The Upper West Side’s Barber Museum Is Open, And They’re Giving Shaves

The Barber Shop Museum at 290 Columbus Avenue (74th Street) opened on Friday. The location is both a barber shop and a cultural instit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Players Say Public Riverside Park Tennis Courts are Monopolized for Private Lessons

A popular set of public tennis courts in Riverside Park has increasingly been monopolized by an enterprise operating expensive tennis lessons and clinics, le … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dovetail Set to Close at the End of the Month

Dovetail at 103 West 77th Street, one of the top restaurants on the Upper West Side, is planning to close at the end of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

See What’s New at Turkuaz, An Upper West Side Favorite Now At a New Location

SPONSORED: Turkish restaurant Turkuaz was a landmark on the Upper West Side for 18 years before it moved to its new loc … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Return of Indie Theater? New Group Looks to Fill Void Left By Lincoln Plaza Closing; Philip Roth Retrospective Coming

The closure of Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in January was a devastating blow to film lovers on the Upper West Side and throughout the … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Filming Near Eleanor Roosevelt Monument on Wednesday

The Netflix show 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' has set up shop near the Eleanor Roosevelt monument at Riverside Drive and 72nd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

We’re Number One! (For Rats)

The Upper West Side is the best neighborhood in the city. And it's not just the people who think so. The rats are also quite comfortable … Read the rest of this entry >>

News from SPOT Canine Club

SPONSORED: Dear Upper West Side Neighbors, We understand the concerns of our neighbors while we were in the process of undergoing renova … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Central Park Adventure Day Features Zip Lining, Rock Climbing

The city is hosting a free day of adventure activities in Central Park on Saturday, with everything from rock climbing to paddleboarding to outdoor survival trai … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Say Man Set His Girlfriend on Fire in UWS Apartment

Police say Larry McGloster, the man shown above, doused his girlfriend with "an unknown substance" in a Columbus Avenue apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

Toxic Algae Found in Two Central Park Waterways

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has found toxic algae in the Harlem Meer and the Lake in Central Park, according to lab samples taken this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Noteworthy Facts About Eating Seasonally

SPONSORED: It’s springtime… and in a little over a week, it will be summer! Many of us have our go-to foods that we habitually choose to eat through the year … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Creative Trader Joe’s Proposal, Philip Roth’s Bookseller Friend, Mayor of 83rd Remembered

June 11, 2018 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 72 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo & Video of the Weekend: Hundreds of Jet Skiers ‘Invade’ the Hudson

The Strong Island Jet Skis group held an "NYC Invasion" on Saturday on the waterways around New York. At one point they b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Ikinari Steak, Happy Kids NY, Oath Pizza

Steak, education and pizza are coming to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Barney Greengrass Sets Out Anthony Bourdain’s Favorite Meal At Empty Table

Food writer Anothony Bourdain was found dead in France on Friday after an apparent suicide. Bourdain was known for helping the littl … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Must-See Free Concerts: Bowie Tribute Concert, Naumberg Bandhsell, Philharmonic in the Park

There are lost of great local events on our calendar, but we wanted to highlight a few special ones coming up in the next week or so … Read the rest of this entry >>

Polpette and Fine & Schapiro Reopen After Follow-Up Health Inspections

Two local restaurants closed by health inspectors recently got the all-c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Streets Closed and Parking Restricted Ahead of Saturday Central Park 10K

There are several parking restrictions and re-routings in the neighborhood and Central Park over the next couple of days for a 10K … Read the rest of this entry >>

A 3-Day Transformation Starting Saturday: Healing Through Music and the Arts

SPONSORED: One hopes that those who want to be present at what is truly fresh and special in New York City in the coming weekend will not ove … Read the rest of this entry >>