UWS NEIGHBORS RALLY TO PAY FOR FUNERAL OF NICHOLAS FIGUEROA

Nicholas Figueroa, who died in the East Village explosion last week, grew up and went to school on the Upper West Side, and his father still … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE BEIT RABBAN DAY SCHOOL OFFERS CHILDREN A NURTURING HOME FOR EXPLORATION (SPONSORED)

The joyful noise of young children laughing as they stir ingredients into the batter for a classmate’s birthday cake. The sweet sound of their v … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS TRUCK DRIVER IGNORED SIGNS IN CENTRAL PARK AND HAD A BAD BAD DAY

A truck delivering electronics got stuck under an underpass on the 65th street transverse in Central Park on Monday afternoon, scra … Read the rest of this entry >>

2015 UPPER WEST SIDE STREET FAIR SCHEDULE

If you're like me, you're running out of tube stocks and are thus excited for the new street fair season, which debuts next month on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL IS POPULAR; BUT TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS MAY BE MORE POPULAR

Success Academy Upper West Side, the charter elementary school on West 84th street, touted statistics last … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS CAN TEACH YOU HOW TO MAKE WARMING UP USEFUL AND FUN (SPONSORED)

For most fitness enthusiasts the days of performing a couple of stretches or riding a bike to warm–up before exercise might be on the verge of becoming obso … Read the rest of this entry >>

ATTEMPTED POODLE-NAPPING REPORTED OUTSIDE MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS CAFE

Caroline Gates reported an attempted dog-napping outside a popular Morningside Heights cafe last week. The cafe asked her not to mention its name. Her story is b … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: PERUVIAN CONNECTION, SWEETGREEN, RADIO SHACK, MORE

New health-food is coming to the Upper West Side as a furniture store and other shops c … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: A FIELD GUIDE TO RESEARCHING THE HISTORY OF NYC BUILDINGS

Are you curious about the history of your building, your church, your synagogue, your kids’ school? Or maybe that interesting­looking building down the b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN MISSING IN EAST VILLAGE DISASTER HAS UPPER WEST SIDE ROOTS

Nicholas Figueroa, one of two men who were still missing on Friday following an explosion in the East Village Thursday, went to public school on the Upper West Side, accor … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILLY, CATCHY ‘UPTOWN PASSOVER’ VIDEO FILMED ON THE UWS

Passover is coming next week, and a capella group Six13 has taken to the streets of the Upper West Side to film a music video to get everyone excited for the holiday. The video, called Uptown Pas … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN HIT BY DOUBLE-DECKER BUS ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE

A woman was hit by a double-decker tour bus Thursday morning as she walked across 135th street at Riverside Drive in an area that the city wants to reconfigure to make it safer for pedestr … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARENTS SUE TO STOP NURSING HOME CONSTRUCTION ON 97TH STREET

Parents at PS 163 have filed a lawsuit to stop the construction of a 20-story nursing home next to the elementary school. Jewish Home Lifecare has rec … Read the rest of this entry >>

HARRY’S BURRITOS SPOT TO BECOME CLOTHING STORE

Upscale French fashion is about to replace a longtime burrito joint on the corner of Columbus Avenue and 71st street. Harry's Burritos, … Read the rest of this entry >>

SIX INJURED AFTER TAXI PLOWS INTO PEDESTRIANS ON BROADWAY

Two drivers and four pedestrians were injured after a taxi collision sent a cab hurtling into pedestrians on 63rd street and Broadway Wednesday aftern … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY INVESTIGATES AFTER 50-YEAR-OLD TREE STRIPPED OF ITS BARK

Someone stripped the bark off of a tree on the East side of West End Avenue at 103rd street, and neighbors and city officials are now seeking an explana … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UNIVERSE REALLY DOES REVOLVE AROUND THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Scott Matthews took the photos above and below, using multiple exposures to trace the paths of airplanes into and out of LaGuardia Airport, and the t … Read the rest of this entry >>

ADULTS SCREAMED AT JOYRIDING KIDS: ‘DON’T DO IT! YOU’RE GONNA DIE!’

We got some more info from witnesses about those kids who were riding on the back of an uptown express train on Monday. Sean Futterman snapped the pi … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESIDENTS CHALLENGE TRINITY EXPANSION IN COURT

Neighbors of the Trinity School have filed a petition in state court attempting to stop the school on 91st street from embarking on a construction pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHILD HIT BY VEHICLE ON 77TH AND COLUMBUS

A 13-year-old walking a bicycle was hit by a vehicle on 77th street and Columbus Avenue around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

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