Thomas Spent 19 Years Cooking for Inmates on Rikers Island; I Just Knew Him as my Reservoir Running Pal

“I did it, Jeff! I’m free!” he shouted, raising his fist in the air. I knew instantly what he m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Vermont Tree Sellers Dish on Prices and Species

Colby Grant and his assistant Katherine Albright are hard at work bundling, wrapping and schlepping … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tree Lighting and Spirit Figures Will Illuminate Dante Park and Broadway Malls Monday Night At (Exactly) 5 PM

On Monday, December 6th, at 5 PM SHARP, the Lincoln Square Holiday Tree in Dante Park (64th and Broadway) will go aglow - be illuminated -- ligh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Sorrow and Security at Columbia; Omicron Talk; Schmear Shortage

"Two thousand people attended a memorial service at the heart of the Columbia University c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Updated: Suspect in 79th Street Attacks Released from Custody, Court Records Say

The man charged in two violent, seemingly random attacks against two women near 79th and Broadway Thursday morning was issued pre-trial release on F … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teddy Roosevelt Statue Headed for North Dakota; ‘Farewell or Good Riddance Depends on Your Point of View’

The scaffolding makes it real. The process has begun. Whether you’re celebrating or mourning, fuming or couldn’t care less, the Equestrian S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Final Weeks For The Cashmere Sale On Amsterdam Avenue Between 76th And 77th Streets

SPONSORED: The Cashmere Sale UWS will be closing its doors on Monday, December 13th. If you haven’t made it to The Cashmere Sale yet, hurry by the former Modell’s spa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Columbia Student Killed and Tourist Injured in Stabbings; Suspect in Custody

A 30-year-old Columbia graduate student named Davide Giri died, and a 27-year-old Italian tourist was hospitalized in stable condition, after being ran … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPDATED: Man Charged With Assaulting Two Women Thursday Morning in Apparently Random Attacks

A 28-year-old man allegedly committed two seemingly random, unprovoked attacks against two women Thursday morning near 79th and Broadway, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Four Injured in Hudson River Barge Fire

A fire on a barge off of a sanitation pier on 59th Street injured 4 people, including one firefighter and three civilians, according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Composer Gabriela Lena Frank Will Discuss Her Hearing Loss at Upcoming Event

SPONSORED: At the next meeting of the NYC Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of New York, December 7 6:00-7:30, Gabriela Lena Frank … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Who Had Recently Visited Manhattan Convention Tests Positive for Omicron Variant

A Minnesota man who had recently attended a convention at the Javits Center has tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19, raising the likel … Read the rest of this entry >>

How an Out-of-Work Tour Guide Created a Coffee Table Book About NYC’s ‘Streeteries’

I adore sidewalk cafes. So last year when Covid shut down indoor dining and Mayor de Blasio expanded outdoor dining under the Open Restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Season Four of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Is Coming; Watch the First Trailer Here!

Season four of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is premiering on February 18th, dropping new episodes every Friday for four weeks. And it just released the first of four new trai … Read the rest of this entry >>

Four Wayward Kittens Found by Community Garden Members Will Need ‘Forever Homes’ Soon

Four little kittens, recently rescued and currently being fostered on the Upper West Side, will soon need forever ho … Read the rest of this entry >>

Councilmember’s ‘Conversation’ on Controversial Dock House Disallows Public Comments

A meeting billed as a community discussion on a controversial new construction project ended up being a recap of what's already been presented, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Internet Outage Causes Frustration Across Large Swath of UWS; Service Fixed Before 2

A prolonged Spectrum cable outage, shutting down Internet, phone, and TV services for about 20 blocks of the southern Upper West Side, was leading to frustr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Learn How To Relieve Achy Holiday Feet!

SPONSORED: We’ve all heard it and probably have said it ourselves “oh my aching feet” Foot pain can be one of the most debilitating … Read the rest of this entry >>

Grant’s Tomb Reopens on Weekends; Talk Will Explain Why It’s on the UWS Anyway

The first thing people probably think about Grant's Tomb is that famous joke about who is buried in it. But there's another question that a hist … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Stephen Sondheim’s Upper West Side; RAD’s Wrongs; In Praise of Messy Apartments

In a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, the great composer and lyricist who died F … Read the rest of this entry >>