SATURDAY: INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY, COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND CELEBRATION

Celebrate independent bookstores and toast a local playground on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMPANY BEGINS TURNING ON FREE WI-FI AND CALLING STATIONS ON UWS

A city project to replace phone booths with wi-fi hotspots where people can make free calls and charge their devices has moved to the next step: they'r … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: GLORIOUS SWINE PRANCES DOWN 69TH STREET

Gwen Solomon happened upon a magnificent beast on 69th street between Broadway and Amsterdam on Thursday around 11:30 … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE WISE TOWERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, AND THEIR DEFACED HORSES

Jeff French Segall snapped these photos of the Wise Towers housing project, a NYCHA development, as they were going up in the early 60’s. The development is between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues between 90th and 91st street and consists of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

RECOUNT! SCIENTISTS NOW SAY JANUARY SNOWFALL WAS DEEPEST EVER

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration now says that the snowfall that lasted from January 22 to January 23 this year was the largest … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW BROADWAY BUILDING SET TO RISE 18 STORIES, APPLICATION SHOWS

The three-story building at 2251 Broadway on the Southwest corner of 81st street will be replaced by an 18-story condominium, according to a p … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNDAY: A GREAT CONDUCTOR OPENS UP ABOUT HIS INSPIRATIONS (SPONSORED)

Bard Graduate Center on 86th street is hosting a special conversation this Sunday with a groundbreaking conductor. Esa-Pekka Salonen, acclaimed Finnish conducto … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: NEW STARBUCKS, ORWASHER’S, NY BRAT FACTORY, KIRSH KITCHEN, MILKSHAKE RUMOR

Bakeries, brats, milkshakes and coffee are all featured in this latest edition of Upper West Side openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS: BUILDING LOWER BODY STRENGTH WHEN YOU’RE OVER THE AGE OF 50! (SPONSORED)

After the age of 50, adults typically lose about 1% of their leg strength and 0.5% of their bone mineral density every year. If this doesn’t sound se … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPEN THREAD: AN AMAZING DISPLAY

Loren Gerson sent in the photos above and below from the Tulip Festival on 89th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues. Feel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN VIOLENTLY ROBBED ON WEST END AVENUE; POLICE LOOKING FOR 5 SUSPECTS

A 27-year-old woman walking on West End Avenue near 74th street was knocked down and robbed by a group of muggers at around 11:10 p.m. on Saturday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL TECH UPGRADES, STREET TREES WIN GRANTS AFTER CITIZEN VOTE

Council member Mark Levine announced the winners of participatory budgeting in his council district, which includes a section of the Upper West Side, m … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAJOR CHANGES COMING TO RIVERSIDE PARK SOUTH OVER NEXT TWO YEARS

The city plans to bring new bike paths, fields, bathrooms, picnic tables and basketball courts to Riverside Park South by 2018 as it completes the … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: LONGTIME PASTOR PASSES AWAY, HAMILTON TICKET SCAM, CHEF SUED

April 25, 2016 Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high of 69 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: ZURUTTO, ANEL CLEANERS, D’AGOSTINO, JOIE, T2, LA QUINTA

Another longtime cleaners closes its doors as dozens line up to taste new ramen. Check out recent Upper West Side openings and closings b … Read the rest of this entry >>

STRONG EARLY REVIEWS FOR TURNSTYLE, OFFERING FOOD AND MORE UNDER COLUMBUS CIRCLE

A nondescript tunnel linking 57th Street to the 59th Street Columbus Circle subway stations has been gorgeously transformed into a little s … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEN SWIPE ELECTRONICS AND $3,400 IN CASH DURING GUNPOINT ROBBERY IN BUILDING VESTIBULE: POLICE

Police are looking for two men who they say pulled a gun on a man inside his building's vestibule on West 81st stre … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW HIBACHI RESTAURANT CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BEFORE IT’S EVEN OPEN

The New York City Health Department shuttered new restaurant Flame on 82nd street just off of Columbus Avenue while the hibachi … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN REPORTED MISSING FROM 105TH STREET

A 53-year-old woman named Lula Gray was reported missing from her residence on West 105th street near Manhattan Avenue on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAT FOUND ON AN 88TH STREET ROOFTOP; IS IT YOURS? (UPDATE: FOUND)

A reader found the cat pictured above on a rooftop on 88th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues on Saturday ni … Read the rest of this entry >>

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