‘A LIVING ROOM FOR THE GAY COMMUNITY’ CLOSES (PHOTO GALLERY)

Candle Bar, the gay bar at 309 Amsterdam Avenue between 74th and 75th streets, closed on Monday night and dozens of people came out for the sen … Read the rest of this entry >>

EVEN KEVIN BACON WANTS TO FIND LOST UWS DOG ‘MOLLY’

Movie star and Upper West Sider Kevin Bacon has joined the hunt for Molly, the dog that bolted from her owners last Wednesd … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN IN BLACK SUV TRIED TO LURE PS 87 STUDENTS WITH CANDY: SCHOOL OFFICIAL

An assistant principal at PS 87 sent a notice to parents on Tuesday warning them that a man had attempted to lure two children … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCALS REMEMBER SLAIN STORE WORKER BUBACARR CAMARA, AS SUSPECTS REMAIN AT LARGE

BNC Merchandise, the store where Bubacarr Camara was killed last week is now the site of a growing memorial with flowers, notes and even a coconut. Camara, a 26-yea … Read the rest of this entry >>

LARGE UWS HISTORIC DISTRICT GETS REDRAWN AHEAD OF TUESDAY MEETING; PRESERVATIONISTS ARE LIVID

Looking down West End Avenue from 100th Street in November 1930. From NYC municipal archives. A new historic district that could change development rules for dozens of buildings on three avenues is set to be examined by the Landmarks Preservation [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: HOW 96TH STREET GOT ITS TREES

Now that almost all residential streets in Manhattan and many in other boroughs have trees lining the islands and streets, I realize it is fifty-two years since our effor … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG SPOOKED BY FIREWORKS IN RIVERSIDE PARK IS STILL LOST

A dog named Molly who was walking with her owners last Wednesday in Riverside Park around 83rd street got spooked by the fireworks that were sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAYOR TO BAN CARS IN CENTRAL PARK ABOVE 72ND STREET

Mayor de Blasio announced Thursday that the city will ban cars from traveling North of 72nd street in Central Park year-round. This will make the "park drives dedi … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE KAYAKING HAS STARTED BACK UP IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Free kayaking has started up again in Riverside Park around 72nd street on weekends from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. "Kayaks, paddles, lifejackets and … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE RELEASE IMAGES OF 3 SUSPECTS IN THURSDAY HOMICIDE

Police are looking for three men in connection with the death of Bubacarr Camera, the 26-year-old man found beaten to death in a store on 104th street and Amsterdam Avenue Thursday after … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL DARK: COMMUNITY BOARD 7 DISCUSSES SHADOWS CAST BY MEGA-TOWERS

The massive luxury apartment towers being built just South of Central Park continue to multiply, and Committee Board 7 is considering sending a message to policy-makers … Read the rest of this entry >>

A NEW BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS OF UWS CO-WORKING SPACE ‘THE YARD’ (SPONSORED)

The Yard, the co-working space that also has reasonably priced private offices at 67th street and Columbus Avenue, has a new benefit for members: free, unlimited digital access to The New York T … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROOKLYN MAN ARRESTED FOR RANDOMLY SAWING DOWN STREET TREES

Kester Jack, a 28-year-old Brooklynite, was arrested Thursday for sawing down three trees on West 94th street between West End Avenue and Riverside D … Read the rest of this entry >>

WORKER KILLED IN ATTACK AT AMSTERDAM AVENUE STORE

A man in his 20's was pronounced dead this afternoon after being found with "blunt force trauma" to his head around 2 p.m. at a s … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD WEDNESDAY: WHEN DID WE GET SO UPTIGHT ABOUT DOGS?

Not everyone likes dogs. And yes, there seems to be an inordinate amount of dog poop left on the ground on the Upper West Side. We get that, and it s … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MACCHINA, CITYPIE, BROTHER JIMMY’S, WEST END HALL, MORE

There's lots of restaurant news to report in this edition of Upper West Side openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS LANDLORD SECRETLY VIDEOTAPED FEMALE TENANTS IN THEIR APARTMENTS: PROSECUTORS

Upper West Side landlord Eli Kadoch was charged with 67 counts of unlawful surveillance after prosecutors say they found evidence he had secretly videotaped two women l … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW MOVIE TELLS STORY OF UWS HEROIN ADDICTS, INCLUDING MAN WHO JUST DIED IN CENTRAL PARK

More than 40 years ago, the movie Panic in Needle Park highlighted the heroin epidemic on the Upper West Side. Those days seem to be long gone, but a new … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL WINS APPROVAL TO CONDO-IZE

A Catholic School on 87th street and West End Avenue has won approval from the Landmarks Commission to convert into a new apartment buil … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROTHER JIMMY’S CLOSES SUDDENLY

Brother Jimmy's, the bar and restaurant on Amsterdam between 80th and 81st streets, closed suddenly on Sunday. The bar was expect … Read the rest of this entry >>

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