MACHETE-SWINGER CHARGED AND CLAIMS SELF-DEFENSE

Louis Roman, the man arrested after swinging a machete in a fight that was caught on video Wednesday morning, was charged with attempted assaul … Read the rest of this entry >>

BARBIE-DOLL DIORAMAS DRAW GAWKERS TO LOCAL CLEANERS: ‘IT’S BECOME AN OBSESSION’

Summer is in full swing in the windows of Apthorp Cleaners on Amsterdam Avenue, between 78th and 79th streets, but it's all happening at one-sixth the scale of huma … Read the rest of this entry >>

DAMN’S IT’S HOT! HERE’S WHERE THE AC IS ON FULL-BLAST

It's sweat-drippingly hot today and the city has designated a bunch of places as "cooling centers" where you can chill out if you get too … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW RESTAURANTS, AND THE CIRCUS, WIN APPROVAL FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

New restaurants are on their way to the Upper West Side and the circus is coming back. Community Board 7 accepted, postponed, and denied several … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: TWO MEN FIGHT ON BROADWAY USING MACHETE, TRASH CAN AND FISTS (UPDATED)

Two men fought each other early Wednesday morning on the corner of 94th Street and Broadway using a variety of weapons, as well as their fists. One ma … Read the rest of this entry >>

SURPRISE: THE UPPER WEST SIDE HAS MORE ARTISTS THAN ANY OTHER NEIGHBORHOOD

The Upper West Side has been gentrified, mall-ified, and lux-ified, but we've held onto one important distinction: we have more artists than any other neighborhood in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIED ELECTRICAL CABLES PULLED FROM THE WRECKAGE BELOW 71ST STREET; GENERATORS POWERING 2 BUILDINGS

The cables that burned under 71st and Broadway last week, causing hundreds of people to lose power, were piled on the street nearby on Tuesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: 3 HOTELS CALLED ILLEGAL, JOE DIMAGGIO’S OLD PENTHOUSE PAD UP FOR SALE

July 10, 2017 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 85 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERMITS FILED FOR ANOTHER BROADWAY APARTMENT TOWER

A developer has filed permits to build a 15-story apartment building rising 197 feet at 2461 Broadway at the corner of 91st Street. … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SWING FEST BEGINS, HOTEL LOSES POWER, LOCAL CAT WINS HONOR

June 26, 2017 Weather: Partly cloudy, with a high of 78 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOW A CHILDREN’S BOOKSTORE, COMING SOON TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE, PLAYED A PART IN ‘YOU’VE GOT MAIL’

The recent announcement that we’ll be opening a Books of Wonder store on location on the Upper West Side has stirred up some debate … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLASSIC NYC STEAKHOUSE DONOHUE’S MOVING INTO LONG-VACANT UWS SPOT

The former home of PD O'Hurley's, a dive bar at 174 West 72nd Street that closed in 2013, is expected to become a Donohue's Steakhouse, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: THUNDERSTORM WREAKS HAVOC ON TREES, AND AT LEAST ONE CAR

A severe thunderstorm late Monday afternoon smashed trees throughout the neighborhood, even slamming one into a moving … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: LOOKING FOR LAZY DOGS, A FIRE ESCAPE WALK-UP, BEST PLACES TO CRY

June 19, 2017 Weather: Afternoon thunderstorm expected, with a high of 86 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

CENTRAL PARK WEST CORNER NAMED FOR ELIE WIESEL

On Tuesday afternoon, the corner of Central Park West & 84th Street was officially designated Elie Wiesel Way in memory of the Nobel Peace Prize awardee a … Read the rest of this entry >>

PLANS FOR UPPER WEST SIDE’S TALLEST BUILDING ON HOLD AS CITY REVIEWS CHALLENGE BY NEIGHBORS

There will be no further permits issued for the controversial building being planned for 200 Amsterdam Avenue until the legal challen … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: RACE WILL FORCE CLOSURES ON CENTRAL PARK WEST AND IN THE PARK

Much of Central Park West will be closed on Saturday morning and sections of Central Park will also be inaccessible, as the NYRR holds its Mini 10K … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: WEIRD, WILD AND LOST IN THE 80’S

Stephen Harmon sent us more of his great shots of the Upper West Side in the 1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SUBWAY RESCUE ON 72ND, MAN REFUSES TO LEAVE ZOO EXHIBIT, PRIVATE SCHOOL THEFT

June 5, 2017 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 75 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES START THIS MONTH

There are several outdoor concert series that will start soon on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

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