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06.11.15 Prachi Gupta

Perhaps Upper West Side residents have cooled a bit to the idea of CitiBike a bit since last month. Locals are now up in arms over several proposed locations for CitiBike docks, calling them “horrible,” DNAinfo reports. The Post, with its usual flair for hyperbole, goes so far as to call the future bike zones […]

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04.24.15 Liam Mathews

The Upper West Side coyote has grown more brazen, venturing out from the wooded parkland and into the middle of Riverside Drive Thursday night. NBC New York got footage of the coyote trotting down the street like a jogger who thinks he’s too fast for the sidewalk. This is now the third night this coyote […]

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10.21.13 Bucky Turco

Street art fans aren’t the only ones who interact with Banksy’s stenciled interventions: Families do too. On Sunday, the street artist disclosed a new piece of public art for his ongoing series. Located on the Upper West Side, it depicts a child swinging a mallet over a real life Siamese connection pipe attached to a […]

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08.30.12 Bucky Turco

It was at a “rat academy” workshop a few weeks ago that Joseph Bolanos, president of the West 76th Street Block Association, first announced his intentions to install “Rat Xing” signs to raise awareness about the neighborhood’s rodent problems. On Wednesday, he came through on that pledge and used double-sided tape to stick some up. […]

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08.26.11 Myles Tanzer

Here’s a new app that lets you auction off your parking spot (even free ones!) off to the highest bidder. Parking Auction is now in trials on the Upper West Side, where parking is not a choice, but a necessity (plus UWS’ers have the money to pay for parking that’s otherwise free). […]

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11.08.10 Bucky Turco

Washington Heights could really use some more of artist Jay Shells’ dog shit street art, with the neighborhood ranking number one in doggie dropping violations citywide according to sanitation department reports obtained by the Post. As far as boroughs go, the Bronx was the worst offender. […]

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