Mt. Sinai Cancels Plans to Make Cathedral into Hospital

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will not be setting up a hospital inside, according to reps for the cathedral, who said that Mt. Sinai called it … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thomas Drugs Fined For Alleged Price Gouging; Manager Blames Rising Wholesale Prices

Thomas Drugs, on Columbus Avenue between 67th and 68th Streets, was fined by the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection for allegedly price goug … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fred’s Starts GoFundMe After Fire Destroyed Dining Room; ‘Come! Help! Give!’

Fred's restaurant, a core neighborhood spot at 202 West 83rd Street, suffered serious damage in a fire late on Tuesday night. No one was hurt, but the resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Andres Pastana, Who Served UWS Church and Pantry for Decades, Dies of Covid Complications

Andres Pastrana, the custodian at Christ & Saint Stephen’s at 120 West 69th Street, succumbed to complications from the COVID-19 virus and died Sunday after … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teddy Roosevelt Park Awash in Colorful Flowers, and A Couple of Shirtless Men

Theodore Roosevelt Park was blooming big-time on Wednesday morning, with thousands of flowers lining the walkways. Some people re … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fairway on 125th Expected to Close for Good Without Last-Minute Bidder

The Fairway on 125th Street and 12th Avenue is expected to shut its doors unless a last-minute bidder emerges, according to a report in Cra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Wants Network of Protected Bike Lanes and More Citi Bikes to Make Bicycling Easier

Community Board 7 voted on Tuesday night (by virtual conference call) to ask the city to create a network of protected bike lanes that would make it e … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire Tears Through Fred’s Restaurant

There was a kitchen fire at Fred’s restaurant, at 202 West 83rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Tuesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Sider Writes New Versions of Dayenu and The Four Children for Covid-Era Passover

Passover, like everything else, will be a little surreal this year. One Upper West Sider came up with a way to celebrate the holiday while also acknowle … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sheltering Solo On The Upper West Side: Tell Us About It

The other day, we posted a story about a man who put up a flier in Central Park, a kind of personal ad, seeking a mate. “I was single when … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gold Leaf Stationers is Deemed Essential and Open; ‘I Want to Help the Kids’

Gold Leaf Stationers, on Amsterdam Avenue between 89th and 90th Streets, is open for business. Fasil Yilma, a personable and popular neighborhood small business owner, ap … Read the rest of this entry >>

Columbia Law Students Ready to Help Small Businesses Figure Out How to Get Forgivable Loans to Get Through Crisis

The stimulus bill meant to help people survive economically through the virus crisis has a section offering loans to small businesses -- and if the mon … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gymless? I Can Help!

SPONSORED: My name's Neil Aughton and I can offer you remote training in the comfort of your own home. With gyms closed, I can make sure you continue t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Seeks ‘Coronavirus Girlfriend for ‘Germ-Free Monogamy’

A man has been posting signs in Central Park looking for a "coronavirus girlfriend" to get through these troubled times. He claims to be he … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cathedral of St. John the Divine to be Converted into Makeshift Hospital

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is adding nearly 400 beds to the nave of the church for patients from Mt. Sinai a couple of blocks away. The cath … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Doctor Done Wrong, Sports Clubs Sued, Dog Runs Close

An Upper West Side co-op board refused to allow a resident’s brother, a doctor who had come down from New Hampshire to voluntarily care for New Yorkers suff … Read the rest of this entry >>

After Bronx Zoo Tiger Gets Covid-19, Government Issues More Info on Animal Contagion

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for Covid-19, raising new concerns about whether animals can indeed get the disease. Lions at th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Production Designer Makes Face Shields For Medical Staff Through His New Nonprofit

Hundreds of New Yorkers are dying of coronavirus every day. As the city approaches the apex of the pandemic, grim scenes have begun to emerge from its hospitals, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Map Shows Where Construction Continues on the UWS — And Why

With New York City grinding to a halt aside from "essential" activities, most construction has stopped. But several projects in the neighborhood are up and run … Read the rest of this entry >>

Train Operator Garrett Goble Memorialized After Guiding Passengers Off Burning Subway Car on the UWS

A No. 4 train briefly turned into a rolling “Rest In Peace” memorial for the motorman killed in a suspicious subway fire last … Read the rest of this entry >>

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