Upper West Side

Engine Exhaust (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Council Member Wants To Train Citizens To Spot, Turn-In Illegal Idlers

Exhaust coming from cars idling all around the city has one council member hoping to put an end to it, with the help of everyday citizens.

03/09/2015

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Police Searching For Man In Upper West Side Robbery Spree

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery and successful robbery on the Upper West Side.

02/28/2015

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UWS Veterinary Hospital: Exotic Animals Killed In ‘Horrendous Tragedy’ After Pipe Bursts

The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine said the pipe broke around 6:30 a.m. Monday.

02/17/2015

Falling ice shut down the Verrazano Narrows Bridge briefly on Wednesday, Feb. 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Falling Ice Plagues City; Briefly Shuts Down Upper Level Of Verrazano Bridge

As temperatures jumped to 40 degrees on Wednesday, melting and falling ice put pedestrians and drivers at risk.

02/04/2015

Citi Bikes.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

City Council To Hold Hearing Before Installation Of Proposed UWS Citi Bike Docking Stations

Before dozens of Citi Bike docking stations begin popping up along the Upper West Side, City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal said they want to hear from the people who will be affected by them.

01/30/2015

Citi Bikes.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Discussions Under Way To Bring Citi Bike To Upper East, West Sides

Citi Bike is looking to expand northward into the Upper East and West sides.

01/29/2015

Man wanted in connection with a food truck robbery on the Upper West Side. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Robs Taco Truck At Gunpoint On Upper West Side

The suspect walked into the Super Taco Food Truck parked at the corner of West 96th Street and Broadway around 1:30 a.m. last Thursday, police said.

01/23/2015

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5 Best Brunch Spots On The Upper West Side

Some of the city’s most delicious brunch spots can be found on the Upper West Side. Here are five of our favorites for you to mull over (and then dine at).

01/23/2015

Emergency vehicles outside building where elevator accident killed worker (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Elevator Repairman Pinned Between 2 Elevators, Killed In Upper West Side Building

The 30-year-old man was pinned between two elevators around 11:20 a.m. in a building on West End Avenue between W. 62nd and W. 63rd streets, police said.

01/09/2015

Authorities respond to a medical scare on the Upper West Side on Dec. 23, 2014. (credit: Brett Larson)

Person Who Recently Traveled To West Africa Tests Negative For Ebola

The New York City Health Department issued a statement saying the patient will be tested for Ebola.

12/23/2014

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Mosquitoes That Breed Year-Round Infuriate Residents On Upper West Side

When was the last time you suffered a mosquito bite? If your answer is recently, you likely live on a block of the Upper West Side where a year-round sewer species just won’t die.

12/16/2014

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Fans Honor John Lennon On 34th Anniversary Of Assassination

Yoko Ono invited fans to share their memories and their wishes for peace Monday, a day that marked the 34th anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon on the Upper West Side.

12/08/2014

Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinners at the Goddard Riverside Community Center. (Credit: CBS2)

Volunteers Pitch In To Serve Thanksgiving Dinner To Those In Need

In what amounts to as big a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and stuffing, volunteers got together Thursday to help those who might otherwise go hungry.

11/27/2014

Crews inflate the Snoopy balloon ahead of the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (credit: CBS2)

Balloons Dancing Along West 77th Street Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fan favorites Snoopy and Woodstock were the first to be inflated by crews decked out in necessary rain gear.

11/26/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Stabbed, Critically Injured In Upper West Side Apartment

A man was in critical condition Saturday morning, after being stabbed in the head and neck in an Upper West Side building.

11/15/2014

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