DATE SET FOR CITIBIKE MEETING TO DISCUSS SITES

The first meeting revealing where the city thinks CitiBikes will be installed on the Upper West Side is coming up, so mark your calendars now. The Community Board 7 Transportation Comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

FEAR NOT! PIZZA TO BE REPLACED BY MORE PIZZA

Pizza La Grolla on Amsterdam between 79th and 80th street may have closed its door a few weeks ago, but already a new pizza o … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELP THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC REKINDLE 50 YEARS OF MEMORIES

The New York Philharmonic is celebrating its 50th anniversary of playing concerts in Central Park and they're trying to crowd-source mem … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: NUT BOX, BESTALL, FRESCO TORTILLAS, THE RIBBON, MORE

Check out some recent Upper West Side openings and closings b … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: BALCONY WEATHER

It's Open Thread Wednesday, your chance to discuss an issue or ask a question in the comments. Here's a random thought that perhaps someone would like to address: Why don't … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL TO OPEN IN NEW RETAIL DEVELOPMENT ON COLUMBUS

Manhattan Children’s Center, a school for children with autism, is set to open at 100 West 93rd street, the new retail development at the bottom of The Leader House, a … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: SPRING ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

We've been getting tons of great Spring photos from readers and we're happy to share them be … Read the rest of this entry >>

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY, BUS COUNTDOWN CLOCKS & MORE WIN FUNDING AFTER LOCALS VOTE

The West Side Campaign Against Hunger will get $250,000 to pay for a mobile food pantry after receiving the most votes in Council member Helen Rosenthal's participatory budgeting contest. In all, four project … Read the rest of this entry >>

CNN REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE ARRIVAL OF SPRING

Yes, it was a long winter, but we've put all of that behind us as the temperatures have risen -- well, most of us have. For … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEENS ON BIKES ATTEMPT TO MUG JOGGER IN CENTRAL PARK

A jogger was surrounded by a group of nine teens and pre-teens in Central Park this weekend, who tried unsuccessfully to steal his iPhone, according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITIBIKE TO ROLL OUT ON UWS IN SECTIONS, STARTING AS EARLY AS AUGUST

CitiBike could start rolling out stations on the Upper West Side from 59th to 86th street as soon as August, a representative for the Department of Transportation said Monday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE LOOK TO COMBAT RISE IN MANHATTAN VALLEY SHOOTINGS; MORE ON SUNDAY VIOLENCE

After three shootings in Manhattan Valley this year, versus two for all of last year, police plan to focus special attention on the area, says Captain Marlon Larin, the 24th precinct's commanding off … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY TO RENOVATE OLD FIELD HOUSE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

By Virginia Valerio The city plans to renovate a field house in Riverside Park at 102nd street to make it available for comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENGAGE EMPOWERS VOLUNTEERS IN THEIR 50s, 60s & BEYOND TO GIVE BACK (SPONSORED)

These days, 60 is the new 40, and UJA-Federation of New York's Engage Jewish Service Corps at JCC Manhattan is empowering volunteers in their 50s, 60s, and b … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN SHOT IN BROAD DAYLIGHT ON 109TH STREET

A 23-year-old man was shot in the leg around 2 p.m. on Sunday outside 110 West 109th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Aven … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE RENTS ARE BACK ON THE UPSWING; CHECK OUT THE AVERAGES

After a few months of treading water, Upper West Side rents have resumed their interminable climb, with March rents rising by an average of 3.4% over Feb … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO TOP TOURIST SPOTS TO BE SHROUDED THIS SUMMER

What will all the tourists take pictures of? Two of the top photo ops in the neighborhood are under wraps and could be for several mon … Read the rest of this entry >>

RUNAWAY UWS COYOTE APPEARS TO HAVE SPIDEY-SENSE, NINJA SKILLS

The Upper West Side's very own coyote has traipsed up and down Riverside Drive for three days now even as dozens of police officers on foot, in veh … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: CHILDHOOD IN THE 70’S

John Stone sent in the photos above and below of himself and his brother David playing in the Upper West Side in the early 1970's. The top photo … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL BAR OPENS SIDEWALK CAFE, EXPOSING CHILDREN TO ‘ONLINE DATERS’

Riposo 72, a bar on 72nd street just East of Columbus Avenue, has opened a sidewalk cafe over the objection of some local residents who feared … Read the rest of this entry >>

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