Two Middle-Of-Night Manhole Fires Cause Smoke and Loud Bangs (Updated)

Neighbors were awoken after 1 a.m. on Tuesday morning because of a manhole fire in front of 575 West End Avenue at 88th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mezze, Mexican and Kosher Casual Restaurants Coming Soon

Owners of several upcoming Upper West Side restaurants came before Community Board 7’s Business & Consumer Issues Committee last … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tips for Finding the Right Pace and the Right Place to Workout

SPONSORED: Maybe you’ve been there. You find yourself overwhelmed by sticking to a fitness routine. You deeply want to succeed, but it’s so challenging at the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Starting This Week: Outdoor Movies in Local Playgrounds

Council Member Helen Rosenthal just announced a series of free movies screened in local playgrounds, starting this Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Bird-Watchers Freak Out, Dogs Scuffle, Mystery Nutmeg Smell

May 14, 2018 Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high of 73 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wayward Ducklings Guided to Safety

A mama duck was having some problems with her GPS on Saturday and nearly guided the family onto Riverside D … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: 8th Hill, Frankie and Matt Hamburgers, Imagine Swimming, Citibank, Key Foods

Isabella's finally has a replacement, and there are lots more upcoming open … Read the rest of this entry >>

In Fight Over Upper West Side’s Tallest Building, A Technical Agreement Won’t Stop Larger Legal Battle

The legal battle to stop the construction of a 668-foot building at 200 Amsterdam Avenue continues — as does the construc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mosque and NYPD Work to Ease Parking Problems Before Ramadan

In anticipation of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan starting May 15th, officials from the NYPD and the Islamic Cultural Center at 72n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Treat Mom to Exclusive Upscale Family-Friendly Dining at Cafe 21

SPONSORED: Want to have a delightful, wholesome, farm to table dining experience but not worry about the kids or baby causing a scene? Cafe 21 del … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teens Assaulted 14-Year-Old Boy on the Great Lawn: Police

The NYPD is asking for the public's help in locating two teenagers that police say assaulted a 14-year-old on the Great Lawn in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

When it Rains, It Pours — Right into the Basement of a Townhouse on 87th Street

Longtime owners of a townhouse at 37 West 87th have been experiencing an ongoing disaster that they say was caused by work done by Con … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Pickle Soft Serve from Lucky Pickle Is Being Called ‘The Answer to Your Pregnancy Cravings’

The new Lucky Pickle Dumpling has all sorts of dumplings and noodles available, but the dish that's getting all the buzz is its pickle-flavored soft s … Read the rest of this entry >>

DIY Festival at Bard Graduate Center Starts Friday

SPONSORED: DIY at Bard Graduate Center is a public festival that explores different approaches to making. Gathering together thinkers, curators, and ar … Read the rest of this entry >>

Disturbing Statements Made By Man Outside PS 199 Draw Extra Police Presence

Extra police officers have been posted around elementary school PS 199 on West 70th Street after a man was heard making disturbing statements ou … Read the rest of this entry >>

Officer Dragged by Pedicab in Central Park: Reports

A parks enforcement officer was injured on Wednesday after being dragged by a pedicab, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thieves Steal Hundreds of Cigarette Boxes from UWS Duane Reades: Police

Police are looking for the individuals depicted in the photos and videos above and below for a series of cigarette box thefts in recent mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Press Camps Out at Schneiderman’s UWS Building, and One Neighbor Sends Them a Note

If you've passed by 92nd street and West End Avenue lately, you may have seen several press trucks parked outside. That's because fo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Free Yoga, Music, ‘Butt and Gut’ and More are Starting at ‘Summer on the Hudson’

The city is once again holding Summer on the Hudson this year, offering free events from now through September in Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Mysteries: The Disappearing Chicks and the Mysterious Stains on West End Avenue

Mysteries abound on the Upper West Side, and there are two new ones in our case … Read the rest of this entry >>