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Woman Killed By SUV Driver On Upper West Side

A 61-year-old female pedestrian was fatally struck by the driver of an SUV this morning while crossing West End Avenue at 95th Street, only two blocks from where 9-year-old Cooper Stock was killed by a taxi driver in January. [ more...

Woman hit, dragged by SUV on NYC street

A 61-year-old woman was clinging to life Thursday after an SUV struck her and dragged her down an Upper West Side street — just two blocks from where a 9-year-old boy was mowed down in January, authorities said.

Micro Homes: Curbed NY takes a closer look...

Curbed NY takes a closer look at what might be the most spacious 425-square-foot apartment on the Upper West Side, a duplex remade by Specht Harpman Architects into a "micro-loft." Owner Huxley Somerville bought the space for $95K in 1994,...

City student with Katy Perry-styled hair will meet her at MSG

An Upper West Side student who colors her hair in homage to Katy Perry has an upcoming meeting to dye for.

Police Arrest Mother Who Abandoned Baby on Subway Platform

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Police arrested 20-year-old Frankea Dabbs on abandonment charges after she purposely left her seven-month-old daughter in her stroller on a subway platform at Columbus Circle Monday. Dabbs was spotted on the Upper West Side around midnight Tuesday by someone who recognized her from security footage released by police. http://gawker.com/infant-abandon... Read more...

Photos: Poor Citi Bike Thrown Into Uptown Purgatory

There have been abandoned Citi Bikes who have found companionship on the Upper West Side, miles from the nearest docking station. There have been secret nests of them discovered Upper East Side basements. Now, a lone Citi Bike has been thrown into a rather inaccessible part of Riverside Park. [ more › ]

Bookstore Fires Employees For Union Vote, Then Rehires Them

The owners of a bookstore in New York City’s Upper West Side announced Thursday that they have re-hired four employees, days after they were controversially fired following their votes in a union election. According to a post on Book Culture’s website, store owners Chris Doeblin and Annie Hedrick stated that they “have re-hired all four

Fired UWS bookstore works re-hired

Four terminated workers at a pair of Upper West Side bookstores were re-hired a day after their colleagues walked off the job to support them, the store announced on its website Thursday.

Salvation Army faces fine for hotel-style rentals

The Salvation Army has been illegally renting rooms, hotel-style, at its Williams Memorial Residence on the Upper West Side, city officials said.

Energizing and Feminine: Small Studio Apartment in Manhattan

Tucked away in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, this small studio apartment is just as relaxing as it is energizing. Designers Lindsay Boswell and Ali Levin of LABLstudio mixed unexpected pops of color with earthly tones, resultingShow More Summary

Union vote spurs bookstore walkout

They're writing the book of job. Employees who attempted to unionize two Upper West Side bookstores went on strike Wednesday after the stores’ management fired five colleagues for casting ballots in a union election.

A Week in Manhattan: Part Two

5 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

My work at the Consumer Electronics Show for Senior Planet was done on Thursday and I moved from the hotel to stay with friends on the upper west side near 72nd Street. Barry and Wendl Kornfeld have what is considered...

Upper West Siders rat-chet up protest

Residents of two Upper West Side buildings reaffirmed the rent strike they waged more than a month ago following a heated protest Monday outside their rat-infested homes.

The Secret Life of Fashion Designer Charles James

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

"Five decades later — here I am again, surrounded by Charles," says R. Couri Hay. “And I like it.” Hay, a longtime friend of Charles James, is standing in the living room of his Upper West Side townhouse, flanked by dozens of sketches by the late designer. The frames are stacked... More »

Banker hubby sues real estate ex for nanny cash

The nanny nightmare is back in court. A quarrelling big-bucks Upper West Side couple — whose bitter divorce made headlines after a nanny accused the real estate executive mom of sexually abusing and starving her twins — are back at each other’s throats, court papers reveal. Show More Summary

Teacher fined for touting daughter's babysitting business

An Upper West Side teacher learned her own lesson about promoting her daughter’s babysitting business on the job, authorities said Wednesday.

Dream Closets: Emily, Upper West Side

5 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

In "Dream Closets," I'll be documenting my favorite closets around New York and the personalities behind each of them.

Pilates instructor dies in plunge from Upper West Side building

A 34-year-old Pilates instructor died after jumping from her Upper West Side building, neighbors and authorities said.

UWS Woman Nearly Crushes Pedestrian During Suicidal Fall

An Upper West Side woman who committed suicide nearly crushed a pedestrian who happened to be walking below her 16th floor window when she jumped. [ more › ]

Brazen bandits swipe nearly 50 iPads and computers from UWS Catholic school

Cops are hunting for clues into the theft of 45 iPads and three Mac desktops from an Upper West Side Catholic School.

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