City Wins Court Decision and Quickly Bans Parking on 18-Block Stretch of Central Park West

A state judge denied a condo board's request to halt a city plan to add a protected bike lane on Central Park West on Wednesday, and the city quickly banned pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Culture Looks to Community for Loans, as City and State Not Coming Through With Money

Book Culture, which operates two stores in the neighborhood, warned last month that it could go out of business without some sort of financial lifeline. And while … Read the rest of this entry >>

Condo Board Sues City to Stop Central Park West Protected Bike Lane

A condominium board on Central Park West is asking a state judge for an injunction to stop the construction of a protected bicycle lane on the a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver In Deadly West End Crash Says She Didn’t See Pedestrians; ‘I Don’t Want People To See Me As A Monster’

Jessenia Fajardo, the driver of the SUV that crashed into Alfred Pocari and a 65-year-old … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside and Central Parks Have Outdoor Films Coming Up: Michael J. Fox, Wakanda, Ben Stiller and Cher

Outdoor movies are one of the great joys of summertime on the Upper West Side. And there are quite a few over the next few w … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Theo Shares Recommendations for Summertime Pastas

A meaty bolognese hits the spot on a cold day. You can never go wrong with cacio e pepe, and I would strongly recommend picking up a high quality Grana Padano and Pecorino c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Meet the Founder and Learn How to Get The Most Out Of Your Visit To The Gym And Accomplish Any Goal

SPONSORED: As a certified baby boomer & beyond fitness specialist and orthopedic exercise specialist for over 25 years and now CEO of Silver Stars Fitness, this experienc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Where’d Mom & Pop Go? City Council Passes ‘Storefront Tracking Bill’ to Map Retail Vacancies

Small businesses have shuttered at an alarming rate on the Upper West Side and throughout the city, inspiring proposed solutions ranging from commercial rent control to a vacancy … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tuesday Night: Learn How New Rent Laws Expand Tenant Rights

Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal is holding a forum on Tuesday night to explain to residents how the new state rent laws will impact tenants. For one … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goats Return to Riverside Park This Week, And Conservancy Expects They’ll ‘Be Back Next Summer’

The goats that ate their way through Riverside Park in June are coming back -- or at least some of them are. Five of the 24 animals will return in a ceremony on Thursday, August … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gabriel’s, New Amsterdam Burger Bar, Spruce & Bond, Starbucks

A neighborhood stalwart is moving elsewhere after 29 y … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Flooding Threatens Train Tracks, UWS Returns to Gilded Age, Subway Double-Charging

July 29, 2019 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 92 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: Hex Game Cafe Owner Diagnoses UWS Retail Malaise, Calls Some Arguments ‘Crazytalk’

Upper West Siders are stressed out about the vacant storefronts throughout the neighborhood. Mark Miller, co-owner of Hex & C … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: Raccoons Take A Family Stroll Along Riverside Drive

Who doesn't love a stroll along Riverside Drive on a Friday night? This raccoon family traipsed along the barrier wall between Riverside Park and the sid … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parking Spots Become Daytime Taxi and Truck Loading Zones on 17-Block Stretch of West End Avenue

To the surprise of some residents, parking spots on West End Avenue between 79th and 96th Street were turned into loading zones for taxis and delivery trucks over the past week and a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gut-Renovated 3 Bedroom New to Market on the Upper West Side

SPONSORED: Join us this Sunday 7/28 from 12-1:30PM for Open House. Thoroughly and meticulously re-imagined and restored, this gut-renovated three-bedroom, two-bathroom … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Big Nick’ Imirziades — a Fixture on the UWS for Five Decades — Dies in Greece

Demetrios Imirziades, a Greek immigrant known as Big Nick who created restaurants that served Upper West Siders for more than five decades, died in his native G … Read the rest of this entry >>

West End Avenue Phone Booth Gets Filled With Flowers; Then They’re Given Away to Locals

One of the last phone booths in New York City was filled with gorgeous flowers on Wednesday by a floral designer who has gained a reputation for "flower flashes" around the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Beloved Grandfather and Doorman Alfred Pocari Dies After Being Hit By SUV

Alfred Pocari, who was hit by an SUV while crossing West End Avenue at 98th Street on his way to his shift as a doorman on Friday, died on Wednesday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Starts Wednesday; Free Music, Movies and More!

Lincoln Center kicks off its annual Out of Doors Festival on Wednesday, and the free music, arts and performance extravaganza will keep rocking until Augus … Read the rest of this entry >>

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