UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: SPICE THAI, MONTMARTRE, GALLERY 52, GRAPE COLLECTIVE, 99 CENTS, MORE

We've got tons of Upper West Side openings and closings to report, from food to art, to clothes to waxing. Rea … 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, but it is still not very efficient, … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOLITION BALL EXPECTED TO SWING SOON ON 87TH STREET

The next stop on the Upper West Side demolition derby is expected to be 267-273 West 87th street, where developers Simon Baron Development and Quadrum Global have sig … Read the rest of this entry >>

DUMB KIDS RISK THEIR LIVES FOR A SUBWAY JOYRIDE

A reader took this photo of three young people hanging onto the back of an uptown express train pulling out of the 96th street station today around 6 p.m … Read the rest of this entry >>

BREWER PRESENTS PROPOSALS TO SAVE SMALL BUSINESSES ON UWS AND ELSEWHERE

By Anya Schiffrin Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer unveiled on Monday a new raft of proposals aimed at helping small businesses maintain their foothold on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEIGHBORS EYE PROPOSED BARNARD TOWER WARILY; MEETING SET FOR WEDNESDAY

Barnard is planning to knock down Lehman Hall, which holds its library and faculty offices, and replace it with … Read the rest of this entry >>

BAREBURGER FINALLY REVEALS OPENING DATE FOR ITS FIRST UWS LOCATION

This burger patty's been cooking awhile. It's been years -- literally years -- since we first heard that highly touted burger joint Bareb … Read the rest of this entry >>

KNIFE-WIELDING MUGGER PREYING ON UPPER WEST SIDERS: NYPD

Police say the woman depicted in the drawing above has threatened two women on Riverside Drive with a knife and demanded their m … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXHIBIT EXPLORES ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE JEWS

By Nancy Novick At the New York Historical Society’s new exhibit “Lincoln and the Jews,” even the most avid of Civil War history buffs may learn something new about our 16th presi … Read the rest of this entry >>

SIX ARRESTED AFTER MAN SHOT AND ASSAULTED OUTSIDE UPPER WEST SIDE GROCERY STORE

A man was shot several times outside a grocery store on 104th street and Columbus early Sunday morning shortly after 1 a.m., and six people have been arrested for assau … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: FIRST DAY OF SPRING

The classic signs of springtime: birds chirping. flowers blooming, girls in gingham dresses, bicycles with yellow baskets, 4 to 6 inches of sn … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘CUDDLERS’ SEEK OUT UPPER WEST SIDE CLIENTS

Need a cuddle? Who doesn't? A burgeoning industry has sprung up to offer for-profit cuddling, and they're now seeking out Upper West Side cli … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL BARMAN MAKES ‘BEST BARTENDER’ LIST

Time Out New York has put together a list of the 50 best bartenders in the city, and Drew Zechman at Burke & Wills made th … Read the rest of this entry >>

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PLAN TIED TO NEW COLLEGIATE SCHOOL CAUSING FITS

A private school's plan to pay for an affordable housing development in return for permits to build a new school is causing anger, and now confusion, among local lea … Read the rest of this entry >>

RITA’S TO CELEBRATE FIRST DAY OF SPRING WITH FREE ICES (IN A SNOWSTORM)

Rita's Italian Ices is giving away free ices on Friday to celebrate the first day of sp … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEXT STOP JOISEY: COUNCILMAN PROPOSES NEW HUDSON RIVER FERRY UPTOWN

Councilman Mark Levine wants to add at least one ferry stop on the Upper West Side -- preferably West Harlem -- that would take people to and from New Jersey and … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIRDBATH BAKERY TO OPEN IN FORMER CAFE SPACE; COULD SERVE BOOZE

Birdbath is opening its third location on the Upper West Side, in the former home of Arte Around the Corner, the cafe on Columbus Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

APARTMENTS IN THE EXOSKELETON BUILDING HIT THE MARKET

You'll have to pay up if you want to live in one of the most talked-about buildings on the Upper West Side. Apartments in the new Equity Residential building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street) hav … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: PARIS BAGUETTE, TANI, JUICE PRESS, THEORY

Hide from the cold winds of spring at a new cafe, and upcoming clothing and juice spots on the Upper West Side. Meanwhile, a shoe store is nearly on its way … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THESE 3 UPPER WEST SIDE ART/CULTURE EXHIBITIONS

The city's big museums are always launching ambitious exhibitions that get tons of press. But some smaller neighborhood venues are putting on ambitious shows too, and they're worth a v … Read the rest of this entry >>

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