Why Jeffrey Toobin Lives on the Upper West Side

Jeffrey Toobin chuckled as he grabbed a bench in his favorite place in New York City – Riverside Park. “My wife thinks it’s very ambitious … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fistfight Over Parking Spot Sends One Man to Hospital, the Other to a Court Date

A Yonkers man is facing misdemeanor assault charges after allegedly punching another man in the face over a parking spot last Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Kitten Rescue, Amazing UWS Moms, Plastic Straw Ban

July 30, 2018 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 81 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

(Update) NYPD: No Reports of Dog Theft in Central Park

Attention concerned dog owners: There is NO known dognapper currently roaming Central Park, according to multiple NYPD sources who have refuted an alarming email blast sent out by City Vet on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: A Perfect Picnic Spot in Riverside Park, With Its Own Chandelier

A tree in Riverside Park has a fancy accoutrement: a chande … Read the rest of this entry >>

Veterinarian Raises Alarm By Saying Woman is ‘Stealing Dogs’ in Central Park

A local veterinarian's office sent out a notice to clients on Friday warning them that a woman is luring dogs away from their owners in Central Par … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Needs Manhattanhenge, We’ve Got Cathedralhenge!

Yes, Manhattanhenge is cool. But Scott Matthews has found an even more exciting celestial phenomenon that's arguably much co … Read the rest of this entry >>

At Least 3 Speed Cameras on the UWS Deactivated After State Fails to Reauthorize Program

The state failed to reauthorize the city's speed camera program, and now those cameras are no longer gathering evidence for speeding violat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Owl’s Tail, Sala Thai, Famous Famiglia, West Side Pilates

A new cocktail parlor held a "soft open" on 75th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Roseanne Barr Appearing at UWS Comedy Club Thursday; Security to Be Beefed Up

Roseanne Barr will be on the Upper West Side Thursday night, one of her first public appearances since her racist tweet led to her show being cance … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mount Sinai to Close Renowned Birthing Center as Midwives and Moms Push Back

During an internal meeting last week, leaders of the OB/GYN team at Mount Sinai West hospital announced the January closure of its pioneering Birthing Ce … Read the rest of this entry >>

Van Bursts into Flames in Central Park

An electrical fire in a Central Park Conservancy van sent plumes of smoke into the air early Wednesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Northern Section of Central Park and Public Pool to Get Major Redesign

The city and Central Park Conservancy have announced that they're planning to make substantial changes to the Lasker Pool and the surrounding … Read the rest of this entry >>

Truck Driver Who Hit Pedestrian Receives Three Summonses

The driver of the tractor-trailer that hit and severely injured a man on 81st Street and Amsterdam Avenue last week was cited for three infract … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gross Alert: Man Washes Butt in a Riverside Park Water Fountain

A man was seen pulling down his pants and washing his derriere (French for butt) in the water fountain next to the dog run at 105th Street i … Read the rest of this entry >>

Checks Swiped From Mailbox Just Outside the Post Office; Thieves Steal $53,000

The check-theft trend continues on the Upper West Side, and thieves seem to be getting even more brazen. One of the latest heists was also the la … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Raccoons Dying from ‘Canine Distemper’ Virus

Canine distemper, a virus that can be deadly in animals, has recently been spreading among Central Park raccoons. Two have tested pos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Newspaper Seller’s Bounty, Arrest in ‘Cleaning Lady’ Caper, Rosenthal’s Next Ambition

July 23, 2018 Weather: Rainy on and off, with a high of 79 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Brodo, Aroma Espresso Bar, Super Tacos Deli, Gazala’s, Fashion 74

Bone broth is coming as a popular coffee shop cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Prep Work Proceeds for 775-Foot-Tall Building as Council Member Pushes Back

Preparations for construction have begun at 50 West 66th Street on a proposed 775-foot mixed-use building, which, if completed, would b … Read the rest of this entry >>

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