Weekend History: A Girl’s Love Affair With Schrafft’s In The 1940’s

Lyla Ward sent us the following excerpt from her book of essays, "Broadway, Schrafft's and Jewish … Read the rest of this entry >>

Longing for Blossoms? Head to the Crab Apple Grove

Like fluttering butterflies descending en masse, the Crab Apple Grove in Riverside Park is boasting floating clouds of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mana Restaurant is Closing After 30 Years; ‘People are in Tears’

Neighborhood favorite Mana, at Amsterdam and 91st Street, is closing on April 28th. “People are in tears,” a regular wrote the … Read the rest of this entry >>

A First Look at the Tulip Festival, Before the Rain

It's raining on the first day of the annual Tulip Festival on 89th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam, but Mildred Alpern got … Read the rest of this entry >>

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to Museum’s New Educational Center, Clearing Way for Construction

A state appeals court dismissed an appeal on Thursday by opponents of the Museum of Natural History's new educational c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Green Thumbs Work on Verdi Square Renaissance

Upper West Siders who live in the West 70s know that when the snow melts on the Ansonia it’s time to plant the crops. And wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sanga of the Valley Percussion Concert

SPONSORED: Join DOROT for a special evening concert featuring Sanga of the Valley, a percussionist and composer born in Trinidad and Tobago by way of Af … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trash Can, Ablaze

This morning, New York Times reporter Katie Rosman saw a trash can in flames at 77th Street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Detectives Solve the Mystery of the Discarded Headstone

NYPD detectives tracked down the family of Rose Roy Weiss, the Floridian whose headstone was left in a planter under the West Side Hig … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: A Timely Talk on Small Business Survival

It's an anxious time for small businesses on the Upper West Side, and locals have been looking for ways to keep their favorite shops … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Merchants Gate Subway Bar, Mt. Sinai Surgical Center

A bar in the subway ain't just for the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Beacon Hardware Fundraiser Launched, Though the Store Has No Current Plans to Close

Store-closing-anxiety is sweeping across the Upper West Side, and it convinced one man to launch a fundraiser for a beloved local bus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tax Prep and Glasses in One UWS Storefront? How A Genius Partnership Helped Two Women Beat the Odds and Make the Rent

What are an optical store and a tax preparation service doing sharing an awning, an address — 2662 Broadway at 101st Street — and a rent … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artists Roam at Unique Children’s Museum Exhibition

Anything, and everything, can be art. That’s roughly the idea behind a novel exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan on West 83rd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Firefighter Grabs Dangling Cornice From West End Avenue Building

A section of the cornice at 777 West End Avenue fell to the ground on Tuesday morning, and firefighters grabbed another section, according to a wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Artie Loves Being Chased, Salmon-Based Treats, and His Friend Sergeant Pepper

I love sleeping, lounging, and maintaining my lifestyle as a gentleman of lei … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tuesday: Panel With Chancellor Carranza Will Talk Race and Education on UWS

A panel including Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will discuss race and education on Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. at the Wadleigh Secondary S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire During Palm Sunday Service Damages Items at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

As the parishioners gathered at the historic Cathedral of Saint John the Divine on Palm Sunday, a fire broke out in one of the basement storage … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Buildings Go Very Green, Amateur Pollution-Hound Makes Thousands, 12-Year-Old Comedy Champ

April 15, 2019 Weather: Sunny with a high of 62 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Approves 775-Foot Tower on 66th Street; Opponents ‘Resolved to Fight On’

The Department of Buildings (DOB) has approved Extell’s revised plans for a 775-foot residential skyscraper at 50 West 66th Street, saying they now comply … Read the rest of this entry >>