Rat-Pocalypse Now: The Upper West Side Continues to Lead the City in Rat Complaints

The New York Times found out today about the growing rat army assembling in the city's dark spaces, years after we started chronicling the prolifer … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Ceremony, A Walk and a Concert to Commemorate Memorial Day on the UWS

Memorial Day weekend is coming up and there are some special events in the neighborhood that commemorate veterans who died in service to the cou … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Students Are Selfless About Shellfish; They’re Pushing a Bill in Albany Because ‘Oysters Have So Much Power!’

Whether you delight in slurping down a dozen briny beauties or refuse to ingest bivalve mollusks, oysters deserve your attention. Turns out, oysters are aquatic superhero … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday: Watch for Military Ships in the Hudson

The Parade of Ships will sail past the Upper West Side on Wednesday morning, as part of Fleet … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goats Stampede Into Riverside Park to Howls of Delight From Nature-Deprived Cityfolk

Pamplona has the running of the bulls; the Upper West Side has the running of the goats! Twenty-four goats from the Hudson Valley … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Flying Fisherman, Diamond Rush Jewelry

A fish restaurant looks like it swam away, as a new jewelry store opens on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gun-Toting Thief Swiped $150 Worth of Cold Medicine From Duane Reade, Police Say

Police are looking for the man shown in surveillance footage above and below because they say he stole a large amount of cold medicin … Read the rest of this entry >>

The 24 Riverside Park Goats Are Becoming Famous, and Have Now Been Profiled By The New Yorker

Twenty-four goats are set to arrive in Riverside Park on Tuesday, and already they've caused enough of a stir to make it … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: NYCHA Harassment, Suburban Amenities, ‘Healthiest’ Home on the UWS

May 20, 2019 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 88 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: About Coffee, Big Bag, Taqueria Menu, New Dessert Shop, Bra Smyth

Coffee and dessert? Don't mind if … Read the rest of this entry >>

Politician Starts Petition to Get Mt. Sinai to Turn Down Euro-Style Ambulance Siren Volume

Assembly Member Daniel O'Donnell is getting an earful from constituents about the sounds being emitted by Mt. Sinai hospital's ambula … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ansche Chesed Hebrew School: Experience Meaningful Jewish Living And Learning In An Open-Minded And Egalitarian Community

SPONSORED: At the Ansche Chesed Hebrew School, learners are on a path toward bringing Torah into their lives. We help children discover their spiritu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Unique Local Events This Weekend

This weekend is packed with events, and we wanted to highlight three unique … Read the rest of this entry >>

See a Special UWS Screening of New Film ‘Book Smart’

The AMC Loews at 1998 Broadway (68th) is hosting a special screening of Book Smart, a new film directed by Olivia … 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 >>

Immersive Plant-Based Lifestyle Event (Memorial Day Weekend)

SPONSORED: If you're in town over Memorial Day weekend, don't miss the Eat Well, Stay Well—Healthy Plant-Based Lifestyle … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Reports Recent Uptick in Robberies and Assaults; Seeking Suspect in Mugging of 73-year-old Woman

Although year-to-date crime statistics continue to fall in the 24th Precinct (86th - 110th Streets), the area has seen a recent increase in robberies and felonious assau … 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 >>

James Baldwin’s Former UWS Home May Become a Landmark

Writer James Baldwin bought the building at 137 West 71st Street in 1965, and lived there on and off for the last two decades of his l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Bailey Loves Attention and Volunteering as a Pet Partner

I can often be found outside Lenwich when Mom and Dad are grabbing morning cof … Read the rest of this entry >>