Taste of the Upper West Side Food Festival Returns This May; Discount Code for Early Buyers

The neighborhood's biggest food festival is back this year, with a few changes but the same basic concept -- small plates from Upper West Side chefs and booze ga … Read the rest of this entry >>

As Plastic Bag Ban Gets Set to Start, Three Ways to Get a Free Reusable Bag and More Information

Plastic bags are banned in New York state as of March 1, meaning stores won't be carrying them for customers to take their items home. To help New Yorkers … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Encounters: Sober Adventures, A Meeting With Martina, and the Smell of Money

I am 35 years sober one day at a time. I recently offered to take a friend new to sobriety to some west side AA meetings I wanted to try. As a beginner, I had been fra … Read the rest of this entry >>

At ‘The People’s Garden’ There is Splendor in Every Season

Riverside Garden in the park at 91st Street, may appear dreary but a closeup look reveals some intriguing transitions to spring. Some yellow aconites are po … Read the rest of this entry >>

Incredible Value for Space and Storage on Riverside Drive! Low Maintenance!

SPONSORED: This three-bedroom duplex home is pin-drop quiet and features all of the conveniences needed for modern life. Upon ent … Read the rest of this entry >>

7-Year-Old Girl Bitten in Face By Pit Bull While Giving Homeless Woman Money, Police Say

A little girl who was giving money to a homeless woman on 79th Street and Broadway was bitten in the face by the woman's pit bull, according to a police detective and a wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Liquidation Sale Offers 80% to 90% Off in Final Days at Papyrus

The Papyrus paper goods and stationery store at 209 Columbus Avenue (69th and 70th) is closing along with all other locations of the chain, and the liquidation sale is nearing its final … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famed Garage Where Robert Caro Cracked the Robert Moses Code Now Gated Off

One of the holy sites of investigative journalism in New York City has been fenced off from public view – although the site is so obscure that few people realize its signific … Read the rest of this entry >>

Modell’s Boss Trying to Save Two UWS Stores, Report Says

The two Modell's stores on the Upper West Side have been holding liquidation sales in recent days, and staff members there say they've been … Read the rest of this entry >>

Real Estate Investment Seminar: Free and Fun!

SPONSORED: Learn valuable insights from the pros, on Monday from 5:30 to 7 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: Police Officers Grab Man’s Legs after He Leaps Through Building Window on 86th Street

Four police officers from the 24th precinct rescued a man who had leaped through the window of a building at 27 West 86th Street last Tu … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Hall of Gems Opening This Fall; Will It Inspire the Same Love as the Old One?

The Museum of Natural History offered a sneak peek on Tuesday of the design for the new Halls of Gems and Minerals now under construction inside the mu … Read the rest of this entry >>

First Meeting With the 20th Precinct‘s New Commander is Fiery; People Alarmed About Homelessness and Youth Crimes

Homelessness and youth crimes dominated the discussion Monday night at an intense 20th Precinct community council meeting, held at the precinct house on 82nd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rangers Search for Rare Duck Gagging on Plastic Ring in Central Park

A rare duck known as a common merganser was spotted last week in Central Park with a plastic ring in its mouth that was keeping the duck from ea … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Arnie Likes To Relax In the Park With a Bottle of Rosé

On spring and summer weekends in the city, the three of us will pack a bottle of wine and a picnic basket and spend an afternoon soaking up the sun and relaxing in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday Night Pickup Basketball (boys) and Volleyball (girls) Games with NYC Pickup Sports Starting Soon on the UWS!

SPONSORED: Twelve-week season takes place at the Marlene Meyerson JCC (334 Amsterdam Ave). With our “pickup style” flex pricing you purchase a package of game … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Buyer’s Market’ on the UWS; Latest Streeteasy Data Shows Home Sales Prices Dipping

While Upper West Side home prices are still astronomical based on most metrics, they've been dropping in the past year, according to the latest data from Street … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Six Corners Marketplace, Le Petit Rooster, Long’s Bedding, Tasti D Lite

Say hello to a new market with a new bodega cat named Shadow. And say au revoir to a French restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Burglar Steals $14,000 from New Turkish Restaurant 8th Hill

8th Hill, the Turkish restaurant that opened last year in the former home of Isabella's on the corner of Columbus and 77th Street, was robbed … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Rogue Turtles, Resilient Real Estate, Park Tragedy

February 24, 2020 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 55 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>