New Public Art Coming to Riverside Park South

Viewfinding, a sculptural installation from Brooklyn-based artist Sarah E. Brook, will take over Riverside Park at 66th Street in Septembe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mayor Grilled About Tall Buildings, School Integration at Town Hall Meeting

Mayor Bill de Blasio made several promises during a town hall meeting moderated by Council Member Helen Rosenthal and attended by more than 200 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sunday: Park Entrances, Part of Henry Hudson Parkway and Streets Closed for Triathlon

The annual NYC Triathlon will run through the Upper West Side on Sunday, and several streets and entrances to the parks will be closed in anticipat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Cooling Centers Can Help You Beat the Scorching Heat

Temperatures are expected to hit the upper-90's this weekend and people need to keep themselves cool and hydrated. The city has tips and a list of "cooling cen … Read the rest of this entry >>

Housecat Slips Out of Garden on 86th

We received the following notice from a reader on Friday night about her cat Cheddar … Read the rest of this entry >>

Swimmers Beached After Chemical Issue at Central Park Pool; Could Be Closed for Days

A large crowd of swimmers was turned away from Lasker Pool on Friday just as the temperature started to hit heat-wave levels. The pool, lo … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Underground Shower on 96th Street

Water poured into the 96th Street subway station on Thursday during a fierce thunderstorm, adding a new adventure to the subway experi … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Owner of Laytner’s Explains Why It’s Closing, and Why He’s Still ‘Optimistic’

The recent announcement of the closing of Laytner’s Linen & Home, on West 82nd Street and Broadway, after 57 years, engendered much sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Floods in Brief Deluge; Some Playgrounds Closed

A brief but fierce rainstorm on Thursday afternoon caused wide-scale flooding in Riverside Park, with a highway off-ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Longtime Local Tailor Shop Burns in Morning Fire

J & A Tailor Shop, which has been around for decades at 177 West 83rd Street, went up in flames early on Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gristedes, Europan Cafe, Dig Inn, Gong Cha Bubble Tea, Hula Poke, Belong Kitchen, Nussbaum & Wu

A supermarket, a soup and sandwich shop and a cafe all closed over the past couple of weeks, as some new spots got set to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Council Member Highlights New Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrant Children

Council Member Mark Levine, who reps a section of the Upper West Side, gathered thousands of pounds of items for children sepa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why We Can’t Afford Not To Exercise!

SPONSORED: Exercise has been recognized for both its physical and mental health benefits. An ongoing fitness routine can keep us looking and fe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ambulance and Five Other Vehicles Burst Into Flames on 73rd

Fire consumed six vehicles, including a Mount Sinai ambulance, on the Upper West Side around midnight on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park is Officially Car-Free; Advocates Celebrate as the Last Vehicle Exits

Starting on Wednesday, cars will no longer be allowed in Central Park, the first time in 119 years that that's been … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Plaza Cinema Announces Full Film Lineup at the JCC

After selling out its opening weekend, the New Plaza Cinema -- a group that emerged to try to replace the closed Lincoln Plaza Cinemas -- has rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Pull ‘Emotionally Disturbed’ Man from Hudson In Front of Gawking Crowd

Police officers pulled a man out of the Hudson River in the West 70's on Monday night as he attempted to swim away from … Read the rest of this entry >>

After Devastating Fire, Broadway Restaurant Set to Reopen Wednesday

Broadway Restaurant, an old-school Upper West Side diner on Broadway between 101st and 102nd Street that opened in 1970 n … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurants: Bluestone Lane and Clinton Hall Prepare To Open

Two new restaurants and some neighborhood favorites received liquor license and sidewalk café approvals during a recent meeti … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: State Drops Ball on School Safety, Mixed ‘Shakespeare’ Reviews, More Disturbing Gym Allegations

June 25, 2018 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 84 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>