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Upper West Side

  1. extremely local news
    The West Side Rag Is the Hyperlocal Site We All Wish We Had Right NowBreaking news from Zabar’s Country.
  2. 7 Things We Learned From the FEC Data MapLots of Bernie supporters, but way less money going to him from New York than you might think.
  3. Rod Covlin Tried to Marry Off His Young DaughterThe arranged marriage was part of a bizarre attempt to confiscate a $1 million trust fund.
  4. animanhattan
    NYPD Takes Down ‘Feisty’ Upper West Side Coyote Unusual, but not unheard of. 
  5. awful things
    Woman Sexually Assaulted Inside Her Upper West Side ApartmentHer assailant left his hat behind.
  6. crimes and misdemeanors
    An Off-Duty Cop Got Drunk and Shot Some People on the Upper West SideHere we go again.
  7. puppies!!!!!!
    UWS Building Won’t Let Dogs Walk in the Lobby Their owners are required to carry them.
  8. neighborhood news
    Fancy Upper West Side Building Will Have a Separate Door for Poor People NYC’s Department of Housing just signed off on the plan.
  9. neighborhood watch
    Upper West Side Hero Thwarts Serial Package ThiefA victory for residents and postal workers alike.
  10. accidents
    Pedestrian Seriously Injured by NYPD Cruiser on Upper West SideThe car struck the man near Broadway and 78th Street.
  11. awful things
    Man Jumps Off Upper West Side High-Rise With Toddler SonNeither survived.
  12. neighborhood news
    The Upper West Side Has at Least Two Mobile HomesThink of them as studio apartments with wheels.
  13. scary things
    Emotionally Disturbed Man Stabs 5 With Scissors on Upper West SideA 2-year-old was slashed.
  14. very sad things
    Adorable 4-Year-Old Killed in Upper West Side Car ChaseThe worst.
  15. happy things
    Upper West Side Parents of ‘Killer Nanny’ Victims Are Having a BabyThey announced the good news on Facebook.
  16. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Who Stole (and Returned) Dalí Painting Also Took a Steak From Whole FoodsHe said “there was a lapse in security at the gallery and he wanted to point it out.”
  17. the most important people in the world
    Forest Whitaker Wrongly Accused of Shoplifting on the Upper West Side They frisked him, too.
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    Nanny Indicted for Fatally Stabbing ChildrenShe’s facing life with no parole.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Nanny Charged With Killing Children Says She Resented Her EmployersBut she hasn’t confessed.
  20. awful things
    Nanny Who Stabbed Children Had Been ‘Devastated’ by Financial ProblemsMany said Yoselyn Ortega had seemed stressed in recent weeks, though her behavior at work seemed normal.
  21. awful things
    NYC Moms React Online to Alleged Upper West Side Killer NannyParenting message boards are ablaze today.
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    Nanny Accused of Fatally Stabbing Two ChildrenThe mother found her 2-year-old and 6-year-old in their bathtub.
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Woman Sexually Assaulted by Pizza Delivery BoyThe 16-year-old broke into her apartment while she was sleeping. 
  24. infestations
    Upper West Side Man Shames City With ‘Rat Crossing’ SignsThey like the scurry over residents’ feet.
  25. neighborhood news
    Upper West Side Doesn’t Like What It Sees in the MirrorSo big, so boxy!
  26. manmade natural disasters
    Central Park West Turned Into Central Park West River TodayAnother water main burst this morning, flooding the Upper West Side.
  27. squatters
    Ann Curry’s Upper West Side Townhouse Is Frequently Populated by Homeless MenAnd never herself.
  28. trader joe’s
    Slapping a Woman in the Freezer Aisle at the Grocery Store Can Be Considered ‘Justified, Reasonable Force’At least in court.
  29. trader joe’s
    Does Not Having Access to Frozen Vegan Pad Thai With Tofu Constitute Bodily Harm?Think of the toxins a nonvegan entree would contain!
  30. real estate
    Sarah Jessica Parker Moving to Central Park West?The Broderick brood might be moving uptown.
