EARLY MORNING FIRE DESTROYS SPECIALIZED CENTRAL PARK AMBULANCES

A fire in a garage at 143 West 108th street destroyed two ambulances used by Central Park rescue workers to help people in the p … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN ASSAULTED AND ROBBED IN CENTRAL PARK: POLICE

A woman walking through Central Park on Wednesday night was assaulted and robbed by a man and woman, according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESIDENTS ON 75TH STREET COMPLAIN OF SPOTTY HEAT AND HOT WATER

By Eliza Newman With temperatures starting to drop, tenants of 243 West 75th Street on the Upper West Side are up in arms … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS PARENTS SAY EAST SIDERS GET UNFAIR ADVANTAGES IN SCHOOL ADMISSION

A group of Upper West Side parents is pushing Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña to give students in District 3, which includes the UWS, … Read the rest of this entry >>

WIND BLEW THE CLOTHES RIGHT OFF THIS LOVELY FLORA

The strong wind that's been blowing the past few days denuded this lovely tree in Riverside park just north of 72nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

SENN THAI COULD GIVE LAND A RUN FOR ITS MONEY

Senn Thai opened a couple of weeks ago at 452 Amsterdam Avenue (82nd street), the former home of Cocina Economica, and we've al … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS NEIGHBORS GATHER TO BURY ERIC SMITH WITH DIGNITY; ‘NOT JUST ANOTHER MAN’

By Emily Baer Yesterday, the man who considered the corner of West 80th Street and Broadway his home, Eric Glenn Smith, was laid to rest. His funeral service took … Read the rest of this entry >>

LONG-DERELICT BLOCK TO GET SALAD SPOT, AND POSSIBLY MORE STORES

The block between 76th and 77th street on Amsterdam Avenue is surrounded by affluence. The Harrison condo is on one side of the street, along … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIG CHANGES COMING TO CENTRAL PARK LOOP ROAD: LOWER SPEED LIMIT, ENHANCED CROSSINGS

Barricades and dividers will be placed at select intersections as part of a new Central Park loop road plan. Rendering via city Department of Transportation. The city has outlined plans to change the loop road in Central Park, reducing the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SYMPHONY SPACE FILM FEST FOCUSES ON AFRICAN DIASPORA (SPONSORED)

Every fall, Symphony Space hosts the New York African Diaspora International Film Festival, which combines documentaries, narrative and experimental filmm … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO ASK TOP UWS POLICE OFFICERS QUESTIONS

Local police precincts meet once a month to take questions from community members and to describe trends in local crimes. Given the concerns we've heard … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONTROVERSIAL NURSING HOME GETS GO-AHEAD FROM STATE

The state Department of Health published a 504-page review of a proposed nursing home on West 97th street that has faced strong oppos … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: BONO’S BIKE SPILL, LAUREN BACALL’S PAD, AND A KOSHER ‘POWERHOUSE’

Celebrities, payphones and Kosher bakers made our weekly roundup of Upper West Side news stories this … Read the rest of this entry >>

IN MEMORIAM: DANIEL MELTZER, WHO LED THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE BEACON THEATER

By Gretchen Berger It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our dear friend and staunch neighborhood activist, Dan Meltzer, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2014, at ag … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE: ROBBER TARGETING YOUNG WOMEN ON UWS

Police are looking for the man depicted in the sketch above in connection with at least two violent robberies in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLAN FOR LUXURY CONDOS IN HISTORIC CHURCH IS ARCHITECTURAL SACRILEGE, NEIGHBORS CLAIM

At the end of a three-hour long session at Thursday night’s crowded Community Board 7 meeting, frustration seemed to prevail regarding the proposed changes to the former First Church of Chri … Read the rest of this entry >>

FALL HITS A STUNNING CRESCENDO

Fall built to a crescendo this week, and some local photographers captured dramatic im … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: EARTH CAFE, SUGARCANE

Earth Cafe opened a couple of days ago in the former home of Blimpie's on 97th street and Broadway. The cafe gets … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK ICE RINK ANNOUNCES IT WILL CLOSE FOR ENTIRE WINTER; CITY LOOKS TO SAVE SEASON

Lasker Rink, an ice rink at the North end of Central Park, will close for this winter season because of refrigeration problems, the rink's management announced on its website Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN HIT WITH PAN, STABBED WITH NAIL AT SRO ON 94TH STREET

A dispute between two next-door neighbors at an SRO at 319 West 94th street early Saturday sent one resident to the hospital with stabbing wounds and another to … Read the rest of this entry >>

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