July 25, 2016 Weather: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and high of 95 degrees.
Riverside Park hosts a free screening of 70’s classic Dog Day Afternoon.. That and many more events are on our calendar.
Restaurant Week begins today, and there are 23 restaurants offering deals in the neighborhood. Check them out here! The “week” runs from July 25-August 19.
The Material Girl is not getting along with her co-op. “Members of Madonna’s ritzy Upper West Side co-op want a Manhattan judge to force the Material Girl to play by the rules. The aging pop star sued the board of the Harperley Hall co-op at West 64th Street and Central Park West in April for trying to enforce a rule that requires her to be “in residence” at the $7.3 million pad when any members of her family or staff are staying there.”
The Orbach Group, which has drawn criticism from tenant advocates, bought another local building on Manhattan Avenue between 102nd and 103rd Streets. “The New Jersey-based multifamily investment firm bought the building at 50 Manhattan Avenue from the Wick Holding Corp. for $25.8 million, according to property records filed with the city Wednesday…Tenant advocates last year accused Orbach of installing metal gates outside one of its Upper West Side buildings and hiring a private investigator as a way to harass renters.”
A tour bus crashed on 5th Avenue just off of Central Park on Thursday, injuring 13 people. “Police said the GO New York Tours bus was going south on Fifth Ave. and the driver told them he was trying to avoid a taxi he claimed cut him off. The bus then mounted the curb and hit a tree.”