Real Estate Rarity: Vacant Lot Zoned for 5-Story Townhouse Comes to Market Asking Nearly $3 Million

The Upper West Side is filled with townhouses, some of them more than 100 years old. New buyers often gut-renovate the homes so they're modern inside. But it's very … Read the rest of this entry >>

Barnard Student Killed in Morningside Park was Musician and Writer from Virginia

Eighteen-year-old Barnard Freshman Tessa Majors, killed in a robbery on Wednesday night, was a musician from Charlottseville, Virginia who p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Barnard Student Dies After Stabbing In Morningside Park

An 18-year-old Barnard student was pronounced dead on Wednesday night after being found with multiple stab wounds at 116th Street and Morningside Drive, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

Walking Back Calls to ‘End Free Parking’, Community Board Committee Now Wants City to First Study Curbside Use

Parking rules on the Upper West Side have inspired some of the most intense debates in the neighborhood over the past couple of months -- and now a local comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: Meeting About Turning Historic Church into a Children’s Museum

A historic church on 96th Street and Central Park West could become a children's museum, but first it will need a review from the city's landmarks b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Some 24/7 Pharmacies and Grocery Stores Start Closing at Midnight; But Why?

The Upper West Side is experiencing an epidemic of empty storefronts. But in the past year, a new trend has emerged: essential hubs like pharmacies and supermarkets are cutting back on h … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire Draws Large Emergency Response on 67th Street

A late-night high-rise fire brought out a large FDNY response, but thankfully no one was injured. The fire was on the top floor of the 26-story apartment building … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dollar Store Robbed at Knifepoint

Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a dollar store on Amsterdam Avenue and 101st Street last m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Answering the (Multi)Million-Dollar Question: What Would Mrs. Maisel’s Apartment Cost Today?

Season 3 of the hit Amazon show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became available a few days ago. One of the themes -- and this isn't really a spoiler -- is real estate and how damn expensive it ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Side City Council Members Help Pass Bird-Friendly Bill to Stop Deadly Crashes

The New York City Council voted to pass Int. 1482-B, the Bird-Friendly Materials bill, during a legislative session today. Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Mark L … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Tallest Steeple in North America is on the UWS, and Now You Can See the Views for the First Time in 18 Years

The best views in New York City may not be from the World Trade Center or the Empire State Building, but rather a church on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Appreciation: Bob Dylan Keeps Coming Back to the Beacon Theatre and I Haven’t Had Nearly Enough

It seems that autumn in NYC is a performance rite of passage for Bob Dy … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Landyn Loves Reading, Cheese, and All Her Boyfriends

During our walks, I also have a chance to socialize with my friends and my many boyfriends including, but not limited to: Oscar, Crosby, Will, Boomer, and Duncan. Hi g … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Side Judaica Gets Lease Renewed for at Least a Year; ‘We Don’t Plan on Leaving Anytime Soon’

An 85-year-old store that sells Judaica announced on Monday that it has a new lease on life -- for the next year at least. West Side Judaica on Broadway be … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Professor’s Killer Receives Reduced Sentence as Part of Restorative Justice Program

The tragic story of a professor killed in a robbery ended with a unique resolution last week. Dr. Young Kun Kim of Lehman College was killed last December after being p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Mandarin Duck’s Suspicious Disappearance, Columbia’s New Tower, PTA Power, Latke List

December 9, 2019 Weather: Rainy, with a high of 55 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tax Breaks, Tax Hikes on the Table to Address Problem of Retail Vacancies

UWS Save Our Stores, a grassroots organization aimed at reducing the number of long-term vacant storefr … Read the rest of this entry >>

85-Year-Old Woman Hit by Brinks Truck, in Critical Condition

An 85-year-old woman was hit by a Brinks truck on 61st Street on Saturday, and suffered serious injuries that left her in critical condition as of Saturday … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Great Burrito, Big Frog, Goldenlight Visions, Verizon

A Great Burrito is going away as new stores … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Encounters: Bob Dylan, A Subway Save, and a Not-So-Lovely Meter Man

On Friday, 11/29, I went to the Beacon Theater to try and snag some last-minute Bob Dylan tic … Read the rest of this entry >>