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A palatable 'poor door'

Another new residential development will be getting a "poor door." Larry Silverstein's new Upper West Side 42-story tower will have a separate entrance for its affordable residents, according to The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Woman raped by pizza delivery boy claims doorman failed to act

The doorman at an Upper West Side building continued eating his dinner after learning a pizza delivery boy raped a 10th-floor tenant — and did not act as the suspect exited the building, the victim’s lawyer alleged Wednesday.

Coming Attractions: Steakhouse to Replace Loi on the Upper West Side

Steakhouses are a rare find on the Upper West Side, but a new one is about to be added to the very short list. Bruno Selimaj, who owns Club A Steakhouse on East 58th St. has taken the space...

Neighborhood Beefs: Upper West Side Dog Owners Shamed by Dept. of Turdology

Although a recent scientific study showed that the Bronx is the epicenter of New York City's Dog Poop Wars, the Upper West Side has historically held its own, too. "It's self-absorbed, all-about-me attitude," one local told the Post in...

Democrats heading for a thrashing in Senate races

The New York Times polling guru breaks the news to the Upper West Side: The Democrats are heading for a mini-disaster in November unless something changes very soon. Josh Katz lets on that his “forecast is ... at its most Republican-leaning point yet this cycle.” This comes as no surprise to those of us watching the polling […]

Resurrections: Crumbs on NYC's Upper West Side Among First to Reopen

Crumbs cupcakes are officially back from the dead: The New York Post reports NYC's Columbus Squarewill re-welcome its location of the beleaguered bakery chain as soon as next month, one of the first stores to re-open under Crumbs's new...

Oh No, What Would Sylvia Beach Say?: Shakespeare & Co. to Close Its Doors???

We don’t think that she’d be very happy about this Publishers Weekly item. Pictured here is the facade of Shakespeare & Co.’s now extinct Upper West Side store, which left Manhattan in 1996. Here’s to hoping that we aren’t already turning the page on another independent NYC-based bookseller. When Shakespeare & Co. shutters its downtown [...]

Upper West Side Crunch Gym Is Getting Apartments On Top

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The Crunch gym on West 83rd Street is getting a three-story addition containing—surprise, surprise—housing. Parkwood Realty Associates bought the property between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues back in 2006 for $12.5 million. Proposals to enlarge the two-story commercial building have...

Elderly Man Violently Arrested For Jaywalking Sues NYC For $5 Million

In January, an 84-year-old man needed four staples to his head after the NYPD violently arrested him during a jaywalking stop on the Upper West Side. Kang Wong was charged with jaywalking, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct for the stop on January 19th. Show More Summary

Two Great New Ethnic Restaurants Open on New York's Upper West Side

Walk up or down any avenue on the Upper West Side and you will be astonished at the number of small restaurants of every ethnic stripe right next to each other. Indeed, it's tough to find a dry cleaners or nail salon wedged in between...Show More Summary

The Shutter: The Shutter

After only a few months in business, the Upper West Side location of Bocca di Bacco is dark, according to the West Side Rag. The spot is up for grabs on Craigslist for $35000 a month, plus $300,000 in key...

Tuesday Townhouse: Renovated UWS Townhouse Seeks A Renter for $23,000/Month

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The president of NBC's marketing, Leonard Fogge, is seeking a tenant for his Upper West Side home at 113 West 87th Street for $23,000 a month. Public records show that Fogge bought...

For Those Who Grieve Dead Celebrities, It's Like Losing a Family Member

The first few days after the death of the comedian and actor Robin Williams, Michelle Tompkins, 39, an Upper West Side communications consultant, cried herself to sleep. "I awoke incredibly puffy and sad," she says. "I started crying almost immediately when I found out.” Even now, she says, "I'm still... More »

Cops Kill Deadly Swarm Of Yellow Jackets At Upper West Side Playground

Police were called to the Upper West Side on Friday to deal with a deadly swarm of European yellow jackets. The swarm was spotted hidden behind some ivy next to a fence at the Sol Bloom Playground on West 92nd Street near Columbus Avenue. Show More Summary

UWS tenants say landlord's not so Stellar

More not-so-Stellar behavior from this Upper West Side landlord.

The Fashion World Pays Tribute to Style Icon Lauren Bacall

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

They don't make them like they used to, at least not in the case of Lauren Bacall. So when news broke last night that the screen legend had passed away at 89 at her home in Manhattan's Upper West Side, the responses instantly began outpouring across Instagram and Twitter - hey, a strong reaction, for a strong lady. Show More Summary


On the heels of the death of Robin Williams, now that of Lauren Bacall, at the age of 89, from a massive stroke. Bacall had an apartment at the Dakota across from Central Park on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Bill Karem, who lives in the next building over, knew Bacall well as a neighbor. They […]

Dan Doctoroff sells Upper West Side mansion for $11.25M

Talk about using your budget wisely. Former Bloomberg administration number 2 Dan Doctoroff has sold his tony Upper West Side townhouse for a whopping $11.25 million after paying just $1 million for it in 1994, city records show.

NYPD On The Hunt For Duane Reade Pill Thieves

The NYPD is trying to track down two men they believe have stolen thousands of dollars worth of over-the-counter medication from a number of drugstores on the Upper East and West Sides on multiple occasions earlier this year. [ more...

Teen Driver Accused Of Killing Toddler Gets Bail Doubled

Franklin Reyes, the unlicensed teenage driver accused of striking and killing four-year-old Ariel Russo on the Upper West Side last year, is back in jail after a Manhattan judge doubled his bail. Reyes, who was 17 at the time of theShow More Summary

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