CHECK OUT JAZZ, DANCE, AND MORE AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

The Juilliard School has a packed list of events this week. Click on the titles below for more information about each event … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: CLEAN AIR COMING TO UWS, AWFUL KIDNAPPING STORY, URBAN EXPLORATION

We read numerous bizarre, disturbing, and curious stories about the Upper West Side last week so you didn't have to. Check them out b … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: TWEET, TWEET, IT’S THE SPRING THAW

March kind of dragged this year, didn’t it? The city seemed even dirtier than usual, and the rain mostly just pushed the garbage around without sending it away. But Spring is starting to poke its way through now. Local photographer [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK REVIEW: ARTHUR WOOTEN’S DIZZY

By Nancy Novick Unless you’ve been living in a media-free zone, stories of celebrities spinning out of control have become part of our daily conversation—a phenomenon that may lead to a serious case of compassion fatigue. But imagine a scenario [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS AND NOTES: MCDONALD’S, ANDANADA 141, SUGAR & PLUMM, STARBUCKS, COCINA ECONOMICA

The news this week may leave a bad taste in your mouth. Or a 22-pound chocolate … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND CONCIERGE: MOVIE AND A SNACK, EASTER EGGS, NICK CAVE AND MORE

Editor's Note: Upper West Sider Jeanine Schlifer has kindly agreed to summarize some of the events going on this weekend, so you can plan your weekend. Check out some of her suggestions b … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW DATA PROVES UPPER WEST SIDERS COMPLAIN MORE THAN JUST ABOUT ANYONE

Upper West Siders have a reputation as complainers, and now we've got hard data to back that up: the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released data that shows that … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE EMERALD INN SHALL RISE AGAIN! HISTORIC BAR MOVING TO 72ND STREET

All hope seemed to be lost for the Emerald Inn, the small Irish pub and restaurant on Columbus Avenue between 69th and 70th street that will close at the end of April. But the taps will keep flowing, be … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVELOPMENT PLANS REVEALED FOR DOUGLASS HOUSES; FIGHT CONTINUES

The New York City Housing Authority has released details of its plan to lease three parcels of land inside the Frederick Douglass housing project to private developers. Local lawmaker … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOOD EMPORIUM LIQUIDATION SALE STARTS FRIDAY

The Food Emporium on the corner of 68th street and Broadway is closing, and the store will soon be liquidating much of its remaining inventory, starting with a 10% off sale on Friday. The sale is likely to escalate as [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEEN KILLED BY TRAIN WAS POPULAR ATHLETE CELEBRATING 18TH BIRTHDAY: REPORTS

Long Island high school student Liam Armstrong was attempting to cross the subway tracks at 79th street to get to the downside side of the platform when he was struck and killed by a 2 train Tuesday night, media reports indi … Read the rest of this entry >>

EYE-OPENING HEALTH INSPECTION RESULTS REVEALED FOR UWS GROCERY STORES; CHECK OUT THE MAP

Dozens of rat droppings at Duane Reade. Uncomfortably warm shrimp at Food Emporium. Prime rib that had to be destroyed at Western Beef. Recent inspections of Upper West Side grocery stores have turned up all sorts of nastiness, and the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPDATE: TEENAGER HIT AND KILLED BY 2 TRAIN AT 79TH STREET STATION

A teenage boy was struck and killed by a 2 train tonight around 6:30 p.m., police and emergency officials said. The boy was hit while crossing the tracks at 79th street, ABC News reported, a detail that police couldn’t confirm [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOTHAM BURGER TO REPLACE ‘MEAT ME’ FRENCH STEAKHOUSE/SUSHI BAR

Gotham Burger, a Kosher burger restaurant out of Teaneck, is planning to open in May at 726 Amsterdam Avenue between 95th and 96th street. That spot is currently home to Meat Me, a French Kosher steakhouse and sushi bar, which [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFTER YEARS OF MONEY-RAISING, COLUMBUS AVENUE STREET REDESIGN MOVING AHEAD QUICKLY

The sidewalk on the West side of Columbus Avenue between 76th and 77th streets is getting a big makeover that’s been eight years in the making. New trees, benches, lighting and environmental features will transform the block, where a flea [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

JUST BEFORE CLOSING FOR PASSOVER, 72ND STREET BAGEL SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

72nd Street Bagel, one of the neighborhood's best remaining bagel shops, was shuttered by the Department of Health today, the same day it closed for a week in observance of Passover. The restaurant, which mostly serves … Read the rest of this entry >>

DON’T MISS THESE EVENTS AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

Juilliard has numerous free events every week, showcasing established performers and some of the world's most promising musicians, actors and dancers. Check out what's on tap in the coming … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: A RENT-STABILIZED GOLD MINE, GOAT PAGEANTS, NO MERCY FOR NAUGHTY BOOKKEEPER

Here are some of the stories we read in other media outlets this week, but didn't cover. That doesn't mean they weren't impor … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFTER SLASHING AT COLUMBUS 72, POLICE SEEK SIX MEN

Police are looking to question the six men in the photo above in regards to a crime at the Columbus 72 night club on Friday morning. A man in his 30’s was slashed in the neck at about 2:30 a.m. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS WEEKEND, DO SOMETHING YOU NORMALLY WOULDN’T

In case you're tired of all the old stuff you usually do, here are two events that might spark your interest this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

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