OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HARMON FACE VALUES, WEST SIDE LAUNDRY, GRAND SICHUAN, SUBWAY, DOUGHNUT CAFE

We're getting a little dirtier but more beautiful too. Another laundromat shut its doors, but we're about to get stocked with beauty supp … Read the rest of this entry >>

COME PLAY WITH US AT STEPHEN WISE FREE SYNAGOGUE THIS FALL!

SPONSORED: Seeds of Wonder at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue’s Early Childhood Center is a “grown-up and me” morning class that gives your … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEVERAL BLOCKS CLOSED AS CON ED WORKS TO RESTORE POWER AND FIX DAMAGE FROM FIRE

Several streets -- including all Northbound traffic on Amsterdam from 65th to 72nd Street -- remained closed on Friday morning after a major underground … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUNDREDS LOSE POWER AFTER SMOKY UNDERGROUND FIRE AT 71ST STREET

Dark smoke billowed from manholes at 71st Street and Broadway starting around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday because of an underground fire, an … Read the rest of this entry >>

REMEMBERING ‘NEW YORK JOHNNY’ AND HIS LIVELY COLUMBUS AVENUE BOOK SHOP

The Upper West Side lost a longtime neighborhood fixture last month with the passing of Johnny Avery. A sign on the door o … Read the rest of this entry >>

SILVER STARS FITNESS: ARE YOU OVER 50 AND WANT TO GET FIT? COME TO OUR OPEN HOUSE ON JULY 19TH

SPONSORED: Silver Stars Fitness, the premiere fitness company that specializes in fitness for men and women over the age of 50 is having an open house on Wednesday July, 19th … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN’S BODY FOUND IN CENTRAL PARK

An unidentified woman was found dead in Central Park early Thursday morning, police said. Someone called police at 6:15 a.m. to r … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHOULD YOU RENT OR BUY ON THE UWS? THE BALANCE IS SHIFTING TOWARD RENTING

It's always a difficult decision whether to rent or buy an apartment, but one metric tracked by StreetEasy makes renting look increasingly attractive right … Read the rest of this entry >>

DELICIOUS DETAILS ABOUT THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S NEW DIM SUM EMPORIUM, INCLUDING THE OPENING DATE

Jing Fong, a famous dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, is expanding to the Upper West Side, moving into the former home of Planet Sus … Read the rest of this entry >>

SAVE THE DATE: FAMILY FUN AND FREE ICE CREAM AT BARD GRADUATE CENTER THIS SATURDAY JULY 15

SPONSORED: The New York Crystal Palace officially opened to the public with a spectacular celebration on July 15, 1853. Celebrate the historic occ … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLOTHING STORE STUCK IN THE SHADOWS FOR YEARS CELEBRATES WITH ‘NO MORE SCAFFOLDS’ SALE

Scaffolding drives business owners batty because it casts their storefronts into shadow and makes it hard to draw customers. Some even … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘VICTORY’ FOR OPPONENTS OF UPPER WEST SIDE’S TALLEST BUILDING AS CITY HALTS CONSTRUCTION — FOR NOW

The developers of 200 Amsterdam Avenue cannot proceed with their current plans to build the tallest tower on the Upper West Side, as a r … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE FOR FALL 2018 PRIVATE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

SPONSORED: Before you know it, it will be time to say “goodbye” to the beach, to get a little more vigilant about bedtime, and hunker down with … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAESAR’S PIZZA RALLY GETS POLITICAL: ‘NO MORE PUSHING THE LITTLE GUY OUT!’

“It used to be a community. Now it’s just a neighborhood.... It’s not about the politics, it’s about the people, the residents, the families that get aff … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN PUNCHED AND ROBBED WHILE RUNNING IN CENTRAL PARK EARLY IN THE MORNING

A 45-year-old woman was robbed at 66th street and Central Drive around 5 a.m. Monday, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE RIVERSIDE PARK MOVIES ARE BACK; SEE THE SCHEDULE AND HEAD TO THE PIER!

Riverside Park's free movies at Pier I at 70th Street are back and will be running every Wednesday through August 16. The m … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAFE NOI CLOSES, AS VAI EXPECTS TO REOPEN SOON

After readers inquired, we have updates about two local restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER FOCUSES ON SEEDS IN NEW SHOW AT ST. AGNES

Mildred Alpern, whose vivid photos of nature and lobby Christmas trees have graced West Side Rag in the past, has a new show up at the St. Agnes Libra … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRIVATE COOKING PARTIES AT JCC MANHATTAN

SPONSORED: Are you looking for a fun and unique idea for your next party? JCC Manhattan’s Culinary Arts program runs a unique private cooking party pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: 3 HOTELS CALLED ILLEGAL, JOE DIMAGGIO’S OLD PENTHOUSE PAD UP FOR SALE

July 10, 2017 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 85 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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