Developers Get Permits to Replace Synagogue With Condos

Developers have received permits to replace the Shaare Zedek Synagogue with a new 14-story condo building with a synagogue on the bo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Flying Fisherman, Diamond Rush Jewelry

A fish restaurant looks like it swam away, as a new jewelry store opens on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Unique Local Events This Weekend

This weekend is packed with events, and we wanted to highlight three unique … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Flower Flash, Tennis Star, Gale Brewer Nearly Lost Her Home

May 13, 2019 Weather: Rainy, with a high of 50 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Assault on Wheels, Rental Lawsuit, Schnitzel Praise

April 22, 2019 Weather: Sunny, then rainy, with a high of 66 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tax Prep and Glasses in One UWS Storefront? How A Genius Partnership Helped Two Women Beat the Odds and Make the Rent

What are an optical store and a tax preparation service doing sharing an awning, an address — 2662 Broadway at 101st Street — and a rent … Read the rest of this entry >>

81-Year-Old Pulled Down By Her Hair While in Line at Movie Theater

An 81-year-old woman was assaulted on March 30 while waiting in line at the AMC Loews on 84th and Broadway, according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pizza Delivery Man on Bicycle Helps Catch Robber: Police

Alou Bathily, who works as a deliveryman for Domino's on 72nd Street near Broadway, was making a delivery at 3 p.m. on a Friday late last … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Boilery, Two Capital One Branches, Steven Alan, Ikinari Steak

As Bob Dylan once sang: "The banks, they are a-closin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Movie News: Cat Video Fest, Reelabilities Festival, Marvel Movie Marathon

The New Plaza Cinemas group that was created after Lincoln Plaza Cinemas closed is hosting a new slate of films at at the New York Institute of Techn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Picturesque UWS Scaffolding to Be Considered for Landmark Status

In a move expected to ignite neighborhood controversy, the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission has announced hearin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Cipriani Food Market, City Slickers Diner, Boucherie

The new Cipriani Food Market inside the development on Riverside Boulevard between 59th and 61st Street will have "a re … Read the rest of this entry >>

Section of Hudson River Bike Path Closed for 5 Weeks

A section of the Hudson River Bike path was expected to be close on Monday and stay closed for about five weeks as the Department of Transportation … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: The Best Restaurant Name We’ve Ever Heard

Have you ever had an omelette made out of "I-hate-my-landlord"? Have you ever ordered a burger with a side of "No-one-picks-up-after-their-d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Friday Night Mayhem: Multi-Vehicle Crash and Hit-and-Run in the West 80’s

Two vehicle crashes on the Upper West Side left multiple people with injuries late on Friday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Church and Synagogue Run Successful Refugee Jobs Program: ‘What It Is Like To Be An American’

Volunteers from an Upper West Side synagogue and an Upper West Side church are partners in a program that helps refugees and asylees i … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Answer Column: Do Landlords Get Tax Breaks For Vacant Retail Space?

Readers email WSR all the time with tips, problems and questions. Commenters regularly offer opposing views and versions of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: City Slickers Diner, Miznon, Popeye’s, Amour de Hair, Class Salon

What exactly is City Slickers D … Read the rest of this entry >>

Citi Bike Shortages Persist, But New Bikes Are Coming — And An Additional E-Bike Charge

Upper West Siders have a question for Motivate, the company that operates Citi Bike: where are all of the b … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Siders Face Off at Meeting Over Development Tactic that Lifts Building Heights

Representatives from the Department of City Planning faced a packed and vocal crowd during a recent presentation to Manhattan Community Bo … Read the rest of this entry >>

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