A Section of Amsterdam Avenue Becomes Restaurant Row on Weekends Starting Saturday; Here’s How It Will Work

Amsterdam Avenue will be blocked off to traffic from 97th to 110th Street on the weekends from August 8 to October 31 as part of the city's plan to make it e … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Side Community Garden Reopens with New Rules

The West Side Community Garden on 89th between Columbus and Amsterdam, which was closed since early in the pandemic, has reopened to the pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Release Images and Video of Subway Stabbing Suspect

The police released surveillance images of the man they say stabbed a 41-year-old woman in the right shoulder while she was standing at a MetroCard … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Splits Over New Homeless Hotel Residents; Police, Homeless Men and Opponents Weigh In

The relocation of hundreds of homeless men to hotels on the Upper West Side has alarmed local residents, and led to a split between … Read the rest of this entry >>

Brief Power Outage Blackens and Silences UWS, UES and Harlem Early Friday Morning

The power went off on the Upper West Side at 5:13 a.m. this Friday morning. It was back on by 5:41 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Stabbed at Subway Station; Assailant at Large

A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the upper right shoulder while standing at a MetroCard kiosk inside the 72nd and Broadway subway st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Schechter Manhattan Reopening For Full-Time In-Person Learning This Fall: Virtual Information Session August 12, 8:00pm.

SPONSORED: Schechter Manhattan recently announced its plans to safely welcome students back to its building five days a week this f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Little Local Cookie Shop Levain Going National, Will Be In Supermarkets Soon

The lines at the original Levain store on West 74th Street have often stretched down the block. But people won't have to wait on line much longer to taste the famous coo … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Pediatrics Practice Focused on Customer Service and Community

SPONSORED: Introducing Manhattan Valley Pediatrics, a community-oriented pediatrics practice located in Upper Manhattan! Part of the reason we started this pra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Sucker-Punched While Eating Outside at Italian Restaurant on Columbus Avenue (Updated)

A man dining outside at Pappardella on 75th Street and Columbus Avenue on Wednesday night was randomly attacked by a stranger during his … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Commander Says Barricades Blocking 82nd Street Are Still Necessary; ‘Clearly the Threat Has Not Yet Passed’

Some Upper West Siders have been perplexed about why in recent weeks the 20th police precinct has blocked off the entire street and sidewalk on 82nd Street be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rumormill: Supermarket Replacing former Duane Reade

The Duane Reade at 2025 Broadway between 69th and 70th Streets that closed earlier this year is being replaced by a supermarket, according to our tipster Iris … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Parents are Split About Returning to Schools, Fascinating Survey Shows

The unscientific survey of local parents that we conducted over the past 24 hours has yielded some fascinating results. Parents at both public and private schools are clearly struggling … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trees Start Falling on UWS as Storm Rushes In, and City Warns of More Damage to Come (Updated)

Winds have been picking up on Tuesday afternoon as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the East Coast, and they're starting to do damage in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Corn Growing in Random Plant Bed on West 101st Street

Backyard gardens have long flourished on the Upper West Side, growing small sprigs of basil, mint and other things to put in your mojito. We … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Precincts Schedule ‘Build the Block’ Meetings Between Police and Public; All Are Welcome

Launched in June 2015, “neighborhood policing” is a comprehensive crime-fighting strategy built on improved communication between p … Read the rest of this entry >>

As Unemployment Rises, A Free Grocery Service on 72nd Street Feeds a Growing Number of People

Hundreds of individuals, many of them women, waited in line Monday morning to receive free groceries from the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) on 72nd be … Read the rest of this entry >>

George Keeley’s Liquor License Suspended, Because State Says Popcorn Isn’t Enough Food

The state has suspended the liquor license of another Upper West Side bar for Covid-related violations. George Keeley's at 485 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd Street … Read the rest of this entry >>

Take Our Anonymous Survey to Answer the Big Question of the Week: Will You Send Your Kids Back to School in Person?

The city has given parents until this Friday to make a very difficult decision: will you send your child back to school this fall for a hybrid in-person and remote educ … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Small Businesses Succumb, New Charges Against Local Priest, Meet The Meetles, New Yorker of the Week

August 3, 2020 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 89 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>