Teddy Roosevelt Park Lawns Opened to Public

Two lush green lawns around the Museum of Natural History that were closed to the public for years are now open for part of th … Read the rest of this entry >>

What’s It Like To Be Racially Profiled? Two Upper West Siders Speak Out

Recent news about racial profiling at various businesses including Starbucks inspired one lifelong Upper West Sider to contact West Sid … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: An Author Remembers the Roaches, the Muggers and the Milk Machine

At risk of sounding like the Ancient Mariner, I remember how Book Culture’s block looked when I moved to New York City in 1970 to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Over 50 And Want To Improve Your Tennis Game And Get Fit Too? Meet our Certified Tennis Pro and Fit Professional!

SPONSORED: If you’re over 50 and want to improve your tennis game and get fit for life, then we have a program for … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famed Kosher Restaurant and Other Spots Closed by Health Department

The city Department of Health forced Kosher restaurant Fine & Schapiro at 138 West 72nd Street to close on Wednesday. The resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cops Break Up Manhattanhenge Gathering Right At the (Im)perfect Moment

A group of sun-gawkers were blocking traffic on West 79th Street when the authorities decided to end the madness, forcing them to disperse … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday: Welcome Summer with Food, Music and Joan of Arc

The Joan of Arc Statue Committee and the Riverside Park Conservancy are holding a summer kickoff event at the statue on 93rd Street and Riverside Drive on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Posture Matters

SPONSORED: My husband is a Physical Therapist, and from the moment he began talking about posture and alignment, I became fascinated with “posturing … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattanhenge Set for Tuesday and Wednesday

All New Yorkers know that the earth (and probably even the sun) revolves around us, and this week the sun and the Manhattan street … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Man Dies in Apartment Fire, Bus Blaze, Tiny Pets, Coffee News

May 29, 2018 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 85 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Shot in Front of LaGuardia High School

Around 12:05 a.m. Monday at least eight shots rang out near Lincoln Center, several hitting a 25 year-old Hispanic man as he walked … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Several Generations Mark Memorial Day At Colorful and Emotional Ceremony

An overflowing crowd of all ages assembled on the plaza of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument at Riverside Park and 89th Street for a se … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parks Officers Issuing $250 Tickets to Greenway Cyclists Amid Fleet Week Activities

Bicyclists celebrated when the long-closed Riverside Park path under the West Side Highway between 55th and 72nd Streets reo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fancy Ice Cream Shop Van Leeuwen Close to Opening

The timing couldn't be better. Brooklyn-based ice cream chain Van Leeuwen is expanding to at 448 Amsterdam Avenue (81st-82nd) ju … Read the rest of this entry >>

Graffiti Outside Local Playground Says ‘Kill Jews’

Upper West Sider Robert Smallwell came upon some disturbing graffiti at the entrance to a playground located off 89th Street. The playg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Philip Roth’s Surprise Gift to a Complete Stranger

Philip Roth, who died this week, lived on the Upper West Side towards the end of his life and mostly kept to himself, introducing hi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cyclist Runs Over Toddler on Riverside Park Path

A bicyclist hit a toddler in Riverside Park on Thursday around 6:45 p.m. on the shared path next to the Hudson River near 73rd Street, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Democracy Sunday Goes to Court at the JCC with Slate Magazine’s Dahlia Lithwick

SPONSORED: With an unprecedented number of federal judicial nominations making their way through Congress, the current administration is ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Update: Two Restaurants and a Bar Temporarily Closed by Health Department

The NYC Health Department has been busy in the neighborhood, recently closing two restaurants because of violat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Caridad, Milk & Honey, Nail Salon

The Upper West Side just got a new Kosher restaurant but lost a Spanish-American … Read the rest of this entry >>