Restaurant Updates: Saiguette, Porter House, Le Pain Quotidien, Mamoun’s, Spaghetti Tavern

We have some finger-licking good news: more Upper West Side restaurants are on their way back or offering new d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join the JCC for Tikkun Leil Shavuot On May 16-17!

SPONSORED: Since 2004, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan has celebrated the Jewish holiday of Shavuot with The Paul Feig z”l Tikkun Leil Sh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: The Upper West Side’s ‘Trash Walker,’ Another Central Park Dispute, Two Duplexes for Sale

A 30-year-old Upper West Side woman went from a corporate job to combing through the neighborhood’s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Updated: Local Wine Shop Featured in ‘Fake Bourbon’ TV Sting

Acker Merrall & Condit, better known as Acker to Upper West Siders, at 160 W 72nd Street, touts itself as “the oldest and most resp … Read the rest of this entry >>

A City Council District’s ‘Carve-Out’ Has a Fascinating History Involving Race and Class

There is a small section of the Upper West Side separated from the rest of it by its City Council district. Located in the northeastern c … Read the rest of this entry >>

First Look: Lincoln Center Reimagined With Grass and New Performance Spots

Lincoln Center is preparing for weeks of outdoor concerts and performances in a prpgram called Restart Stages, and artist Mimi Lien has co … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Invests $348 Million to Rehabilitate Riverside Park’s Flood-Weakened Core

Riverside Park is getting a $348 million investment from the city to shore up its infrastru … Read the rest of this entry >>

Meet the Mayoral Candidates: Scott Stringer Counts on his Record, Roots and ‘Political Skill Set’ to Carry Him

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has represented the Upper West Side in some capacity for nearly 30 years, an … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Cottage, Chi’s Cleaners, Studio Ix, Barnacho

The Cottage Restaurant, a Chinese spot that closed last year after decades  at 77th and Amsterdam, appears to be coming … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Gifted and Talented Program to Stop Admitting New Students; Parents Question Public Notice

One of three Upper West Side schools with a district-level Gifted and Talented program has decided to shutte … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 UWS Restaurants Honored as Best Cheap Eats by Michelin

Michelin has its fancy-shmancy awards and then its awards recognizing places where the hoi polloi eat. The Bib Gourmand a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Block Associations and Community Groups Form Coalition to Tackle UWS Issues; Candidate Forums Coming

Now, a nonprofit group has been formed to support and connect the many existing block associations and community groups on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

May Covid Reopening Dates: Bar Seating, Libraries, 24/7 Subway, and More

Gov. Cuomo announced that the state plans to lift all capacity restrictions on businesses on May 19, though that doesn't … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Homeless Tent Controversy; Stringer’s Support Slips; Watching the Warblers

Several NYC mayoral candidates were on the UWS on Saturday, offering and rescinding endorsements, in the wake of sexual as … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Teens Shot Sunday Morning

At around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, a man in his 20s stepped out of a white sedan and began sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

Curbside Composting is Coming Back This Fall; Where to Drop Food Scraps Until Then

A popular composting program that was cut from the city budget is coming back, but people will have to opt-in to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Learn What’s New in Cochlear Implants — May 4, 6 P.M.

SPONSORED: The next virtual meeting of the NYC chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, May 4 at 6:00-7:30, will feature a panel of three top cochlear im … Read the rest of this entry >>

Zoom Days Weigh on Local High School Students: ‘Everything Fun About School Has Been Taken Away’

On April 14th, 2021, a group of Upper West Side mothers filed a lawsuit against Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City School Chancellor Meisha Porter, cla … Read the rest of this entry >>

Political Firestorm Erupts Over Bathroom Access for Delivery Workers on the UWS

A community board meeting this week covering a topic that seemed relatively innocuous -- bathroom breaks for delivery wo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Christina Ilisije’s LIVING-DANCE Heals Minds & Transforms Bodies

SPONSORED: As a former professional dancer turned female entrepreneur, I am living my dream. But when I was pursuing my BFA in … Read the rest of this entry >>