Video: ‘Miracle Larry’ Kelly Survives Excruciating 128-Day Battle With Covid-19, and Gets a Big Neighborhood Welcome

Larry Kelly, a 64-year-old retired public school teacher who lives on the Upper West Side, was in the hospital for 128 days with Covid-19, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parent Group Calls for at Least 30% of Public School Learning to be Outdoors This Fall

Some Upper West Side parents have been pushing the Department of Education to move more activities outside when schools reopen this fall. The di … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artist Who Had Planned Soho Opening Moves it To Riverside Park Because of the Pandemic (Update: Postponed)

Artist Michael Stewart will be showing an art project in Riverside Park on Friday after he was forced to relocate it from down … Read the rest of this entry >>

Incredible ‘Flower Flash’ Fills Trash Can at 78th Street and West End Avenue, And Quickly Disappears

Ellen Joy snapped the photo above of a "flower flash" created by florist Lewis Miller Designs on 78th Street and West End Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

19-Year-Old Man Shot on 109th Street Last Week Dies, as Police Release Video of Shooting

The young man who was shot on West 109th Street near Columbus Avenue on the night of July 14th died on July 20th, an NYPD spokesp … Read the rest of this entry >>

2-Week Turnaround at Local Coronavirus Testing Site Renders Results ‘Virtually Worthless’; Here’s Why It’s Happening

When they returned from a July 4th weekend in Cape May, New Jersey, Marilyn and Larry (who preferred their last name not be used) th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Daily Provisions, Old John’s Luncheonette and More Restaurants Reopen

In the past four weeks, 75 more local restaurants have opened since the city first allowed restaurants to open outside, according to a map showing the locati … Read the rest of this entry >>

Silver Stars Fitness: Want To Burn Calories, Get Stronger, Firm Up & Feel Better Without Having To Leave Your Living Room?

SPONSORED: Experience LIVE Online Training. No Equipment? No Gym? No Pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Award-Winning Authors Discuss Race, Violence and Policing on Wednesday Webinar Hosted by Goddard Riverside

What is it like to endure and survive the intractable violence in inner city Chicago? What was it like to be stopped and frisked by the police in New … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Zoo Reopens as NYC Enters Modified Phase 4; Cuomo Threatens Rollback If Compliance Doesn’t Improve

“Something tells me it’s all happening at the zoo” ...well, maybe not all; the indoor attractions remain closed at the Central Park Zoo about w … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Covid Battles, Congestion Pricing, Bowling in the Sky, Super’s Daughter Tells All, Haircuts in the Park

The stories of two Upper West Siders who fought back against COVID-19 hit home the seriousness of the di … Read the rest of this entry >>

Comments of the Week: Supporting Small Businesses, Car Windows Smashed, Religious Grammar

This article prompted me to bring a pile of shoe and handbag repairs to my terrific cobbler on Broadway between 99th and 100th. (I think it’s an Andrade s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Podcast Taping Brings Neighbors Out to Air Worries, Hopes and Aspirations

Barbara Eisberg, like many of the attendees at Bar Crawl Radio’s Special 100th podcast episode, came to make her voice heard. After reading about the planned inte … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Make Arrest After Man Shot on 92nd Street; Shootings are Up and Arrests are Down in the Past Month

A 40-year-old man was shot in the left shoulder Thursday night on West 92nd Street near Columbus Avenue, and police apprehended the gunman, according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln Center Plazas Partially Reopen, With a Special Soundtrack

Lincoln Center's performance halls have been shut down since early in the pandemic, and most of the plazas on the campus have been blocked off too -- the one exce … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bright Flex 2-3 Bedroom Home

SPONSORED: Just up the street from Riverside Park and the Soldiers and Sailors Monument sits this lovely Prewar 2 bedroom and 2 full bath … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘The Building: Under Lockdown’ is a New Show Set on the UWS, With Some Storylines Ripped from the Headlines

The fictionalized travails of a group of people quarantined in a building on 84th Street and Riverside Drive are the subject of a new web series starring actors and actresses wh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Committee Supports 72nd Street Protected Bike Lane, Wants City to Make It Easier to Open Restaurants Outside

Community Board 7’s Transportation Committee voted on Tuesday night to ask the city to build a new bike lane on 72nd Street, and to give restaurants greater leeway in outdoor seating arrangem … Read the rest of this entry >>

Having Trouble Making Rent? State Assistance Fund Now Open for Applications

A boost to unemployment insurance and eviction moratoriums helped renters stay in place at the height of the coronavirus, but the money is running out and most eviction … Read the rest of this entry >>

Angry Ex-Workers Disrupt the Opening of The Strand; ‘Whose Strand? Our Strand!”

The much-anticipated opening today of The Strand, an outpost of the legendary downtown bookstore, was disrupted by protestors marching in a circle in f … Read the rest of this entry >>