85-Year-Old Woman Assaulted and Robbed Near Fairway, Police Say

Police say the young women shown in the surveillance images and video assaulted a woman as she en … Read the rest of this entry >>

Vandal Blacks Out Jewish Nonprofit’s Racy Advertisement

A Jewish nonprofit has put provocative ads up throughout the neighborhood aiming to engage Jewish people who may have lost interest in the reli … Read the rest of this entry >>

Francesco Pizzeria Reopens After Repairs and Renovations

Many in the neighborhood were distressed when Francesco Pizzeria, on Columbus Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets, remained closed past its annual, two- … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Kitakata Ramen, Kee’s Chocolate, Happy Kangaroo, 2 Restaurants Closed by DOH

Ramen, chocolate and … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Workout Area and Half-Court Junior Basketball Court Open; Community Can Vote on More Projects Like It

A new recreation and fitness area intended for tweens and younger adults opened in Riverside Park at 76th Street this week, and it’s just what the neighborhood ordered — liter … Read the rest of this entry >>

Calling All Parents-To-Be! Don’t Miss the Bump Bash at the JCC

SPONSORED: Join us for this fun evening of mocktails and connecting with other expectant couples. Experts in sleep, breastfeeding, and other relevant topics will help get you pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Duane Reade, Starbucks and Chase All Close on One Block; ‘Post-Apocalyptic’ Corporate Meltdown Has Neighbors Nervous

Duane Reade will be closing its three-level store at 325 Columbus Avenue on 75th Street, the company said in a sign on the door. The news comes after two other c … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYCHA Brownstones Without Gas for Nearly a Year; Nadler Calls It ‘Unconscionable’

As autumn deepens and Thanksgiving approaches, some residents of the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) West Side Urban Renewal Brownstones in the West 90' … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Horse Walked Into an Upper West Side Starbucks and ‘People Actually Looked Up From Their Devices for a Few Seconds’

More than a hundred years ago, horses could stop at watering holes all over the Upper West Side. These days, equines need more modern refreshments, like mocha grande frappa-pumpkin spice latt … Read the rest of this entry >>

Chicken the Dog Returns; Her Famous Owner Tory Burch is Overjoyed

Signs went up earlier this week asking for the public's help in finding a dog named Chicken who went missing on Sunday night around 7:30 in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Embracing the Mayhem at Barney Greengrass Before the Holiest — and Hungriest — Day of the Year

“As my grandmother used to say, ‘If you look up, you see better. If you look down you see worse. Be happy where you are.’ I’m happy where I am,” said Gary Greengrass, gra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Phasing Out Gifted Programs Would Have a Big Impact on the UWS; Parents Weigh In

A city proposal to eliminate gifted and talented public school programs has started a complicated discussion on the Upper West Side, where a particularly large perce … Read the rest of this entry >>

Emotional Protests Haven’t Slowed Momentum of Shelter ‘Evictions’

Wanda Mercado moved a few weeks ago, but today she’s back on her old stoop on the Upper West Side. She’s a familiar face on 107th Street – it seems every few mi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Men Found Dead in Apparent Homicide in West 104th Street Apartment

Two men were found dead in an apartment at 140 West 104th Street, on Monday night at around 9:30 p.m. Police were conducting a “wellness check,” when they discovered … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Dog Named Chicken is Missing, And There’s a $10,000 Reward

A dog named Chicken apparently went missing on Sunday evening in Central Park and its owners are hoping the public can help. They're offering $1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Siders’ Insatiable Cruller-Hunger Exhausts Daily Provisions Staff; Cafe to Close for 3 Mondays

Now you've done it, Upper West Side! Your incredible cruller-obsession has shocked and amazed the bakers and baristas of new cafe Daily Provisions on Amsterdam and 78th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Upper West Siders Make a Habit of Blessing Their Animals At St. Francis Celebrations

Throughout the weekend, Upper West Siders celebrated the Feast of Saint Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment, with blessings and pet-centric ser … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: ‘Killer’ Husky, A Kidney Mitzvah, Pricey Generator Paid Off in Blackout

October 7, 2019 Weather: Some showers, with a high of 78 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Homeless Shelter Protests Ramp Up As City Starts Transferring Women; ‘The Communication Has Been Terrible’

Politicians are planning to rally on Monday afternoon to push back against a city plan to turn a women's homeless sh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Seafood Spot and Hotel Seek Liquor Licenses; What Will Go Into Former Westside Market?

A seafood restaurant and an historic hotel are applying for liquor licenses and will go before Community Board 7 on October 30 to make their c … Read the rest of this entry >>