Da Capo Brings CBD to the Neighborhood; ‘It’s Becoming the Prozac of the Upper West Side’

In December, Da Capo, an espresso bar and restaurant on Columbus Avenue and 75th Street, began offering CBD-sweetened coffee and cocktails, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Find Your Place at the JCC

SPONSORED: Over 60 and wondering how to spend your time, or looking to discover new ways to enhance your life? The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Permit for Upper West Side’s ‘Tallest Tower’ Rescinded by Department of Buildings

The 775-foot-tall development planned for 50 West 66th is on hold, and possibly squashed for good, after the Department of Buildings announced i … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Library to Close for 15 Months to Add ‘Teen Room’ and Make Structural Improvements

The Bloomingdale branch of the New York Public Library at 150 West 100th Street is closing on Feb. 16 for a long term renovation pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fundraiser for Westsider Books Raises $13,000 in First 19 Hours; If It Gets to $50,000, Owner Says He’ll Stay

A fundraiser that began after West Side Rag's latest post about Westsider Rare & Used Books' plans to close has already raised nearly $13,0 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Suspected Grab-n-Go Thief Hits Key Food

A man allegedly reached into a cash register at Key Food, 530 Amsterdam at 86th Street, and took $344 before fleeing the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Customers Flood Westsider Books As Liquidation Begins; Owner Wonders If A Fundraiser Could Keep Doors Open

Dorian Thornley, the owner of Westsider Books on Broadway and 80th Street, was in the store Tuesday as customers walked out with armfuls of … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Save Our Starbucks’ Petition Gains Steam, But the Company Doesn’t Look Like It’s Budging

Did you ever think you would live to hear Upper West Siders cry “Save Our Starbucks?” As recently as 2017, East Villagers rallied in oppos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Master Smartphones, Alexa and More with SeniorTechNYC at the JCC

SPONSORED: Are you 50 or older and find technology to be moving at a daunting rate? Do you want to brush up on your computer skills? Get into social m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famed Westsider Books Announces It Is Closing After 35 Years

Westsider Books, a small bookstore that has survived for 35 years at 2246 Broadway between 80th and 81st Streets, is closing, manag … Read the rest of this entry >>

Demolition Underway at Former Gristedes Site at 96th and Broadway

Workers have been removing mechanical parts from the roof of the former Gristedes building at 96th Street and Broadway in preparation … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Camp Connection & The Teen Connection – A FREE Source for Sleepaway Summer Programs for Children and Teens

SPONSORED: Thinking about your child’s summer but not sure where to start? The Camp Connection & The Teen Connection helps parents find sleepaway s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Gunfire on CPW, Cooling Tower Lawsuit, Restoring Local Cinema, Subway Repairs Drag On

January 14, 2019 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 37 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Bar Veloce, Isola, Treat House, More

A good pizza spot has closed, but a wine bar just op … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday: A Unique Talk About Central Park’s History

Author Stephen Wolf will tell stories about Central Park -- some historical, some fictional -- at a special talk on Monday night. Wolf, a profess … Read the rest of this entry >>

Large Fire at 83rd and Columbus Causes Police to Close Streets

FDNY was on the scene at a major fire at 83rd Street and Columbus Avenue on Friday around … Read the rest of this entry >>

Controversial UWS Lounge Loses Vote at Community Board Meeting

In a unanimous vote last week, Community Board 7 rejected an application from the West End Lounge for a change of its corporate name and operating proced … Read the rest of this entry >>

20-Year-Old Dies After Stabbing On Broadway; Two Teens Arrested

Tony McClain, 20, of 589 Amsterdam Avenue died Thursday after being stabbed in an altercation believed to be gang-related on Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Who Left $10,000 on UWS Subway Platform Calls Good Samaritan ‘A Golden Person’

On Thursday afternoon, Aiya Tulemaganbetova expressed her gratitude toward the man who saved her Chri … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Highly-Rated UWS Pizza Spot Embroiled in ‘Recipe-Theft’ Dispute

Made in New York Pizza opened on 80th and Amsterdam last month to rave reviews on Yelp, but its owner is now facing controversy after his former emp … Read the rest of this entry >>