Petition Says New Central Park Pool and Ice Rink Will be Too Small, Asks City to Reconsider

More than 1,000 people have signed an online petition urging the city to rethink a redesign of the Lasker Pool and rink in the northern section of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Empty Nesting: Facilitated by The Shapot Team at Compass Real Estate

SPONSORED: Our kids have grown up and flown the coop (or co-op, for us New Yorkers), and life as we have known it for the past 20+ years has cha … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Release Sketch of Man Who Allegedly Groped 15-Year-Old Girl on Subway

Police say the man in the police sketch above groped a 15-year-old girl on a 2 train at 96th Street last … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upcoming Restaurants Including Le Botaniste and Sushi Nonaka Set to Appear Wednesday for Liquor License Hearings

Representatives from upcoming restaurants are expected to show up at a community board meeting on Wednesday night about liquor licenses, sidewalk cafes and changes in opera … Read the rest of this entry >>

6 Expert Tips Before Buying an UWS Apartment

SPONSORED: It’s no secret that spring is a popular time to begin searching for an apartment to buy. Recently, however, New Yorkers have begun to search much ea … Read the rest of this entry >>

5 Events This Month to Learn Upper West Side History

There are five talks scheduled this month about local history, including two this week. Two are from the Bloomingdale History Group, which offers free program … Read the rest of this entry >>

Four New Shops Opening Underground at Columbus Circle

The Turnstyle underground mall adjacent to the Columbus Circle subway station is getting some new businesses, including places to eat and shop for fas … Read the rest of this entry >>

53-Year-Old Man ‘Sucker Pushed’ in Afternoon Robbery on 88th Street And Broadway

On Sunday, February 2nd, at 3:35 p.m., a 53-year-old man walking southbound on Broadway at 88th Street was pushed from b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Co-Working Business Owned by WeWork Closes, Causing Locals to Scramble for Space

Co-working spaces are popping up across the city and country, but the recent closure of Spacious on the Upper West Side left a void that residents want fi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Columbia Commander, Brokers’ Fees, A Renter’s Decision, and Rock & Roll History

We now know the “offer” Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin “couldn’t refuse.” Malin, the popular commander of the 20th prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wayward Chicken Rescued from Riverside Park, Sent to Sanctuary

A chicken that crossed the road to Riverside Park last month is off to a more hospitable home, the Wild Bird Fund said on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Encounters: Paul Simon, Ronnie Eldridge, ‘Fake Annoyance,’ and Kindness

Around 2000, as a number of us waited on a long, slow-moving line at the Planetarium Post Office on West 83rd, an older woman broke the sil … Read the rest of this entry >>

Joyful ‘Hippie Shakespeare’ Returns to Central Park This Summer

The Public Theater is bringing a fan favorite back to Shakespeare in the Park this summer. Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery will put on their production of As You Like It with ori … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattan Real Estate Update: And We’re Off to a Strong Start in 2020…

SPONSORED: And we’re off….a new year, a new decade. Open house activity is brisk and deals are certainly being made, as demand seems to be outpacing supply, for January at l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Broadway Floods at 111th Street After Another Water Main Break

There was a water main break in the vicinity of 111th Street and Broadway at around 8:30 a.m. Friday morning. “Department of Environmental Prote … Read the rest of this entry >>

Proposed Dual-Language High School on the UWS Wins Community Board Support

Félicitations are in order for Lafayette Academy, a public middle school currently serving grades 6-8, which received initial approval to move ahead with expa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artist Will Paint Your ‘Acts of Kindness’ and Display Them on 83rd Street Kiosk

Have you experienced a genuine act of kindness? Would you like to see that act of kindness reflected in a painting? Artist Audrey Banks is in the midst of collecting such st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Hundreds Protest in Columbus Circle After Impeachment Vote

Hundreds of people filled Columbus Circle on Wednesday night to protest the Senate's decision to acquit President Trump after his impeachment tr … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Strand is Opening a Store on the Upper West Side

The Strand has just signed a lease to open in the former home of Book Culture at 450 Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets, the company told West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Shinbashi 72, Le Gourmand, Boka, Duane Reade, Cascabel Taqueria

Shinbashi 72 is opening at 218 West 72nd between Broadway and West End Avenue in the former home of West Side Cafe. A Japense restaurant c … Read the rest of this entry >>

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