THE BIGGEST UPPER WEST SIDE STORIES OF 2014

There were lots of big stories on the Upper West Side this year, but we've winnowed them down to a few big themes. Here, in no particular order, are … Read the rest of this entry >>

A TON OF UPPER WEST SIDE OPENINGS & CLOSINGS, FROM RAMEN, TO DOUGHNUTS, TO AMERICAN AND SUSHI

We've got lots of Upper West Side openings and closings to report, from restaurants and cafes to jewelry stores and more. Thanks to everyone who sent in … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW 10-STORY CONDO PLANNED TO BE BUILT ON TOP OF CURRENT WEST END AVENUE BUILDING

Developer Kaled Management filed plans to build a new 10-story building on top of a six-story building at 95th street and West End Avenue. The new building, … Read the rest of this entry >>

WINTER SUNSET OVER THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Monday's sunset was no ordinary sunset. Check out the photos below; the top two are by Mark Maas … Read the rest of this entry >>

START 2015 OFF RIGHT WITH FREE CLASSES AT THE JCC (SPONSORED)

The JCC is offering a day of free classes, giveaways and seminars on New Year's Day so prospective members can learn about all the benefits of a membe … Read the rest of this entry >>

ZABAR’S LAST JEWISH LOX-SLICER APPRECIATES SALMON’S SENSUAL SIDE

Len Berk, an 84-year-old certified public accountant, fell in love with lox-slicing late in life and is now the last Jewish lox-slicer working at Zaba … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITYMD MOVES INTO OLD AUTOMAT SPACE, RESTORES BRIGHT AND AIRY FEEL

The first images we've seen of the newly uncovered Automat space since its transformation into an urgent care clinic are promis … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOLIDAY PHOTOS: TUMBLING PACKAGES, CLIMBING SANTA, HUNGRY PEOPLE

The Upper West Side got in the holiday spirit over the past couple of weeks, as boxes tumbled out of trucks, Santa climbed into an apartment building, and hungry people waited in a line outside Citar … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRIVERS CAN STILL GO 30 MPH ON PART OF RIVERSIDE DRIVE; LOCAL POLITICIANS WANT LIMIT LOWERED

The city's decision to cut the default speed limit to 25 miles per hour did not apply everywhere, including a section of Riverside Drive … Read the rest of this entry >>

JEAN CHAMBERS WAS NOT ON HER CELL PHONE WHEN SHE WAS HIT BY AN SUV

Jean Chambers, the 61-year-old woman hit and killed by an SUV at 95th street and West End Avenue in July, was not on her cell phone whe … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOCTOR TRANSPORTED FROM UWS TO BELLEVUE; HAD BEEN TO LIBERIA (UPDATE: HE TESTED NEGATIVE)

A doctor who had recently traveled to West Africa was transported to Bellevue from West 70th street on Tuesday. The 58-year-old was feelin … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE STAPLES STORE TARGETED BY HACKERS

The Staples store on 81st street and Broadway was one of 115 of the company's stores targeted by hackers seeking customer credit card data, the co … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEVELOPER PLANS 22-STORY BUILDING ON 96TH STREET AT SITE OF ROW HOUSES

Developer Sackman Enterprises is planning to build a 22-story building on the site of three rowhouses on 96th street between Columbus A … Read the rest of this entry >>

DALLAS BBQ TO CLOSE AFTER 36 YEARS ON 72ND STREET

Dallas BBQ, the barbeque restaurant on 72nd street between Columbus and Central Park West, is closing after New Year's Eve, a manager there tol … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPEEDING TICKETS IN 24TH PRECINCT JUMP 519%

By Krista Carter The NYPD's 24th precinct, covering the UWS above 86th street, held its last community council meeting of the year last week, explaining its att … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SINGLE GLOVE CLUB’ HELPS YOUR HANDWEAR FIND THAT PERFECT MATCH

New York can be a lonely place, for people and even for clothing. Blame the decline of the traditional family, the Internet, or whatever, but gloves … Read the rest of this entry >>

HISTORIC AUTOMAT FACADE FINALLY REVEALED AGAIN

The facade of the Automat building on 104th street and Broadway was revealed this week after the Rite Aid sign that had blocked it was taken d … Read the rest of this entry >>

86-YEAR-OLD WOMAN HIT BY VEHICLE ON 106TH STREET AND BROADWAY

An 86-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle turning onto Broadway at 106th street around 6 p.m. on Friday, sending her to the hospital with injuries that authorities said didn't appear to be crit … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: HALAL GUYS, MAHARAJA, VOILA CHOCOLAT, SUSHI SPOT

Several new restaurants serving food from India, the Middle East, and Japan have recently opened or will open soon, and the Upper West Side now has a make-your own chocolate … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERSON HIT AND KILLED AT 72ND STREET SUBWAY STATION

A person was hit and killed by an uptown 2 or 3 train at the 72nd street station on Thursday around 1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

OLDER ARTICLES >>