Nerves Fray at Community Board Meeting Over Resolution to End Free Curbside Parking

Over 100 Upper West Side residents gathered for what was, at times, a tense Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Look for Suspect in Morning Robbery in Central Park

Police say that a 67-year-old man was robbed while sitting on a bench in Central Park on Friday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sing for Hope Public Pianos Are on the UWS and All Over the City

A nonprofit called Sing for Hope has placed 50 colorful pianos throughout the city, available for anyone to play starting this w … Read the rest of this entry >>

Debris Blamed for Subway Track Fire at 72nd Street

The uptown express subway track at 72nd Street and Broadway burst into flames on Tuesday morning during rush hour, sending … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cheech, Chong and 4 Other Goats Sent Home in First Round of Layoffs

The herd is thinning. Six goats from the 24-goat herd that's been chomping weeds in Riverside Park since May 21st have been sent back to Rhin … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Council Approves Cap on ‘Mechanical Voids,’ But Falls Short of Limiting Tall Building Heights

Last week, the City Council voted to approve a text amendment to the New York City zoning code, restricting the size and placement of “mechanical voids,” over … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sapphire, Sneaker Pawn, Van Leeuwen, Calle Ocho

A longtime Indian restaurant is closing, as some new stores get set to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Relieving Lower Back Pain Through Yoga

SPONSORED: Anyone can experience lower back pain whether you are active, sedentary, young or old. Two common causes of chronic lower back … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shots Fired Near Kids’ Soccer Game

A soccer game between 8-year-old boys' teams at Jacob H. Schiff Playground ended abruptly Sunday afternoon after five shots rang … Read the rest of this entry >>

See More Free Outdoor Movies in Local Playgrounds This Month

Council Member Helen Rosenthal's office is sponsoring more free outdoor movies at local playgrounds this month, so grab a bl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Whale Sightings Surge, Senior Center Closing, Jacob’s Pickles Expansion, Bike Chain Assault

June 3, 2019 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 72 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday: Free Talk on the History of Broadway

Broadway has a long and storied history, dating back to the Native Americans. On Monday night, author Fran Leadon will … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Tang, Big Gay Ice Cream, Patis Bakery, Morton Williams

New noodles and ice cream are on their … Read the rest of this entry >>

Abolish All Free On-Street Parking, UWS Community Board Committee Says

Some Upper West Siders may consider free curbside parking their birthright, to be interrupted only by alternate-side parking regula … Read the rest of this entry >>

Exit Closure Leads to Dangerous Overcrowding at 79th Street Subway Station

The 79th Street subway station on the 1 line has been extremely overcrowded in recent days, particularly at rush hour, as hundreds of p … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Anglers Explain the Joys of Fishing in the Hudson; How to Bait, Catch, and Even (Yes!) Eat Them

Stroll the Hudson River pier at 70th Street most any day and you'll spot fishermen trying their … Read the rest of this entry >>

8th Hill Opens on Columbus Avenue, Owner Promises the Wait is ‘Going to Be Worth It’

There is finally life again on a crucial corner of the Upper West Side. On Monday, a new “inspired” Mediterranean restaurant called 8th … Read the rest of this entry >>

$1,000 Reward Offered After Family’s Pet Bearded Dragon Stolen; ‘He Saw Something Under the Little Guy’s Shirt’

Shortly before 4 p.m. on Saturday, two young men entered Petqua pet shop at 2604 Broadway (98th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Wednesdays: Some Favorite Upper West Side Shops

SPONSORED: New York City's Upper West Side is blessed to have special boutique shops. I am highlighting a few of my favorites and really enco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattanhenge Returns This Week

If the clouds cooperate, Manhattanhenge will be visible on Wednesday and Thursday at precisely 8:12 … Read the rest of this entry >>