Yogi the Firehouse Dog, Named for 9/11 Hero, Dies At 15

Yogi, the beloved mascot of FDNY Engine Company 74 on West 83rd Street, has died, according to firefighters at the station. The Dalmatian wa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Move Over Seinfeld! Ali Wong Will Be First Female Comedian to Get Beacon Theater Residency

Starting this March, Comedian Ali Wong will become the first woman. to hold a residency at the Beacon Theater on Broadway between 74th and … Read the rest of this entry >>

Plans Change for Proposed Building at 91st and Broadway: More Floors and a Cantilevered Section

A recent deal between a developer and a building owner could bring a cantilevered building to the northwest corner of Broadway and 91st St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Angry Epithet-Filled Graffiti at 72nd Street Lashes Out at Police and MTA

Angry graffiti appeared early on Friday at the 72nd Street station for the B-C line. Several tipsters sent in photos of the graffiti, which inc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Coyote ‘Acted Like a Puppy’ In Late-Night Encounter

The Central Park coyote, first identified on West Side Rag in November, has been getting a lot of press lately after the NYPD warned people this week to steer clear of the wild an … Read the rest of this entry >>

Harold Smith, Longtime UWS Community Leader, Remembered As ‘A Very Selfless Person’

It was standing-room only at a memorial on Friday evening for Harold Smith, a community leader and pillar of New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Amsterdam Ho … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Krispy Kreme, Joe’s Steam Rice Roll, Stuart Weitzman, Gyu-Kaku

Who's hungry for some doughnuts? The Upper West Side is about to get a Krispy K … Read the rest of this entry >>

Key Broadway Corner Getting New 22-Story Tower, Filings Show

A lot at 2551 Broadway on the corner of 96th Street that once housed a two-story building with a Gristede's and a Chase bank is expected to become a 22-story mixed-use bui … Read the rest of this entry >>

Longing for Snow? The City Made Some in Central Park and Will Be Grooming It on Friday

Winter Jam, an annual winter sports event in Central Park, is coming back this Saturday, and the city brought out all the big guns fo … Read the rest of this entry >>

After Eight-Year Effort, Bull Moose Dog Run Will be Ready by July, Parks Department Says

The renovation of the Bull Moose Dog Run is underway and on schedule — really, according to the Parks Depart … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Olive Bravely Samples Street Meat, Runs From Schatzie’s Butcher Cow

The streets of New York offer a veritable multi-course tasting menu to all foodie … Read the rest of this entry >>

Board Will Allow 69-Story Building With Mechanical Voids to Be Built Over Community Opposition

The city Board of Standards & Appeals, which rules on zoning challenges, was deadlocked about whether to allow developer Extell to build a 775-foot tower at 50 West 66th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Coyote(s) Now Being Spotted on a ‘Weekly’ Basis in Central Park, as City to Hold Coyote Coexisting Workshop

Coyotes have visited the Upper West Side on and off in recent years, but there's been an apparent uptick in reported sightings in the past few mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

At Police Meeting, Talk of Youth Robberies, Homelessness, Losses, and a Major Retirement

The 20th Precinct community council meeting Monday night was proceeding as expected, when Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin dropped a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Chicken Roams Around Riverside Park, Watches Dogs

A chicken was seen clambering on the rocks around 84th street inside Riverside Park on Monday morning. The chicken did not appear to be with an owner, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Dead Poet Bar Gives You Free Drinks on Your Birthday — With a Brilliant Catch

The Dead Poet Bar at 450 Amsterdam Avenue near 82nd Street likes to celebrate birthdays, and will happily celebrate yours by pouring you some free b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday: Morningside Park Forum Will Consider How to Move Forward After Tragedy

Politicians, and youth and safety organizations are taking part in a forum on Wednesday to discuss the future of Morningside Park, the site of a horrific murder last m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Fairway Elegy, ‘Racial Slur’, Helen’s #1, Hurling an Orange

January 27, 2020 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 45 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Men in Their 70s Attacked in Two Incidents

Police are looking for suspects in two recent crimes on the Upper West Side in which septuagenarians were atta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Urgent Care For Pets to Open on Amsterdam and 77th This Spring

An urgent care clinic for pets will be opening on West 77th Street and Amsterdam Avenue this spring, “exact date to com … Read the rest of this entry >>