A Section of Amsterdam Avenue Becomes Restaurant Row on Weekends Starting Saturday; Here’s How It Will Work

Amsterdam Avenue will be blocked off to traffic from 97th to 110th Street on the weekends from August 8 to October 31 as part of the city's plan to make it e … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Side Community Garden Reopens with New Rules

The West Side Community Garden on 89th between Columbus and Amsterdam, which was closed since early in the pandemic, has reopened to the pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Release Images and Video of Subway Stabbing Suspect

The police released surveillance images of the man they say stabbed a 41-year-old woman in the right shoulder while she was standing at a MetroCard … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Splits Over New Homeless Hotel Residents; Police, Homeless Men and Opponents Weigh In

The relocation of hundreds of homeless men to hotels on the Upper West Side has alarmed local residents, and led to a split between … Read the rest of this entry >>

Brief Power Outage Blackens and Silences UWS, UES and Harlem Early Friday Morning

The power went off on the Upper West Side at 5:13 a.m. this Friday morning. It was back on by 5:41 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Stabbed at Subway Station; Assailant at Large

A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the upper right shoulder while standing at a MetroCard kiosk inside the 72nd and Broadway subway st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Little Local Cookie Shop Levain Going National, Will Be In Supermarkets Soon

The lines at the original Levain store on West 74th Street have often stretched down the block. But people won't have to wait on line much longer to taste the famous coo … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Pediatrics Practice Focused on Customer Service and Community

SPONSORED: Introducing Manhattan Valley Pediatrics, a community-oriented pediatrics practice located in Upper Manhattan! Part of the reason we started this pra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Sucker-Punched While Eating Outside at Italian Restaurant on Columbus Avenue (Updated)

A man dining outside at Pappardella on 75th Street and Columbus Avenue on Wednesday night was randomly attacked by a stranger during his … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Commander Says Barricades Blocking 82nd Street Are Still Necessary; ‘Clearly the Threat Has Not Yet Passed’

Some Upper West Siders have been perplexed about why in recent weeks the 20th police precinct has blocked off the entire street and sidewalk on 82nd Street be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rumormill: Supermarket Replacing former Duane Reade

The Duane Reade at 2025 Broadway between 69th and 70th Streets that closed earlier this year is being replaced by a supermarket, according to our tipster Iris … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trees Start Falling on UWS as Storm Rushes In, and City Warns of More Damage to Come (Updated)

Winds have been picking up on Tuesday afternoon as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the East Coast, and they're starting to do damage in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Precincts Schedule ‘Build the Block’ Meetings Between Police and Public; All Are Welcome

Launched in June 2015, “neighborhood policing” is a comprehensive crime-fighting strategy built on improved communication between p … Read the rest of this entry >>

As Unemployment Rises, A Free Grocery Service on 72nd Street Feeds a Growing Number of People

Hundreds of individuals, many of them women, waited in line Monday morning to receive free groceries from the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) on 72nd be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Small Businesses Succumb, New Charges Against Local Priest, Meet The Meetles, New Yorker of the Week

August 3, 2020 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 89 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Businesses for Beauty, Pets, Hair and Clean Clothes Shut Their Doors

Sabon, the Israeli purveyor of luxurious bath, body, hair and home products has closed five of its nine Manhattan locations — and the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History Plans to Reopen in September With New Payment System

The Museum of Natural History has applied to the city and state to reopen at 25% capacity on Sept. 9, nearly six months after it closed because of Covi … Read the rest of this entry >>

13 Blocks of the Upper West Side Approved for Traffic-Less Outdoor Dining

Amsterdam Avenue between 97th and 110th Streets will be blocked off as an "open street" for restaurants to operate outdoors starting this weekend, the mayor anno … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Bar & Grill Gets Liquor License Suspended for Allowing Dining Inside Atrium

On Thursday, July 30th, the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) suspended the liquor license of Hi-Life Bar & Grill, on 83rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, for alleg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Found Dead Behind Building on 81st Street, May Have Fallen from Fire Escape

Police found a 30-year-old man lying on the pavement behind 178 West 81st Street at 2:12 a.m. on Friday, and authorities pronounced him dead shortly afterw … Read the rest of this entry >>