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CALHOUN SCHOOL LOOKS TO MODERNIZE ITS LANDMARK BUILDING

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The Calhoun School is hoping to update its facade and entrances at its campus 433 West End Avenue (81st street) and will present the details to Community Board members on Thursday night. We rec … Read the rest of this entry >>

TRAGIC NIGHT: TWO PEDESTRIANS KILLED IN CAR CRASHES FRIDAY, INCLUDING 9-YEAR-OLD

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Two people were killed in separate car crashes on Friday just two blocks away from each other. The first crash occurred a … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS AND NOTES: PITAYA, PARK WEST, AGED STEAKHOUSE, KUMO SUSHI, OREN’S, & MORE

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This week, we have lots of Upper West Side opening, reopening and closing news to re … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: CLEAN AIR COMING TO UWS, AWFUL KIDNAPPING STORY, URBAN EXPLORATION

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We read numerous bizarre, disturbing, and curious stories about the Upper West Side last week so you didn't have to. Check them out b … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE SEEK SUSPECTS IN POSSIBLE ANTI-GAY BEATING ON 2 TRAIN

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Police are looking for six people suspected of beating a gay man on the downtown 2 train last week in what may be a hate crime. Twenty-three-year-old Urena Morel Frankelly and his boyfriend got on the 2 on Monday around [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: DOMESTIC KNIFE ATTACK ON 68TH, HOUSING PROJECT RESIDENTS COMPLAIN OF ‘BREAK-IN’

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January 31, 2013 Weather: Partly Cloudy/Wind, High of 45 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE POO BUDDHA OF 98TH STREET: PILES OF DOG CRAP INSPIRE A CREATIVE CAMPAIGN

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Few things get Upper West Siders as upset as the dog poo that discourteous canine owners leave on the sidewalk. Stepping in the crap can ruin your entire day and inspire all sorts of revenge fantasies (involving poo). But one [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BUSINESS OWNERS DISH ON COLUMBUS AVENUE BIKE LANES: FROM “LOVE IT” TO “IT SUCKS”

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By Shannon Ayala An Upper West Side community board committee will once again try to decide whether to extend the Columbus Avenue protected bike lane tonight, after a vote last month on the lane ended in deadlock. The meeting starts [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S WHAT UPPER WEST SIDERS HOARD WHEN NATURAL DISASTERS APPROACH

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At the first sign of danger, Upper West Siders tend to go food shopping. But what do they buy? We took an informal su … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: MERCEDES HITS BICYCLIST, JOANNE’S HEALTH VIOLATIONS

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October 9, 2012 Weather: Cloudy, High of 58 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: THE BEST CENTRAL PARK PROPOSAL EVER, BOATHOUSE HIT WITH SEX HARASSMENT SUIT

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September 28, 2012 Weather: Thundershowers, High of 70 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TOP POLE DANCERS COME TO UWS, ‘FRASIER’ STAR SLOWLY TAKING OVER WEST END BUILDING

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September 27, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 71 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: WILD BLUEBERRIES, PRICEY FORECLOSURE AUCTION, OLYMPIAN HOPES DASHED

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July 30, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 78 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PYTHON SEEKS NEW HOME: ‘LOVES TO BE HELD’

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A "lesser ball python" needs a new home, says an Upper West Sider on Craigslist: "Here's A Great Animal, That Needs A New Home, He Eats Great, Loves To Be Held, And Will Make A Great Breeder." Contac … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CHILDREN’S SPORTING GOODS STORE COMING TO 99TH

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Rookie USA, a new children’s sporting goods and apparel chain, is opening a store at 808  Columbus Avenue (99th Street) in the Columbus Square complex this fall. The chain currently doesn’t have any stores, but will be launching this fall [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

12 REMARKABLE OLD UPPER WEST SIDE PHOTOS REVEALED IN CITY ARCHIVES

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The city released a set of more than 800,000 photos from the municipal archives earlier this year in a searchable Internet database. The archive is frankly pretty incredible — there are photos from the NYPD, the parks department, the mayor’s [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAT HOUSE ARTWORK SCRUBBED; RATS ELIMINATED?

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The brownstone at 120 West 74th Street has inspired anger among neighbors and creativity among artists since it went downhill a few years back. Rats were constantly seen scurrying around the abandoned building, nibbling on trash. The scene even inspired [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A HUDSON RIVER DOLPHIN DIES, RENT INCREASES APPROVED

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June 22, 2012 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 93 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TOWNHOUSE SALES SURGE, HUMAN RIGHTS FILMFEST, SPECIAL SALON DEAL

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June 15, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 77 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: MISSING SENIOR FOUND DEAD, TOM DUANE TO RETIRE, SEEKING SCHOOLS COLUMNIST

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June 4, 2012 Weather: Rain, High of 64 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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