Local Bar & Grill Gets Liquor License Suspended for Allowing Dining Inside Atrium

On Thursday, July 30th, the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) suspended the liquor license of Hi-Life Bar & Grill, on 83rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, for alleg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Found Dead Behind Building on 81st Street, May Have Fallen from Fire Escape

Police found a 30-year-old man lying on the pavement behind 178 West 81st Street at 2:12 a.m. on Friday, and authorities pronounced him dead shortly afterw … Read the rest of this entry >>

There’s Something Just a Little Bit Off About this Upper West Sider’s Mask, and The Internet Loves It

Cameron Mattis has been turning heads in the neighborhood, and on Twitter, with his mask, which is both utterly mundane and totally ridicu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sean Hannity Says Upper West Side’s Homeless Hotels are Part of a ‘New York City Nightmare’

The Upper West Side has always been a boogeyman for conservatives who have made fun of the liberal politics of residents here for de … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two More Local Libraries to Open Grab-and-Go Book Access

The New York Public Library has been offering grab-and-go book pickups at a few locations in the last few weeks, and on Monday they'll be adding some … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rosenthal Says She Opposes Additional Homeless Hotels, and is Demanding Sex Offenders Be Removed

Pledging to “prioritize the safety and well-being of Upper West Siders,” City Councilmember Helen Rosenthal sent an email blast to her constituents on Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: When Olivia de Havilland Visited the Upper West Side

Olivia de Havilland died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at the age of 104. She made a personal appearance at the Broadway and West 67th Street Regency The … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Another Friedmans, Bronx Ice, and Le Pain Quotidien Comes Back from the Dead

Diner food and baked goods are back, and icies are co … Read the rest of this entry >>

Active Night on the UWS: 2 A.M. Protest and Police Cruiser Burned

A protest wound through the Upper West Side around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, calling out Black Lives Matter chants. "They were playing messages over a bull horn and DJ n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Knock, Knock…Fresh Cuban Food from Havana Central is at the Door!

SPONSORED: Good news Upper West Siders, Havana Central now delivers to our hood! If you order from their website – www.havanacentral.com – delivery is FREE and is now available up to 79th Street … Read the rest of this entry >>

Despite Politicians’ Assurances, All Sex Offenders are Not Barred from New ‘Homeless Hotels’

Despite reassurances from politicians that there are no sex offenders at the three new homeless shelters on the Upper West Side, the city can't bar all sex offe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Xi’an Famous Foods Closes Restaurant to ‘Cut Losses’ from Covid

Xi'an Famous Foods, a restaurant chain that serves authentic and reasonably priced Chinese food, suddenly closed its doors at 2675 Broadway, between 10st and 102nd str … Read the rest of this entry >>

More Information Released on Two Local Homicides, Including Video of Shooting

Police have released some new details about two homicides this month. On July 9, a 29-year-old man named Nayquan Garde … Read the rest of this entry >>

Food Giveaway at Lincoln Center on Wednesday

The Food Bank for New York City and Lincoln Center are partnering to give away food on Wednesday starting at 11 a.m. in the Lincoln Center Plaza at 62nd Street off of Amsterdam Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Revel to Shut Down ‘Until Further Notice’ After Second Rider Dies

Revel, the electric moped-sharing company that's gained in popularity during the pandemic, announced on Tuesday morning it will shut down temporarily after a second rider … Read the rest of this entry >>

Locals Express Frustration and Confront Councilmember as Hotel Becomes Homeless Shelter

Shortly after groups of homeless men began to arrive by bus on Monday morning to their new living quarters at The Lucerne Hotel on 79th Street and Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Kosher Restaurants Close

Among the most recent restaurant closings on the Upper West Side are two Kosher s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: International Intrigue, Stooping, Trumpstock, Police Records Unveiled

There’s a condo at The Aldyn at 60 Riverside Boulevard that won’t be selling anytime soon, as its owners are tied up in court in … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire at West End Avenue Assisted Living Center

Emergency fire and rescue vehicles took over West End Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets Sunday afternoon around 1:40pm, answering an "all-hands" call for a fire at 305 West End Assisted Liv … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Upper West Siders Commune with Turtles, Cats and Each Other

Edith Tyson has been out and about in the neighborhood lately, snapping pictures of Upper West Siders enjoying Central Park and other areas. Here are some she sen … Read the rest of this entry >>