HUGE POLICE RESPONSE TO BLOODY SCENE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Dozens of police officers came out to Riverside Park this morning around 119th street after finding a bloody knife and several pools of blood by the tennis courts. Helicopters were flying over the neighborhood around 8 a.m., and police streamed [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: MARIAN RIVMAN

Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill will interview and paint/draw an Upper West Sider. This is the third in that series. To see the full series, click here. Marian Rivman was born [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MANHATTANHENGE RETURNS WEDNESDAY

If it's clear by Wednesday night, you might get to see a spectacular sight. Manhattanhenge is … Read the rest of this entry >>

79-YEAR-OLD WITH ALZHEIMER’S REPORTED MISSING FROM 89TH STREET

We received this today from authorities looking for a man named Thomas Murphy, who has gone missing: “Alert issued 5/28/13 at 6:55 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Thomas Murphy, male, white, 79 years old, [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: RENT BATTLE, FASHION WEEK LAWSUIT, DELIVERY BICYCLIST HIT

Here are the top articles from other media outlets that were published last week about the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS & NOTES: RED FARM, THE SUNBURNT CALF REPLACEMENT, LANSKY’S, LEGEND

There's some good news and some bad news about the Upper West Side dining scene b … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW TASTE FOOD FEST COMING NEXT WEEK; TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

The New Taste of the Upper West Side, a food festival in which dozens of chefs cook small plates under a tent on Columbus Avenue between 76th and 77th streets, returns next week. The festival includes three events this year. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE ICE CREAM COMING AS 90′ NUTS STOREFRONT FINALLY FILLED

It’s been more than a year since 90′ Nuts, the candy store on Broadway between 90th and 91st streets, shut its doors. About two months ago, a bodega opened there, but closed after about a week. Now the space may [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE INVASION HAS BEGUN: CICADAS SPOTTED IN CENTRAL PARK

The Brood 2 Cicada, which only comes ’round once every 17 years, has begun to emerge from the ground in Central Park, according to a map of cicada sightings put together by WNYC’s Radio Lab. The bugs are expected to [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE GOOD MORNING AMERICA CONCERTS IN CENTRAL PARK START THIS WEEK

Mariah Carey will kick off the Good Morning America concert series on Friday morning at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. To get free tickets, you … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE BUZZ AND SUPPORT FOR METRO-NORTH TRAINS TO UPPER WEST SIDE

Metro-North trains to and from Westchester could be coming to a train station on the Upper West Side in the next few years, and politicians are starting to line up behind the plan. The first part of the train extension [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UNDER LEGAL PRESSURE, CITY AGREES TO REMOVE PCBs FROM SCHOOLS BY 2016

As toxic chemicals spewed from light fixtures at Upper West Side schools over the past couple of years, the city Department of Education essentially told parents that they’d deal with it, eventually. The chemicals, called PCBs, were used in light [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK REVIEW: ‘HOW TO BE A FRIEND TO A FRIEND WHO’S SICK’

By Nancy Novick Letty Cottin Pogrebin advocates telling the truth, which is why I’d like to share my first impression of her new book “How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick”: What a good idea for a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS & NOTES: CIBO E VINO, SUNBURNT CALF, SOL Y SOMBRA, TREATHOUSE, PINKBERRY

There's finally some action in the old Georgia's Cafe & Bakery space at 89th street and Broadway, which closed last year after a fire. A restaurant tentatively called Cibo e Vino is seek … Read the rest of this entry >>

WELL LOOKY HERE: GUESS WHICH CONTROVERSIAL TOWNHOUSE JUST HIT THE MARKET

It was only a week or two ago that we published a photo of a new rooftop addition to a townhouse built in 1900 on West 71st street, and our readers gasped. The comments were almost unanimously negative toward the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

A BIG SENDOFF AT JUILLIARD: LOTS OF FREE SEASON-ENDING PERFORMANCES (SPONSORED)

This is the last week of the season at Juilliard and the school will be thrumming with activity. Check out the events below! For Juilliar … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: CAPSIZED ROWBOAT, DONUT ROBBERY, HOPEFUL NEWS FOR DEVASTATED COUPLE

Check out the news from last week from around the neighborhood that we've summarized from other media out … Read the rest of this entry >>

FUN WITH STATUES: LOCAL WOMAN ENJOYS A PLAYFUL YEAR

Upper West Sider Jane McIntosh has been visiting a statue in Riverside Park at about 60th street for almost a year and taking pictures with it in various outfits. The statue, called Watching Upon the Present was built out of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GREEK FESTIVAL, TOUCH-A-TRUCK, OVERLOOK CONCERT AND MORE EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

The weather is supposed to be gorgeous this weekend (high of 71 degrees on Saturday, 68 on Sunday), and luckily there are lots of great events for adults and kids. Here are a few, and … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO YOUNG MEN STABBED IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS

Two men were stabbed this week. In the first reported incident, a 23-year-old man was working at a kiosk on 60th street and Amsterdam Avenue at 3 a.m. on Tuesday when two other men approached him, the Daily News reported. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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