As Commuter ‘Copter Service Gets Set to Start Up, the ‘Helicopter Highway’ Over the UWS Could Get More Crowded

The recent 2021 announcement of a strategic alliance between Blade’s Urban Air Mobility and Ross Aviation to establish commuter helicopter r … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Council Election 2021: Sara Lind Has Found Her Place and Wants to Make It Better

Sara Lind likens herself to an immigrant on the Upper West Side. She came here seven years ago from another world: a small, conservative … Read the rest of this entry >>

Volunteer for DOROT’s Passover Package Delivery

SPONSORED: Join local nonprofit DOROT this Passover to bring some joy to a senior, by dropping off a package and offering some companionship over the p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trader Joe’s Employee Says He Was Fired for Asking for Safety Precautions; Company Disputes His Account

An employee at the Trader Joe's store on Columbus Avenue and 93rd Street says he was fired after asking the store to add safety measures to keep empl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police and Sanitation Remove Garbage Pile Causing Distress at Local School; Individual Responsible Tended by Social Workers

Department of Sanitation workers, officers from the NYPD 20th Precinct, and social workers from the Department of Social Services were at work Monday afte … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Head Start Hero; Opera Tragedy; Fruit Man Gets the Jab

The Head Start program for underprivileged preschoolers, launched in the 1960s with President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Po … Read the rest of this entry >>

Over the Counter Hearing Aids: What’s Next? Learn More March 2 at 6.

SPONSORED: When the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act was signed into law in 2017, it was intended to make hearing aids more accessible and less expen … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mimi Cheng’s, My Gym, Tartinery, Atlantic Grill

"Mimi taught us to never take shortc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln Center to Start Holding Outdoor Events With a Unique Format

The biggest performance spaces at Lincoln Center won't be holding indoor performances until at least the Fall, but the performing arts c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Purim Celebration Spills Into the Street, Then Back to Zoom

To draw Ansche Chesed’s members away from their Zoom celebrations, Rabbi Kalmonofsky invited the membership to celebrate outside on West End A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Amid the Pandemic, Neighbors Bonded and a Block Association Was Born; You Can Do It Too

Often, the Upper West Side can feel like a small town within a large city. And there are certain blocks within the Upper West Side, that seem to resemble even smaller vill … Read the rest of this entry >>

Billy the ‘Hawk Man’ of Riverside Park Dies; Family Raising Money for a Bench Plaque in His Honor

Bill Healey, who lived on West 76th Street, died in January, leaving a void in the park next to where he lived. Healey was a constant presence in Riverside Park -- a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Movie Theaters Will Be Allowed to Reopen on March 5, But Not Every UWS Theater Will

Gov. Cuomo announced this week that movie theaters will be allowed to reopen on March 5 at 25% capacity, with no more than 50 people per sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Council Election 2021: David Gold Sets His Sights on Big Changes, Including Abolishing the Electoral College

David Gold is not your average City Council candidate. “I am not, that’s the truth,” he confirmed in a recent phone inte … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Garrison Keillor UWS Poetry; Cigarette Sparks Deadly Fire

Garrison Keillor is living far from Lake Wobegon — as he put it in the New Hampshire Union-Leader — “in the liberal tribal reservation of Manhattan’s Upper … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wollman and Lasker Rinks to Stay Open After de Blasio Changes His Tune; Trump Flag Confrontation

Mayor de Blasio said on Sunday that the city will allow the Trump Organization to continue operating Wollman and Lasker Rinks in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Steve Martin and Martin Short Yell and Gyrate on Broadway for New Show

A Hulu show called “Only Murders in the Building” was shooting on Broadway and 88th Street on Saturday, and Upper West Siders got a glimpse of two comedy leg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Roberta’s, Izzy’s Smokehouse, Planet Smoothie, Sapp’s

Roberta’s, a pizzeria that launched in Bushwick, Brooklyn, is opening its first standalone location in Manh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park’s Two Skating Rinks to Close for the Season after Sunday As Trump Contract Expires

Central Park's Wollman Rink and Lasker Rink will close after Sunday's skating sessions, according to the Trump Organization, which operates both r … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Issues New Mask Guidelines: Wearing Two Can Raise Protection Level to 95%, Study Finds

The NYC Health Department is recommending that New Yorkers wear two masks—a paper one covered by a cloth one—to better … Read the rest of this entry >>

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