Saturday: Central Park to Celebrate 50 Years of Public Art With Festival

The city is putting on a free festival in Central Park on Saturday to celebrate 50 years of public art, holding performances and … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mayor Comes to UWS to Announce E-Bike Crackdown

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Verdi Square at 72nd Street and Broadway on Thursday to announce a crackdown on electric bikes, whic … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bravissimo! Machiavelli Restaurant Saved By Last-Minute Deal

Machiavelli, the Italian restaurant on 85th and Columbus, will not close after all, as the landlord worked out a deal with the owners, accor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bicyclist Hit By A Truck Near 72nd Street Dies of His Injuries

A 24-year-old bicyclist who was hit by a truck on the night of October 10 near the intersection of Amsterdam Avenue and 72nd Street died of his inj … Read the rest of this entry >>

Grand Sichuan Replacement, Nicknamed ‘Grandma’s Restaurant’, Serving Handmade Dumplings and Sichuan Specialties

A new Chinese restaurant is opening soon in the former home of Grand Sichuan at 307 Amsterdam Avenue near 74th Street. The awning … Read the rest of this entry >>

41st Annual Margaret Mead Festival Begins with a Bang; Over 40 Documentaries on Tap

This year’s Margaret Mead Film Festival opens Thursday night with cinematic fireworks! Brimstone and Glory, directed by Victor Jakovleski, document … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join DOROT for a Life Planning Workshop on the Four M’s: Medical Advance Directives, Medicare, Medicare D, and Medigap

SPONSORED: On Wednesday, October 25, join DOROT for our “Life Planning Guidance for Older Adults: The Four M’s” workshop. Through an informat … Read the rest of this entry >>

16-Year-Old Arrested After Man is Beaten Up in Central Park

Police arrested a 16-year-old and charged him with robbery and possession of stolen property in connection with a beating and ro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Machiavelli Restaurant to Close in Late October

Trattoria Machiavelli, the lavishly decorated Italian restaurant at 519 Columbus Avenue (85th), will close its doors on October 27, according … Read the rest of this entry >>

WestSide Wednesdays: Book Nook

SPONSORED: In the age of technology, it's a welcome surprise to see an enrichment program for kids that is making reading fun. Walking into Book … Read the rest of this entry >>

Locals ‘Appalled’ As Man Feeds Raccoons By Hand on Central Park West

Since our story on the raccoon that climbed eight stories into a child's bedroom last week, Upper West Siders have reached out to tell their own raccoon ta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Over 50 and Want To Get Fit? Silver Stars Fitness Offering Open House on Tuesday, October 24

SPONSORED: Come to our open house on Tuesday, October 24th from 9-6pm. All guests will rec … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tavern on the Green Parking Lot to be Transformed Into…Something

The parking lot attached to Tavern on the Green will soon be transformed into some other more park-like purpose, according t … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Questions to Ask When Choosing the Right Private High School – A Free Guide

SPONSORED: High school years are some of the most pivotal years in one’s life. Children transition to becoming young adults and the surrounding enviro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: ‘Quality of Life in Manhattan Valley’ Forum With Top Elected and Police Officials

State and local political leaders, along with Congressman Adrianno Espaillat, plan to speak about "the quality of life in Manhattan Valle … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Kicks Off Gem Hall Renovation with 9,000 Pounds of Wow

The museum known for its towering dinosaurs now has a rock that would even impress T-Rex. Fourth graders from PS 87 att … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bump Bash at JCC

SPONSORED: A special night out for all expectant parents! Join us for this fun evening of mocktails and connecting with other parents-to-be as well as ex … Read the rest of this entry >>

Outside of ESPN’s Upper West Side Offices Vandalized With ‘Take a Knee’

Someone spray-painted the words "Take a Knee" outside the ESPN offices on 66th Street and Columbus Avenue on Sunday. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

New UWS Restaurant Will Let You Pay With Bitcoin, And Only Uses Pink Himalayan Salt

La Sirene, the new restaurant at 416 Amsterdam Avenue (West 80th Street), just opened, and the menu posted outside highlights some unique characteris … Read the rest of this entry >>

Show Featuring UWS in the 50’s Gets Picked Up for Two Seasons; Shades of Lenny Bruce

Amazon released the pilot for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which was set on the Upper West Side in the 1950's, earlier this year, and it … Read the rest of this entry >>