upper west side
Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 4:26am
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group is run by about a dozen residents who host free conversations and walks to promote the history of the Bloomingdale neighborhood.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014, 1:07pm
Running along Broadway is surely a stimulating experience—and in all the wrong ways! The sidewalk is a clusterfuck of people, walking with varying degrees of purposeful stride to meaningless meander, and most engaged in a staring contest with their iPhones. Add to the mix some taxi-fueled
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 1:59am
As the People’s Climate March, a city-wide march to call for more global action against climate change, approaches on Sunday, Upper Manhattan organizers are working to make global environmental issues feel relevant to locals.
Sat, Aug 23, 2014, 5:05pm
The Upper West Side is full of trendy cafés, restaurants, bookstores, and shops up and down the main thoroughfares: Broadway, Amsterdam, and Columbus avenues.
Thu, May 1, 2014, 2:51am
Newly appointed City Council member Helen Rosenthal brought city officials directly to the people on Wednesday night.
Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 10:06pm
College of Dental Medicine student Jiwon Lee was reported missing Wednesday night. Lee is described as a 29-year-old female, 5-foot-2, 120-pounds, with black hair and black eyes, and was last seen near her residence at 220 West 98th St. at 8:30 p.m. on April 1.
Mon, Jan 27, 2014, 1:49am
Better signage and longer pedestrian signals have been implemented at the 97th Street and West End Avenue intersection after District 6 City Council member Helen Rosental met with Department of Transportation officials.
Tue, Dec 3, 2013, 2:37am
The community center’s rent has been raised $10,000 and are rallying community support.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013, 7:53pm
The neighborhoods surrounding Columbia—the four neighborhoods Spectator covers—are home to their own rich histories, diverse residents, and local controversies.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013, 2:46am
Former and current residents of the Frederick Douglass Houses celebrated the housing complex's legacy and called on the New York City Housing Authority to restore the houses to their heyday.