SUV HITS ELDERLY MAN ON 72ND

An elderly man was hit by an SUV around 5 p.m. on Saturday as he crossed 72nd Street on Columbus Avenue. The man had a walk signal and the SUV crashed into him as it turned from Columbus onto 72nd, [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLEASE STOP SAYING DUANE READE IS ‘CHEAP’

One of the arguments used to fight a proposal to change zoning rules on the Upper West Side in an effort to keep storefronts small (and possibly help mom-and-pop shops) was that Upper West Side stores were simply selling items [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHINESE RESTAURANT SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Wok City on Amsterdam between 66th and 67th Street racked up 89 points worth of health violations and was closed by the Health Department this … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLAMS, LOUISIANA SHRIMP PADDLE OVER TO LOCAL RESTAURANTS

A quick note about some seafood-centric events over the next couple of … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: STRANGE CRIMES, WILL DELIVERY BIKE ‘EDUCATION’ WORK?

June 29, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 94 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES UPPER WEST SIDE ‘MOM AND POP’ REZONING BY WIDE MARGIN

The City Council approved a plan to rezone a large swath of the Upper West Side late Thursday night by a vote of 49-2. The plan, supported by the mayor, will limit the size of storefronts on Broadway, Columbus Avenue [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: OUTDOOR FRENCH FILMS, AUTHOR BEMOANS UWS BANK INTRUSION

June 28, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 88 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

8 OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: THE FUTURE OF THE H&H SPACE, NEW RESTAURANTS, JEWELRY AND MORE

To those of you who had longed for another H&H Bagels store in the old H&H Bagels spot on 80th and Broadway, we have some pretty depressing news. It ain't happe … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: RANGEL CAN’T BE BEATEN, ‘FRIENDS’ FANS HOODWINKED IN CENTRAL PARK

June 27, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 80 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

R.I.P. NORA EPHRON, UPPER WEST SIDER

Writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron, who died on Tuesday, was an Upper West Sider to her core. She was born here, and although she grew up mostly in California, she returned to the neighborhood and became one of its keenest [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAT HOUSE ARTWORK SCRUBBED; RATS ELIMINATED?

The brownstone at 120 West 74th Street has inspired anger among neighbors and creativity among artists since it went downhill a few years back. Rats were constantly seen scurrying around the abandoned building, nibbling on trash. The scene even inspired [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE-RIVERSIDE HISTORIC DISTRICT WINS APPROVAL

The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted this morning to approve the first phase of the long-awaited Riverside-West End Avenue historic district. The district, which also includes buildings on Riverside Drive and Broadway, is split into three sections — the one voted [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TRINITY STUDENT KILLED, STATE HIKES CHARTER MONEY DESPITE PROTESTS

June 26, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 73 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARTISTS STILL WORK HERE

On Sunday night, a group of young artists offered a reminder that the Upper West Side still inspires creative people. Artist Enrico Miguel Thomas drew the pen-and ink picture of the Ansonia above on a subway map (clearly the photo [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: FIRE ON 92ND STREET INJURES 3, AMAZING UWS HIGH SCHOOL GRAD WINS AWARD

June 25, 2012 Weather: Morning Rain, High of 75 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS FOOD ADVENTURES: DIG INTO THE FRAGRANT VEGETABLES AT DOABA DELI

New Yorkers tend to head to Flushing, Jackson Heights and the Lower East Side to discover food from the far reaches of the world. But don’t write off our little section of Manhattan, for there are treasures to be found. Welcome to UWS Food Advent … Read the rest of this entry >>

GEOX COMING TO UPPER WEST SIDE AS SHOE STORES SUDDENLY PROLIFERATE

Two new shoe stores and a major shoe store expansion will turn the upper-70’s/low-80’s into the shoe capital of the Upper West Side by the end of the summer. As we reported, Harry’s Shoes on 83rd will be nearly tripling [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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MORNING BULLETIN: A HUDSON RIVER DOLPHIN DIES, RENT INCREASES APPROVED

June 22, 2012 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 93 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMBUS AVENUE’S MYSTERY CLOTHING STORE REVEALED

We've already established that Columbus Avenue below 72nd Street has become a slightly downscale version of Madison Avenue in the past few years, with Helmut Lang, Burberry Brit, Theory, Paige Denim and more opening within a few blocks of each o … Read the rest of this entry >>

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