Despite Politicians’ Assurances, All Sex Offenders are Not Barred from New ‘Homeless Hotels’

Despite reassurances from politicians that there are no sex offenders at the three new homeless shelters on the Upper West Side, the city can't bar all sex offe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Xi’an Famous Foods Closes Restaurant to ‘Cut Losses’ from Covid

Xi'an Famous Foods, a restaurant chain that serves authentic and reasonably priced Chinese food, suddenly closed its doors at 2675 Broadway, between 10st and 102nd str … Read the rest of this entry >>

More Information Released on Two Local Homicides, Including Video of Shooting

Police have released some new details about two homicides this month. On July 9, a 29-year-old man named Nayquan Garde … Read the rest of this entry >>

Food Giveaway at Lincoln Center on Wednesday

The Food Bank for New York City and Lincoln Center are partnering to give away food on Wednesday starting at 11 a.m. in the Lincoln Center Plaza at 62nd Street off of Amsterdam Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Revel to Shut Down ‘Until Further Notice’ After Second Rider Dies

Revel, the electric moped-sharing company that's gained in popularity during the pandemic, announced on Tuesday morning it will shut down temporarily after a second rider … Read the rest of this entry >>

Locals Express Frustration and Confront Councilmember as Hotel Becomes Homeless Shelter

Shortly after groups of homeless men began to arrive by bus on Monday morning to their new living quarters at The Lucerne Hotel on 79th Street and Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Kosher Restaurants Close

Among the most recent restaurant closings on the Upper West Side are two Kosher s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: International Intrigue, Stooping, Trumpstock, Police Records Unveiled

There’s a condo at The Aldyn at 60 Riverside Boulevard that won’t be selling anytime soon, as its owners are tied up in court in … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire at West End Avenue Assisted Living Center

Emergency fire and rescue vehicles took over West End Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets Sunday afternoon around 1:40pm, answering an "all-hands" call for a fire at 305 West End Assisted Liv … Read the rest of this entry >>

Some Homeless Residents Coming to UWS Hotel are Being Transferred from Another Hotel Where Drug Use Continued, Resident Says

Some of the homeless men being transferred to The Lucerne Hotel on 79th Street this Monday are being moved from another hotel where there was friction with local residents, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Stabbed in Columbus Avenue Apartment

On Saturday evening around 8:55 pm, a 38-year-old man was stabbed in the upper chest while inside an apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

58-Year-Old Man Shot Dead on 101st Street Early Saturday

A 58-year-old man was shot and killed at the corner of 101st Street and Amsterdam Avenue early Saturday. Police got the call at 12:42 a.m. and found th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bull Moose Dog Run is Open: ‘It’s Lovely’

Without the fanfare it is due, the Bull Moose Dog Run, next to the Museum of Natural History at West 81st Street, opened its brand-new g … Read the rest of this entry >>

More Restaurants Close: Recolte Bakery, Oath Pizza, New Wave Cafe

Say goodbye to baked goods and pi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lucerne Hotel to House 283 Homeless Men Recovering from Substance Abuse

The Lucerne Hotel at 201 West 79th Street will be used to house 283 homeless people who have been staying at shelters downtown, as a way to reduce the popula … Read the rest of this entry >>

La Caridad, A Cuban-Chinese Staple on Broadway, Closes After 52 Years

A For Rent sign went up on Thursday at La Caridad 78, the Cuban-Chinese restaurant that has been a staple in the neighborhood for more than 50 years. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: ‘Miracle Larry’ Kelly Survives Excruciating 128-Day Battle With Covid-19, and Gets a Big Neighborhood Welcome

Larry Kelly, a 64-year-old retired public school teacher who lives on the Upper West Side, was in the hospital for 128 days with Covid-19, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parent Group Calls for at Least 30% of Public School Learning to be Outdoors This Fall

Some Upper West Side parents have been pushing the Department of Education to move more activities outside when schools reopen this fall. The di … Read the rest of this entry >>

19-Year-Old Man Shot on 109th Street Last Week Dies, as Police Release Video of Shooting

The young man who was shot on West 109th Street near Columbus Avenue on the night of July 14th died on July 20th, an NYPD spokesp … Read the rest of this entry >>

2-Week Turnaround at Local Coronavirus Testing Site Renders Results ‘Virtually Worthless’; Here’s Why It’s Happening

When they returned from a July 4th weekend in Cape May, New Jersey, Marilyn and Larry (who preferred their last name not be used) th … Read the rest of this entry >>