Amsterdam Avenue

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Fort George »

2 Miles of Bikes Lanes Headed to Upper Manhattan, DOT Says

Two miles of bike lanes could come to Amsterdam Ave. as soon as July, pending community board approval.

Upper West Side »

New Mediterranean Restaurant Tessa Looks to Revive UWS Block

Tessa opens Thursday with a Mediterranean menu and modern interior. 

Upper West Side »

Unlocked Doors Lead to Spate of UWS Burglaries, Police Say

The 20th Precinct has seen a sharp increase in break-ins in recent weeks, police said. 

Upper West Side »

Booze-Fueled Mexican Street Food Spot Opens on Upper West Side

A new Mexican street food restaurant and an eclectic Indian spot open this week.

Upper West Side »

UWS Street Named for 4-Year-Old Crash Victim Ariel Russo

West 97th Street and Amsterdam Avenue was named after the 4-year-old girl killed there last year. 

Lincoln Square »

60 People Evacuated After Lincoln Square Gas Leak, FDNY Says

Three buildings on West 60th Street were exposed to gas, officials said.

Upper West Side »

Meatball Shop Opening on Upper West Side

The popular restaurant, with five outposts across the city, is coming to 447 Amsterdam Ave.    

Upper West Side »

Twelve-Ton 'Phoenix' Sculptures Take Flight at St. John the Divine

Two massive sculptures made of industrial scraps are now hanging from the cathedral's ceiling.

Upper West Side »

New UWS Librarian Tidies Up Children's Section, Adds New Programs

The St. Agnes branch has its first full-time librarian in five years.

Washington Heights »

Councilman Mark Levine Faces Diverse Challenges in Redrawn Uptown District

Levine sees himself as someone who brings people together under a progressive agenda. 

Upper West Side »

New UWS Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal to Tackle Homeless Shelter, Bike Lane

Rosenthal talked to DNAinfo New York about her top goals for the neighborhood. 

Upper West Side »

Thieves Steal $3,600 of Merchandise from North Face Store, Police Say

Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of items from the store at Broadway and West 73rd Street.

Upper West Side »

City Probe Blames Human Error in Ariel Russo 911 Response Delay

The investigation found human error, not technical problems with the city's 911 call system. 

Washington Heights »

Man Critically Hurt in Washington Heights Kitchen Fire, FDNY Says

A fire broke out in a six-story building at 470 W. 166th St. Monday afternoon, the FDNY said.

Upper West Side »

Amsterdam Avenue Redesign Approved by Community Board

The board agreed to ask the DOT to study the avenue with safety measures and a bike lane in mind. 

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