OVER A CENTURY OF RETAIL HISTORY ON ONE HALF-DEMOLISHED BLOCK

The East side of Broadway between 79th and 80th street has gone through many transformations over the years, but it's always been a bustling retail thorough … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE RELEASE IMAGES OF TACO-TRUCK ROBBERY SUSPECT

The Super Tacos truck on 96th street and Broadway was robbed last week, and police have released images of the man they think committed the cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS: YOGURT & CANDY WORLD, PARTY CITY, BOX KITE

Stores selling sweets, party supplies and coffee have recently opened or will be coming to the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

MOMENTUM FITNESS HELPS YOU ACHIEVE YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK (SPONSORED)

With the New Year upon us, it is very easy to get lost in all the various different fitness trends and fads out there. Don’t panic, the UWS’s Momentum Fitness has you cove … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW WEBSITE DETAILS CONTROVERSIAL 8-STORY WEST END AVENUE ADDITION

Newly released renderings show the eight-story luxury addition that developers want to build on top of an existing six-story rental building at 711 West End Avenue at 95th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

MYSTERIOUS TIRE-SLASHINGS, A BURGLARY SPIKE AND OTHER RECENT UWS CRIME NEWS

By Krista Carter Several Upper West Siders who parked their cars on Amsterdam Avenue between 107th to 110th streets awoke on Wednesday to find their tires had been slas … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDERS SOUND OFF ON PROPOSED PLASTIC BAG TAX

By Matthew Friedman The New York City Council is considering a bill that would impose a 10-cent tax on all plastic bags used by cust … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE NEW JERSEY BLAZE VISIBLE FROM UWS (PHOTOS)

This isn't an Upper West Side story per se, but several locals had their eyes glued to a massive fire raging on the other side of the Hudson R … Read the rest of this entry >>

GUNSHOTS, STABBING ON WEST 93RD STREET (UPDATED)

An altercation on 93rd street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues erupted in gunshots and an apparent stabbing at around 6:30 on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

WORKER DIES AFTER FALLING DOWN ELEVATOR SHAFT ON 70TH

A 61-year-old construction worker died after falling down an elevator shaft at a townhouse under construction at 130 West 70th s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROBING THE EXOSKELETON ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

As construction workers put the finishing touches on the new building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street), we've been wondering why ex … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAVE UPPER WEST SIDE RENTS GONE FLAT?

A rental report from December confirmed a trend we've been seeing for a few months -- rents on the Upper West Side appear to be leveling off. Rent … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE AMAZING VIEWS FROM HIS WINDOWS

Photographer extraordinaire Scott Matthews has taken some stunning pictures this year from his apartment on 106th street and Broad … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS TEACHES YOU HOW TO SLOW DOWN THE AGING PROCESS TO A CRAWL (SPONSORED)

When many older adults go to the gym, they lift weights, sit on a stationary bike, or walk on a treadmill. This kind of exercise is much better than nothing … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEADLINE APPROACHING TO JOIN COMMUNITY BOARD 7

Community boards get the first crack at reviewing some of the neighborhood's most important issues, from development to pedestrian safety to public s … Read the rest of this entry >>

TACO-TRUCK CREEP STEALS CASH, FAKE DIAMOND EARRINGS

A man with a handgun robbed a taco truck on 96th street and Broadway early on Thursday morning, stealing $120 in cash and the earrings of one of the wor … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: JULIE VALENTIN

Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the 18th install … Read the rest of this entry >>

HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTOS DOCUMENT SELMA-TO-MONTGOMERY MARCH

By Nancy Novick The New York Historical Society is marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights March from Selma-to-Montgomery with an exhibit of p … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CHICOJULIO, NEW LOI LOCATION, SERAFINA, PURE BARRE, SUSHI AND STEAK

Several new restaurants have recently opened on the Upper West Side, as a Mexican spot that opened just six months ago, has already closed its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMEDY EVENT FOR CHARLIE HEBDO FAMILIES; BOOK CULTURE DECLARES SOLIDARITY

Book Culture on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd streets hung a sign in its window last week declaring solidarity with the artists and journa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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