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Drunken Narcotics Officer Shoots Two Drinking Buddies Over A Struggle With His Gun

An inebriated narcotics agent in New York shot two drinking buddies with his.40-caliber Glock, according to the police. Blood-curdling screams could be heard in the upper west side just after 9:00 p.m. when Victor Zambrano Jr., 49, shot a 31-year-old woman in the left foot and the woman’s 42-year-old boyfriend in the right calf during [...]

'Poor door' no more: Here's an easy fix.

A widely criticized separate entrance for subsidized tenants at an Upper West Side luxury building—dubbed the "poor door"—is the predictable result of misguided housing policies. Rather... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Drunk Off-Duty Officer Allegedly Shot Pals While Galavanting On Upper West Side

An off-duty narcotics officer has been arrested for shooting two friends while the three drunkenly galavanted on Amsterdam Avenue last night. Victor Zambrano Jr., 49, allegedly gave his weapon to a 31-year-old woman when she asked to hold it on West 82nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue around 9 p.m. Show More Summary

Students who reverse commute

Every morning at 7:15 a.m., Cyma Zarghami's three boys leave their Upper West Side apartment for school. But instead of walking to a crowded public school or making their way across town for an... To view the full story, click the title link.

Listen: Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982?

From his score of the play This Is Our Youth. Read more articles like "Listen: Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982?" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Listen: Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982? appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Rostam Batmanglij – “Upper West Side, 1982?

7 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Vampire Weekend producer and multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij studied classical music, but he hasn’t made a whole lot of it, at least not since he became famous. But Batmanglij did write five new instrumental pieces for the new revival of Kenneth Longeran’s 1996 play This Is Our Youth, which stars Michael Cera and Tavi Gevinson and [...]

Russ & Daughters Opening Cafe On Upper East Side

The Upper West Side has Zabar's and now the Upper East Side will have Russ & Daughters. The New York Times is reporting that the downtown institution has plans to open up a satellite cafe inside the Jewish Museum on 5th Avenue at 92nd Street. Show More Summary

Get A Status Update On Your NYC Neighborhood In The Form Of A Weekly Cartoon

What's the mood in Williamsburg? Or the Upper West Side? These cartoons combine the power of 311 data and creativity to let you know how your 'hood is faring. Nations have poet laureates. Imagine cities had a cartoonist version. In Iris Gottleib's rendition of New York, street litter in NYC's Upper West Side is portrayed as an obstacle course. Show More Summary

What is “Affordable” Housing?

By Teresa Irene Gonzales On July 21, 2014 Inae Oh published an article at the Huffington Post that discussed the New York City Council approved development of a condominium high-rise at 40 Riverside Boulevard on the Upper West Side of...

Upper West Side Is Most Rat-Infested Neighborhood In Manhattan

Manhattan's best scientists are still trying to figure out why rats love roaming through our streets, our baked goods, our legs and our faces. But there's no question as to where our rat overlords prefer to spend their time: the Upper West Side. [ more › ]

A ‘Humans of New York’ Moment

One warm winter evening on the Upper West Side, Thomas Fiffer reached out and touched a stranger's life. The post A ‘Humans of New York’ Moment appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Pet Peeves: On the Upper West Side,...

On the Upper West Side, which is a thoroughly ridiculous place, Hawthorn Park at 160 West 62nd Street is now forcing residents to pick up their dogs and carry them across the lobby to the elevators, lest their filthy...

Teens Caught Red-Handed Spray Painting Boobs on Civil War Memorial

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Two teens were arrested by police early Thursday morning defacing the 114-year-old Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil War Memorial Monument in Manhattan's Upper West Side. The teens, the New York Post reports, spray painted "doodles, tag names, crude happy and sad faces" on the monument. Also: boobs. Read more...

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.

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

7 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...

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