Openings & Closings: Beacon Bar, Manhattan Mailroom, Moscot, OsteoStrong, Bistro Cassis’ Replacement

A bar has closed, as an eyeglass shop and bone-strength center get ready to … Read the rest of this entry >>

You Can Now Drop Off Compost at a Local Greenmarket

The city has stopped collecting compost from apartment buildings, a budget cut that upset many New Yorkers who noted that compost-collecti … Read the rest of this entry >>

Some Big UWS Gyms Are Reopening; Here’s What To Expect

Last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that gyms throughout New York State would begin reopening in late A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Motorcycle and Package Thefts Have Spiked, NYPD Commander Says at Community Meeting

Thieves on the Upper West Side are currently targeting unguarded packages and motorcycles, Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi told about 40 residents gathered Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

School Schedule Changes Again — Older Kids Won’t Be Back Until October

The city once again pushed back the start date of in-person school to try to improve the setup and make sure it's safe. For parents, that means schedules are scrambled a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Development Plan Hints at New Book Culture Store

Book Culture closed its store on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets early this year amid sales troubles and an ownership dispute. But a f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Get Professional Photos from Two Locals Who Will Treat You Like Family

SPONSORED: Adeel Bukhari Photography is a husband and wife team from the Upper West Side. We’d love to capture moments in your life - from weddings to family portraits to headshots, we provide it … Read the rest of this entry >>

Potential Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley Speaks at Rally at The Lucerne; ‘I Am Standing Here With The Residents’

At a packed press conference and rally on Wednesday morning in front of The Lucerne hotel on West 79th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, potential … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Condo Development on West End Avenue is Building-In Covid Protection, Even for the Dumbbells

New luxury condos on West End and 78th Street are being designed with Covid-19 in mind -- down to the lobby entrances and the weights in the workout … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cars Keep Driving Down the West End Avenue ‘Open Street’, Endangering Pedestrians

West End Avenue between 87th and 96th Street is supposed to be blocked to vehicles every day from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., but vehicles have repeatedly ig … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Workers Saved from Dangling Scaffolding in Dramatic Rescue

A man and woman who had been working on the facade at 230 West 78th Street dangled precariously to the building when one side of the scaffo … Read the rest of this entry >>

That Hazy Sunrise This Morning? It Might Have Been Affected by the Western Wildfires

The skies have been hazy over the past day or so in New York, and it may actually have to do with the catastrophe taking place on the opposite c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Citizen Shofar-Blowers Will Announce the New Year Around the UWS This Sunday

The blowing of the shofar is a key moment in the Rosh Hashanah service, and this year local residents will take up the call (literally) to make sure their neig … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Pauses Relocation of Homeless Men After Outcry

The city had expected to finish moving homeless men out of The Lucerne Hotel on 79th Street by this weekend, but the timeline has now been interru … Read the rest of this entry >>

Macy’s Gives More Details on Thanksgiving Parade; Balloon Inflation Cancelled

The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade will be a much less expansive event this year, the company announced on Monday. But Macy's was able to sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Century 21 Close-Out Sale Draws Lines Down the Block

The going-out-of-business sale at the Century 21 at 66th and Broadway is in full swing and shoppers lined up down the block to wait for access to the store on Mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Waterline Square Park Will Host Free Outdoor Concerts

The newest park on the Upper West Side is hosting free concerts every other Wednesday for the next couple of months. Waterline Square Park is in the middle of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: ‘Stars of Hope’ Travel from a Homeless Hotel to Gracie Mansion

Upper West Siders gathered on Sunday at 2pm in Riverside Park at 75th Street to paint Stars of Hope to promote and re … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Nurse Held on Murder Charges, Race and Birdwatching, Stringer’s Leap, $14 Million Townhouse

This story of an Upper West Side nurse being held for six months without bail on Riker’s island for the alleged murd … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Life in Limbo for Homeless Families at Mercy to City’s Moving Whims

Harmonia Hotel resident Mike Bonano has used a rented U-Haul to help neighbors cope with Mayor de Blasio’s whiplash decisions on shel … Read the rest of this entry >>