Public Advocate Candidates Spar at Debate Ahead of Feb. 26 Election

Seven candidates for public advocate qualified for a televised debate on Wednesday, based on fundraising and endorsement standards establ … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tickets Go On Sale for Taste of the Upper West Side Food Festival; Honoree is Local Nonprofit

This year's Taste of the Upper West Side food festival, which features food from dozens of local restaurants, is taking place on May 17 and May 18 this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: Learn Some History Before the Wrecking Ball Swings

The southeast corner of Broadway and 85th Street is being readied for demolition, the latest two-story building on the a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Baby Falls Onto Tracks at 72nd Street, But is Saved

A stroller carrying an eight-month-old baby girl rolled onto the subway tracks on the Broadway line at 72nd Street on Thursday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

With Funding Still Uncertain, NYCHA Residents Fear Attention Will Fade When the Cameras Are Off

A federal official tasked with helping fix New York's public housing system got an up-close view of some of the struggles that residents … Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow Photos: Get It While You Can

Wednesday's snowstorm brought a few inches of the white stuff to the neighborhood, and some locals … Read the rest of this entry >>

One Injured in Fire That Spread Through Broadway Apartment Building

A fire broke out in a third floor apartment at 229 West 101st Street near Broadway on Wednesday afternoon, drawing a large response from … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

Update: UWS Big Daddy’s Restaurant Plans to Close, Then Reopen as a Fine-Dining Restaurant; Here’s the ‘Official Statement’

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 >>