Dorothy Parker’s Childhood Home on 72nd Street Could Be Replaced by 21-Story Apartment Building

The five-story building at 214 West 72nd Street near Broadway is set to be replaced by a 21-story apartment building, which likely be a condo develo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Massive Tower Might Have Missed Its Moment, Central Park Holds Belvedere Ball

December 11, 2017 Weather: Mostly sunny, with a high of 41 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morton Williams Supermarket with Wine and Beer Bar to Open in New Luxury Building

The Upper West Side is getting a new supermarket, but it may not be close enough to the markets that have closed to fill the gap. Morton Williams is set to open on the ground … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo and Video of the Day: The Rooftop Snowman

A. Chessler sent us the photo above of a group building a snowman on the roof of 98th Street and Broadway. That snowman (visible … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Months After Repaving Starts, West End Avenue Left in ‘Alarming’ State

A 12-block stretch on West End Avenue has been without any pedestrian crosswalk markings for the past eight weeks. A repaving project on Wes … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: A Guy in Shorts and More Snow Photos

Photo by Howard Freeman of Joy Brown's sculptures in the Broadway me … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: #MeToo Rally Starts at UWS Trump Hotel

On Saturday starting at 1 p.m., people are expected to rally to support the #metoo movement for victims of sexual harassment and abuse in front of the Trump International … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Optometrist Recalls Late-Night Chats With John Lennon, and That Awful Night Exactly 37 Years Ago

Back in the good and bad old days, in the early 1970s -- when the Upper West Side was considered both a community in the best sense of the word and a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Stone-Balancer Keeps Building, Even as People Keep Toppling His Creations

Uliks Gryka, the Albanian immigrant who has been building carefully balanced stone sculptures along the Hudson River since this summer, recently cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

JCC Holding Free ‘Democracy Sunday’ Event This Weekend To Show New Yorkers How to Engage in Important Issues

West Siders have a unique opportunity this weekend to learn how to get involved in meaningful issues impacting the community and be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: At A Mom and Pop Shop, Even the Kitchen Sink is Gone Now

At Joon Westside Fish Market on 98th and Amsterdam, even the kitchen sink itself is gone now, and that's just a little too perfect(ly depress … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Fat Loss Tips for the Holidays; Get 20% Off All Month Long

SPONSORED: Silver Stars Fitness is the premiere fitness company that caters and specializes in working with the baby boomer & beyond fitness enthus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Sill, Jumbo Bagels, Relax Spa, Warby Parker, Outlette

New Upper West Side stores have stacked their shelves with plants, glasses and accessories. But a bagel shop suddenly closed its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Senior Housing Development Approved After Long Debate; Some Car Owners Say They’re Being ‘Evicted’

After hours of discussion between local residents and Community Board 7, an affordable-housing project for West 108th Street was approved. This resolution allow … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Wednesdays: Uprooted Flower Truck

SPONSORED: It's not every day you see a florist on wheels. In a city full of ice cream and food trucks, a flower truck is a welcome surprise. When fi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Powerhouse Wins Landmark Designation Just as Glassy Towers Encroach

Welcome to the Upper West Side, where even our powerhouses are historic! A powerhouse designed by prominent architect Stanford Whi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sign Up For This Fun JCC Event With Gail Simmons and Randy Cohen

SPONSORED: On Wednesday, December 13 food writer and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons will be joining former New York Times Magazine writer Randy Cohen … Read the rest of this entry >>

For Sale: Two Turrets In An Upper West Side Castle

An apartment that contains two massive turrets of a former hospital at 455 Central Park West between 105th and 106th Street is for sale, a … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOROT to Hold Life Planning Workshop: All You Need to Know About Long-term Care Planning and Important Steps to Remain In Your Own Home

SPONSORED: On Wednesday, December 13, join DOROT for a second Life Planning Workshop, offered in partnership with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NY … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Wins Approval for Expansion, But Opposition Group Vows to Sue

The city approved the Museum of Natural History's plans to expand its campus, adding a new educational center and rerouting … Read the rest of this entry >>