Local News

CB7 Transportation Committee considers applications

At its July 9 meeting, Community Board 7’s Transportation Committee considered applications for sidewalks cafes. Here’s the agenda: 1.    West 61st Street (Broadway-Columbus Avenue.) Request by Avalon Bay for a 70’5” by 10’ 7” loading zone onthe north side of West 61st Street to accommodate deliveries for the new Target store at …

Dining

New business profile: Modern Bread & Bagel

Modern Bread & Bagel opened a few months ago at 472 Columbus Ave. with a mission to provide “from-scratch brunch classics with global influences.” The Herald Spoke with owner Orly Gottesman about how her bakery fits into the Upper West Side dining scene. Orly is a Le Cordon Bleu trained pastry …

Dining

New business profile: The Tang

The Tang joins a growing number of authentic Chinese restaurants on the Upper West Side with its recent opening at 920 Amsterdam Avenue. The Herald spoke to owner Yu Li about his new restaurant. Herald: What is the concept behind your restaurant? How did it come to be? Li: “In …

Local News

Community Board announces meeting agenda

Community Board 7 has announced its agenda for its next full board meeting July 2, 6:30 pm, 593 Columbus Avenue. Scroll down for the full agenda. Approval of minutes from previous full board meeting Chair’s Report    Roberta Semer Announcement of Election of Board Officers for 2019-2021: Joshua Cohen, Chair, Elections …

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Equinox to reopen after gas explosion

A gas explosion rocked the Equinox gym on 92nd Street and Broadway Sunday night. No one was injured in the blast. The gym is preparing to reopen. 

Local News

Community Board meeting to be held November 7

The next full Community Board 7 meeting will be held November 7, 2018 6:30 p.m. at Goddard Riverside Community Center, 593 Columbus Avenue.  Proposed Agenda Subject to Change 6:00 PM Pre-Meeting of the Business & Consumer Issues Committee Please see agenda at the end of this document. 6:30 PM Approval of minutes from …

Education

Columbia Grammar evacuated after threat

The Upper West Side private school formerly attended by President Trump’s son was evacuated Monday after a note was found warning of an upcoming shooting, police said. The message was found scrawled inside the girls’ bathroom. The school  on West 93rd Street was evacuated about 11:30 a.m. but was expected …

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Elderly mugging victim dies

The 87-year-old victim of a vicious attack on the Upper West Side has died. Professor was attacked at an ATM on West 96th Street. His alleged assailant has been arrested.

Lifestyle

Diane Keaton Selling UWS Apartment

Actor Diane Keaton is selling her apartment in the San Remo building on Central Park West. The apartment is on the market for $1.75 million. Keaton is best known for her Academy Award-winning role in 1977’s Annie Hall.

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Suspects charged with running cocaine ring out of UWS apartment

Six men have been charged April 5 with running a cocaine distribution ring out the ringleader’s deceased mother’s apartment at Columbus Avenue and 83rd Street. Federal prosecutors said they found cocaine and $60,000 in cash that was used in the multi state distribution network.