THEATER COMPANY BLAMES BEDBUGS FOR CANCELLATION OF LOCAL PLAY (UPDATED)

You know how they say "the show must go on"? Well, not when bedbugs are biting the ac … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIEVES MAKE IT ONE BLOCK IN PUBLIC BUS ‘GETAWAY’: POLICE

Some criminals use Mustangs as getaway cars. Others prefer SUV’s. But two Upper West Side thieves attempted a daring escape this week on the M7 bus, according to police. They didn’t get far. Joseph Melendez and Kenneth Wimberley walked into [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLLS GOT YOU DOWN? THIS COMEDY EVENT NEXT WEEK WILL PICK YOU BACK UP

Symphony Space is holding an event next week that will take your mind off of those anxiety-inducing debates and razor-thin polls. Next Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, comedians will put on "The Thalia Follies: Judgment Day" a … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TRAGIC FALL ON 60TH, ‘BROADWAY BOMB’ RACE HALTED, APTHORP PROGRESS?

October 19, 2012 Weather: Rain and Thunder, High of 71 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE SERIES OF CANDLELIT BACH CONCERTS STARTS AGAIN THIS SUNDAY

A free series of Bach cantatas performed by candlelight starts this Sunday at Holy Trinity Church on 65th Street and Central Park West. The musicians use the same instruments that were used in the 18th century and perform the cantatas [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MY NYC HOME, WHERE THE PEACOCKS ROAM

By Melissa Cooper After spending the better part of September on eastern Long Island, I’m home in NYC, where fall has thinned the trees in Riverside Park. Home in the city, where the peacocks roam. Our first day back, the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BLIND LAWYER COMPLAINS OF CITY BULLYING, RAPE VICTIM SUES DOORMAN

October 18, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 65 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

OUR FASHION COLUMNIST IS FLIPPING OUT OVER THIS NEW JEWELRY STORE

By Cheryl Wischhover Hey, Upper West Side jewelry buffs–good news for your necks, but potentially bad news for your checking account: jeweler Alexis Bittar is opening an outpost on Columbus Avenue. Alexis Bittar is a Brooklyn-born jeweler who made a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT COULD SEE BIG CHANGES UNDER REDISTRICTING

A City Council redistricting plan could mean big changes for UWS residents above 96th street. The plan would move parts of the Upper West Side into a district along with Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights and Washington Heights, and another part [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: ROSA MEXICANO SUED ON ACCESS, FREE FLU SHOTS, DISCOUNT BURLESQUE LESSONS

October 17, 2012 Weather: Mostly Cloudy, High of 62 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW 24TH PRECINCT CAPTAIN WARNS ABOUT IPHONE THEFTS, DETAILS RESPONSES

By Emily Baer Captain Ben Graham, who was recently appointed to the 24th Precinct (covers the Northern half of the Upper West Side), spoke at a community council meeting last month about some new safety concerns that have emerged and [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: PROJECT COULD SNARL LINCOLN CENTER TRAFFIC, KEVIN BACON’S PENTHOUSE WOES

October 16, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 60 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

SECOND TIME AROUND, ICRAVE, AND BIRDBATH BAKERY OPEN

A frozen yogurt shop, a second-hand clothing store and a new bakery have recently opened on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A DISTURBING DISCOVERY IN CENTRAL PARK, PAPASITO DENIED LICENSE

October 15, 2012 Weather: Rain, High of 70 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PREPARE FOR BIG CHANGES TO 1, 2, 3 TRAINS THIS WEEK

The MTA is working on the 1, 2 and 3 train tracks this week, and there will be major changes to evening service. Check out all of the changes below … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE DISTURBING DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT 95TH STREET HOMELESS SHELTER; BAD MEMORIES RESURFACE

Residents at a new homeless shelter on 95th Street between West End and Riverside say apartments are infested with bed bugs, roaches and mice, and that the lack of cooking facilities forces them to eat out all the time. They … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS WEEKEND: DOG FAIR, STREET FAIR, SCHOOL FAIR, MOVIES, PLAYS, FREE CHEESE, HARRY POTTER

Fall has us in its cold crisp grip, and there's nothing you can do but enjoy it immensely. There are a wide array of events in the neighborhood this weekend, and we will sh … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HISTORIC PRESERVATIONISTS REJOICE OVER WEST END VICTORY

October 12, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 54 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

EL MITOTE AND TWO OTHER RESTAURANTS OPEN

El Mitote, which replaced Rigoletto on 69th Street and Columbus Avenue, opened its doors today. The restaurant serves a full menu of Mexican food and drinks, including margaritas and beers. The menu has tortas, which are traditional Mexican sandwiches; molettes, [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

CARMELO ANTHONY AND OTHER SPORTS STARS (JETER?) TO ATTEND SPORTS STORE GRAND OPENING FRIDAY

Rookie USA, the (relatively) new kids’ sporting goods store at 808 Columbus Avenue (99th), is holding its grand opening on Friday, and there’s quite a celebrity guest list. Carmelo Anthony sounds like he will definitely be there, as will a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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