Marijuana Activist Doug Greene Dies After Being Hit by Train on UWS

Doug Greene, an activist focused on the legalization of marijuana, died this week after being hit by a train at 72nd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Sisyphus Stones Are Back, With More Poetry Too

Artist Uliks Gryka took a break from placing carefully balanced stones in Riverside Park over looking the Hudson River last year, but he's back … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Two-Bedroom in a Neighborhood With a Similar Vibe to the Upper West Side

SPONSORED: Located in a coveted building along Prospect Park Southwest in Brooklyn's Windsor Terrace neighborhood, this bright, beautiful home … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Knocked Down, Groped in Riverside Park

A local woman's typical evening walk with her pit bull through Riverside Park turned into a frightening struggle against an assailant around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, she tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

Win Two $250 Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park in WSR’s Short Essay Contest

If William Shakespeare had set his romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, on the Upper West Side, he would probably have called it Much Ado About Everything. … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Babeth’s Feast, Gyu-Kaku, Cafe Metro, Master Tailor

A flash-frozen food store has closed as other spots get ready to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Owner Quietly Selling Two ‘Illegal Hotels’ that City Wants Preserved as Permanent Housing

For nearly two years, Hank Freid has been fighting a City lawsuit seeking a preliminary injunc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nerves Fray at Community Board Meeting Over Resolution to End Free Curbside Parking

Over 100 Upper West Side residents gathered for what was, at times, a tense Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Look for Suspect in Morning Robbery in Central Park

Police say that a 67-year-old man was robbed while sitting on a bench in Central Park on Friday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sing for Hope Public Pianos Are on the UWS and All Over the City

A nonprofit called Sing for Hope has placed 50 colorful pianos throughout the city, available for anyone to play starting this w … Read the rest of this entry >>

Schechter Manhattan Special Tuition Initiative for Entering 5th Grade, Fall 2019. Come for a Spring Tour!

SPONSORED: Is your child entering 5th grade in September? Do you know someone who has a child entering 5th grade in September? Schechter Manhattan is proud to announce … Read the rest of this entry >>

Debris Blamed for Subway Track Fire at 72nd Street

The uptown express subway track at 72nd Street and Broadway burst into flames on Tuesday morning during rush hour, sending … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Shoshana Loves Cheese, Begrudgingly Wears Her Doggy Raincoat

Perhaps I could interest you in some warm camembert with a funky rind that pairs nicely with a glass of earthy red … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cheech, Chong and 4 Other Goats Sent Home in First Round of Layoffs

The herd is thinning. Six goats from the 24-goat herd that's been chomping weeds in Riverside Park since May 21st have been sent back to Rhin … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Council Approves Cap on ‘Mechanical Voids,’ But Falls Short of Limiting Tall Building Heights

Last week, the City Council voted to approve a text amendment to the New York City zoning code, restricting the size and placement of “mechanical voids,” over … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sapphire, Sneaker Pawn, Van Leeuwen, Calle Ocho

A longtime Indian restaurant is closing, as some new stores get set to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Relieving Lower Back Pain Through Yoga

SPONSORED: Anyone can experience lower back pain whether you are active, sedentary, young or old. Two common causes of chronic lower back … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shots Fired Near Kids’ Soccer Game

A soccer game between 8-year-old boys' teams at Jacob H. Schiff Playground ended abruptly Sunday afternoon after five shots rang … Read the rest of this entry >>

See More Free Outdoor Movies in Local Playgrounds This Month

Council Member Helen Rosenthal's office is sponsoring more free outdoor movies at local playgrounds this month, so grab a bl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Whale Sightings Surge, Senior Center Closing, Jacob’s Pickles Expansion, Bike Chain Assault

June 3, 2019 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 72 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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