A Q&A With Upper West Sider Paul Krugman: On Commercial Vacancies, Why Tall Buildings Are Good and Robert Moses Wasn’t So Terrible

Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, New York Times columnist, author, and Upper West Sider is receiving a uniquely Upper West Side acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Mr. Pancakes Loves A Classic Dollar Slice

I've met people from all walks of life - famous and heroic New Yorkers who make our city so g … Read the rest of this entry >>

A New WSR Feature Written By You: ‘UWS Encounters’

They happen all the time when we’re out and about in the neighborhood: encounters with strangers. Some are humorous and heartwarming, others — like the one below … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Oliver Helps Manage the Building, Loves Southern Home Cooking

Mom had always wanted a dog and Dad secretly arranged for me to be a gift -- which, of course, ended in happy t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Hobie’s Story is the Stuff of Dickensian Literature

I used to live in Houston, but then Hurricane Harvey came through two years ago and I was rescued and evacuated with other p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Eloise Shows Annabelle the Ropes Around Town

A few years later, my parents went on a vacation to Turks and Caicos and, suddenly, I had a baby si … Read the rest of this entry >>

Good-Doers are ‘Plogging’ Through Central Park; Find Out What It Is and Start Doing It!

As I was walking my dog in Central Park the other morning, wondering what I was doing in the city in the summer (or, maybe, ever), I bumped into my friend, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Theo Shares Recommendations for Summertime Pastas

A meaty bolognese hits the spot on a cold day. You can never go wrong with cacio e pepe, and I would strongly recommend picking up a high quality Grana Padano and Pecorino c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Tucker Loves Mister Softee on a Hot Day

Is there anything better than a Mister Softee cone on a hot summer … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Is Chauncey A Dog Or A Giant Teddy Bear?

She'd been told that I wouldn't grow larger than 60 pounds, but today I weigh in at a healthy 81 pounds. Whoops! Must be all those fruits and veg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Marty Is an Avant-Garde Performance Artist

Actually my full name is Martin Scorsese - get it?? Because we’re both always wearing tuxedos and we have very similar eyeb … Read the rest of this entry >>

Talking Karma, Redemption and Reinvention with 20th Precinct ‘Treasure’ Yvonne Boyce

Nobody wants to have a reason to be at the 20th Precinct during the wee hours. But should you find yourself there, you’re more likely to be greeted by police administrative aide Yvonne Boyce than a uniformed off … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Leap is an Entrepreneur, Avid Admirer of Neighborhood Stoops

I was born on January 2nd and came home on a leap day, so that’s how I got my … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Erika and Cooper Promote Doggy Volunteerism

I would encourage any pups to serve as a volunteer, if they’re interested. It’s never too late to begin helping ot … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Hazel Loves Puppies and Pizza

We instantly connected the day he saw me. I think my tongue may have had something to do wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Shoshana Loves Cheese, Begrudgingly Wears Her Doggy Raincoat

Perhaps I could interest you in some warm camembert with a funky rind that pairs nicely with a glass of earthy red … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Lia and Havana Are True ‘New Yorkies’

We’re adopted siblings and our moms are sis … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Gary is a New Yorker with Southern Roots

I’m a Catahoula Leopard dog - the distinguished state dog of Louisiana! I’m mixed with a dash of a few other things, just like a nice jambalaya or étouf … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Bird Bulletin: Artist Nicolas Holiber on Building ‘Birds on Broadway’

It's late on a brisk Wednesday evening in May and an eight-foot-tall Double-Crested Cormorant is making its way across the interse … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Answer Column: Why Has a Sidewalk Shed on 86th Street Been Up for 18 Years?

Scaffolding! It seems to obscure every other building in the neighborhood. Why is there so much of it, and why does it stay up for so … Read the rest of this entry >>

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