Teens Exercise for Free at Planet Fitness This Summer

Teenagers on the Upper West Side can work out for free at Planet Fitness gyms this summer … Read the rest of this entry >>

Here’s the Dish: Saiguette’s Bun Noodle with Grilled Chicken, Side of Shrimp Dumplings

As the warmer weather arrives, there is one dish (or combination of dishes) that leaps to the top of the list for my wife and me: … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photograph of the Day: Blood Moon Above Water Tanks

File this under we-didn't-know-about-it-in-advance either! … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Wollman Roller Disco; N.J.’s Gold Coast; A Boiler’s Tale

Some lighter stories to start the week and offset the darkening weather … Read the rest of this entry >>

Newly Installed Traffic Light on West 106th Street Allows Seniors to Cross Safely

April 20, 2022 marked a significant change on West 106th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus: a traffic light was installed … Read the rest of this entry >>

State Legislation Pending to Ease Conversion of Distressed Hotels to Permanent Affordable Housing

A controversial topic was discussed in a recent CB7 Housing Committee meeting: the conversion of "distressed" hotels to permanent supportive housing. … Read the rest of this entry >>

Liquor License Approvals Reveal Changes to Neighborhood Favorites and New Restaurant Openings

The following restaurants applied for modified or new liquor licenses at CB7's Business & Consumer Issues Committee meeting on Wednesday, May 11 … Read the rest of this entry >>

With Baby Formula Scarce, Upper West Side Families Are ‘Scared and Sharing’

News of the baby formula shortage is all over the national media, but it is nothing new to many Upper West Side parents … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Side Positivity Rates Higher than City Average

The Upper West Side continues to show higher positivity rates than the city as a whole, according to the weekly data … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Do You Want To Improve Your Balance and Decrease Your Chance of a Fall?

Sponsored story: Falling becomes increasingly dangerous as you age. Do you feel like your balance might need improvement … Read the rest of this entry >>

First Ever Japan Parade Saturday on CPW; Details!

Kenju Murakami, Deputy Consul General, couldn’t contain his excitement … Read the rest of this entry >>

Only On the Upper West Side Does Your Neighborhood Singalong Take Place at Lincoln Center

This Saturday, May 14, at 2:30 pm, join your neighbors and other New Yorkers in the largest chorus in the city, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Best to Teach Kids About Dogs?

For some of the children, the visits were an introduction to dogs in general. … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Time of Nobody Watching Is Over, NYPD Transit Chief Tells CB7 Committee; More Subway Patrols and Tickets

“This isn’t a return to broken windows, it’s a return to common sense,” was CB7 Board Chair Steven Brown’s response … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: 1980s Street Life, ‘One Person Only’

The people I photographed throughout the 1980s had dignity and great humanity … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings and Closings: Trudy’s Ice Cream, Street Taco, Madison Reed, Munch & Ooo’s

Steve Hlay, owner of Crepes on Columbus, is bringing his family’s business Trudy’s Ice Cream to the corner of 108th Street … Read the rest of this entry >>

Open Streets 2022 — Columbus Avenue-Style

Want to tango and swing dance at a sidewalk cafe? Stroll hand in hand with your honey on a car-free, bus-free, truck-free street? … Read the rest of this entry >>

Should District 3 Create a New Gifted & Talented Program in Harlem? Officials See More Drawbacks Than Benefits

The clear message from principals and teachers at the April 28 education council meeting was: don’t do it … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Granddaughter’s Legacy: Lori Zabar’s Memoir About her Family and ‘The Store’

If Zabar’s closed I would have to leave the Upper West Side. … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Do You Want To Improve Your Balance and Decrease Your Chance of a Fall?

Sponsored Story: Falling becomes increasingly dangerous as you age. Do you feel like your balance might need improvement … Read the rest of this entry >>

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