Local Leaders Say Subway Barriers are Needed, Call for a Pilot Project at Busy Stops

Manhattan’s leaders called on the MTA to respond to Michelle Go's death by installing platform barriers at the system’s busiest … Read the rest of this entry >>

Brewer’s Mask and Test Give-Away Runs Out Before It’s Scheduled to Begin; ‘I’m So Terribly Sorry’

The line was long and within five minutes had stretched back and turned the corner onto 88th street. The temperature was 27 de … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOUND! Suri Hegde Currently Reuniting with Family

Suryanarayan “Suri” Hegde, 78, has been … Read the rest of this entry >>

For What It’s Worth: Perspective in the Time of Covid

I’m sure I’m not the only Upper West Sider who has been frustrated by being unable to find a particular product on the shelves of Best … Read the rest of this entry >>

Omicron Hospitalizations Are ‘Tough’ on Local Health-Care Workers; Plus, Travel Advice from Mount Sinai Docs

It's tough for health-care workers to see people now who are as sick as they were in the beginning of the pandemic, coming in because of the personal choice not to be vacci … Read the rest of this entry >>

Are New Yorkers ‘Subway Scared’ or Spaced Out? An UWS Photographer Descended to Document the Mood

Do New Yorkers feel safe in the subway? Newspapers and TV channels have deployed battalions of reporters and camerapeople underground to fin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Are You Moving Enough? The Baby Boomer & Beyond Fitness Specialists Can Help You Get Results!

SPONSORED: I was on the train coming home from the Silver Stars Fitness studio last week and someone assumed I was in the fitness business. I would’ve … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Clues in Search for Suri Hegde – Missing UWS Man with Dementia

Mary Healey last saw Suryanarayan “Suri” Hegde, her husband of 42 y … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday, 1/26: FREE Masks and Test Kits Available at Gale Brewer’s Office Starting at 5PM

On Wednesday, January 26th, at 5 p.m. until supplies run out, City Council Member Gale Brewer's team will be giving away FREE masks and test … Read the rest of this entry >>

Naming a Dog Is Easier Than Naming a Child, But Don’t Look For Fido or Rex

While there are exceptions, such as the names of children of celebrities -- Apple, Spa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Teen Who Was Missing Is Home Safe

As of 5:30 PM, January 24, the 16-year-old neighborhood girl who went missing on January 14, has been safe at home with her f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Missing UWS Man with Dementia Didn’t Return from Trip to Zabar’s; Police Seek Public’s Help to Find “Suri”

On Saturday evening around 8:00 p.m., Suryanarayan "Suri" Hegde, 78, left his apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

Updated: Woman Struck & Killed by SUV at 93rd and Amsterdam

A 43-year-old woman died Monday after being struck by an SUV near West 93rd Street and Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Liquor Licenses Approved for Renovated Hotel, New Senior Living Facility, and Beloved Restaurant

At their January 2022 meeting, the Community Board 7 Business and Consumer Issues Committee approved three new liquor licenses for Upper West Side busin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pups Available for Adoption Thanks to an Upper West Sider Who Took On a Problem ‘Impossible to Overlook’

Upper West Sider Jane Moskowitz has been hard at work rescuing stray dogs from the dreaded “Kill Ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: No Bail or Evidence of Bias in Subway Pushing; Climate Change in Central Park; Leaving Picasso

The man accused of fatally pushing a woman in front of a subway train in Times Square was ordered … Read the rest of this entry >>

Frugal Frannie’s Back with a New Supermarket Price Check: Upper Upper West Side Edition

Seven dollars for a head of cauliflower? Once I saw that jaw-dropper at one of my go-to superma … Read the rest of this entry >>

From College Grants to Manga; UWS Public Libraries Are Offering Programs to Attract Teens

The four Upper West Side branches of the New York Public Library (NYPL) are redoubling their efforts to attract teens -- a gener … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Le French Wine Shop, El Fish Shack, Miriam, Chabad of the UWS, JustFoodForDogs

Le French Wine Shop, located on the Southeast corner of Amsterdam between 67th and 68th Street, is now in its … Read the rest of this entry >>

Get 4 Free At-⁠Home Rapid Antigen COVID-⁠19 Tests From the Federal Government; Sign Up Here

"Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests," according to the U.S. government website launched on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

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