Apartments Above Trader Joe’s Skyrocketed in Value After Grocery Store Moved In, Report Says

There's a Trader Joe's bump, and it's not just when someone bumps you while trying to grab the Ketchup Flavored Spud Crunc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Watch the Met Opera on Outdoor Screens at Lincoln Center This Week

All week, the Metropolitan Opera will be showing films of performances on a screen in Lincoln center's central plaza for its annual Live in HD fest … Read the rest of this entry >>

Target Is Getting Closer to Opening Its First UWS Store; Hiring Spree Planned for Next Week

Target will be starting the process of hiring 160 people next week, as it prepares to open its first store on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Floating Billboards Continue Even After Governor Signs Ban

Digital billboards floating on boats on the Hudson River have been broadcasting advertising for months. The governor signed a bill on Monday to ban the prac … Read the rest of this entry >>

Water Main Break Causes Broadway Block to Be Shut Down

A water main break at 63rd and Broadway around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday caused emergency workers to close off the block. A Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman … Read the rest of this entry >>

Maisel Returns to the Neighborhood, with a Season 3 Teaser and More UWS Scenes

Carolyn Starry sent the photos below of the set for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which was filming in the West 80s near the former Artie's Delicatessen on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

No Ruling at CPW Bike Lane Hearing; Now Awaiting Judge’s Decision and Possible ‘Intervenor’

The legal battle between the city and a Central Park West condominium over a bike lane being installed on the avenue conti … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: British and US Military Planes Will Fly Over Hudson River in Formation

The British Royal Air Force "Red Arrows" will fly over the Hudson River along with the Air Force Thunderbirds and a formation of F-35A Lightning IIs on Thursday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Apple Store Door Appears to Melt in Furious Storm; ‘The Glass Pretty Much Folded’

The sky was flashing lightning late last Sunday afternoon. Thunder roared, and rain and wind buffeted the neighborhood. Our tipster (who preferred to remain anonymous) was ge … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: New School Supplies Tossed, Coppola’s Praised, Hostels Could Be Legalized

August 19, 2019 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 88 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Ducks Saved from the Slaughterhouse Then Have to Be ‘Saved’ From Central Park

There's a tendency among people who save animals or grow tired of them to drop them off in Central Park, like it's an afterschool program for wayward wildlife. But … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood’s Tallest Building ‘Tops Out’ And is Already Making Its Mark on the Skyline

Construction workers have quickly put up the frame of a 52-story building at 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street and it recently hit its top p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Scares Off Golf Club Wielding Muggers in Central Park

Three teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 approached a 72-year-old man who was sitting on a bench on 88th Street inside Central Park on Wednesday around 11:10 p.m., according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Broadway Subway Line Is Completely Shutting Down for Next 2 Weekends on UWS; How To Navigate the Changes

The MTA is completing an upgrade of the switches on the Broadway subway line above 96th Street, and the work will mean that the 1, 2 and 3 lines are completely shut down on the west side for two wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Culture Is No Longer in ‘Imminent Danger’ of Closing, But Is Now Facing Pressure From Publishers

Book Culture, the popular independent bookstore with three locations on or near the Upper West Side, is no longer in imminent danger of closing, its owner Chris Do … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sneaker Pawn, Trek, Tani Shoes, Fred Marcus Studio, Get Smart 99 Cents, Kitchenette

A sneaker store opens, a shoe store closes and other openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Philip Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’ Filming on UWS

The Philip Roth book "The Plot Against America" is being turned into an HBO miniseries with executive producers David Simon and Ed Burns and they're sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Not Just Beavers; Rising Number of Coyotes and a Copperhead Snake (!) Spotted in the Neighborhood This Year

The arrival of a beaver in the Hudson River off of Manhattan's shore turned heads this month. But it’s not the only wild animal that’s made its way to our area this su … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Jewish Education Your Way, At the JCC

SPONSORED: Looking for an innovative Jewish education for your child? Jewish Journeys at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Volunteering on the Upper West Side: How Dedicated Volunteers Got Started

The Upper West Side is known as a locus of volunteerism and social activism. That reputation didn’t come from now … Read the rest of this entry >>