A NEW 3-STORY ROOFTOP ADDITION THAT’S NOT FOR THE RICH

Most rooftop apartments on the Upper West Side are playthings for the ultra-rich, another layer on the wedding cake of … Read the rest of this entry >>

ABBEY PUB REOPENS AFTER A MONTH IN THE DARK

The Abbey Pub, a neighborhood stalwart at 237 West 105th street, reopened on Wednesday after being closed for … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOLIDAY COLUMN: WHEN THANKSGIVING FELT LIKE AN UPPER WEST SIDE SECRET

By Maria Gorshin The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Balloon Inflation wasn’t always an event that drew tens of thousands of vis … Read the rest of this entry >>

THANKSGIVING PARADE AND BALLOON INFLATION GUIDE 2013

Happy Turkey Day, West Siders! The two maps below should help visitors and locals navigate the Macy's Thanksgiving Parad … Read the rest of this entry >>

APPLY NOW FOR A SUPER-AFFORDABLE APARTMENT IN NEW LUXURY DEVELOPMENT ON 62ND

The application process to live in one of the 68 affordable units in the new luxury rental building at 160 West 62nd street has begun, … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIRE ENGULFS APARTMENT BUILDING ON 82ND

A fire broke out on the fifth floor of a six-story apartment building at 254 West 82nd street on Tuesday afternoon, FDNY tells … Read the rest of this entry >>

MACY’S THANKSGIVING PARADE COULD BE CURTAILED BECAUSE OF WIND

The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade is one of the neighborhood's signature events, but Thursday's forecast calls for high winds … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENERGY KITCHEN CLOSES SHOP, LEAVES NYC FOR GOOD

Energy Kitchen, a chain of healthy fast food restaurants, abruptly closed its all of its restaurants in New York and Long Island a few … Read the rest of this entry >>

HIGH WINDS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY: CLEAR YOUR BALCONIES

Forecasters expect wind speeds to reach 5o mph or more on Tuesday and Wednesday and the Buildings Department is urging contracto0rs to secure … Read the rest of this entry >>

TYPHOON BENEFIT TUESDAY; MEET POLITICAL BIGWIGS AND SUPPORT RELIEF

Typhoon Haiyan destroyed the lives of thousands of people in the Philippines and now Upper West Siders are coming together to support … Read the rest of this entry >>

A TRIO OF JUILLIARD PERFORMANCES ON MONDAY (SPONSORED)

Check out these three events going on at Juilliard on Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: COLD SHADOWS, ANCIENT OBELISKS, A MASSIVE MENORAH, & CHRISTOPHER WALKEN

Check out what's been making news in the neighborhood over the past week in other outlets. This week, there are even some feel-good storie … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST-PARK CHURCH LEADERS WIN VOTE, PLEDGE TO REVITALIZE BUILDING

The New York Presbytery voted to rent out part of the West-Park Presbyterian Church at 86th street and Amsterdam Avenue and to … Read the rest of this entry >>

A WRITER SHARES 1980’S UWS MEMORIES, AND ASKS FOR YOURS

Editor's note: Lifelong Upper West Side resident Jeannine Jones is writing her graduate thesis on how the neighborhood has changed sinc … Read the rest of this entry >>

BEWARE: ‘BUSH MAN’ AND DINOSAUR WALKER STALK CENTRAL PARK

Central Park is full of people and their antics these days, so be on the loo … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG SLIPS AWAY FROM DOG-WALKER, SPARKING A HUNT AND A DEBATE

Beau, the cute canine above, got away from the dog-walker who was walking him and slipped out of his collar on Thursday afternoon at 88th s … Read the rest of this entry >>

KEFI REOPENS MONDAY WITH SOME CHANGES

Kefi, the Greek restaurant on Columbus Avenue between 84th and 85th street that's been closed since January after a water main break, … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE BUILDINGS SPEW THE MOST POLLUTANTS IN THE CITY; HOW TO FIX THE PROBLEM

Upper West Side buildings spew more pollutants than buildings in any other neighborhood, according to recently released data. The neighbo … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHATSWORTH FACADE IMPROVEMENTS APPROVED AT CB7, ROOFTOP ADDITION REJECTED

The Chatsworth, an historic building on 72nd street near Riverside Drive, won the recommendation last week of a community … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE ARREST HOMELESS MAN FOR CENTRAL PARK RAPE

Omar Hoist, a 32-year-old man referred to by police as "undomiciled," was arrested late on Tuesday and charged with raping a 28-year-old … Read the rest of this entry >>

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