A First Look at Menus From New UWS Restaurants Leonti and Boulevard Seafood

Leonti, the restaurant that replaced Dovetail at 103 West 77th Street off of Columbus Avenue, is focusing on the high end of the market, … Read the rest of this entry >>

R.I.P. to Stan Lee, Another Iconic Artist Who Grew Up on the Upper West Side

Stan Lee, the artist and movie pioneer who died on Monday, got his start like many other great artists, right here on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Woman Brutally Attacked on July 4th on CPW Speaks Out, As a Campaign Raises Funds for Her Recovery

On July 4, 2018, at around 11 p.m., a 37-year-old Upper West Side woman was brutally attacked on Central Park West near 84th Street, just steps from her … Read the rest of this entry >>

Billionaire-Building Shadows Creep Across Central Park; ‘Olmsted and Vaux Would Not Be Happy’

The New York skyline has resumed its ascent in recent years, with several ultra-luxe residential buildings climbing into the sky. Acti … Read the rest of this entry >>

More Swastikas Found on the UWS, as Hate Symbols Proliferate in the City

In addition, one of our tipsters sent the photo above of a series of swastikas and KKK symbols she found drawn on a newspaper box on 100th and Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

10 Upper West Side Halloween and Fall Photos

Fall is naturally colorful, but Upper West Siders add their own pizazz to the se … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Homicide Update, Ambitious Teenagers, An ‘Affordable’ Townhouse

October 29, 2018 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 59 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

86th Street Subway Stop Slated to Open Friday, Workers Say

Workers renovating the 86th Street subway station at Central Park West said this week that the station is scheduled to open late Friday after … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Tweet Heard ‘Round the World: National Arts Contest Changes Policy After Local High-Schooler’s Complaint

Sasha Matthews, a 14-year-old Upper West Side resident and accomplished cartoonist, appears to have influenced the organizers of a prominent art and wr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Say Neighbor is ‘Person of Interest’ in Homicide

Police investigating the homicide of Sue Trott say that a neighbor of Trott's at 710 West End Avenue is considered a "person of interest" in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Town Hall Addresses West Siders’ Commuting Nightmares

Bus-riders, bike-riders, straphangers, pedestrians and drivers all seem to agree on one thing: it’s no picnic getting around the city these … Read the rest of this entry >>

20-Story Nursing Home Project Rejected by Appeals Court

A state appeals court rejected a nursing home known as New Jewish Home planned for West 97th Street, saying that the project would violate zoning r … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Council to Hold Hearing on Bill Meant to Help Stop Small Business Closings

On October 22nd, the City Council Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing on the Small Business Jobs Survival Act (SBJSA), a bill int … Read the rest of this entry >>

Town Hall to Cover Transportation, from Car-Sharing to Safer Amsterdam Avenue…to a West Side Ferry?

Council Member Mark Levine, who represents sections of the Upper West Side, West Harlem and Washington Heights, is holding a town hall me … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lawsuit to Block 200 Amsterdam Filed: ‘We Do Not Want a Bunch of Safe Deposit Boxes in the Sky’

The Committee for Environmentally Sound Development (CFESD) filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging the r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Important School Event, E-Bike Crime Spree, Homegrown Instagram Star

October 8, 2018 Weather: Cloudy, with a high of 67 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Beloved Tailor Closes Shop As Others Nearby Fight to Hang on: ‘Shop Small!’

“Shop small, shop local. It’s really important for the neighborhoo … Read the rest of this entry >>

72nd Street Subway Station Reopens, With Yoko Ono ‘Sky’ Mosaic

The 72nd Street subway station for the B and C lines reopened on Thursday afternoon after being closed since May for repairs and other upgr … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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