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 >>

THREE RECENT PHOTOS THAT WE LOVE

Upper West Siders send us some outstanding photos and we'd like to showcase a few recent … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE COLORFUL UPPER WEST SIDERS OF THE 1980’S

Stephen Harmon has so many wonderful photos of Upper West Siders that he took in the 80's (and other decades). He's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

CELEBRATING PLANTS AT A NEW PHOTO EXHIBIT

With flowers starting to bloom once again, it's a good time to celebrate flora. This week, a new photo show launched at the Broadway Mall Community C … Read the rest of this entry >>

THAT SUNSET WENT ALAKAZAM!

We're just saying that Tuesday's sunset was particularly mag … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: SOME GEMS FROM THE ROBERT BRACKLOW COLLECTION

Photographer Robert L. Bracklow took lots of excellent photos of buildings in New York City in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His p … Read the rest of this entry >>

ED YOURDON DIES, LEAVING BEHIND A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF UWS STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Upper West Sider Ed Yourdon, who died on Jan. 20 at the age of 71, was well-known for his achievements in computer programming. But he was also a prolific and skilled photographe … Read the rest of this entry >>

ABOUT THAT ‘FAKE MOON’, OR AUTHENTICITY IN THE AGE OF INSTAGRAM

There has been much discussion of the photo that won our "nighttime on the UWS" photo contest, much of it centered on the notion that the mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: VIBRANT PHOTOS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE MID-70’S

In the mid-1970's, Brian Moss -- a born and raised Upper West Sider -- was a student at the High School of Music & Art, and he st … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOLY SUNRISE BATMAN!

More stunning photos by Scott Matthews from 106th street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CURIOUS PHOTOS ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Readers have sent in some compelling photos in the past few … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRALHENGE!

Scott Matthews caught the exact moment of Cathedral-henge this morning, with the sun passing just in front of the Artchangel Gabriel at the top of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at dayb … Read the rest of this entry >>

EIGHT EXTRAORDINARY HOURS ON 106TH STREET

Scott Matthews took the following four photos in a span of eight hours starting Thursday night -- from evening to daybreak. The shots of the Archangel Gabriel bl … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENTER WEST SIDE RAG’S PHOTO CONTEST AND WIN CONCERT TICKETS, TOTE BAGS

West Side Rag is holding a photo contest to give away some Carnegie Hall tickets. We're looking for nature photos on the Upper West Side (which includes Riverside and Central Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROMANTIC PHOTOS OF OUR RAIN-DRENCHED NEIGHBORHOOD

Stephen Harmon, who has been taking photos of the neighborhood for decades, sent us some shots of the Upper West Side as seen through the window of his Nissan Ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEE STEPHEN HARMON’S AMAZING PHOTOS OF UPPER WEST SIDERS IN THE 80’S

Longtime Upper West Sider Stephen Harmon has been carrying his camera around the neighborhood for decades, capturing the unique spirit and style of the people h … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE UNIVERSE REALLY DOES REVOLVE AROUND THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Scott Matthews took the photos above and below, using multiple exposures to trace the paths of airplanes into and out of LaGuardia Airport, and the t … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: BROADWAY’S HANDSOME HAWK

Scott Matthews captured this handsome hawk resting on top of a building at 106th street and Broadway. Soon afterwards, the haw … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: TRAFFIC JAM ON 72ND AND BROADWAY

Harriet Flehinger sent in the photo above of police horses at the intersection of 72nd street and Broadway at noon on Wednesday, bringing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

WET SNOW COVERS THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN VANILLA FROSTING

Wet sloppy snow covered the neighborhood after a snowstorm Sunday night and Monday morning, and some local photographers snapped lots of ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

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