Protesters Rail Against Masks and Vaccine Mandates on Broadway, Witness Says

A rally questioning masks, vaccines, and even the existence of the pandemic, took place on Sunday afternoon on the corner of 92nd Street and Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow Day Monday Means In-Person School and Some (But Not All) Vaccines are Cancelled

As much as a foot of snow could fall by Monday morning, and that's led to changes for parents and some people who were scheduled to get vacc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Brooklyn Fare Supermarket Expects to Open This Summer, Pledges ‘Affordability and Convenience’

Brooklyn Fare Kitchen & Market confirmed it will be replacing Western Beef at 75 West End Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Street, and the co … Read the rest of this entry >>

Learn About Hearing Loss, Balance, and Dizziness at an Upcoming Zoom

SPONSORED: Balance problems and dizziness are often associated with hearing loss. Please join us for a captioned Zoom presentation of the NYC chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of Ameri … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘On Mondays We Eat Local’: Roommates Launch an Initiative to Help Local Kosher Spots Survive

Upper West Side roommates, Jonah Rosen and Eli Nussbaum, both in their 20s, recently launched an initi … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Opera Ladies Have Now Seen More Than 300 In a Row; Here are Their Recommendations for This Week

Marion Chalat and Carolyn Starry have found a life-enriching way to spend these difficult pandemic months. They've been watching and list … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Injured in Morning Fire at 65 Central Park West

A fire broke out on a high floor at 65 Central Park West on Wednesday at around 9:30 a.m., the FDNY reported. Twenty … Read the rest of this entry >>

On a Friday Zoom, City Council Candidates Lind and Omura Will Explain ‘Ranked-Choice Voting’ — And How It Could Help Them

At least two things are notable about the 2021 City Council Democratic primary ele … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Puddles Lives for Shakespearean Drama

My heart belongs in Manhattan. In fact, it belongs to my neighbor and girlf … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln Center Holding Blood Donation Event as Supplies Run Low

The U.S. is facing a blood donation shortage and one local institution is hoping to help replenish the supply. Lincoln Center is holding a blood drive on Thu … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Restaurant Week To Go’ Just Kicked Off; Here are the 41 Restaurants Participating on the UWS

“Restaurant Week To Go”—the pandemic version of the semi-annual event—kicked off on Monday, January … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Hit-and-Run Crash; Frigid-Dining Fashion; Changes at Columbia as Twice as Many Students Return

A man was critically injured in a hit-and-run, chain-reaction crash on Saturday night around 9 p.m., at the interse … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Polestar, Skin Spa, Good Ramen to Eat, Lolo’s Taco Shack

Electric cars, ramen and t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Blacklisted Screenwriter Walter Bernstein, an Upper West Sider, Dies at 101

Walter Bernstein, a journalist and screenwriter, who was blacklisted in the 1950s for being a Communist and refusing to reveal the names of other ac … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos of the Day: Al Franken Bumps Elbows Outside Fairway

Al Franken stopped by Fairway on Friday for a nosh, but couldn't escape "a steady stream of politically passionate Upper West Side well-wishers," tipster Amy tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Siders Come Through Big-Time for Local Bar and Injured Worker

Upper West Siders once again opened their wallets for people and places that are facing big challenges amid the pand … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join DOROT’s Intergenerational Volunteer Community!

SPONSORED: Volunteers 65+ are needed to share wisdom and friendship with local high school and middle school students looking for intergenerational connec … Read the rest of this entry >>

Vaccine Update: NYC Temporarily Closes Sites and Postpones Appointments Due to Shortage; Biden Authorizes Wartime Law

New York City has closed 15 vaccination sites through Sunday, and postponed, for exactly one week, 23,000 appointments sche … Read the rest of this entry >>

Inauguration Scenes: Flags, Cheering and a Bernie Meme

Upper West Siders celebrated Inauguration Day on Wednesday in simple pandemic-appropriate ways. There were flags in windows, and Best Bottle … Read the rest of this entry >>

Need Help Signing Up for a Vaccine? A Young Tech-Savvy Person Can Help You

The city and state's vaccine websites can be difficult to use, and they're particularly tricky for people who didn't grow up in a 24-7 plugged-in cul … Read the rest of this entry >>