Openings & Closings: New Animal Hospital, Lincoln Convenience, Santa Fe, Francesca’s

A new animal hospital is expected to open in a former chocolate store in … Read the rest of this entry >>

Our Most-Viewed Stories of 2020

Many of you turned to West Side Rag in March as the drumbeat of anxiety over Covid-19 grew louder, and we tried to offer as much information as pos … Read the rest of this entry >>

More Eateries Plan Temporary Closures: West Side Restaurant, Owl’s Tail

It's going to be a rough winter for restaurants, given the indoor dining shutdown and the difficulties of ru … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Lucerne Case Will Set A Precedent, Lawyers Say; But What Will The Precedent Be?

The fate of the 200 men experiencing homelessness who are currently being sheltered by the city at The Lucerne hotel on West 79th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Luca the Dachshund Returned to Owner, After Being Sold

A dachshund named Luca who was swiped from outside a market on Broadway between 107th and 108th Street this week has been returned to her owner, a Columbia profe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo: Bald Eagle Takes Flight in Central Park

A bald eagle lifted off from a tree in Central Park on Tuesday, offering an amazing spectacle to birdwatchers b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Robber Steals $500 from Citibank, Police Say

At around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, a man entered the Citibank at 170 West 72nd Street near Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Tall, Well-Dressed’ Man With Black Leather Backpack Took Dachshund from Outside Store, Owner Says

Video camera footage showed a man taking a dog from outside the Garden of Eden Market on Broadway between 107th and 108th Street on M … Read the rest of this entry >>

Affordable Housing Lottery Opens in West Harlem for 32 Units

An affordable housing lottery has opened up for 32 units in six buildings in Harlem, with openings for people making a wide range of in … Read the rest of this entry >>

Old John’s Luncheonette Will Reopen, With a New Owner Who Has Quite a Story

Great news for the neighborhood! Old John’s Luncheonette, the classic 70-year-old diner on West 67th Street and Amsterdam Avenue — which closed in October to the d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join the JCC Health Club By January 15 and Save $200!*

SPONSORED: The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan's state-of-the-art fitness center and pool are open daily for workout and lap swim reservations, and membership is the best way to gain a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Mulchfest, Landlord Watchlist, Zoo Tragedy Results in $13 Million Payout

When you're ready to part with that Christmas Tree, you can make sure it has a new life -- as m … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Upper West Side’s ‘Masked Hatter’ Makes Fashion Statements, and Public Health Ones Too

With nearly nine months of mask-wearing under our belts, most of us have experimented with the style, fabric, or pattern of this newly mandatory face accessory in some … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two New Starbucks Stores Could Open as One Suddenly Goes Dark

Gradually, Starbucks has been closing stores on the Upper West Side, but it now looks like the company is expanding again -- if only slig … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Done’ Graffiti Sprayed Throughout Riverside Park, Even on a Tree

Graffiti scrawls of “Done” and “Done with Life” have increasingly appeared in Riverside Park over the past few … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘An Honest Person’ Puts One Upper West Sider in the Holiday Spirit

Renie Reiss had a stressful experience last week, but a kind neighbor helped her out. And she wanted to broadcast her appreciation. So here's her s … Read the rest of this entry >>

32-Year-Old Woman Killed By Subway Train Heading Into 96th Street/Broadway Station

In the second tragedy at the 96th Street/Broadway subway station in as many weeks, a 32-year-old woman was killed by a southbound 2 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Updated: Water Main Break Near W 81st Street Closes CPW and Subway Station; Expect Delays

A water main break near West 81st Street has closed Central Park West and the 81st Street-Museum of Natural History subway st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Izzy’s Smokehouse BBQ, New York Sports Club, Paige, Therabody, J. Crew

Oh mommy, that's some nice past … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Special Take-Out Menu from a Delicious Turkish Restaurant

SPONSORED: Turkuaz, which served the Upper West Side for decades and has since moved nearby in midtown, has a special holiday menu (posted below) and is looking forward to serving … Read the rest of this entry >>

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