Pupper West Side: Peabody Is an Ice Cream Fanatic with an Ivy League Education

My parents met when they were both in graduate school at Yale - yes, that … Read the rest of this entry >>

Do a Passover Mitzvah

SPONSORED: Join local nonprofit DOROT this Passover to bring some joy to a senior, by dropping off a package and offering some companionship over the p … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Stats Show Upper West Side Has High Percentage of Residents Vaccinated (Update)

The city has released new statistics on deployment of Covid-19 vaccines that shows how many people have gotten the vaccine at the zip code l … Read the rest of this entry >>

D.A. Drops Case Against Amy Cooper After She Completes Restorative Justice Program

The Manhattan District Attorney's office dropped charges of filing a false report against Upper West Sider Amy Cooper on Tuesday, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Hundreds of Vignettes About Former ‘Notable’ Neighbors Collected in a New Book; Hear More at 5:30 Tuesday

At the age of 34, in her Lockheed Vega, Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic without stopping, a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cathedral Will Become Free Covid Testing Site

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine has lent a hand in various ways since the start of the pandemic -- whether as a place to soothe the sou … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Council Election 2021: Maria Danzilo Says Her Private Sector Skills Make Her Stand Out

This is Maria Danzilo’s first interview, ever. A candidate for the District 6 City Council seat from the Upper West Side, Danzil … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Birding Debate, Vaccine Snafus, Central Park’s Cash Crunch

There’s a debate going on within the birding community, brought about by the three rare and magnificent avian sp … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artist Creates Delightful Polar Bear Snow Sculptures that also Highlight Climate Change

Artist Heide Hatry has been making snow sculptures in Central Park that have caught the eye of many Upper West Si … Read the rest of this entry >>

Filing Your Taxes Can Be Ruff! Let Ganer + Ganer Help You Navigate The World Of Taxes With Ease!

SPONSORED: A fixture on the Upper West Side for over 40 years, we are a family owned firm that will take care of all your business and personal tax n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Hachi Maki, Le Pain Quotidien, HSBC

Japanese restaurant Hachi Maki is planning to open on Tu … Read the rest of this entry >>

11 Pharmacies on the UWS Will Give Vaccines Under New Federal Program; How to Sign Up

Pharmacies throughout the nation and New York City—including 11 on the Upper West Side—began giving COVID-19 vaccines on F … Read the rest of this entry >>

Here are Some Restaurants and Bars That Have Reopened Indoor Dining

Governor Cuomo let restaurants reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity on Friday, and some Upper West Side eateries have begun serving inside a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Comedian Gives Local Waitress a $7,000 Tip, and $6,000 to Other Employees

A waitress at Lilly's Cocktail & Wine bar at 50 West 72nd Street near Columbus Avenue got a pretty thrilling tip on Friday -- a $7,000 check, cou … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shots Fired Early Saturday Morning in West 60s

Multiple shots rang out around 4:59 a.m. Saturday morning near 248 W. 62nd Street at West End Avenue, home to the NYCHA Amsterdam Houses develo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Coyote Pretty: Photographer Gets a Close-Up View of the Central Park Canine

Ben Shyman was planning to photograph birds in Central Park on Friday morning when he came across something else entirely -- the coyote that's been living in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Block Leader Investigated in Connection With January 6 Capitol Riot, Report Says

Joseph Bolanos, the long-time president of the West 76th Street Block Association, is under investigation by the FBI for possible involv … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cafe Amrita Needs A Little Help From The Neighborhood

We know. The people above aren’t wearing masks or social distancing. That’s because the photo was taken in the carefree … Read the rest of this entry >>

Meet the Candidates for Mayor: Kathryn Garcia

New York faces a seemingly endless series of crises, and no shortage of opinions about how to solve them.  Dozens of candidates have entered the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Promising Signs for 2 Local Restaurants: Community Food & Juice and Saiguette

Upper West Siders have watched with trepidation as some favorite local restaurants have been closed for extended periods without much informa … Read the rest of this entry >>