MORNING BULLETIN: REAL ESTATE HIJINKS AND SECRET SUBWAY TUNNELS

November 21, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 51 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHERE YOU CAN STILL DONATE ITEMS TO HELP SANDY VICTIMS; PLUS THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We recently received another note from Gale Brewer's office identifying places on the Upper West Side that are still accepting donations for Hurricane Sandy vic … Read the rest of this entry >>

VERIZON STORE OPENS IN OLD H&H BAGELS SPOT ON 80TH

A brand-spanking new Verizon store opened today at the site of H&H Bagels on 80th Street and Broadway. The new store also replaced the stores that were next to H&H, including Magic Smile and Oz Moving stores. H&H was one [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET READY FOR THE BIG PARADE: BALLOON INFLATION, WHERE TO WATCH AND MORE

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade starts on Thursday at 9 a.m., and it’s one of the biggest annual events in the neighborhood. But the fun/insanity really starts the day before, when people come to watch the balloons getting inflated. Balloon [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SUBWAY CELL SERVICE DELAYED, SPRING BREAK CURTAILED

November 20, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 49 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

L’OCCITANE OPENS NEW STORE WITH HARP MUSIC, CHAMPAGNE; FOX’S OPENS

L’Occitane just opened a new store on 76th and Broadway. To celebrate this weekend they reminisced about the olden days — no, not the Upper West Side’s gritty days in the 80’s, but the olden days of Renaissance times: someone [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

OH MAMMA! PIZZA & BURGER JOINT CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Mamma’s Famous Pizza and Burgers on Broadway between 85th and 86th Streets was closed by the health department because an inspector found a variety of critters hanging around that shouldn’t have been there. Mamma’s has had run-ins with the DOH [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

STOPLIGHTS IN CENTRAL PARK HAVE BECOME ESSENTIALLY MEANINGLESS

A couple of months ago, police launched a campaign to educate bicyclists about the rules of the road in Central Park. Bicyclists are supposed to stop at stoplights just like cars would — and at the very least they need [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BROAD DAYLIGHT ATTACK IN CENTRAL PARK, WHY RECYCLING HAS BEEN PILING UP

November 19, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 48 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE SUNDAY EVENTS: BLOCK CLEAN-UP, STOOP SALE AND COAT DRIVE

Here are some more ways to buy things, entertain yourself and make yourself useful on Sunday, as told through handmade s … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: CENTRAL PARK AND RIVERSIDE PARK HOLD VOLUNTEER DAYS

Roll up your sleeves and get ready: Central and Riverside Parks need your help. On Saturday, both parks will be holding service days where volunteers can help clean up. More than 550 trees were damaged or destroyed in Central Park [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: DISCOVERING COLUMBUS EXTENDED, 39 LOCAL STORES GET SUED

November 16, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 47 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW FRENCH TEA SHOP OPENS ON COLUMBUS

A small tea shop called Palais des Thes just opened on Columbus Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets. Michelle Young, the founder of the Untapped Cities websites and a friend of the owners, sent us a description: Palais des Th├ęs [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONTRIBUTE TO WEST SIDE CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER’S THOUSAND TURKEY CHALLENGE

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s time for the West Side Campaign Against Hunger’s thousand turkey challenge, where people can donate turkeys that are distributed to low-income families. The challenge starts today (Thursday) and you can participate by bringing a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEET CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, WHO DIRECTED THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY, AT THE FILM SOCIETY

Christopher Nolan, the filmmaker behind the Dark Knight trilogy and Inception, will come to the Film Society of Lincoln Center in a couple of weeks in a special event to talk about his films. “We are pleased to welcome Christopher [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: THROW-AWAY-THE-KEY CHARGES FOR NANNY, BANK ROBBERY, AN UNLUCKY BAG

November 15, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 45 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW H&M OPENS, ICE-SCULPTING FESTIVAL AT TIME WARNER CENTER ON THURSDAY

An H&M will open on the second floor of the Time Warner Center tomorrow morning with a series of giveaways, the company said on its Facebook page. We heard inklings about the store almost a year ago. “For the grand [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

STORM-BATTERED CENTRAL PARK HOLDS ITS FALL GLOW

This shot was taken by Upper West Sider Sachin Sarnobat today from a fancy-shmancy office just South of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

WATCH THE ROCKEFELLER CHRISTMAS TREE ROLL THROUGH THE UPPER WEST SIDE

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree rolled through the Upper West Side in the dead of night, so it could be installed at Rockefeller Center today. An amateur videographer got a shot of it rolling down Broadway with a police escort [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: BIG BIKE RACK EXPANSION, DANNY MEYER OPENING JUICE SPOT, PHILIP ROTH’S BREAKFAST

November 14, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 46 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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