Openings & Closings: Oath Pizza, Birdbath Bakery, Nexa, Turkuaz

A new UWS pizza joint grows vegetables inside the st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Talking with Anna Quindlen About Her New, Very UWS Novel and Why the Neighborhood Suits Her Down to the Ground

Stepping into Pier 72 diner, Anna Quindlen seems much like any other work-from-home writer on break. Eager for news, a laugh, some rice pudding … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Marine Stabbed, Local Grocery Files for Bankruptcy, Politics Ruin First Date

September 24, 2018 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 68 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Blue Bottle Coffee, Friedmans, Design Within Reach, The Bar Method, Gong Cha

Aew high-end cafe and an all-day diner just opened on the Upper West Side, along with some other busine … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Review: ‘We Are Staying’ Captures a Flashpoint in Upper West Side History and the Evolution of the Neighborhood

In the summer of 1977, New York City was about as far from the tourist mecca it is today as can be imagined. The Bronx was burning, a serial kille … Read the rest of this entry >>

Raccoon Accused of ‘Attacking Passersby’ on Columbus Avenue; But Was It Framed?

Are local raccoons getting more brazen these days? Or are people just more attuned to their presence since an outbreak of canine distemper among Central Park racc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Packages Tossed, NYCHA Nonsense, Books Dumped

September 17, 2018 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 79 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Zoning Challenge Issued Against Megatower on 66th; Meeting Thursday

Landmark West and neighbors have filed an official challenge against a proposed 775-foot tall development on West 66th street near Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Doctor Ran a ‘Pill Mill’ With His Wife and Will Go to Prison, Prosecutors Say

Dr. Rogelio Lucas and his wife Lydia Lucas ran a "pill mill" from a doctor's office on the Upper West Side, according to prosecutors. Th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tacos May Replace Sugar & Plumm, and More Openings Revealed in Liquor License Applications

A new taco spot may be replacing Sugar & Plumm, the restaurant and sweets shop on Amsterdam between 78th and 79th Streets. The Community Board's Bus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: Thousands Walk for a Cure

Marchers gathered on Central Park West for the start of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to combat breast cancer on Sunday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Don’t Call 911 If You See Nude People Being Painted on Saturday, Says NYPD

The NYPD has an important message for people who may be upset at seeing nude bodies while they are simply trying to walk to the bus … 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 >>

Openings & Closings: The Flying Fisherman, Hamsa, Soap n’ Suds, Q Ten Nails & Spa

Make way for octopus hummus and many other deli … Read the rest of this entry >>

Switcheroo Week: One Street Changes Direction, as Another Becomes Two-Way Again

The Upper West Side is flowing in new directions this week. Or rather, the traffi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Renovations: Chalait, Gazala’s Place, Lincoln Square Steak, New Japanese Restaurant

The Upper West Side is getting a new cafe and several restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Former Catholic School on West End Set to Become Ultra-Luxury Condo Apartments

The former St. Agnes Catholic school at 555 West End Avenue on the corner of 87th Street has been sitting empty for several years now as a deve … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Voting Deadline, Helicopters Versus Shakespeare, Sinkhole Swallows Avenue

August 13, 2018 Weather: Stormy, with a high of 80 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rents for UWS Studios are Rising Fast, New Report Shows

The latest monthly rental report from real estate firm MNS shows that rents rose last month for some types of apartments, while others saw d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mannequins Want Tips for Promoting Unrealistic Body Shapes

It's tough to make a living these days, even if you're a piece of plastic trying to dangle clothes effortlessly off of your extremely skinny … Read the rest of this entry >>

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