Parks Officers Issuing $250 Tickets to Greenway Cyclists Amid Fleet Week Activities

Bicyclists celebrated when the long-closed Riverside Park path under the West Side Highway between 55th and 72nd Streets reo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fancy Ice Cream Shop Van Leeuwen Close to Opening

The timing couldn't be better. Brooklyn-based ice cream chain Van Leeuwen is expanding to at 448 Amsterdam Avenue (81st-82nd) ju … Read the rest of this entry >>

Graffiti Outside Local Playground Says ‘Kill Jews’

Upper West Sider Robert Smallwell came upon some disturbing graffiti at the entrance to a playground located off 89th Street. The playg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Philip Roth’s Surprise Gift to a Complete Stranger

Philip Roth, who died this week, lived on the Upper West Side towards the end of his life and mostly kept to himself, introducing hi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cyclist Runs Over Toddler on Riverside Park Path

A bicyclist hit a toddler in Riverside Park on Thursday around 6:45 p.m. on the shared path next to the Hudson River near 73rd Street, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Democracy Sunday Goes to Court at the JCC with Slate Magazine’s Dahlia Lithwick

SPONSORED: With an unprecedented number of federal judicial nominations making their way through Congress, the current administration is ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Update: Two Restaurants and a Bar Temporarily Closed by Health Department

The NYC Health Department has been busy in the neighborhood, recently closing two restaurants because of violat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Caridad, Milk & Honey, Nail Salon

The Upper West Side just got a new Kosher restaurant but lost a Spanish-American … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOROT Announces June Programming with Acclaimed Poet Jessica Greenbaum

SPONSORED: Whether you’re a poetry lover or first-time explorer, join DOROT on Sunday, June 3, for an afternoon with acclaimed poet, author, and teacher Jessica Green … Read the rest of this entry >>

R.I.P. Philip Roth, Upper West Sider; Where are Those Mystery Initials?

Philip Roth, one of the great American authors, died on Tuesday. Roth spent his last years living quietly on the Upper West Side, t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Wednesdays: Mermaid Inn

SPONSORED: What better way to spend a warm spring weekend than eating oysters with a cold beer or a nice glass of wine? Mermaid Inn on Amst … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday: Commemorate Memorial Day With Veterans in Riverside Park

Veterans and city leaders gather each Memorial Day at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument at 89th Street. This year, the event is sche … Read the rest of this entry >>

What to Expect at the Upper West Side’s New Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore and Cafe

Shakespeare & Co. bookstore is coming back to the Upper West Side, setting up shop at 2020 Broadway between 69th and 70th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Small Business Focus: Gold Leaf Stationers

Fasil Yilma calls it “the Amazon,” fitting when you think of the river of packages that flows from the behemoth internet retailer to households on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness Teaches You How To Slow Down The Aging Process To A Crawl

SPONSORED: When many older adults go to the gym, they lift weights, sit on a stationary bike, or walk on a treadmill. This kind of exercise is much b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Infamous Chicken, Blue Bottle Coffee, NuYu Revolution, Sliced

How does a chicken become infa … Read the rest of this entry >>

How Diets Failed Me. How Fitness Saved Me.

SPONSORED: After decades of dieting, I had an epiphany. I needed to walk away from them! I found that I was so disconnected to what my … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Mariachi Band Serenades Infamous Lawyer, New Park Leader, Gun or Movie Prop?

May 21, 2018 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 78 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Outdoor Crafts Fair Returning Soon to Lincoln Center Under New Leadership

A craft fair is coming back to Lincoln Center early next month, under a new company's management. The new fair is "a revival" of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Machiavelli, Brodo, Spacious at Crave, Hotel Flower Market, Former RCI

A beautiful Italian restaurant closes, as a bone broth store is getting ready to … Read the rest of this entry >>