CURIOUS PHOTOS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Readers have sent in some compelling photos in the past few … Read the rest of this entry >>

MANHATTANHENGE COMETH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT!

The phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge, where the sun lines up perfectly with the Manhattan street grid, is starting tonight. It will happen four t … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BAGEL BASKET, ROW HOUSE, AMITY HALL, BREADS BAKERY, MORE

From the sudden closure of Tim Gunn's bagel shop, to a new bar and an exciting new bakery, we've got lots of Upper West Side openings and closings to re … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO LOCAL FUNDRAISERS THIS WEEKEND FOR VICTIMS OF NEPAL QUAKES

Our friends at the nonprofit Goddard Riverside Community Center are trying to spread the word about two fundraisers this weekend for Nepal foll … Read the rest of this entry >>

INNOVATIVE NEW KIDS’ READING APP COMBINES SCREENTIME AND PHYSICAL PUZZLES (SPONSORED)

Physical and virtual worlds combine in a unique way with the launch of Storied Myth, a new subscription reading app for children ages 6 to 10. Parents … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOAT BASIN DOCK SMASHED BY HURRICANE SANDY WILL FINALLY BE REPAIRED; PICNIC TABLES COMING

It's been nearly three years since the 370-foot pier at the 79th street Marina was damaged during Hurricane Sandy, but the structure hasn't been repaired in that time. The "A-dock" was sm … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE SCHOOLS COULD BE REZONED; MEETING THURSDAY

The school district that includes the Upper West Side could be rezoned over the next year, as officials try to whittle down massive waiting lists at popular schools … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: FEEL THE BREEZE AT HUDSON BEACH

Have you been to Hudson Beach in Riverside Park this summer? The area in the park around 105th street has been bustling since the cafe there reop … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: BUDDHISTS BLESS 600 TURTLES ON ROOF OF UPPER WEST SIDE BUILDING

Buddhists chanted prayers to bless more than 600 baby turtles that were seized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation after a smuggler tried to tran … Read the rest of this entry >>

ALVIN AILEY PERFORMING EDGY AND EXCITING NEW DANCES AT LINCOLN CENTER: ‘A MASTERPIECE’ (SPONSORED)

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will return to Lincoln Center for a two-week, 15 performance engagement next m … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: TAVERN BEER GARDEN, WEST END HALL, VILLAGE POURHOUSE, MANY MORE

Two new places will let you drink outside, while one local bar has closed its doors. Read about that and many more openings and closings b … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE, STATUE OF CONTEMPLATIVE MAN — AND THE BUILDING BEHIND YOU

A contemplative man has sat stone-still in front of the American Bible Society at 61st street and Broadway for the past 8 years. Suddenly this week he was … Read the rest of this entry >>

VINTAGE BANJO STOLEN ON 89TH STREET

Local musician Robin Greenstein was unloading some luggage from her car on 89th street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway on Sunday around 9:10 p.m. when two … Read the rest of this entry >>

BICYCLIST HIT BY VAN DRIVER ON WEST END AVENUE

A bicyclist was hit by a van on West End Avenue and 71st street on Tuesday shortly before 2 p.m. and transported to St. Luke's Hospital. The woman who … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY SAYS IT WILL FIX HOLES, CRUMBLING STAIRS IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Holes and crumbling rocks have made the stairway in Riverside Park at 102nd street treacherous, and the parks department now says it will fix the is … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEMORIAL DAY AND FLEET WEEK PHOTOS

The Upper West Side hosts one of the largest Memorial Day ceremonies in the region at the Soldier's and Sailors Monument at 89th s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEDICAB TURNS OVER IN CENTRAL PARK

Emergency workers extricated a woman from the carriage of a pedicab inside Central Park around 96th street on Sunday, although it wasn't clear what caused the vehicle to … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL FIREHOUSE RAISING MONEY FOR SICK FIRE DOG ‘YOGI’

Yogi the fire dog has been a staple at Local 74, the firehouse at 120 West 83rd street, for a decade. You may have seen him at the firehouse or on the scene of an incident. Yog … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK RESERVOIR TRACK TO FULLY REOPEN NEXT WEEK

After a major restoration project, the Central Park Reservoir track will reopen next week with a ceremony and a ceremonial inaugural … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FASCINATING STORY BEHIND THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S CHALK ARTIST ‘HONSCHAR’

Hans Honschar, aka "Ace," is crouched over the pavement in front of Zen Medica on West 72nd street pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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