REMEMBERING ‘NEW YORK JOHNNY’ AND HIS LIVELY COLUMBUS AVENUE BOOK SHOP

The Upper West Side lost a longtime neighborhood fixture last month with the passing of Johnny Avery. A sign on the door o … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS: ARE YOU OVER 50 AND WANT TO GET FIT? COME TO OUR OPEN HOUSE ON JULY 19TH

SPONSORED: Silver Stars Fitness, the premiere fitness company that specializes in fitness for men and women over the age of 50 is having an open house on Wednesday July, 19th … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN’S BODY FOUND IN CENTRAL PARK

An unidentified woman was found dead in Central Park early Thursday morning, police said. Someone called police at 6:15 a.m. to r … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHOULD YOU RENT OR BUY ON THE UWS? THE BALANCE IS SHIFTING TOWARD RENTING

It's always a difficult decision whether to rent or buy an apartment, but one metric tracked by StreetEasy makes renting look increasingly attractive right … Read the rest of this entry >>

DELICIOUS DETAILS ABOUT THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S NEW DIM SUM EMPORIUM, INCLUDING THE OPENING DATE

Jing Fong, a famous dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, is expanding to the Upper West Side, moving into the former home of Planet Sus … Read the rest of this entry >>

SAVE THE DATE: FAMILY FUN AND FREE ICE CREAM AT BARD GRADUATE CENTER THIS SATURDAY JULY 15

SPONSORED: The New York Crystal Palace officially opened to the public with a spectacular celebration on July 15, 1853. Celebrate the historic occ … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLOTHING STORE STUCK IN THE SHADOWS FOR YEARS CELEBRATES WITH ‘NO MORE SCAFFOLDS’ SALE

Scaffolding drives business owners batty because it casts their storefronts into shadow and makes it hard to draw customers. Some even … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘VICTORY’ FOR OPPONENTS OF UPPER WEST SIDE’S TALLEST BUILDING AS CITY HALTS CONSTRUCTION — FOR NOW

The developers of 200 Amsterdam Avenue cannot proceed with their current plans to build the tallest tower on the Upper West Side, as a r … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAESAR’S PIZZA RALLY GETS POLITICAL: ‘NO MORE PUSHING THE LITTLE GUY OUT!’

“It used to be a community. Now it’s just a neighborhood.... It’s not about the politics, it’s about the people, the residents, the families that get aff … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN PUNCHED AND ROBBED WHILE RUNNING IN CENTRAL PARK EARLY IN THE MORNING

A 45-year-old woman was robbed at 66th street and Central Drive around 5 a.m. Monday, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE RIVERSIDE PARK MOVIES ARE BACK; SEE THE SCHEDULE AND HEAD TO THE PIER!

Riverside Park's free movies at Pier I at 70th Street are back and will be running every Wednesday through August 16. The m … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAFE NOI CLOSES, AS VAI EXPECTS TO REOPEN SOON

After readers inquired, we have updates about two local restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: 3 HOTELS CALLED ILLEGAL, JOE DIMAGGIO’S OLD PENTHOUSE PAD UP FOR SALE

July 10, 2017 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 85 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERMITS FILED TO REPLACE 94-YEAR-OLD SYNAGOGUE WITH NEW CONDO BUILDING

A developer has filed permits to replace the 94-year-old Congregation Shaare Zedek building at 212 West 93rd Street into a new … Read the rest of this entry >>

WE’RE TAKING A FEW DAYS OFF

West Side Rag won't be posting much for the next few days so the editors can recharge, and briefly look at something … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: DARK BULLET SAKE & OYSTER BAR, JACK’S STIR BREW, OSTERIA 106, SWEETGREEN, HEYDAY

Oysters are on their way, as well as new coffee and Italian … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN DIES AFTER DRIVING INTO OAK TREE IN CENTRAL PARK

A 29-year-old man died after his Nissan slammed into a tree near 60th Street on the West side of Central Park on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SHARED SOLAR’ AND OTHER WAYS TO COMBAT GLOBAL WARMING ON THE LOCAL LEVEL

If you can change a light bulb, you can help combat global warming and contribute to New York City's key strategy for reducing its carbon footprint: energy effici … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE MEETING COVERS HOMELESSNESS, MAIL FISHING, AND ‘DECRIMINALIZING’ VIOLATIONS

On Monday, the 20th precinct hosted their monthly community council meeting. During the most interactive portion of the ni … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERMITS FILED FOR ANOTHER BROADWAY APARTMENT TOWER

A developer has filed permits to build a 15-story apartment building rising 197 feet at 2461 Broadway at the corner of 91st Street. … Read the rest of this entry >>

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