LANSKY’S UPDATE: ANTI-SEMITIC GRAFFITI, POSSIBLE ANGRY EX-WORKER

The New York Post has added some details to the story we broke on Wednesday about a disturbing attack against Lansky’s Old World Deli on Columbus Avenue between 70th and 71st Streets. The Jewish-style restaurant was severely defaced after closing [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

EVENTFUL WEEKEND AHEAD: BIG STREET FAIR, BLOCK FESTIVAL, BOOK SALE

The Upper West Side will be brimming with events this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL OPENING, COULD RENTS START TO FALL?

September 20, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 71 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

VANDALS ‘DESTROY’ LANSKY’S DELI, SMASHING EQUIPMENT AND DEFACING WALLS

Lansky’s, the popular Jewish-style deli on Columbus Avenue between 70th and 71st Streets, was the victim of a strange and disturbing overnight attack that will keep the restaurant closed for at least two days. Owner David Ruggerio told us that [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW PREPPY EMPORIUM C. WONDER WILL OPEN WITH A BANG

Colorful cars driving around the Upper West Side handing out special fortune cookies with gift cards inside. A carnival with giant teddy bears, a live DJ, popcor … Read the rest of this entry >>

WACKY COLUMBUS STATUE EXHIBIT OPENS THURSDAY; HERE’S HOW TO GET FREE TICKETS

The Public Art Fund will open its newest exhibit “Discovering Columbus” on Thursday, and you can start reserving tickets now. The exhibit consists of a staircase that climbs up to the top of the 75-foot-tall granite column holding the statue [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: MORE ON UWS HOMELESSNESS, ACCUSED CENTRAL PARK RAPIST

September 19, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 71 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

10 NEW UPPER WEST SIDE RESTAURANTS OPENING SOON

Numerous restaurants are getting set to open on the Upper West Side in the next few months. From Mexican to Indian to Italian to Spanish tapas, there are quite a few exciting spots ready to take your order. Check them [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: WEALTHY REPUBLICANS LURKING ON THE UWS, FIRE ON 72ND STREET

September 18, 2012 Weather: Strong Storms and Wind, High of 74 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

7-ELEVEN TO ADD FOURTH UPPER WEST SIDE LOCATION

Just three years ago, the Upper West Side had zero 7-Elevens. Pretty soon, it will have four. The Slurpee-sl … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL HUSBAND AND WIFE TEAM SHOWCASE NEW YORK’S ‘OUTDOOR MUSEUM’ IN A NEW BOOK

Editor's Note: Nancy Novick reviewed "The Outdoor Museum", by Margery and Sheldon Harnick, and also got a chance to meet and interview them. Both the review and the Q&A are b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A MODEST 5,546 SQUARE FOOT PENTHOUSE, ANOTHER MTA FARE HIKE?

September 17, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 78 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

RITZ CAMERA TO CLOSE — THIS TIME FOR GOOD

Ritz Camera moved a few months ago from one side of Broadway between 88th and 89th Streets to the other to accommodate a soon-to-open TD Bank. TD was even nice enough to pay for their move. But even that act [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FUN WITH VERMIN: FEISTY WOMEN START ‘GARAGE SALES AT THE RAT HOUS’

By Karen Farber Since the landlord has failed to clean up the disgusting building at 120 West 74th Street (other than to paint over the neighborhood protest graffiti labeling it “the Rat House”), local entrepreneurs have started using the infamous [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHOOTING REPORTED ON 93RD STREET (UPDATED)

Three tipsters have sent in word that there was a shooting on 93rd Street off of Riverside Drive on Friday night around 8 p.m. One said that a delivery man had been held up at 316 West 93rd Street. Emily [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GASTROARTE’S INVENTIVE CHEF DECAMPS FOR DOWNTOWN

Jesus Nunez, a hotshot chef who came to New York from Spain to helm Gastroarte (or Graffit as it was known when it opened) on 69th Street, has left to run the kitchen in a new restaurant. Barraca, a new [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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Our advertisers are businesses and nonprofits with connections to the Upper West Side. Use their services to make your life better — sign up for those piano lessons you (or your kid) have always wanted to take, and adopt a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: AS ONE LIBRARY CLOSES, MARIO BATALI OPENS ANOTHER ONE

September 14, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 79 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ELDERLY MAN REPORTED MISSING; POLICE SEEK INFORMATION

Just received this emergency alert: “Silver Alert issued 9/13/12 at 5:40 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for Oscar Jose Contreras, age 73. Mr. Contreras is described as a Hispanic male, 6’0″, 180lbs. with brown eyes and gray hair. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOMELESS MAN ARRESTED IN CENTRAL PARK RAPE

David Albert Mitchell was arrested on Thursday after being picked out of a lineup by a 73-year-old woman who said he raped her in Central Park on Wednesday morning. He was charged with rape, assault, predatory sex act, criminal sex [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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