MARATHON EVENTS, PARKING RESTRICTIONS, SECURITY MEASURES AND STREET CLOSURES

The NYC Marathon is this Sunday, November 3, and you can expect several changes and street closures on the Upper West Side. There are also lots of events pl … Read the rest of this entry >>

RETAIL OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MARSHALLS, CARDINAL CAMERA, BIG DROP, NEW BANK

The Upper West Side is getting new clothing stores and a bank, but we lost one of our last camera st … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAYHEM: FERRARI CRASH, PUSH-IN ROBBERY AND ASSAULT, DELIVERY WORKER ROBBED

Ferraris may be sleek, but they can't fit under a truck, a fact that the driver above learned the hard way on 69th stree … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘THE MARBLE SEASON’ AND OTHER UPPER WEST SIDE MEMORIES FROM THE 1930’S

Editor's Note: Author Lyla Blake Ward is writing a book about growing up on the Upper West Side in the 30's and 40's, and wants to know if any of our re … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER ALIEN ROOFTOP ADDITION LANDS ON THE UWS

Rooftop additions are popping up all over the Upper West Side these days, and sometimes they don't quite blend with the bui … Read the rest of this entry >>

ALERT: 69-YEAR-OLD UPPER WEST SIDER WITH DEMENTIA GOES MISSING

We just received this bulletin, along with the picture above: Silver Alert issued on 10/28/13 at 10:54 PM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for Julie Simmons, female, black 69 years old, from 108th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: THE NEW BEVERLY HILLS, POND SCUM, AND MORE

Below are some recent stories about crime, real estate and schools on the Upper West Side from other news out … Read the rest of this entry >>

A RESOUNDING WEEK OF MUSIC AT JUILLIARD (SPONSORED)

Starting with a birthday tribute, Juilliard will put on a wide array of concerts this week and all of them are … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOOD BUZZ: MORE PASTRIES, UPSCALE CHINESE COMING SOON

A new pastry shop and an upscale Chinese restaurant will be coming soon to the Upper West Side above 100th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCADE DRIVES THROUGH SILENT UWS STREETS

On Thursday night, President Obama made an unexpected visit to the Upper West Side to dine and politick at a private residence near the M … Read the rest of this entry >>

HALLOWEEN EVENTS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

There are tons of Halloween events on the Upper West Side, and many are taking place this weekend. We've posted a bunch below, and yo … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY ALL THE BARRICADES? WE HEAR PRESIDENT OBAMA IS COMING TO THE UWS ON FRIDAY

We have received lots of questions about the barricades that have been placed in the high-70's and low-80's from Amtserdam Avenue to the park. Parking has been b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAP SHOWS SUSPECTED ILLEGAL TOURIST ROOMS ON THE UWS

Under most circumstances, renting out your home to a tourist is illegal under New York state law. But that doesn't mean that many peopl … Read the rest of this entry >>

RECIPES: WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THOSE APPLES

Editor’s Note: Upper West Side personal chef Elyse Prince writes an occasional column for West Side Rag about recipes using ingredients you can buy locally. By Elyse P … Read the rest of this entry >>

BANKSY, FAKE BANKSY ART SPOTTED ON UWS AS COPS SHUT HIM DOWN

Another Banksy art piece was seen rolling through the Upper West Side this week. The British street a … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW FORDHAM BUILDING TAKES SHAPE, AS MASSIVE TOWER GROWS NEXT DOOR

Fordham has been constructing a new law school and dormitory on 62nd street between Amsterdam Avenue and Columbus, and the exterior is now complete. The new building, which is sche … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW SPACE FOR CHILDREN’S PARTIES WITH GRAND OPENING DISCOUNTS (SPONSORED)

The Upper West Side now has a new venue for children’s birthday parties: BloomingdalePLUS. Just launched by the Bloomingdale Family Program, the venue has bright and spacious room … Read the rest of this entry >>

A JUICE BAR AND A ‘CRICKET CLUB’ COCKTAIL BAR OPEN

Sometimes you want a healthy drink and sometimes you want a make-me-forget-everything drink. Two new spots on the Upper West Side will help fill those n … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIRE AT LENNY’S AS BAGEL BOILER BLOWS

Sandwich shop Lenny's on 98th street and Broadway filled with fire and smoke on Tuesday morning after a bagel boiler ignited in the basement at around 7:55 … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: A ‘CHEAP’ CPW PAD, LAWSUITS, LAMPPOSTS AND MORE

Below, we've compiled some stories about the Upper West Side that were written about in other news outlets in the past week o … Read the rest of this entry >>

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