DOROT Announces Life Planning Workshop — Elder Justice: What Savvy New Yorkers Need to Know + Why Almost Everyone Needs a Last Will and Testament

SPONSORED: On Wednesday, March 7, join DOROT for a Life Planning Workshop, offered in partnership with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG). Throu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Independent Film Houses Already Interested in Old Lincoln Plaza Space

Lincoln Plaza Cinemas at 62nd and Broadway closed at the end of January, and the owners told politicians at a recent meeting that they're al … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Wednesdays: JG Melon

SPONSORED: For those who have haven't heard, New York City's most iconic burger has arrived on the Upper West Side. In this week's episode of WestSide Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Revealed About Upcoming Restaurants, Including Jacob’s Pickles Spinoff

Several new Upper West Side restaurants will be serving dishes at the upcoming New Taste of the Upper West Side food festival, which is set for May 1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD’s 24th Precinct Looking for Feedback and Facebook ‘Likes’ as Neighborhood Policing Expands

It’s never been easier to add an Officer Friendly to your smartphone contacts and Facebook feed, 24th precinct residents learned at last week’s community council mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Journalist Studies His Boyhood Block, and Finds a Wild History

A little over a year and a half back, thanks to the W. 102nd & 103rd Streets Block Association blog, I received a message from New York Times journalist and e … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Draining Central Park Reservoir and Detouring Runners

If the reservoir in Central Park looks a little shallower than usual these days, it's no optical illusion. The city is draining eight … Read the rest of this entry >>

MTA ‘Must Halt All Plans’ For Subway Upgrades, Says Assembly Member

Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal says the MTA took a "negligent approach" to telling Upper West Siders that three subway sta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Measles Warning, A Familiar Jury, Superior Dogs

February 26, 2018 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 55 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Your Last Chance to See Amazing Balloons at the NYC Ballet

The NYC Ballet is giving the public a chance to see a fanciful balloon exhibition created by artist Jihan Zencirli. So come to the ballet d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Pokebab, Rite Aid, G-Free NYC, Luce, Perfect Polish

A poke restaurant and a new Italian spot are coming to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Arrests Suspect in UWS Homicide in Louisiana

Detectives from the 24th Precinct tracked homicide suspect Alexander Clement, 29, to Louisiana and arrested him there on February 8, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sorry W(h)iners, Some of You May be Disappointed by Trader Joe’s

With Trader Joe's just weeks away from opening its latest store on Columbus Avenue between 92nd and 93rd Streets, several readers have re … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Bard Graduate Center Hosting Two Very Special Events

SPONSORED: Bard Graduate Center is hosting two special events on Saturday, February 24 that will open your eyes to traditional crafts and historical obj … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhole Fires Knock Out Power to Two Buildings

Manhole fires on 104th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Wednesday night knocked out power to two buildings, impacting at least 70 apart … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: Perfect Weather to Walk Your Lizard

Wednesday's unseasonably warm weather led many Upper West Siders to wear short-sleeve shirts and take the family pet out for a nice … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teach Your Children Well: ‘Free Lemonade, Donations Gladly Accepted’

When Jeremy Zorek was five years old he wanted to open a lemonade stand on his corner, Columbus Avenue and 86th Street. His parents made him a … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurants Galore: Dovetail and Cibo e Vino Veterans Set to Open New Spots

Chefs and restaurateurs with strong pedigrees are planning new spots in the neighborhood, and they offered some early details at a recent mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Beloved Restaurant Turkuaz Now Has a New Location — And the Same Great Food!

SPONSORED: Turkish restaurant Turkuaz was a landmark on the Upper West Side for 18 years before it closed down this past summer. But there's good news for … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday: Community Board to Discuss Tall Apartment Towers

On Wednesday, Community Board 7 will be tackling a subject that has some Upper West Siders stressed out -- tall apartment to … Read the rest of this entry >>

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