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PODCAST: Breaking Down Barriers in NYC Cycling

Liz Patek documents all the different types of people riding bikes.

West Village »

UWS Restaurateur 'Smacked in the Face' by Opposition to Village Eatery

Vincent Chirico wants out of his lease after neighbors opposed having a restaurant in their building.

Upper West Side »

$1,800 Bike Stolen on Amsterdam Avenue, Police Say

A man's bike was stolen after he chained it up for three hours, police said.

Upper West Side »

Jacob's Pickles Reopens After Being Shut Down by Health Department

Jacob's Pickles was closed by the department this week after getting dinged with 106 violation points. 

Upper West Side »

UWS Councilman Joins Call for Protected Bike Lane on Amsterdam Ave.

A growing call for a northbound bike lane on Amsterdam Avenue earned Levine's support.

Upper West Side »

Community Board Pushes for Northbound Bike Lane on Upper West Side

The full board voted to approve a resolution calling for the northbound protected bike lane. 

Washington Heights »

Driver Arrested After Passenger Killed in Washington Heights Crash: Police

The driver allegedly ran several red lights on Amsterdam Avenue when she hit a car on West 157th Street.

Washington Heights »

Passenger Killed in Crash After Driver Runs Red Light, Police Say

The vehicle was hit by another car after running red lights in Washington Heights, police said.

Upper West Side »

Fusha Moving to Ditch Plains Space, Opening Hibachi Restaurant

The Japanese restaurant will keep its main menu but add special Japanese grilling to the mix as well.

Upper West Side »

Jacob's Pickles' Plan to Open Basement Bar Ripped by Neighbors Over Noise

The popular restaurant wants to add a bar in its basement that's accessible only by reservation.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Siders Demand Bike Lane Ahead of Planned Rollout of Citi Bike

The board is worried new Citi Bike riders will get hurt without a northbound protected bike lane.

Upper West Side »

UWS Restaurateur Helps Donate $10K Greenhouse to High School Garden

The greenhouse will help students harvest plants all year long, the school said.

Upper West Side »

'Salad Alley' Sprouts on Amsterdam Avenue as Fro-Yo Shops Shutter

Fro-yo stores close as salad chains take hold along Amsterdam Avenue.

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Jacob's Pickles Owner on the Changing Food Culture of the UWS

Jacob Hadjigeorgis shares why he chose the neighborhood for his first NYC restaurant.

Washington Heights »

12-Year-Old Boy Struck by City Bus in Washington Heights, Officials Say

The boy was struck while crossing Amsterdam Avenue near 165th Street, officials said.