SWEETGREEN, GREENFORCE, THE CASBAH

Some longtime Upper West Side restaurants are closing, but new spots are on their … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE LOOKING FOR SUSPECT IN GUNPOINT ROBBERY ON WEST END

The man shown in a surveillance image above is wanted for a robbery on West End Avenue early on the morning of Marc … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG RUN UPGRADES? AUTOMATED BUS STOP SIGNS? YOU CAN CHOOSE HOW TO SPEND MILLIONS ON THE UWS

Locals get to decide this week if the 72nd Street Dog Run gets an upgrade, local auxiliary police officers get a new van or schools get new technology. (Or all of the ab … Read the rest of this entry >>

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