RESTAURANT OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: STEAKHOUSE, TANDOORI, 7-ELEVEN, CASA MEXICANA, BLOSSOM

A new restaurant in Loi's former home, and some other new restaurants are coming to the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIGILANTE FIGHTS WAYWARD DOG POOP WITH ART

One anonymous citizen has taken on the scourge of un-scooped dog poop by creating a kind of passive-aggressive art project. The project involves lively notes, photographs of poop and fecal spec … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW JEWISH SCHOOL SET TO OPEN FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

By Emily Baer Come September 2, a new Jewish school is opening its doors on the UWS. The Shefa School … Read the rest of this entry >>

RETAIL OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BLUEMERCURY, TEDDY, SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, CHASE BANK, BRA SMYTH

From cosmetics to paint to bras, the retail landscape is changing fast on the Upper West Side. Check out what we've been hearing la … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG PAWS BANNED FROM LOBBY OF NEW LUXURY RENTAL BUILDING; OWNERS MUST CARRY THEM

Your pup's filthy paws have no place in the lobby at Hawthorn Park, the gleaming new apartment building at 160 West 62nd street overlooking Lincoln Cen … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLLISION ON AMSTERDAM NEAR COLUMBIA LEAVES MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION

An unidentified Hispanic man has hit by a black Lincoln Town Car on Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m. as he cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK WEST CHURCH SET FOR CONDO CONVERSION; ASBESTOS REMOVAL DRAWS COMPLAINTS

The historic church on the corner of 96th street and Central Park West has been purchased by a developer who wants to tear out the interior and install apartments. That … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHIPOTLE CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROBLEMS WITH ‘SANITIZED EQUIPMENT’?

Chipotle Mexican Grill on Amsterdam between 72nd and 73rd street was closed down on Tuesday for a considerable list of health violations, ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL NEWSSTAND OPERATOR KILLED IN QUEENS

The operator of a newsstand on Broadway between 93rd and 94th street was killed on Friday in Elmhurst, Queens. Mokesh Patel, 50, was stabbed to death i … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALCONS FACE EVICTION FROM PENTHOUSE NEST BOX

Not even endangered falcons can catch a break from the landlord these days. A family of falcons has been roosting in a nest box placed on a penthouse apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRUMBS SET TO REOPEN ON COLUMBUS AVENUE; NEW MENU COMING

Cupcake shop Crumbs is reopening its Columbus Square location after being purchased out of bankruptcy by businessmen intent on resuscitating the b … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOUR ARRESTED IN ‘UNRULY’ CROWD AT FREDERICK DOUGLASS HOUSES

We received several questions this weekend about why helicopters were circling above the West 100's on Sunday morning at about 1:30 a.m. Captain Marlon Larin of the 24th pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

BAD DRIVERS COULD FACE ACTUAL CONSEQUENCES FOR HURTING PEDESTRIANS UNDER NEW LAW

A law that went into effect on Saturday allows prosecutors to charge drivers who hit pedestrians or bicyclists who have the right of way with misdemeanors under the criminal c … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUNAN PARK’S IDENTITY CRISIS CONTINUES

Hunan Park, a Chinese restaurant on Columbus between 95th and 96th, changed its name to Big Apple Asian Cuisine a few months ago and began to raise its prices. Bu … Read the rest of this entry >>

JOGGER SAYS SHE WAS SHOT BY PELLET; GROUP MADE ‘ANTI-WHITE STATEMENTS’

A female jogger who was leaving Central Park shortly after midnight on Monday says she was hit by a pellet and then harassed by a group of people making "anti-white statements," according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOGS ROMP IN SNOW IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Petco put on a snowday in Riverside Park on Saturday, making fake snow in a fenced-in area of the park in the mid- … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANSONIA DOME TAKES ON A NEW HUE

The Ansonia appears to be getting a new coat of paint, according to this photo sent in by a reader on Friday. The historic building on Broadway between 73rd and 74th street … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXTREMELY TALL ROBBER CHOKED TWO MEN IN CENTRAL PARK: POLICE

Two men have been choked and robbed in the past few days by a robber that police describe as a 6'5" black man who has been … Read the rest of this entry >>

DID YOU GIVE BIRTH TO A MINI-JESSE EISENBERG? GET READY FOR HOLLYWOOD!

Sure, your little boy is cute. But is he Jesse Eisenberg cute? If so, Hollywood wants to make him a movie … Read the rest of this entry >>

STARTING FRIDAY: MET SCREENS TOP OPERAS IN THE PLAZA

The Metropolitan Opera will screen 10 of its operas in the plaza at Lincoln Center starting this week. In a twist, the opera plans to host a movie showi … Read the rest of this entry >>

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