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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.

SoHo »

Hampton Chutney to Leave Prince Street After 15 Years

After the landlord didn't renew their lease, the shop is on the move to Grand Street.

Upper West Side »

Grand Sichuan Closed by Health Department for Mice and Roaches

The Amsterdam Avenue outpost had evidence of mice and roach in the kitchen, according to the city DOH. 

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Why the Upper West Side Isn't a Lunch Neighborhood

We talk with a local restaurateur about how he's keeping his tables full in a competitive climate.