54TH NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL OPENS WITH SEARING PORTRAIT OF AMERICAN PRISONS

German screwball comedy, the story of refugees in Lampedusa, and a South Korean rom-com with a mysterious twist. There‚Äôs a … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOLD THE PASTRAMI: CARNEGIE DELI IS CLOSING!

No, the Carnegie Deli not technically on the Upper West Side, but it's close enough that you can smell the pastrami. And the i … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE RELEASE PHOTO OF SUSPECT IN BRASS-KNUCKLES SUBWAY ROBBERY

Police released the name and photo of one of the men wanted for a vicious robbery last week at the Columbus Circle station … Read the rest of this entry >>

EXCITING DEALS THIS WEEK AT THE 4 LOCAL GRISTEDES LOCATIONS (SPONSORED)

Check out the specials this week at Gristedes, which has four Upper West Side locat … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUNCIL MEMBER ROSENTHAL SAYS CITY MUST EXPLAIN WHY DIVERSITY IS ‘WORTH GETTING’ IN SCHOOL REZONING

City Council member Helen Rosenthal chided the Department of Education on Wednesday night for not explaining more … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE COLORFUL UPPER WEST SIDERS OF THE 1980’S

Stephen Harmon has so many wonderful photos of Upper West Siders that he took in the 80's (and other decades). He's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CREPES & DELICES, ESPRESSO MATTO, GRAND METRO HOUSEWARES, SUGAR FACTORY

Some sudden business closures have Upper West Siders scratching their heads, as some new spots get set to … Read the rest of this entry >>

21 WEST END WELCOMES YOU FOR 1ST ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL (SPONSORED)

21 West End offers a sophisticated oasis that marries many elements of chic hotel life with high-rise luxury living. With polished d … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEXT ROUND OF PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING STARTS; VOTE ON HOW TO SPEND $1 MILLION

Local council members are looking for ideas for spending $1 million in the neighborhood. The latest round of "Participatory Budgeting" has b … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY REVEALS ‘OPTION C’ FOR SCHOOL REZONING; LINCOLN TOWERS REMAINS SPLIT

A new third option for rezoning Upper West Side elementary schools was revealed on Wednesday and it will undoubtedly … Read the rest of this entry >>

DISCOVER A LIFE WELL-LIVED AT AURUM CONDOMINIUMS (SPONSORED)

Ideally situated in the heart of vibrant and storied Harlem, Aurum is a harmonious synthesis of thoughtful design, refined amenities … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW PLAYGROUND HAS TURF FIELD, WATER SPRAYERS, INVENTIVE EQUIPMENT

The Parks Department cut the ribbon on a new playground and turf field on 60th Street between West End and Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

A NOBEL UPPER WEST SIDE MONUMENT GETS SOME NEW NAMES

The names of the 2015 Nobel Prizewinners were just inscribed on the Nobel Monument in Theodore Roosevelt Park ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

CURIOUS ABOUT MONTESSORI? (SPONSORED)

Come join us at Metropolitan Montessori School! You and your child (2-4 years old) are invited to a playdate i … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPTICK IN BURGLARIES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN 20TH PRECINCT; OTHER CRIMES FALLING

The 20th precinct (59th to 86th Street) held its monthly community council meeting on Monday night, and reviewed recent crime s … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIDAY: ATTEND THE SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL CULTURE’S FREE AWARDS CEREMONY AND DISCUSSION FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD (SPONSORED)

At a special event on Friday, the New York Society for Ethical Culture is presenting Planned Parenthood the Ethical Humanist Awa … Read the rest of this entry >>

DETAILS REVEALED ABOUT UPPER WEST SIDE’S SOON-TO-BE TALLEST BUILDING; A ‘TWEEN LOUNGE’?

Permits filed this week reveal new details about the 51-story condo tower that's set to be built at 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: LAVA KITCHEN, ASTRO WEST, DUANE READE, CEDRA PHARMACY, NEW YORK LOOK

New Chinese food and much more in this edition of Upper West Side openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

WITH COLE PORTER’S HELP, AN IMMIGRANT VOWS TO MAKE IT HERE

Two years ago, at the age of 23, Chun Ying Chiang traveled from Taiwan to New York City to study musical theat … Read the rest of this entry >>

GASTRONOMIE IS READY TO PREPARE YOUR HIGH HOLIDAY MEALS! (SPONSORED)

Let Gastronomie 491 do the work while you take the credit! Our home-style Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur catering menu pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

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