Openings and Reopenings: Szechuan Garden, Covacha; Simply Gourmet Market Place

Szechuan Garden, 239 West 105th Street, off Broadway, reopened last Sunday for pickup, delivery, and indoor dining (50%), … Read the rest of this entry >>

Small Business Focus: The Eye Man Cometh Back

For more than 40 years, near-sighted and far-sighted Upper West Siders — and those with astigmatisms — have found thei … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Conservancy Fights for Control of Wollman Rink and to Eliminate For-Profit Contracts

A tug of war is taking place between the two powerful stewards of Central Park over one of the most popular places within it: the Wollman … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Softball Coach Defects; ATVs ‘Terrorize’ Neighbors, Bee Hives Proliferate, School Lawsuit

Baseball season has begun and the boys team from LaGuardia High School (65th and Amsterdam) is out practicing hard with their new … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tagger Who Wrote ‘Done’ Throughout the UWS Volunteers to Clean Up Graffiti; ‘I’m Very Sorry’

The confessed ‘Done’ graffiti tagger says he’s cleaning up his act, and volunteered for NYPD’s citywide “Graffiti Clean Up” event on Saturday to start making amends to his communi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Slashed on 84th Street Friday

On Friday morning around 11:23 a.m., a man approached a 36-year-old Hispanic man on the southwest corner of West 84th Street and Columbus Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire Consumes Car Outside Historic Building

A fire erupted early on Friday morning in front of one of the Upper West Side's most historic buildings -- the Dorilton at 171 West 71st St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pilates Was Created During the Last Pandemic; It’s Back on the UWS as We Fight the Latest Pandemic

Pilates, a mind-body exercise method which focuses on strengthening, stretching and core work, was founded in Europe in the midst of the Influenza pandemic of … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Officers Share How They ID’d Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested Thursday

A suspect in a spree of five recent bank robberies -- four on the Upper West Side -- was arrested Thursday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

HBO Filming ‘The Gilded Age’ In Central Park, Written by Downton Abbey Creator

Film production is back, and a new HBO show set in the 1880s is shooting in Central Park. The show 'Gilded Age' was filming a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sunday: Learn About ‘American Rescue’ and New York Budget With Chuck Schumer and Linda Rosenthal

On Sunday, April 11th, from 4 to 5 p.m., U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will join NYS Assemblymember Linda B. Ros … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Helping You Look, Move And Feel Better; Two-Week Trial for $47!

SPONSORED: As we approach the fifth decade of life, our goals typically change from wanting to have a great looking body to having a healthier body with fewer aches and p … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Checks in on Crime, Answers Questions about ‘Sense of Disorder’ In the Community

Commanding officers from the three New York City Police Department (NYPD) precincts that encompass the Upper West Side came tog … Read the rest of this entry >>

Elected Officials Push Again to Curb Helicopters as UWSer Says She ‘Literally Cannot Get Any Rest’

Elected officials are still pushing for liftoff on helicopter safety legislation that would make the skies over New York City safer and qui … Read the rest of this entry >>

One Local Was Sick of Coupon Circulars, So Here’s What She Did About It

Each week, my block — 95th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West — is inundated with piles of packages of c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tavern on the Green Will Reopen on April 29th, and a To-Go Window Is Coming Too

Closed for more than a year, Tavern on the Green, one of New York City’s most storied restaurants, located inside Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Curry Mania, Book Nook, The Hoptimist, La Pecora Bianca, SA Hospitality Group

"The rice is amazing. I say this as a rice aficion … Read the rest of this entry >>

A ‘Park to Park’ Open Street Moves Closer to Adoption, Prioritizing Pedestrians Over Cars

To the delight of local residents and community groups, West 103rd Street has received a barricade upgrade as part of NYC Open Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: A Painting Reunion; Affordable Housing On Its Way; Robberies; A Babka Birthday

A retrospective of Alice Neel's paintings is showing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and some of those paintings were done in "a large apartment on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver Sentenced for Crash that Killed Doorman Alfred Pocari; Victim Tells of ‘Pain That Wakes Me’

Six seconds. That’s how long the light had been red when Jessenia Fajardo, 40, drove an SUV into the crosswalk at West End Avenue and 98th Street, ca … Read the rest of this entry >>