TEENAGER ROBBED BY MAN WITH HYPODERMIC NEEDLE ON 1 TRAIN NEAR 86TH

A 14-year-old boy riding the 1 train near the 86th Street stop was robbed of his cell phone by a man wielding a hypodermic needle on Friday morning around 8:30 a.m., police said. The man began chatting with the teen [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE STAR OF TONIGHT’S BIG ABC PREMIERE MAY LOOK EERILY FAMILIAR

Tonight at 10 p.m., ABC will air the premiere of 666 Park Avenue, a new show about an Upper East Side apartment building whose residents make a deal with the devil. But the facade of this haunted building may seem [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PIZZA DELIVERY BOY CHARGED WITH RAPING WOMAN ON 61ST STREET

A 16-year-old delivery boy for Sal’s Pizza in Hell’s Kitchen has been charged with raping a woman whose apartment he entered on 61st Street after delivering pizza to a neighbor early Saturday morning. Cesar Lucas, the 16-year-old charged with the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER BIG UWS WEEKEND: STREET FAIR, BLOCK FAIR, FREE NEIL YOUNG CONCERT, & MORE

The neighborhood will be hopping once again this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

BEER-FRIENDLY ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE THEATER APPLIES FOR LIQUOR LICENSE FOR NEW UWS THEATER

The Alamo Drafthouse, a Texas company that is opening a new movie theater in the historic Metro Theater on Broadway between 99th and 100th Streets, just applied for a liquor license. That's right, get ready to throw back a cold one while you watch a movie! (Ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: THE BEST CENTRAL PARK PROPOSAL EVER, BOATHOUSE HIT WITH SEX HARASSMENT SUIT

September 28, 2012 Weather: Thundershowers, High of 70 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TOP POLE DANCERS COME TO UWS, ‘FRASIER’ STAR SLOWLY TAKING OVER WEST END BUILDING

September 27, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 71 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAIRWAY’S RODENT NIGHTMARE CONTINUES: MOUSE/RAT VIDEOTAPED INSIDE OLIVE BINS (UPDATED)

Fairway’s rodent problem just went from gross to GROSS. A Fairway shopper videotaped a mouse, or possibly a rat, running along the olives in the bins at the supermarket on 74th Street and Broadway very early Wednesday morning. The sighting [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL OFFICIALS FRET OVER RISE IN ‘OVERLY AGGRESSIVE PANHANDLING’

Homelessness is on the rise in New York; the number of people in shelters is up 29% since last spring when state budget cuts forced the closure of a city rent-subsidy program called Advantage. Many more people can’t get access [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A NASTY REVIEW FOR CASA GAGA, WEST END BUS STOP BLUES

September 26, 2012 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 80 Degr … Read the rest of this entry >>

AND NOW… ‘GANGS’ OF RATS INFESTING PLAYGROUNDS

It was bound to happen. As rats invade the Upper West Side, they seek out places where they can find food. And where can you find people whose tiny hands sometimes fumble on their way to their tiny mouths? Playgrounds! [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A PRINCESS BRIDE REUNION, DECODING SUNDAY’S MYSTERIOUS SKYWRITING

September 25, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 76 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO BAKERIES COMING TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Not only are 10 new restaurants about to open on the Upper West Side. We also have some baked goods to look forwar … Read the rest of this entry >>

GRIDLOCK ALERT: THE OBAMAS HIT THE UWS TODAY

If you’re anywhere in the West 60’s this afternoon, you may have some trouble moving around. President Obama and First lady Michelle Obama are taping an appearance on The View at 65th Street and West End Avenue around 1:30 p.m. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: POSSIBLE SUICIDE ON 105TH, ARCHITECT SWITCH ON BIG PROJECT

Photo by Charley Lhasa. September 24, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 65 Degrees. Notices: Events today include free concerts, and a comedians’ “showdown.” On our calendar. News: A man appears to have jumped from the building at 248 West 105th [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET RID OF UWS POLLUTION, VERMIN: 2 IMPORTANT MEETINGS THIS WEEK

This week, Upper West Siders can learn new ways to get rid of two things that plague our neighborhood: dirty heating oil and … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCENES FROM THE COLUMBUS AVENUE FESTIVAL: HOLY CREPE IT’S TONY DANZA

The Columbus Avenue Festival stretched from 66th Street to 86th Street on Sunday and was packed for much of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: PEOPLE MEET CHRIS COLUMBUS 60 FEET IN THE AIR, MAKE THEMSELVES COMFORTABLE

The new exhibit in Columbus Circle of “Columbus’ Living Room” by Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi allows people to climb to the top of a 60-foot column and enter a room built around the 120-year-old statue of Christopher Columbus. There are [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

OBAMA SUPPORTERS OPENING UPPER WEST SIDE HEADQUARTERS

Fresh off the realization that some of Mitt Romney’s biggest supporters live right here on the Upper West Side, the president’s supporters are opening a campaign office on the Upper West Side. The new office at 410 Columbus Avenue (80th [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: CONTROVERSIAL NURSING HOME WINS BIG VOTE, WHO’S FIRST IN LINE AT THE APPLE STORE?

September 21, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 72 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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