New Details Revealed about Upcoming Cipriani Food Market and Other New Restaurants

A big new food market designed by Cipriani is coming to the Upper West Side, and the developers came to a Community Board 7 me … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Big Daddy’s Restaurant Plans to Close, Then Reopen as a Fine-Dining Restaurant

Big Daddy's, the retro family-style restaurant at 2545 Broadway on the corner of 91st Street, plans to close on March 1, a manager told West Side Rag on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

2nd Annual Symposium on Raising Socially Conscious Children

SPONSORED: Raising socially conscious children is about helping kids at every age to be socially aware, empathetic, and educated; it's about empow … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunman Robs Rite Aid

A man displaying a gun robbed the Rite Aid at 210 Amsterdam Avenue (70th Street) at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, police s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ocasio-Cortez Staffer Disses Upper West Side-Bred ‘Careerists’…But No Neighborhood Gave More to Her Campaign

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has upended Washington D.C., criticizing Democrats and Republicans a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Modern Bread and Bagel, Ikinari Steak, Manchester Diner, Pinkyotto

A new bakery just opened, as an old-school diner appears to have shut its doors for … Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Trump Official Gets Stuck in UWS Housing Project Elevator

The federal official whose job is to oversee the New York City Housing Authority got stuck in an elevator in the Frederick Douglass H … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Super Snow Moon is Coming Tuesday Night; Here’s What to Watch For

We don't get snow anymore round these parts, but we are getting a Super Snow Moon on Tuesday night that will be the largest full moon of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Charlie’s Healthy Now, And He Might Be a Secret Republican

Mom and Dad joke that I’m an Upper West Side secret Republican because I was in a very good mood after the last presidential elec … Read the rest of this entry >>

Popular Columbia Dean Dies After Being Hit By Car; Few Answers Available About Crash

Peter Awn, who served as dean of the Columbia School of General Studies for 20 years, died on Sunday, weeks after being hit by a car at 116th Street and Claremont Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Struggling Small Business Gets a Big Break, Douglass Houses in the Spotlight, Big Prices on the Hudson

February 18, 2019 Weather: Cloudy with a high of 43 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Comes Together to Do What’s Good for the Goose

On Saturday morning, Jason Haber, a broker with Warburg Realty, was preparing to show the sixth-floor model apartment of a new condominium develop … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYCHA Plans to Privatize Management of Its Complexes; Tenants and Borough President Gale Brewer Demand Protections

Big changes are on the horizon for New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents—many of whom live on the Upper West Side, in developments like Wise T … Read the rest of this entry >>

FreshDirect Exec Gets an Earful from Locals at CB7 Meeting

FreshDirect’s Vice President of Public Affairs Larry Scott Blackmon got an earful from Upper West Side residents and business owners at a Community Board 7 Transportation Comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Harriet’s Kitchen, Which Once Served ‘The Best Burgers on the UWS’, Has Closed

Harriet’s Kitchen, the popular, hole-in-the-wall, takeout and delivery place on Amsterdam Avenue between 84th and 85th Streets, has cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Good Enough to Eat Spinoff, La Vela, FUMO, Danny’s Pharmacy

A new Good Enough to Eat spinoff is here, but a longtime Italian spot is clo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Alleged UWS Package Thief Wishes He Hadn’t Opened This Box

A man who police say had repeatedly stolen packages from one Upper West Side building got an unwelcome surprise this past weekend, when … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Upper West Side’s Olma Restaurant & Bar Now Features Weekend Brunch with Unlimited Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s & Bellini’s; Discount for WSR Readers!

SPONSORED: Brunch at the Upper West Side NYC's Olma Restaurant & Bar is a great start to any Saturday or Sunday running from 11 AM until … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nadler Talks Neighborhood History, Helicopters and Housing in Wide-Ranging Interview

Congressman Jerry Nadler has been a ‘West Sider’ since 1965, when he turned down a full scholarship to Yale to attend Colu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Slashed with Broken Bottle on 2 Train

An unidentified male assailant slashed a 61-year-old man in the head with a broken bottle while riding the 2 train at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, police sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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