Thursday: British and US Military Planes Will Fly Over Hudson River in Formation

The British Royal Air Force "Red Arrows" will fly over the Hudson River along with the Air Force Thunderbirds and a formation of F-35A Lightning IIs on Thursday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Apple Store Door Appears to Melt in Furious Storm; ‘The Glass Pretty Much Folded’

The sky was flashing lightning late last Sunday afternoon. Thunder roared, and rain and wind buffeted the neighborhood. Our tipster (who preferred to remain anonymous) was ge … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: New School Supplies Tossed, Coppola’s Praised, Hostels Could Be Legalized

August 19, 2019 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 88 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Ducks Saved from the Slaughterhouse Then Have to Be ‘Saved’ From Central Park

There's a tendency among people who save animals or grow tired of them to drop them off in Central Park, like it's an afterschool program for wayward wildlife. But … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood’s Tallest Building ‘Tops Out’ And is Already Making Its Mark on the Skyline

Construction workers have quickly put up the frame of a 52-story building at 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street and it recently hit its top p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Scares Off Golf Club Wielding Muggers in Central Park

Three teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 approached a 72-year-old man who was sitting on a bench on 88th Street inside Central Park on Wednesday around 11:10 p.m., according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three-Bedroom Beauty in the Astor Court Hits the Market! Get a Sneak Peek Before the Rest of New York Returns After Labor Day

SPONSORED: You will fall in love with this stunning, turn-key, three bedroom and 2 ½ bath home in the preeminent UWS building, Astor C … Read the rest of this entry >>

Broadway Subway Line Is Completely Shutting Down for Next 2 Weekends on UWS; How To Navigate the Changes

The MTA is completing an upgrade of the switches on the Broadway subway line above 96th Street, and the work will mean that the 1, 2 and 3 lines are completely shut down on the west side for two wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Searching For A Music School In The Upper West Side? Look No Further Than Your Own Front Door

SPONSORED: It’s no secret that Upper West Siders have an appreciation for the arts. New York is well known for being the flagship for performance, with many music schools and institutes cen … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Culture Is No Longer in ‘Imminent Danger’ of Closing, But Is Now Facing Pressure From Publishers

Book Culture, the popular independent bookstore with three locations on or near the Upper West Side, is no longer in imminent danger of closing, its owner Chris Do … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: The ‘Broadway Ladies’ of the Late 70s

The photo and hand-coloring above are by Joan Menschenfreund, who has lived on the Upper West Side for 51 years. The women were sitting in the Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sneaker Pawn, Trek, Tani Shoes, Fred Marcus Studio, Get Smart 99 Cents, Kitchenette

A sneaker store opens, a shoe store closes and other openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Philip Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’ Filming on UWS

The Philip Roth book "The Plot Against America" is being turned into an HBO miniseries with executive producers David Simon and Ed Burns and they're sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Not Just Beavers; Rising Number of Coyotes and a Copperhead Snake (!) Spotted in the Neighborhood This Year

The arrival of a beaver in the Hudson River off of Manhattan's shore turned heads this month. But it’s not the only wild animal that’s made its way to our area this su … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Jewish Education Your Way, At the JCC

SPONSORED: Looking for an innovative Jewish education for your child? Jewish Journeys at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Volunteering on the Upper West Side: How Dedicated Volunteers Got Started

The Upper West Side is known as a locus of volunteerism and social activism. That reputation didn’t come from now … Read the rest of this entry >>

Volunteering on the Upper West Side: Finding New Companions at a Lonely Time

People who depend on volunteers on the Upper West Side come from diverse backgrounds. Robert Brajer, a Holocaust sur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: The Winged Creatures of Riverside Garden

The Riverside Community Garden in the park at 91st Street is in full bloom and it's drawing both human adm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Good-Doers are ‘Plogging’ Through Central Park; Find Out What It Is and Start Doing It!

As I was walking my dog in Central Park the other morning, wondering what I was doing in the city in the summer (or, maybe, ever), I bumped into my friend, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Free ‘Hercules in the Park’ Will Include Community Members Alongside Pro Actors; Here’s How to Get Tickets

The Public Theater is continuing its season of free performances at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park with a musical adaptation of Hercules, running … Read the rest of this entry >>