STREET CLOSURES APLENTY FOR MARATHON WEEKEND

The New York City Marathon is this Sunday and there will be street closures and towings all weekend. So rea … Read the rest of this entry >>

GENIUS TURNS COLD SECURITY APPARATUS INTO ROMANTIC SETTING

Someone put a full dinner setting on top of this NYPD cement block at 73rd street and Columbus Avenue. There's a setting fo … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE HALLOWEEN GUIDE: WHO WILL AND WON’T GIVE YOU CANDY

As a child trick-or-treating in the city, there are certain doors you know not to knock on. Old Mr. Smithers m … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: JENNIFER CONVERTIBLES, WHISPERS RESTAURANT, JOE COFFEE, BOOKSTORE, & MORE

We've got news on several new Upper West Side restaurants and shops, and others that have recently cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE LOST UPPER WEST SIDE SANDY PHOTOS

On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we’re running a collection of photos from the hurricane. We never saw these when they were first sent to us, because of an email glitch. But we’ve since recovered them. Thanks to everyone [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ATTEMPTED RAPE REPORTED NEAR COLUMBIA

Columbia Public Safety released the picture above along with a description of an attempted rape Wednesday night on 113th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

TOWNHOUSE ON 94TH HAS A MINOR SPIDER PROBLEM

The occupant of 44-46 West 94th street died while waiting on her stoop for the cable guy, who had said he could come between 12 a … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: FREE CONFERENCE ON HOW TO FIND AND KEEP AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Do you need affordable housing? Of course you do! One way to get started on your (impossible) quest is to check out the West Side Tenant's Conference this Saturd … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW TENANT REVEALED FOR OLD FOOD EMPORIUM SPACE

Construction has begun at the old Food Emporium space on 68th street and Broadway, and the new tenant has finally been identified. Sorry, guys it's not going to be another grocery s … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIKE SHARE DEAL WILL BRING CITIBIKES TO UWS; EXACT TIMING UNCLEAR

A deal to expand CitiBike that the city has been working on for months finally came to fruition on Tuesday, and that means that the bikes will finally come to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: SENIOR CITIZEN BULLY, ANTI-VAXXERS, BIKE WARS, CRIME AND MORE

The old-school deli man, the senior citizen bully, the anti-vaxxers -- they could all be on an episode of Seinfeld. Instead, they're part of our bulle … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER CAR SLAMS INTO THE WEST END AVENUE PEDESTRIAN ISLAND

Drivers can't seem to figure out this whole concept of driving around a pedestrian island. Once again, on Monday morning a car turning … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE BRUTAL GLORY OF PUMPKIN BIRTH (WARNING: DON’T CLICK IF YOU’RE AT ALL SQUEAMISH!)

Seriously, this is a startling image of a jack-o-lantern, and you can't un-see it. So maybe don't click on it if you could possibly get offended by … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRUMBS REOPENS ON UWS; BUT WHAT THE HELL IS A ‘BAISSANT’?

Crumbs is back on the Upper West Side after being purchased out of bankruptcy by entrepreneurs intent on reviving the brand. The sto … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALL PHOTOS: FOLIAGE, BALLERINAS, HALLOWEEN, WOODY ALLEN, MORE

Fall on the Upper West Side, so damn photog … Read the rest of this entry >>

IAC KESHETOT IS NOW OFFERED ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE! (SPONSORED)

IAC KesheTOT is an innovative program for families with infants and toddlers from birth until 3.5 years … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYU, PLASTIC SURGEON ADVERTISE VERY DIFFERENT WAYS TO ‘DREAM BIG’

Everyone in this Big Apple has dreams. NYU and plastic surgeons just have different methods of getting you th … Read the rest of this entry >>

BODY OF MISSING EAST SIDE MAN FOUND IN CENTRAL PARK

The body of a 95-year-old man who had been missing from his East 90th street apartment since Oct. 21 was found Thursday morning in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY

By Nancy Novick Documentary fans rejoice! The Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History is back for the 38th year in … Read the rest of this entry >>

ZAGAT REVEALS FAVORITE UWS RESTAURANTS

Zagat has published its list of best restaurants for 2015, with rankings for various sections of the Upper West Side. The restaurants are ranke … Read the rest of this entry >>

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