ANTI-OBESITY VANDAL ATTACKS SUGAR & PLUMM, WARNS ABOUT ‘DRUNK NANNIES’

A candy store coming to the corner of 78th Street and Amsterdam has become a flashpoint for all of the community’s anxieties — the loss of small stores, the spread of ugly architecture, and now…childhood obesity. Sugar & Plumm Purveyors [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HOMICIDE ON 95TH STREET, TRAIN DEATH ON 59TH

July 23, 2012 Weather: Isolated Thunderstorm, High of 88 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL STARTS THIS WEEK

Lincoln Center has released the schedule for its amazing summer festival Lincoln Center Out of Doors, which starts this coming week. It’s full of great free events, most of them outdoors. We’ll have more on this, but for now check [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

REMEMBER WHEN PEOPLE DANCED IN THE STREETS ON THE UWS? CARLY SIMON DOES

The Upper West Side was a turbulent place in the 1980’s — vibrant and relatively inexpensive, but plagued by high crime. To Carly Simon, who lived in the neighborhood, it was a perfect setting for a very cheesy music video. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: RESTAURANT FONDLING CHARGE, PUBLIC ART GROUNDED

July 20, 2012 Weather: Rain, High of 68 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

DSW OPENING ON SATURDAY; 36,000 PAIRS OF SHOES

DSW will swing open the doors to a big new shoe emporium in the old Filene’s Basement space at 79th Street and Broadway on Saturday. “At over 26,000 square feet, the 79th & Broadway store boasts three floors of selling [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

RENT BARACK OBAMA’S UPPER WEST SIDE APARTMENT

Barack Obama lived on the Upper West Side at 142 West 109th Street for a short period back when he attended Columbia, and the 2-bedroom apartment he rented is now on the market. No, he didn’t make out with Michelle [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: GAGA FAMILY RESTAURANT ‘JOANNE’ PANNED, BYE-BYE TRUCK PARKING

July 19, 2012 Weather: Mostly Cloudy, High of 84 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST SIDERS TALK ABOUT RATS, FRACKING, JEWISH HOME LIFECARE AT TOWN HALL MEETING

Borough President Scott Stringer and other elected officials held a town hall meeting on Wednesday night to hear the concerns of Upper West Siders who live in the 90’s and 100’s. Nick Prigo, a local Democratic district leader and a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FLOODING, SEVERE STORM WARNINGS ISSUED AS DRAMATIC STORM HITS CITY

Recently received these two notices: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 6:30 PM for Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Manhattan. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 5:30 PM for Brooklyn, [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: VEGGIE FOOD COMES TO CENTRAL PARK, UPPER WEST SIDE ‘STYLE’

July 18, 2012 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 96 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF MONEY FLOODS INTO UPPER WEST SIDE CITY COUNCIL RACE

The election to succeed Councilwoman Gale Brewer is not for more than a year, but the four candidates who have already announced their intention to run have been raising money in a rush. To qualify for city matching funds for [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE SEEK MAN SUSPECTED OF ROBBING WOMAN AT GUNPOINT ON C TRAIN; TARGETING IPHONES

The NYPD is looking for a man who they say has been stealing iPhones from people on the subway after showing them his gun and threatening to shoot them. Of five robberies h … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PYTHON SEEKS NEW HOME: ‘LOVES TO BE HELD’

A "lesser ball python" needs a new home, says an Upper West Sider on Craigslist: "Here's A Great Animal, That Needs A New Home, He Eats Great, Loves To Be Held, And Will Make A Great Breeder." Contac … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TRUCK PARKING BACKLASH ON WEST END, TEXTING-WHILE-DRIVING TICKETS JUMP

July 17, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 93 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CHILDREN’S SPORTING GOODS STORE COMING TO 99TH

Rookie USA, a new children’s sporting goods and apparel chain, is opening a store at 808  Columbus Avenue (99th Street) in the Columbus Square complex this fall. The chain currently doesn’t have any stores, but will be launching this fall [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

COURTYARD TRASHED AFTER FIRE

Almost the entire contents of a second-floor apartment at 112 West 74th Street fell to the ground as firefighters worked to put out a fire there this weekend. The furniture and other household items landed in the rear courtyard of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: RESTAURANT WEEK BEGINS, CENTRAL PARK CYCLISTS UNDER ATTACK?

July 16, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 92 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

TOWN HALL MEETING WEDNESDAY FOR RESIDENTS OF WEST 90’S AND 100’S

Borough President Scott Stringer and elected officials at the federal, state and city level are holding a town hall meeting on Wednesday for people who live in the west 90’s and 100’s. They’re asking people to … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUDSON BEACH CAFE SHUT DOWN BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Wouldn't today be a great day to sit outside with a view of the Hudson and have a burger, some fries and a couple (a few, let's not lie) drinks? Well, one of the neighborhood's top spots for … Read the rest of this entry >>

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