TENANTS AT REAR OF NEW LUXURY RENTAL BUILDING DISTURBED BY RAW CONCRETE VIEW

The new rental building at 170 Amsterdam Avenue (68th street), which stands out for its unique exoskeleton structure, is rapidly wearing ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: HOW UPPER WEST SIDE COFFEE DRINKERS TOOK DOWN TAMMANY HALL

By 1961, Carmine DeSapio had been the boss of Tammany Hall for twelve long years, and the public had enough of his cronyism and patron … Read the rest of this entry >>

SKEPTICAL UPPER WEST SIDERS GRILL CITY PLANNERS ABOUT MAYOR’S HOUSING INITIATIVES

City planners explained their proposals to change zoning and affordable housing rules at a standing-room-only Community Board 7 meeting Wednesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE INVESTIGATING 2 GUNPOINT ROBBERIES

By Jessica Brockington Police are investigating two separate gunpoint muggings last week, 20 blocks and 24 hours apart. Captain Marlon Lar … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE COMMUNITY COUNCIL ROUNDUP: BIKE COMPLAINTS, DOUBLE-PARKING, CRIME STATS AND MORE

By Jessica Brockington Regulating car and bicycle traffic was a lively topic at the 24th Precinct Community Council meeting Wednesday night, as the community … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEAD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL TAKES VIEWERS AROUND THE WORLD

By Nancy Novick The Margaret Mead Festival kicked off its 39th year this Thursday with a screening of “Circus Without Borders”, directed by Susan … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: WOLLMAN RINK IN THE 60’S

Wollman Rink (sorry, TRUMP Wollman Rink) opens this weekend and we've got a special treat for Throwback Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: FREE HOUSING WORKSHOPS AT FORDHAM

Fordham is hosting a series of free housing workshops on Saturday, Oct. 31 that will teach participants about affordable housing, senior benefits, NYCHA p … Read the rest of this entry >>

REPORT OF SHOTS FIRED NEAR 64TH AND WEST END (UPDATED)

Police blocked off 64th street after a report of shots fired near West End Avenue around 12:40 p.m. Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

PIZZA RAT’S GOT NUTHIN’ ON CENTRAL PARK’S PIZZA RACCOON

Pizza Raccoon was spotted this week by Anya Schiffrin at the Conservancy Garden in Central Park. The enterprising mammal fished a slice out o … Read the rest of this entry >>

THURSDAY: COMMUNITY MEETING ABOUT ‘FAKE COPS’ HARASSING TENANTS

A wide array of organizations is set to meet on Thursday night to hear from residents at 50 West 93rd street who say they were harasse … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD: PUMPKINS GALORE

Please feel free to leave comments and questions about the neighborhood b … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE PAINT PLACE OFFERS GROUP PAINTING AND WINE-SIPPING IN A FUN ATMOSPHERE (SPONSORED)

Catering to the art-enthusiastic population of New York, The Paint Place is New York City’s premier Paint and Sip studio. Gathering art l … Read the rest of this entry >>

IS THAT BERNIE SANDERS EATING ALONE AT A COMBINATION NATHAN’S/PIZZA HUT?

Upper West Sider Tsadik Kaplan says he had a run-in Wednesday evening with the man who may well be the next president of these United St … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW UWS BLOOMINGDALE’S OUTLET RELEASES OPENING TIMELINE, LOOKS FOR ‘LOSS PREVENTION DETECTIVE’

A new Bloomingdale's outlet is set to open soon in the former home of Urban Outfitters on the corner of 72nd street and Broadway. The company … Read the rest of this entry >>

HALLOWEEN EVENTS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

There are several upcoming local events -- including some new ones -- to celebrate Halloween. So put on your Donald Trump costume and get out t … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS PRESERVATIONISTS RAISE ALARM ABOUT MAYOR’S REZONING PLAN; COULD RAISE HEIGHTS BY 20-40 FEET

A zoning plan that the city says is designed to encourage development of affordable housing and apartments for seniors is raising a … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPIKE IN VACANCIES INDICATES THE RENT IS TOO DAMN HIGH ON COLUMBUS AVENUE

Rents are too damn high everywhere, and it looks like high asking rents are contributing to a slew of retail vacancies on Columbus Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST SIDE RAG IS LOOKING FOR WRITERS

There are so many intriguing stories on the Upper West Side right now, and too few people to write them. So we're looking for writer … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: COLUMBUS FLAME, ORGANIC AVENUE, THEORY, JOONEECHEES, WINE4EVER

Learn about a hibachi restaurant, a new gift store and many more Upper West Side openings and closings b … Read the rest of this entry >>

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