A NEW BRIDGE SHALL RISE THIS WEEKEND ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

The Upper West Side is getting a new bridge tonight. No, it won’t get you to Jersey, and who wants to go there anyway. Lincoln Center is installing a bridge over 65th Street as part of its $1.2 billion redevelopment. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW WESTSIDE MARKET OPENS; PLENTY TO LIKE, PLENTY TO KVETCH ABOUT

By Laura Weiss The newest Westside Market opened on Thursday on Broadway between 97th and 98th  Street, and Upper West Side food shoppers thronged the store for a first look at the produce, the prepared foods and the salad bar. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: PRE-K COULD BE CUT, NO MORE FAKE POT

March 30, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 55 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXTRAORDINARY TRUE TALES OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE AUTOMAT

Let's take a look back to the Upper West Side of the 1930's and a building constructed just as the Great Depression began. For decades, it was part of a delightful and innovative business experiment, and on one day in the middle of the summer of 1933 it was the scene of a strange and tragic series of ev … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: EXCITING CHINESE FOOD NEWS, TRUMP BYPASSES TAVERN

March 29, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy and windy, High of 55 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS BOUQUET BANDIT TAKES FLOWERS TO BANK ROBBERIES: POLICE

Hollywood has always romanticized bank robbers, even when they were not romantic or even attractive at all. But now the Upper West Side appears to have an honest-to-goodness romantic bank robber. He brings flowers to his robberies. All together now: [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOOD FIGHT IN AISLE 4! NEW MARKET OWNER SAYS “PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF GOING TO ZABAR’S”

By Laura Weiss Just-opened Upper West Side food specialty shop Gastronomie 491 owner Nicole Ahronee says, “People are tired of going to Zabar’s,” and that they’re eager for an alternative to the 70-plus-year old food emporium. Gastronomie 491, an upscale [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: PICKPOCKETS TARGETING UWS ELDERLY, MORE ON “INTRUDER” SHOOTING

March 28, 2012 Weather: Afternoon Storms, High of 68 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIG NURSING HOME PROPOSAL WINS CRUCIAL VOTE FROM CITY OVER LOCAL OBJECTIONS

Jewish Home Lifecare, a nursing home on West 106th Street, won a big vote on Monday that will give it a much faster approval process on a new 20-story facility it plans to build on 97th Street (rendering above shows [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: UWS MAN SHOT BY INTRUDER, COPS ADDED AS PROPERTY CRIME GROWS

March 27, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 51 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ASSOCIATED SUPERMARKET CLOSING SUDDENLY AFTER JUST TWO YEARS; LIQUIDATION DISCOUNTS

Associated Supermarket, a big glassy market in the Columbus Square development on 99th Street and Amsterdam Avenue that opened just a couple of years ago, appears to be closing soon. The store is already being cleared out, with many items [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS START PETITION, DEMAND NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL

School overcrowding has become a persistent problem on the Upper West Side as the city has approved large developments in the neighborhood, but has been slow to add classroom seats to keep up with the growing population. Now a group [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TRANSGENDER CANDIDATE AIMS TO BREAK BARRIERS, “ILLEGAL” BIKES RENTED

March 26, 2012 Weather: Sunny and Windy, High of 54 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS CHEAP EATS: FINE & SCHAPIRO

By Kara Rota One could argue that Fine & Schapiro Kosher Restaurant & Delicatessen on West 72nd Street doesn’t fit neatly into the “Cheap Eats” category. One of the double-decker King Size Combination sandwiches will put you out between $15 [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER HOME OF NËO SUSHI COULD GET A BURRITO SURPRISE

The spot that formerly housed Nëo Sushi on the corner of 83rd Street and Broadway has stood empty for 2 years. But notices posted to the windows indicate that it won't be empty for … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BULLYING LAWSUIT AT CALHOUN, LOCAL LIBRARIES IN TROUBLE

March 23, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 74 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO LOCAL RESTAURANTS ALLOW YOU TO WATCH DINERS EAT ON LIVESTREAM; BRILLIANT OR CREEPY?

Two local restaurants have installed surveillance cameras that allow people sitting at home to watch people at the restaurants chow down. The idea is to let the viewers decide whether the restaurants are worth checking out, or if the vibe [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

VEGANS REJOICE! CANDLE CAFE OPENS ON 89TH

A new vegan restaurant just opened last night in the old Trattoria di Vino spot on Broadway between 89th and 90th Streets. Candle Cafe is an offshoot of an Upper East Side restaurant of the same name (there’s also an [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: PHILHARMONIC SCHEDULES FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS, WESTSIDE MARKET OPENING DATE

March 22, 2012 Weather: Gorgeous! High of 76 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST LOOK AND TASTE AT NEW GOURMET MARKET GASTRONOMIE 491

Gastronomie 491, the new food market and restaurant on Columbus between 83rd and 84th, opened today at 7 a.m. after offering some journalists, bloggers and friends a sneak preview last night. I got a chance to check it out and [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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