‘Taste of Morningside’ on Sunday Features 15 Restaurants; Arts Festival Too

An arts and food festival this weekend will feature several delights from Morningside Heights, from food to arts and performances. The first ever "Taste of Morningside Heights, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parking Spot Dance Party and Broadway Traffic Shutdown Coming This Week to Highlight Climate Action

Starting this Friday, there will be a worldwide "Climate Strike" to highlight the need for action on climate change. In conjunction with the event and in ad … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cell Phone Scam Alert: Be Wary of Strangers Wanting to Borrow Your Phone

Good Upper West Siders as we are, we wouldn't leave a fellow New Yorker in distress stranded, would we? Especially when they are suffering one of the worst luxury proble … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join DOROT for The ABCD’s of Medicare – All You Need to Know in Time for Open Enrollment

SPONSORED: On Wednesday, September 25, join DOROT for: The ABCD’s of Medicare, A Medicare Rights Workshop, part of our Life Planning Workshop se … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Met Opera Sells Pianos, Real Estate Oddities, James Baldwin’s Rowhouse Makes History Again

September 16, 2019 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 77 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sapphire Is Replacing Sole, A New ‘European Vibe’ Coffee Shop Is Opening, And Compass Expands

Indian food is replacing Italian and a new coffee shop is on its … Read the rest of this entry >>

Basketball & Volleyball Games With NYC Pickup Sports Start This Saturday on the UWS!

SPONSORED: Our fall programming slate at the Marlene Meyerson JCC is set to begin on September 21st, and includes Saturday evening pickup sports games for … Read the rest of this entry >>

An ‘Accidental’ Upper West Side Landlord Traveled a Rocky Road to a Windfall; A Young Al Pacino Was His Super!

As someone who started life in an orphanage, I never dreamed I’d one day become the landlord of two small apartment buildings on West 68th Street in New York … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Sider Will Unicycle 100 Miles Around Central Park on Saturday to Raise Money for Art

Upper West Sider John Stone plans to unicycle 100 miles around Central Park on Saturday to raise money for arts organization The Paper Bag Players, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Little Shop of Horrors: Is Toxic Jimsonweed Taking Over, Or Are We All Just Overreacting?

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the reports of New York City being invaded by a toxic, hallucinogenic weed are greatly exaggerated, according to Crystal Howard, assistant commissioner, communications, NYC Parks … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Two New Japanese-Inspired Concepts Prepare to Open

A record bar sang its opening number, a burger chain is going 50/50, and a Japanese-style tavern shared plans during the September meeting of Community Board 7’s Bus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Release Surveillance Video and Images of Suspects in Stabbing

Police released the images above and video below of suspects in the stabbing on Monday of a 16-year-old at the 96th Street subway sta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Forum on Sept. 17 Will Explain New Rent Laws

The state rewrote rent laws this year, and they have a large impact on Upper West Siders. Council Member Helen Rosenthal's office says she's been getting lots of questions on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Before-and-After Riverside Park Photos Show That the Goats Didn’t Just Nap This Summer

Sometimes it seemed like the goats brought to Riverside Park this summer mostly spent their time napping. Maybe that's be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Actually, Bareburger is Now Opening Two Upper West Side Locations

Bareburger is preparing to reopen a restaurant at 795 Columbus Avenue at 98th Street, and recently applied for a liquor license there. But that's apparentl … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Pedal to the Metal for Electric Vehicle Charging on the UWS

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS), and Con Edison (ConEd) introduced a plan to install electric vehicle cha … Read the rest of this entry >>

Classic UWS Restaurant Gabriela’s to Close After 15 Years

Gabriela's Restaurant and Tequila Bar, a neighborhood spot that serves home-style Mexican food on Columbus Avenue between 93rd and 94th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOROT Rosh Hashanah Package Delivery & Visit

SPONSORED: Bring joy and companionship to an older neighbor with a Sunday vi … Read the rest of this entry >>

On September 11, An Emotional Memory

The newest class of FDNY firefighters lined up at the Fireman's Memorial in Riverside Park on Wednesday morning, 18 years after 343 firefighters per … Read the rest of this entry >>

77-Year-Old Man Reported Missing

Cornelius O'Brien, 77, was last seen on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. leaving his home at 160 West End Avenue. Police are asking for the public's help in finding … Read the rest of this entry >>