Man Flashing Gun at M11 Bus Driver Arrested By 20th Precinct Cops

Quick action Friday morning by an MTA M11 bus driver and NYPD officers from the 20th Precinct may have prevented a tra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Market With a Familiar-Sounding Name Pops Up On Broadway

A new market promising to be open 24/7 has popped up at 2755 Broadway at 106th Street, where a KFC closed earlier this year. But despite its familiar-sounding name, … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Weekend of Live Shakespeare: 3 Different Companies Putting on 3 Different Outdoor Plays

Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park is a famous annual tradition. But the Upper West Side gets more than just one Shakespeare fest every … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lead Paint Found in UWS Classrooms; Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday

Deteriorating lead paint has been found in over 900 public elementary schools throughout New York City, including some on the Upper West Side. The p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cops, Politicians and Insomnia Cookies Bring Smiles to National Night Out on the UWS

Law enforcement, politicians, city officials, and in-the-know neighbors and friends made for a lively edition of the National Night Out Against Crime, which was … Read the rest of this entry >>

Update: Police Rule Lasker Pool Death a Homicide

A man was found dead with injuries to his head near Lasker Pool in Central Park on Tuesday morning, according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Monday’s Beaver Sighting Is Likely to Remain a Rare Occurrence

The beaver that was spotted swimming in the Hudson River on Monday appeared to be a lone wolf (er beaver) and is unlikely to be followed by dozens of other dam-building fri … Read the rest of this entry >>

91-Year-Old Goes Missing from West End Avenue Apartment

A 91-year-old man who lives at 930 West End Avenue (between 105th Street and 106th Street) went missing on Monday morning, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

Complaint Box: Someone Really Dislikes the ‘Bus Turning’ Safety Announcements

Someone has been posting messages on light poles and bus shelters throughout the neighborhood for the past few months bemoaning the sound of automated speakers that say "Caution, bus is turn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Beaver Frolics in the Hudson Outside Former Trump Buildings

A beaver swam in the Hudson River on Monday morning around West 71st Street, a happy sight that would have been unthinkable just over a decade ago. Ralph … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Shooting Vigil, Tallest Building Fight Continues, The Blackout’s Real Cause, a Synagogue ‘Shidduch’

August 5, 2019 Weather: Mostly sunny, with a high of 80 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Le Gourmand, Barachou, Boru Boru

Two French spots are opening, as a Kosher restaurant cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Joseph Pharmacy Defies the Odds to Open A Second Store

In an era when small pharmacies face daunting competition from big chains, it's remarkable for a mom-and-pop to still be able to thrive. But one local shop has found a … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Chase, A Crash and An Assault on Broadway

A man who was being chased up Broadway ran into the street at 98th Street and was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m., according to police. The scene surp … Read the rest of this entry >>

New UWS Van Leeuwen Ice Cream Shop Selling $1 Scoops for Its Grand Opening Next Week

Van Leeuwen, the upscale ice cream chain that started in Brooklyn, is opening its second local shop on Monday at 253 Columbus Avenue between 71st and 72nd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pyrrhic Victory for City in Hotel Lawsuit: No More ‘Illegal’ Occupancy, But SRO Housing to Be Demolished

The City of New York reached a settlement this week with Hank Freid, ending tourist occupancy at his Marrakech H … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Ravenous’ Goats Return to Riverside Park, But Only One Wears the Crown

Bella, Buckles, Chalupa, Massey, and Skittles. Five gorgeous goats drew a crowd of more than a hundred to Riverside Park this morning, but only one would be crowned the G.O.A.T., or Greatest Of All T … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Seek 3 Suspects in Robbery on 69th Street

The police are looking for three individuals who they say robbed an 18-year-old in front of 52 West 69th Street early Wednesday morning. The 18-year-old was walking on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Award Winning Entrepreneurship & Robotics Learning Center for Kids Opens on the UWS

SPONSORED: Elon Musk was only 12-years-old when he created and sold his first business - a sci-fi space game called Blastar. The coding of that game helped shape young Mu … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Wins Court Decision and Quickly Bans Parking on 18-Block Stretch of Central Park West

A state judge denied a condo board's request to halt a city plan to add a protected bike lane on Central Park West on Wednesday, and the city quickly banned pa … Read the rest of this entry >>