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 >>

Sunday: Democratic Clubs Hosting Forum for Candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Five local Democratic political clubs are hosting a forum on Sunday starting at 6:30 p.m. for the Democratic candidates for governo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nadler Talks Trump, Russia, and Legalizing Pot at Local Forum

Democratic Congressman Jerrold Nadler did not hold back at a public forum last Thursday night at Goddard Riverside Community Center, on Columbus Avenue between 88th and 89th Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: Nadler to Hold Open Forum With Q&A Session

Congressman Jerry Nadler will be at social service agency Goddard Riverside at 593 Columbus Avenue (88th-89th) on Thursday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. to ta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rosenthal, Raudenbush Spar — and Frequently Agree — at City Council Forum

Two candidates for a City Council seat covering much of the Upper West Side debated issues ranging from housing to the Museum of Natural History expa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Locals Take on Daunting Political Fight, Educating Voters One By One

On the national level, it’s hard to avoid politics. But at the local level, it’s often a struggle to get people to pay attention. That was on full display last … Read the rest of this entry >>

INFLATABLE ‘TRUMP RAT’ LANDS ON 72ND STREET

A giant inflatable balloon landed on 72nd Street and Riverside Drive on Sunday, drawing gawkers to the block. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROSENTHAL, LEVINE CRUISE TO VICTORY IN PRIMARIES

Helen Rosenthal fought off two challengers in the Democratic primary for City Council District 6 on Tuesday, winning by a large ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUNCIL CHALLENGER SAYS POLL SHOWS LOCALS OPPOSE MUSEUM EXPANSION, BUT CHECK OUT THE QUESTIONS

A new poll from City Council challenger Dr. Cary Goodman claims to show that the majority of Upper West Siders are either un … Read the rest of this entry >>

MONDAY: LANDMARK WEST TO HOST UWS CITY COUNCIL FORUM WITH 5 CANDIDATES

For the first time, all five candidates for the District 6 City Council seat will be appearing together at a public forum to be held on Monday, July 31st, … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SHARED SOLAR’ AND OTHER WAYS TO COMBAT GLOBAL WARMING ON THE LOCAL LEVEL

If you can change a light bulb, you can help combat global warming and contribute to New York City's key strategy for reducing its carbon footprint: energy effici … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MIDDLE SCHOOLERS URGE RESTAURANTS: ‘SAVE YOUR OYSTERS, SAVE THE HUDSON (AND SAVE MONEY ON TAXES)!’

Students from West End Secondary School (WESS), a public middle school at 227 West 61st Street, went to the State Capitol this … Read the rest of this entry >>

TENSION RISES IN CITY COUNCIL RACE AS CHALLENGER BLOCKED FROM SPEAKING AT RALLY

A rally to block the construction of a 668-foot building on Amsterdam Avenue and 69th street was about to start Tuesday morning, when City Co … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIDAY: PROTESTERS PLAN TO CONFRONT STATE SENATOR ALCANTARA, URGE HER TO JOIN MAIN DEMOCRATIC GROUP

Several groups that are opposing a group of breakaway Democrats plan to meet with State Senator Marisol Alcantara, who represents … Read the rest of this entry >>

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