6 FREE APRIL EVENTS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Here are some free local events to mark down on your calendar for April. Go, mark them down … Read the rest of this entry >>

FEDS ANNOUNCE GUILTY PLEA IN MURDER OF UWS SHOPKEEPER

The U.S. Attorney's office announced on Wednesday that one of the men arrested for killing an Upper West Side shopkeeper last June has pleaded gu … Read the rest of this entry >>

THERE MAY BE A SECURITY PROBLEM AT THE UWS APPLE STORE

We reported on two iPhone thefts at the Upper West Side Apple store this year that appear to have exposed a pretty massive sec … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: OLLIE’S, ZURUTTO RAMEN, BLUEMERCURY SPA

A new Ollie's just opened, and a ramen spot and are on its … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME BLOTTER: STICKY FINGERS AT THE SUBWAY SHOP

Thieves continue to target the iPhone 6, as police reported another grand larceny involving an Apple phone. A 22 year old man … Read the rest of this entry >>

HILLARY AND BERNIE SURROGATES TO FACE OFF THURSDAY

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders may or may not debate each other on the Upper West Side in advance of the New York prima … Read the rest of this entry >>

VERDI SQUARE CANDY KIOSK BEING REPLACED BY NEW CAFE?

West Side Rag reader Michelle Effron spotted workers placing coffee machines and refrigerators inside a kiosk on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER SRO BUILDING SET TO BECOME MARKET-RATE

Single room occupancy buildings, a staple of Upper West Side affordable housing for decades, are disappearing fast. The latest to file pla … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING: LOCALS CAN VOTE THIS WEEK ON MILLIONS IN FUNDING

City Council members Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine, who represent different sections of the Upper West Side, are holding mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A TRUMP ‘TOMBSTONE’, SYNAGOGUE’S CONSTRUCTION DELAYS, HONSCHAR’S TRAVAILS

March 28, 2016 Weather: Rainy, with a high of 56 degrees. Wind and hazardous weather advisories in ef … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE MAN GOES MISSING (UPDATE: FOUND)

The police are looking for an Upper West Side man who went missing on Saturday at 1 a.m. A Silver Alert has been issued for Manfred Scharfstei … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE SINKHOLE THAT ATE 96TH STREET

Workers have been digging up 96th street between Broadway and West End Avenue for much of Sunday; when wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

19-YEAR-OLD MAN SLASHED OUTSIDE 96TH STREET SUBWAY STATION

A 19-year-old man was slashed in the head, hand and back shortly after midnight Saturday on the pedestrian walkway outside the 96th s … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXHIBITION CAPTURES THE SPECIAL FUNK OF CENTRAL PARK

Many artists have used Central Park as a subject or muse in their paintings and drawings. But few have attempted to capture the park's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION SUPPORTS CONTROVERSIAL NURSING HOME PROJECT

The de Blasio administration is throwing its support behind a controversial nursing home project on 97th street against the objections of neig … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UWS’S PREMIER PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO IS NOW MAKING HOME VISITS! (SPONSORED)

Over the past 7 years, Momentum Fitness has established itself in the neighborhood as one of the premier health and fitness companies on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

TAKING A BREAK FROM COMMENTS

We've been getting an increasing number of complaints from people about the tone of the com … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME BLOTTER: A $44,000 HEIST FROM THE APPLE STORE, AND MORE

Among the recent crimes reported in the 20th precinct was a whopper of a theft from the Apple s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROPOSAL TO SPLIT UWS BUS LINE COULD SPEED TRANSIT, BUT SOME SEE LONG WAITS AHEAD

A proposal to split the M5 bus route, which runs through the Upper West Side could speed bus trips, but it has some residents conc … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOTEL BELLECLAIRE PLANS TO RESTORE BROADWAY FACADE TO CENTURY-OLD LOOK

The Hotel Belleclaire on the corner of 77th street and Broadway won approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission to red … Read the rest of this entry >>

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