Former Catholic School Finally Finishes Transformation into Luxury Condo Building; Starting Price is $7.9 Million

After a long construction process, the new condos at 555 West End Avenue at 87th Street, formerly the St. Agnes Catholic school, are finished and ready for clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Pumpkin Leader of the Free World and More UWS Halloween Decorations

Hopefully, Halloween won't get rained out on Thursday, because there are so many elaborate decorations to see right now on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Over 50? Come To Our Open House/Party On Wednesday, November 6 And Take The First Step To Getting Fit!

SPONSORED: Are you over 50 and have been looking for a fitness studio not a “Gym” that can help you lose weight, improve your balance, prevent injury, and increase … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Calle Ocho, Madewell, Sapphire, Eyelash Studio

Latin food and new clothes are on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Curbside Debate Rages at Community Forum: Residential Parking Permits, Streetside Garbage Corrals, Package Delivery All on Table

Transportation experts discussed the potential future of the Upper West Side's curbs during a forum on curbside optimization hosted by Community Board 7's Transportation Commi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Commander Tries to Reassure West Siders About Crime and Homelessness; Crime is Down But People Say ‘I Feel Unsafe’

The crowd was larger than usual at Monday night's 20th Precinct Community Council meeting, held at the precinct house at 120 West 82nd Street, near Colu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Opinion: Solving Broadway’s Retail Dilemma

Retail is in a slump nationwide. In New York City, major shopping and tourist destinations are full of vacant shops. Broadway, once the grand, divided, green boul … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Ernie Gets a Halloween Fright from Swimming Pools, Loves French Bulldogs

I have eyes under here, just so you know. A blue one and a brown … Read the rest of this entry >>

Passers-by Gawk as ‘Goose Whisperer’ Stalks and Captures Bird in Central Park

It's not so easy to catch a goose -- not that anyone was suggesting it was. But Wild Bird Fund Director Rita McMahon made it look easy earlier this month when she gr … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Origins of Halloween, In the Fields of Ireland, and In Your Lobby

According to the Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the areas that are now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, the night before their … Read the rest of this entry >>

See What the Belnord Now Has to Offer; A Classic UWS Building is Re-Envisioned by Robert A.M. Stern Architects

SPONSORED: Closings have commenced at The Belnord, the Upper West Side full-city block landmark re-envisioned by Robert A.M. Stern Archit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Moms Plan Protest of Gym That’s Eliminating Babysitting: ‘Unleash Your Inner Jane Fonda!’

Kid’s Crunch, the childcare service at Crunch gym at 162 West 83rd Street, will close for good on Tuesday and moms who frequent the gym are enr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Suspected ‘Lookout’ in Scaffolding Assault Arrested

The alleged “lookout” in the assault and attempted robbery of a 57-year-old woman, in a scaffolding tunnel on Amsterdam Avenue between 68th and 69th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Helicopter Ban Proposed, City Inundated With Delivery Trucks, Fairway on Sale

October 28, 2019 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 64 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fallen Leaves Create Evocative Still-Lifes in Riverside Park

What happens to the autumn leaves that drift from the beech, oak, and ginkgo trees that line the pathway entering Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Dramatic Crimes Show 20th Precinct ‘Does Not Currently Have Adequate Resources,’ Assemblymember Says

Three crimes shocked the Upper West Side in the past two weeks, and led New York State Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal to request that 25 police offic … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Encounters: Superhuman Strength, Alfred Molina’s Favorite Tea, and Meowing on the Bus

Mom visited last week from Ohio. I rented a four-wheeled electric scooter for her. She’s 84, but still drives a car. I figured handling this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Early Voting Has Begun; Here are the UWS Sites

New York state passed a law this year allowing residents to vote early, instead of waiting in the sometimes-interminable lines that stretch around polling places during hot elect … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Consulate, Moonrise Izakaya, The Wing

New French and Japanese restaurants are … Read the rest of this entry >>

Halloween Events on the Upper West Side: Dracula, Kids Stuff, Funny Dogs, and a Drag Show

There are lots of events in the neighborhood this year for people and animals of all ages, so get dressed up and out of the h … Read the rest of this entry >>