Openings & Closings: Friedmans Restaurant, White Gold, Jooneechees, Billy’s Bakery

A new restaurant is opening on 72nd Street, as a restaurant/butcher shop shuts its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Learn About the JCC’s High-Quality After-School Programs

SPONSORED: The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan is excited to be able to offer the kids in our community fun, high-quality after-school classes in the arts and coo … Read the rest of this entry >>

You’re Invited: Local NYPD Precincts To Host Community Gatherings on Tuesday

All of NYPD's Upper West Side precincts will be hosting "National Night Out" events on Tuesday evening, seeking to meet with community members and discuss … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teen Shot Sunday Night on West 93rd Street

A 16 year-old boy was shot in the chest Sunday night around 11:40 p.m. in front of 201 W. 93rd Street – the DeHostos Apartments between Amsterdam and Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Fire Causes Outages, Glowing Twelfth Night Review, How One Local Still Works at 102

August 6, 2018 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 92 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Jumps Out of Freezer at Sarabeth’s During Brunch; Dies Later at Hospital

A man jumped out of a freezer at Sarabeth's restaurant on Amsterdam Avenue and 80th Street on Sunday and began attacking employees, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Again Confiscates Controversial Sidewalk Bookseller’s Inventory

For years, sidewalk bookseller Kirk Davidson has been a lightning rod and Rorschach test for Upper West Siders. Some see his open-air marketplace at 73rd and Broadway as a funky haven for bibliophiles, while others see a filthy nuisance blocking pedestrian traff … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: Remembering ‘Old John’

Stephen Harmon took this photo sometime in the late 70's or early 80's at 72nd Street and Broadway. "Old John the accordion playe … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYC Parks Celebrates “Pooper Scooper” Law Anniversary with 1,000 Canine Waste Bag Dispensers

It’s the 40th anniversary of NYC’s “Pooper Scooper” law, which mandates that New Yorkers pick up after their pups. To honor the glorious occasion, NYC … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Gets Flower Flashed With Huge Garbage Can Bouquet

A huge floral bouquet magically appeared Thursday morning, plunked into a trash can on the southwest corner of 73rd Street and West End Avenue, delighting passersby who wondered:  What? … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Vin Sur Vingt, Farrow & Ball, Brodo

Wine and broth are flowing freely on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Outdoor Movie Nights: Five Local Spots Showing Free Films in August

Put on the bug spray and bring a picnic! The Upper West Side has lots of outdoor movies showing this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct Rolls Out Neighborhood Policing

The NYPD recently rolled out Neighborhood Policing for the Upper West Side's 20th Precinct. The initiative aims to improve communication and collaboration between local police officers and community resi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Jeffrey Toobin Lives on the Upper West Side

Jeffrey Toobin chuckled as he grabbed a bench in his favorite place in New York City – Riverside Park. “My wife thinks it’s very ambitious … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fistfight Over Parking Spot Sends One Man to Hospital, the Other to a Court Date

A Yonkers man is facing misdemeanor assault charges after allegedly punching another man in the face over a parking spot last Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Kitten Rescue, Amazing UWS Moms, Plastic Straw Ban

July 30, 2018 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 81 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

(Update) NYPD: No Reports of Dog Theft in Central Park

Attention concerned dog owners: There is NO known dognapper currently roaming Central Park, according to multiple NYPD sources who have refuted an alarming email blast sent out by City Vet on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: A Perfect Picnic Spot in Riverside Park, With Its Own Chandelier

A tree in Riverside Park has a fancy accoutrement: a chande … Read the rest of this entry >>

Veterinarian Raises Alarm By Saying Woman is ‘Stealing Dogs’ in Central Park

A local veterinarian's office sent out a notice to clients on Friday warning them that a woman is luring dogs away from their owners in Central Par … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Needs Manhattanhenge, We’ve Got Cathedralhenge!

Yes, Manhattanhenge is cool. But Scott Matthews has found an even more exciting celestial phenomenon that's arguably much co … Read the rest of this entry >>