Verdi Square, Once Known for Rats, Now Has a ‘Meadow’ and New Benches

Verdi Square on Broadway between 72nd and 73rd Streets has been known for lots of things over the past few decades, from heroin to rats. But a comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

59-Year-Old Man Stabbed Thursday Night in Riverside Park

A 59-year-old man was found with a stab wound in his neck in Riverside Park around 83rd Street on Thursday around 8:25 pm, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

Paper House, the Happiest Little Store in the Neighborhood, Saved From The Brink

There’s something new about the window of Paper House, the beloved, 39-year-old party store on Amsterdam Avenue, between 72nd and 73rd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Vice President Pence Gets An Upper West Side Welcome

Vice President Mike Pence appeared at an event at 441-451 West End Ave on the Upper West Side on Thursday afternoon, but unless you were fortunate enough—or unfortunate e … Read the rest of this entry >>

PS 199 Playground Closed After Concrete Falls from 200 Amsterdam; Father Says His Child Was Hit

The playground at PS 199 on West 70th Street was closed by the city after wet concrete fell from 200 Amsterdam Avenue, the controversial 668-foot building … Read the rest of this entry >>

Vice President Pence Expected to Attend UWS Fundraiser on Thursday; Protest Signs Go Up

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend a fundraiser on West End Avenue and 81st Street late Thursday afternoon, and at leas … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two UWS Street Fairs Shut Down After Their Host Goes Out of Business

The West Manhattan Chamber ended operations this year, and that meant that two popular street fairs -- ones where you could dance and even enjoy an adult bev … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Target Store Puts Up Its Sign, and Now Has A New Neighbor

The Target store expected to open soon at 1865 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets put up its signs a few days ago as it preps to o … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Yard-Less Yard Sale of West 104th Street Turns 30 on Saturday

This past Sunday, the New York Times ran a colorful web feature on the tradition of the New York City block party. Digging into the archives, the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fall 2019 Suburbs of NYC Community & Home Tours

SPONSORED: Are you ready to explore the Suburbs of NYC? Welcome to the most informative and fun way to get started! Our signature Suburbs of NYC Community & Home T … Read the rest of this entry >>

Stabbing on 81st Street Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

One man stabbed another on Tuesday night around 6:30 in front of 203 West 81st Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park’s ‘Monumental Women’ Receive Community Board Thumbs-Up After Historians Question Design

By now it isn’t news that there are 23 statues of historical figures in Central Park and not one of them is of a woman. (Alice, Mother Goose and Juliet are fictional.) Tha … Read the rest of this entry >>

66th Street Tower Will Have Extra Review Over ‘Mechanical Void’

The next building vying to be the tallest on the Upper West Side won its case before a city board on Tuesday, but it will receive an extra revi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Hobie’s Story is the Stuff of Dickensian Literature

I used to live in Houston, but then Hurricane Harvey came through two years ago and I was rescued and evacuated with other p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Real Estate Update: Manhattan Is On Sale!

SPONSORED: The market is showing positive signs, as activity has jumped. August of 2019 actually outperformed August of last … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Taste of Morningside’ on Sunday Features 15 Restaurants; Arts Festival Too

An arts and food festival this weekend will feature several delights from Morningside Heights, from food to arts and performances. The first ever "Taste of Morningside Heights, … Read the rest of this entry >>

See What the Belnord Now Has to Offer; A Classic UWS Building is Re-Envisioned by Robert A.M. Stern Architects

SPONSORED: Closings have commenced at The Belnord, the Upper West Side full-city block landmark re-envisioned by Robert A.M. Stern Archit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parking Spot Dance Party and Broadway Traffic Shutdown Coming This Week to Highlight Climate Action

Starting this Friday, there will be a worldwide "Climate Strike" to highlight the need for action on climate change. In conjunction with the event and in ad … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cell Phone Scam Alert: Be Wary of Strangers Wanting to Borrow Your Phone

Good Upper West Siders as we are, we wouldn't leave a fellow New Yorker in distress stranded, would we? Especially when they are suffering one of the worst luxury proble … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join DOROT for The ABCD’s of Medicare – All You Need to Know in Time for Open Enrollment

SPONSORED: On Wednesday, September 25, join DOROT for: The ABCD’s of Medicare, A Medicare Rights Workshop, part of our Life Planning Workshop se … Read the rest of this entry >>