IRVING FARM BARISTAS SAY ‘THE GRINCH’ STOLE THEIR TIPS

Irving Farm, the coffee shop on 79th Street just East of Broadway, was visited by a man they call The Grinch last week. They say he reached into the tip jar while no one was looking and stole their tips. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

AT UWS TOWN HALL, A LITANY OF COMPLAINTS AND CONCERNS

One of the complaints that came up repeatedly at an UpperWest Side-Clinton Hill town hall meeting on Tuesday night held by Gale Brewer was that 311 isn’t often very helpful, particularly if your problem is complicated. That might be why [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: UWS FATHER MOURNED, GUNS RECOVERED IN RIVERSIDE PARK

December 18, 2012 Weather: Cloudy, High of 51 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMEDIAN STARTS NEW COMEDY & MUSIC SERIES AT SLIGHTLY OLIVER PUB; $1 OYSTERS AND $3 BEERS

Comedian Jemery Pinsly has started a new free comedy and music series on the Upper West Side, with comedians who have appeared on Letterman and elsewhere. The bi-monthly series (every other Tuesday) takes place at Slightly Oliver, a gastropub at [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BREWER HOLDING TOWN HALL MEETING TUESDAY, WITH ONE GLARING ABSENCE

Councilwoman Gale Brewer will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday night at 6 at John Jay College, bringing along politicians and city officials from throughout the neighborhood. But the one agency that Upper West Siders have been clamoring to [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NADLER GETS TOUGH: NRA IS ‘ENABLER OF MASS MURDERERS’

Congressman Jerry Nadler, an Upper West Sider and a strong supporter of gun control, made the strongest statement yet against the NRA following the shootings on Friday in Newton, Conn. that killed 26 people. In an interview with online magazine [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: LOCAL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS MAY CLOSE, SNAPPLE PRESIDENT FLIPPING TOWNHOUSE

December 17, 2012 Weather: Cloudy, High of 46 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEMORIAL CELEBRATION FOR SYMPHONY SPACE’S ISAIAH SHEFFER SET FOR MONDAY

Isaiah Sheffer, the co-founder of Symphony Space on 95th Street, died last month. He was an integral part of the Upper West Side’s artistic community, and Symphony Space is one of the great grassroots-inspired institutions in New York. Sheffer also [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE VIGIL COMMEMORATES CONNECTICUT SHOOTING VICTIMS, CALLS FOR GUN CONTROL

Dozens of people came out for a candlelight vigil at Straus Park on 106th Street on Saturday night to commemorate the victims of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, with some carrying signs advocating stricter gun control. Ivan Farkas took the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTED IN CENTRAL PARK SATURDAY MORNING

A 35-year-old woman told police she was sexually assaulted this morning in the Great Hill area of Central Park. The woman said she had first encountered the man while walking Sou … Read the rest of this entry >>

NO CRIMINAL CHARGES AFTER DELIVERY WORKER KILLED BY TRUCK ON COLUMBUS

Luis Enriquez died today after getting hit by a truck while delivering soda this morning in front of Pioneer supermarket on Columbus Avenue between 73rd and 74th streets. Enriquez slipped while making deliveries from a 7-Up truck and got hit [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER TO HELP SANDY VICTIMS THIS WEEKEND

We recently received the following updates about volunteering from Councilwoman Gale Br … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: 1 DEAD, 2 HURT AFTER CARS HIT PEDESTRIANS

December 14, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 47 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

A PEEK AT CHANGES IN THE 70’S: RESTAURANTS, CAFES, CLEANERS, JEWELRY AND MORE

In the past few weeks, the West 70's have experienced lots of changes. Here are some of … Read the rest of this entry >>

SOME BICYCLING ADVOCATES ARE STARTING TO SOUND LIKE ROBERT MOSES

Some advocates for bike lanes now want to disregard whatever the Upper West Side’s community board might have to say and have the city install bike lanes by the mayor’s executive fiat. Bike lane advocates are frustrated that the community [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: POLICE SEEK MAN FOR SEX ASSAULT IN ELEVATOR

December 13, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 44 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOARD SPLITS ON COLUMBUS AVENUE BIKE LANE EXTENSION; LANE HELPS BUSINESS & SAFETY, SAYS DOT

By Shannon Ayala A community board committee was split on whether the abbreviated bike lanes on Columbus Avenue should be extended to cover the full length of the Upper West Side, and said they n … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: IF SEINFELD EXISTED TODAY, AN ‘ARTISTS’ HOTEL FOR MILLIONAIRES

December 12, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 43 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MALAYSIAN SPOT SHUTTERED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS

Malaysia Grill, at 224 West 104th Street, is a go-to spot for takeout for many Upper West Siders. The food is cheap and it hits the spot. “This diminutive Upper West Side eatery on a quiet block near Broadway is [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: NEW STOP LIGHTS PROPOSED FOR CENTRAL PARK, UWS BUS IS CITY’S SLOWEST

December 11, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 47 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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