St. Agnes Library Showcases Peter Salwen’s City Paintings

Peter Salwen's paintings, which often showcase local streetscapes or nature scenes, are on view through the end of the month at St. Agnes Library at 444 Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Penguin Random House Opens Pop-Up Bookstore

Penguin Random House wants in on the bookstore revival on the Upper West Side. So it's partnering with West Elm at 1870 Broadway (between 62nd and 63r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Another Van Leeuwen, Holy Schnitzel, New Thai Spot

More ice cream, more Kosher … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Spa’s Experienced Team Will Take Expert Care of You

SPONSORED: Upper West Spa is home to the most experienced team of skin and beauty experts in the City. Our therapists have been working together for over 20 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Chase Bank Robbed on Monday Morning

A man robbed the Chase Bank at 73rd and Broadway on Monday morning around 10:10am, fleeing the scene with approximately $1700, police said. No weapon was displayed during the incident; the robber passed a no … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Goodbye Time Warner Center, School Nurse Shortage Hits UWS, Dakota Book

December 17, 2018 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 48 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Just in Time for Christmas, Post Office Says it Can Send Packages Again

The Post Office at 770 Columbus Avenue near 95th Street, which said it could not send packages until after the New Year because of a broken elevator, is back in the package busi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Hello Marinara Pizza and its MVP Pie, Goodbye Amir’s Grill After 47 Years

A new pizzeria is getting ready to open, as a longtime Middle Eastern spot closes its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Charter School Program ‘Exploring’ District 3 for New Middle School, Sparking Emergency Meeting

KIPP NYC, a free public charter school program with a network of 13 schools between the Bronx, Brooklyn, Harlem, and Washington Heights, is considering … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goddard Riverside Seeks Donations for Annual Christmas Meal

Community social service organization Goddard Riverside is putting on its annual Christmas meal and is asking for donations of food or m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighbors Fret as the Dedicated ‘Newsie’ of 86th Street is Hospitalized

Ram Badan Singh, who has been selling newspapers on 86th Street and Central Park West for more than 30 years, has been gone from his corner this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Roving Indie Film Group Finds New Screening Venue on 62nd Street

New Plaza Cinema, a group of indie film lovers formed after Lincoln Plaza Cinemas closed earlier this year, is partnering with a new organization to screen f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Murdered Damian Ramirez? A Year Later, Family & Friends Remain Baffled

A year has passed since a still-unidentified gunman shot and killed Damian Ramirez, 48, as he left his bar/restaurant, Manhattan Brew & Vine [MBV], at 109th Street and Columbus Avenue. A video surveillance camera captured the hooded murd … Read the rest of this entry >>

Devoted Waitress at Kosher Legend Signs a Bittersweet Letter to Customers; With Love to America and Pastrami!

Signing her name with a flourish, Rose Paris said goodbye to her customers at Fine & Schapiro, the 91-year-old kosher deli on West 72nd Street, be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local 12-Year-Old Nikki Bidun Wins Top Chef Cooking Contest

A 12 year old Upper West Sider was crowned the winner of reality show Top Chef Junior’s Season 2 earlier this month, winning a prize of $50,000. Nikki Bidun … Read the rest of this entry >>

Filmmaker Looks at Judaism, Cheeseburgers and Shake Shack on the UWS

Filmmaker Hillary Berkowitz Nussbaum made a new short film based on the Upper West Side, looking at the complicated decision that one woman … Read the rest of this entry >>

Changes to Stuyvesant and Other High School Admissions Would Have Big Local Impact; CEC3 Considering Position on Wednesday

The de Blasio administration wants to change the admissions process for the city's specialized high schools like Stuyvesant and Bronx Science in order to make those schools more div … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Over 50 and Feel Like You’re Not as Flexible as You Once Were? Plain Old stretching exercises might not be enough! Move Feel and Look Better with these Research-Based Tips.

SPONSORED: Along with balance training, flexibility is the most overlooked area of any fitness pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

A ‘Mrs Maisel’ Star Likes to Hang at UWS Hardware Store

Tony Shalhoub, who plays Mrs. Maisel's father in the hit Amazon show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is a longtime Upper West Sider. And like many locals, he … Read the rest of this entry >>

24-Story Building Planned to Replace Starbucks and Offices on 60th Street

Developers are planning to build a 24-story residential building with commercial space on Broadway and 60th Street, the current home of a 12-story building … Read the rest of this entry >>