  31. health
    New York City Kids: Fat?Not on the Upper West Side!
  32. neighborhood news
    Everybody’s Sad About the Closing of the Barnes & Noble on 66th and BroadwayNow, to replicate the experience, Upper West Siders are going to have to trudge all the way up to … 82nd and Broadway, where there is another massive Barnes & Noble.
  33. sorkinfreude
    Andrew Ross Sorkin Bought a $2 Million ApartmentSigh.
  34. fallout
    City Agencies Descend on Lead- and Asbestos-Choked Apthorp BuildingThe Apthorp tenants were always an eye-rollingly wheedling bunch, but it’s hard to argue with a laundry list of wipe samples quoting six to ten times the legal amounts of lead in the air.
  35. neighborhood news
    Pastor Laments Landmarking of Own ChurchThe West-Park Presbyterian Church has been saved! But for whom?
  36. awful things
    Four Dead in UWS KillingsAfter shooting three family members, the killer fell to his death while trying to escape.
  37. photo op
    Upper West Side Apple Store UnveiledIt opens Saturday. Can you wait that long?
  38. vu.
    Tina Fey Upgrades on West End AvenueThat’s right near where Liz Lemon lives!
  39. crazytown
    Today in Shirtless Crime BustsPervs and muggers, beware being caught topless.
  40. the most important people in the world
    Cynthia Nixon Lashes Out at Trump, BloombergIn a ‘Daily News’ editorial, the actress criticizes development and school changes on the Upper West Side.
  41. election hangover
    MoveOn Up to the Upper West SideWhat happens when political activists get together? ‘It was like a co-op tenants’ meeting,’ said one attendee.
  42. vu.
    A-Rod Moving to 15 Central Park West to Be Near Madonna?It always comes down to the real estate, doesn’t it?
  43. neighborhood watch
    Chelsea to Get the ‘Ritz-Carlton of Gentleman’s Clubs’Will A-Rod really move to 15 CPW? Will we be able to watch strippers and eat steak and feel classy all at once in Chelsea? Tough questions abound in today’s boroughs report!
  44. neighborhood watch
    Yuppies Discouraged From Partying in Tompkins Square ParkPlus plaster nearly falling on East Harlem babies before their souls are insured and a cure for killer staph in the Gowanus Canal. Why wait? Click through today’s boroughs report!
  45. neighborhood watch
    Michel Gondry Moves to Historic East Williamsburg BlockYou can find libido-enhancing maca in Jackson Heights, aspects of Frenchness in Boerum Hill and, speaking of French things, possibly filmmaker Michel Gondry in East Williamsburg. That and more in our head-choppingly wacky Bastille Day boroughs report.
  46. company town
    Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Shares Already Sinking AgainWashington’s weekend moves appeared to initially help but may not have stuck. That, and other industry news in our daily wrapup.
  47. neighborhood watch
    Cock Loose in Sunset ParkThe noisy rooster of Sunset Park, the apartment-phobic tenant of West 57th Street, the crumbling misogynist statue of Kew Gardens … and other true tales, in today’s boroughs report.
  48. company town
    Charlie Gibson’s ‘World News’ Reaches an All-Time LowBut it WAS over the holiday weekend, so we forgive him. Plus, another dude climbs the ‘Times’ building, Lehman considers Jersey, the Plaza has a big flip, and summer associates get down on their knees, in our daily industry report.
  49. neighborhood watch
    Edgar Allen Poe’s House to Get More RavenlikeIt’s July, which comes in like a candy-bearing Park Slope kiddie Evangelist! Or a rappeling, stalking obsessive UWS construction worker! Or a long-dead writer whose Bronx getaway’s getting a face-lift! Or … well … just read today’s boroughs roundup!
  50. neighborhood watch
    Would You Want to Live in the Same Building As the Cast of ‘The Real World’?The Belltel lofts marketing plan sputters, things get ugly in Forest Hills, and folks are backed up in Red Hook. That and more in our boroughs-report week-capper.
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