TWO CAFES CLOSE TEMPORARILY, PEOPLE BRIEFLY FREAK OUT

We received several notices from panicky readers on Thursday that Filicori Zecchini, the cafe on 95th street and Broadway, had suddenly closed, … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUNCILMAN: OPENING CLOSED SUBWAY ENTRANCES COULD RELIEVE CROWDING

Councilman Mark Levine wants the MTA to consider reopening some of the closed exits at stations in the city, including several on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE THAN 20 WAYS TO HELP PEOPLE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

The Columbus-Amsterdam Business Improvement District has put together a large list of local social service agencies, churches and other nonprofits that could use some help … Read the rest of this entry >>

SKATEBOARDERS CHASTISED FOR HOGGING AND DAMAGING FREDERICK DOUGLASS PARK; LOCALS WANT REDESIGN

After nearly 25 years of design and development, sparing no expense, the Frederick Douglass Circle (FDC) was opened to the community in 2010 as a mon … Read the rest of this entry >>

GODDARD RIVERSIDE BOOK FAIR THIS WEEKEND TO HELP THE HOMELESS; BRAND NEW BOOKS ON 50% DISCOUNT (SPONSORED)

The Goddard Riverside Book Fair enters its third decade with a renewed sense of commitment to helping homeless people make the transition into permanent hous … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRIVER CONVICTED OF HOMICIDE AFTER HITTING UWS PEDESTRIAN

Roberto Mercado, whose SUV hit and killed Upper West Sider Jean Chambers on July 10, 2014 at 95th street and West End Avenue, was convicted last week of criminally negligent homic … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELP HUNGRY PEOPLE THROUGH THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S 1,000 TURKEY CHALLENGE

The 1,000 Turkey Challenge is back and the West Side Campaign Against Hunger needs your help to get those turkeys onto the Thanksgiving plates of needy pe … Read the rest of this entry >>

IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO NURSE AN UPPER WEST SIDER BACK TO HEALTH, OR WHY I LOVE MY BUILDING

In the middle of October, I was dropped out of an airplane onto the sidewalk on West 43rd Street. Or at least that's how it felt. The real … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD: A LOVELY LAST GLIMPSE OF FALL

Readers took some great photos of Central Park in its full glory. Check them out and then comment below on whatever's on your … Read the rest of this entry >>

MISSING BLACK HAVANESE DOG ‘ILLY’ (UPDATE: FOUND!)

We got this notice about a missing dog on Tuesday night. Hi! I lost my black Havanese dog named Illy this ev … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE NURSERY SCHOOL OF HABONIM: A CURRENT MOM’S VIEW (SPONSORED)

This morning when I left my son at nursery school, he was sitting at a table with several other three-year-olds in the midst of a leaf-art pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

BUILDING WHERE FALLING FACADE KILLED TODDLER WASN’T INSPECTED DESPITE WARNINGS, CITY SAYS

The Esplanade, the senior home on 74th street and West End Avenue where a toddler was hit and killed by a falling piece of the facade earlier this year, was not pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCIENTISTS AND ARCHITECTS SAY NEW MUSEUM BUILDING WILL BENEFIT COMMUNITY, SWALLOW MINIMAL PARKLAND

From architects to star scientists, the Museum of Natural History pulled out all the stops at a town hall meeting last week to impress the comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

BLOOMINGDALE’S TO OPEN THIS WEEKEND WITH ITS OWN FROZEN YOGURT SHOP

A new three-story Bloomingdale's Outlet is set to open on the corner of 72nd street and Broadway on Saturday, replacing the Urban Outfitters that c … Read the rest of this entry >>

DEMOCRATIC CLUB LAUNCHES EFFORT TO STOP MEGATOWER AT SYNAGOGUE SITE

A Democratic club is exploring ways to oppose the construction of a tower that would be the largest on the Upper West Side. A developer is pla … Read the rest of this entry >>

A TRIBUTE TO FRANCE AT THE MET: ‘OUR HEARTS FULL, TEARS STREAMING DOWN OUR CHEEKS’

By Karen Krett Saturday, in the wake of Friday’s terror in Paris, I attended the Metropolitan Opera. It was to have been a lovely cultural event, to be s … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘TALKING ALTERNATIVES’ MEDIATORS CAN WALK YOU THROUGH DIFFICULT FAMILY CONFLICTS (SPONSORED)

Susan used to love the holidays. She took over holiday dinners after her Mom decided it was just too much work. Unfortunatel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: APTHORP SUICIDE, GIFT BOX, AMY SCHUMER’S APARTMENT

November 16, 2015 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 66 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PS 199 LEADERS FIGHT SCHOOL ‘PAIRING’ PROPOSAL AS REZONING TALKS CONTINUE; MEETING MONDAY

The most recent minutes from the school board's rezoning meetings have been released and they show mixed support for proposals to split the sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

A COLORFUL TRIBUTE TO PARIS AT BOOK CULTURE

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Paris on Friday, Book Culture set up a large coloring pad with images of Paris in front of its store on Col … Read the rest of this entry >>

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