Mayor Pete Has Taken in More Large Donations from Upper West Side Donors Than Any Other Candidate — By Far

Upper West Siders are opening their wallets in a big way for Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana and a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomina … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Women’s March Will Start at 72nd Street

The Women's March is back this Saturday and it starts on the Upper West Side. People can enter the march area at 72nd Street and Central Park West at 10:30 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trump Blames Impeachment Vote On Jerry Nadler’s Fear of ‘Socialist’ Primary Challenger (Who Is Not a Socialist)

President Donald Trump sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday decrying the impeachment inquiry and urging her not to move forward. In that l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Vice President Pence Expected to Attend UWS Fundraiser on Thursday; Protest Signs Go Up

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend a fundraiser on West End Avenue and 81st Street late Thursday afternoon, and at leas … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Siders Fret Over Congestion Pricing, Ask for More Housing Protections at Town Hall

Upper West Siders aren’t sold on congestion pricing, are eager to see misbehaving cyclists ticketed, and remain very concerned … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gillibrand Kicks Off Campaign on UWS in Front of ‘A Shrine to Greed’

A sunny day and sizable crowd greeted Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the Upper West Side on Sunday, as she kicked off her campaign for pres … Read the rest of this entry >>

Senator Gillibrand to Kick Off Presidential Campaign on UWS on Sunday; Parking Restrictions in Effect

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will give a speech in front of Trump International Hotel on Sunday afternoon to kick off her campaign for presi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Spotted on the UWS: Small Acts of Political Expression

Upper West Siders have quietly, and not so quietly, been making their opinions known about politics for decades. In recent days, re … Read the rest of this entry >>

Public Advocate Candidates Spar at Debate Ahead of Feb. 26 Election

Seven candidates for public advocate qualified for a televised debate on Wednesday, based on fundraising and endorsement standards establ … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ocasio-Cortez Staffer Disses Upper West Side-Bred ‘Careerists’…But No Neighborhood Gave More to Her Campaign

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has upended Washington D.C., criticizing Democrats and Republicans a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Siders Grill Public Advocate Wannabes

Now that New York City Public Advocate Letitia “Tish” James has become the first woman and the first African-American elected State Attorney General in New … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Roundup: Local Politicians Ready to Bring Change to DC and Albany, as Museum Fights ‘Scare Tactics’

Local politicians came to the Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday to update people about their plans for the coming legislative sess … Read the rest of this entry >>

Candidates for Public Advocate to Make Their Case on Thursday on the UWS; Tough Questions Wanted

New York City Public Advocate Tish James won election to become New York State Attorney General, and a large … Read the rest of this entry >>

Election Roundup: Nadler Becomes Key National Figure, State Swing Impacts Local Housing and Education Debates

Beyond the national political shift, Tuesday's election could have major implications for the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nadler’s UWS Town Hall Features Boisterous Rhetoric and (Gasp!) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

At home on the Upper West Side, Congressman Jerrold Nadler held court at a boisterous and well-attended town hall on Monday night, which serv … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nadler Hosting Town Hall at Symphony Space, Mobilizing for General Election

Congressman Jerry Nadler is holding a town hall meeting on Monday at Symphony Space on 95th and Broadway, and he wants to explain "what' … Read the rest of this entry >>

Robert Jackson Wins Democratic Primary, As Anti-IDC Wave Sweeps New York

Robert Jackson won the Democratic primary for the State Senate's 31st District on Thursday night, handily defeating incumbent Marisol Alcan … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cash Infusion into Local State Senate Race Revives Debate Over Who’s the ‘Real Democrat’

State Senator Marisol Alcantara, who represents sections of the Upper West Side, Morningside Heights and Washington Heights, received a large inf … Read the rest of this entry >>

How a School Battle on the UWS Sparked Cynthia Nixon’s Bid for Governor

Cynthia Nixon smiled, joked with kids and shook hands outside the entrance to PS 75 on West 94th Street during dropoff on Friday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Siders Pack Synagogue for Lively Forum as Cynthia Nixon Makes Her Case to be Governor

Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor made their case to a large crowd of Upper West Si … Read the rest of this entry >>