SUMMERSTAGE RELEASES CONCERT SCHEDULE; STARTS WITH ‘THE NEIGHBOURHOOD’ AND BRAZILIAN FEST

Summerstage, the concert series put on by the City Arts Foundation that features concerts in Central Park and elsewhere, has released its 2014 schedule, and there are shows just about every … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FRENCH CONDUCTOR AND A BAROQUE VIOLINIST AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

Travel the world this week with the musicians from Juill … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: NYPL RELEASES 20,000 CITY MAPS, CREATES BRILLIANT VISUALIZATION TOOL

If you like looking at old maps (and who doesn't?) you will want to check out a trove of 20,000 old maps recently released in digitized for … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOCCA DI BACCO OPENING ON 85TH STREET

Italian restaurant Bocca di Bacco, which recently gave up on plans to open a new restaurant on 74th street and Columbus, has found a new loca … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO UPCOMING UWS CHARITY EVENTS: YMCA AND CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER

The YMCA and the West Side Campaign Against Hunger are holding fundraising events in the next few w … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOT DAMN! KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN SPOT OPENS ON THE UWS

A Korean fried chicken joint opened a few weeks ago on the Upper West Side and someone finally told us about it. Yes, we went the same night we h … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL LEADERS AT ODDS OVER BANNING CENTRAL PARK CARRIAGE HORSES

The fight over whether to ban horses from pulling carriages through Central Park is heating up, and the local political establishment is starting to divide over the issue. Mayor Bill de Blasio has said he wants to ban the carriages [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIRE FORCES ANIMALS TO EVACUATE FROM VET’S OFFICE

A fire on the 3rd floor of the building on West 72nd street that houses City Veterinary Care forced the evacuation of the vet's office around 2 p.m. on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

MICHAEL ISAACS, 70, MISSING FROM WEST 99TH STREET

The Office of Emergency Management sent out the following notice today: "NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Michael Isaacs, male, White, 70 years old, from … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRUMBS SEEMS CONFUSED ABOUT THIS WHOLE PASSOVER THING

Upper West Side bakery chain Crumbs is great at making you want something you shouldn't have, particularly when you're on a diet. This week, they're going … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEEN ASSAULTED FOR $1: POLICE

Police released the photo above of a suspect in an assault and robbery on West 96th street. Around 10 a.m. on Saturday, a 15-year-old … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER SAIGON GRILL SPACE TO BECOME KEY FOOD: SOURCE

The former home of Saigon Grill at 90th and Amsterdam has been getting a major makeover, with construction workers repl … Read the rest of this entry >>

SAY GOODBYE TO ALL THAT

After five years on the Hudson River, the July 4 fireworks are returning to the East River this year, Mayor de Blasio announced on Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

24TH PRECINCT GETS NEW LEADER IN NYPD SHAKEUP; MAJOR CRIME UP 9.7%

NYPD Commissioner Bratton switched up the leadership at several Northern Manhattan precincts last week, and put a new commander in charge at the 24th prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

DHS TO CUT 95TH STREET HOMELESS SHELTER POPULATION IN HALF

In a deal announced Monday, local politicians and the Department of Homeless Services said they would cut the size of the homeless shelter on West 95th street … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE CONCERTS AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

Take in a free lunchtime concert or hear some contemporary music this week at Juill … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: A RAT LAWSUIT, JAYWALKING, BETTE MIDLER, AND WITCHCRAFT

A lawsuit over rats, a dog grooming betrayal and Bette Midler are in our news bulletin this week. Below, check out the recent stories about the Upper West Side that were published in other news out … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: ONCE SHEEP, ALWAYS SHEEP

For our Upper West Side history lesson this week we head to Sheep Meadow in Central Park, where actual sheep once grazed and lazed around. The above photo is from sometime between 1900 and 1906 … Read the rest of this entry >>

ELDERLY MAN HIT BY POLICE CAR ON BROADWAY

A police car struck an elderly homeless man on 78th street and Broadway around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

PIGS IN SWEATERS AND 5 OTHER SIGNS OF SPRING ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Spring is here and Upper West Siders burst out of their houses on Saturday like it was a jailb … Read the rest of this entry >>

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