BEEFY THE SKATEBOARDING UPPER WEST SIDE BULLDOG

Beefy the Upper West Side bulldog is either a testament to the marvelous talents of dogs, or the deep psychosis of dog owners. Local blogger Rebecca Baust videotaped Beefy skateboarding in Central Park around 96th Street and sent us the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: IT’S NOT ALL BAD BEING MISTAKEN FOR A BILLIONAIRE

November 21, 2011 Weather: Morning Showers, High of 52 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIOLENT UWS WEEKEND: TRIPLE-SHOOTING ON 90TH, KNIFE ATTACK IN CENTRAL PARK

This weekend has been a relatively violent one on the Upper West Side, with at least two serious incidents. On Friday just before midnight, three young men were shot in front of the building at 175 West 90th Street off [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

POKER, PROTESTS, HANGING WITH CELEBRITIES: AN “OLD” LADY WHO’S WAY MORE ACTIVE THAN YOU

By Joan Wile I’ve lived mostly on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for 58 years. I wouldn’t live anywhere else, although I tried to twice. But, I came running back as soon as I could. It’s been great for [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND BULLETIN: KID ROCK, ELMO AND THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

First of all, Kid Rock is playing the Beacon this Saturday, so put that on the calendar. Okay, now that that's out of the way... Halloween may have come and gone, but there's always time for costumes. This weekend, the New … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOUR NEW UPPER WEST SIDE CAKE AND CUPCAKE BAKERIES OPEN

For those of you with a sweet tooth, a wave of new cake and cupcake shops on the Upper West Side — including a new spot that specializes in flourless chocolate cakes — will make you giggle in that sugar-crazed [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: PROTESTERS SLEEPING IN LOCAL CHURCH GET THE STINK-EYE FROM COPS

November 18, 2011 Weather: Sunny, High of 46 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN OPEN LETTER TO UPPER WEST SIDE REALTORS AND BROKERS: “ENOUGH WITH THE SHENANIGANS”

Dear Upper West Side Realtors & Brokers, Enough with the shenanigans! I’m so on to you. You’ve breached listings with lies and your act is rusty. The business of deceit and the bait-n-switch is a tired racket. But fear not! I’ve come to help you with your honesty-woes. See, I’m a pretty reasonable dude that doesn’t really appreciate my time being wasted by phony language gaffes and misst … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: RETURN OF THE URNS, WOODY ALLEN’S NEW YORK HABITS

November 17, 2011 Weather: Showers, High of 48 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH TO SHOP AT THE NEW J CREW STORE?

A new J Crew Men’s store just opened on the second floor of the Time Warner Center, and the place exudes masculinity. The brown, olive and grey color motif, the massive metal construction implements arrayed throughout the window display, the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIKE DELIVERY GUYS FLOUT A STUNNING NUMBER OF LAWS; TIME TO GET TOUGH?

By Malcolm Carter Add me to the legion of Manhattanites who complain about cyclists who race the wrong way on streets, barrel along sidewalks and ignore traffic lights. My complaint is about the men — only men, I think — [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HOW DARE YOU, PATTI LABELLE

November 16, 2011 Weather: Rain, High of 57 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

AGING IN ACTION: I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO MEDICARE

By Harriet Flehinger I’m 8 months away from Medicare.   Funny that I never again thought I would look forward to being older but I CAN’T WAIT. My Upper West Side neighborhood is “book-ended” by St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital on the North [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

VEGGIE DOGS? TRUFFLE POPCORN? WHATEVER HAPPENED TO “REAL” MOVIE-THEATER FOOD?

By Laura Weiss You decide one night to make the trek to a local movie theater. You want to ditch Netflix for a change. You want to take in a film on the big screen with a humongous tub of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: WACKY GOOGLE PHOTO-TRICYCLE SCOURS CENTRAL PARK

November 15, 2011 Weather: Showers, High of 64 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

$88 MILLION BUYS YOU… THE MOST EXPENSIVE NYC APARTMENT IN HISTORY

Buy Sanford Weill’s old penthouse at 15 Central Park West on 63rd Street for his asking price of $88 million and you will get: Penthouse: Yes Rooms: 10.0 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 6.5 Library: Yes Outdoor space: Terrace Woodburning fireplaces: 2 [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

35 LOCAL EVENTS: THE WEEK YOU MET YOUR NEIGHBORS

Wouldn’t be great to meet your neighbors? At least the ones who aren’t crazy/mean? Well, this is your week, with lots of events to draw out Upper West Siders, from an appearance by an author who took pictures of the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: LONGING FOR JOE’S CANDY STORE

November 14, 2011 Weather: Afternoon Showers, High of 64 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS WEEKEND, FALL WENT “BAM!”

After the freak October snowstorm a few weeks ago, it seemed like we might not get fall at all this year. But fall happened this weekend in a big way. Check out some pictures of Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

YOUNG WOMAN KILLED BY SUV ON BROADWAY WAS TALENTED JAZZ SINGER

The 32-year-old woman who was hit by a Mercury Mountaineer and killed on Thursday night was an Italian singer who had recently moved to New York to try to make a career here. The singer, Daniela D’Ercole, was crossing Broadway [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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