UWS CRIME: Woman Mugged By Three Inside Columbus Circle Subway Station

Scary situation inside the Columbus Circle subway station last night, where a 34-year-old woman was attacked and robbed on the platform as she exited an uptown D train. DNAinfo has the details on the incident that occurred around 1:30 am. The victim was apparently sprayed with an unknown substance, punched, and had her bag stolen. [...]

UWS CRASH UPDATE: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo

DNAinfo has identified the 4-year-old victim of this morning’s Upper West Side crash as Ariel Russo. Per DNA: Upper West Side neighbors of the grandmother described her and little Ariel as inseparable, taking frequent walks with one another. “The family went everywhere together. They were always together,” said Shirley Williams, the tenants association president of [...]

UWS CRASH UPDATE: Teenage Driver Fleeing Police Kills 4-Year-Old Girl At Amsterdam & 97th

UPDATE 3:10 pm: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo It’s been about six hours since the tragic incident at Amsterdam & 97th this morning. Various news outlets are still reporting slightly different details, but this much is clear: A 4-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother seriously injured when they were struck by an SUV [...]

Photo Of Smashed SUV From This Morning’s Upper West Side Crash

UPDATE 2:20 pm: Teenage Driver Fleeing Police; 4-Year-Old Confirmed Dead, Grandmother Seriously Injured UPDATE 3:10 pm: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo Details are still coming in about the accident at 97th & Amsterdam this morning that has reportedly killed a little girl and critically injured an adult with her. A reader who preferred to [...]

UPDATE: Woman & Child Hit By SUV On UWS; Child Reportedly Killed & Teen Driver In Police Custody

UPDATE 10:50 am: Photo Of Smashed SUV From This Morning’s Upper West Side Crash UPDATE 2:20 pm: Teenage Driver Fleeing Police, 4-Year-Old Confirmed Dead UPDATE 3:10 pm: 4-Year-Old Victim Identified As Ariel Russo Additional news is starting to come in regarding the accident at 97th & Amsterdam this morning. Different outlets have different details, but [...]

DEVELOPING: 3-Year-Old Hit By Car On UWS At Amsterdam & 97th

UPDATE 9:34 am: Just saw tweets from @NYCityAlerts and @NYScanner indicating three people were hit by the car (including the child) @NYCityAlerts: West 97 St & Amsterdam Ave. 3 pedestrians struck by a vehicle, 1 child removed in critical condition. NYPD Hwy CIS requested. @NYScanner: West 97 St & Amsterdam Ave 3 Pedestrian Struck 1 [...]

UWS Photos Of The Day: Delivery Man On Bicycle Hit By Taxi At Broadway & 81st

Was working on some stuff in my apartment a little earlier when I heard screeching tires, a crash, and some screams from outside. I went down to investigate and found a disturbing scene at 81st & Broadway, where a taxi apparently hit a food delivery guy riding a bicycle.

UWS SCHMUCK OF THE WEEK: The Guy Who Followed His GPS Down A Staircase In Riverside Park

It’s been a while since the last UWS Schmuck Of The Week, but thankfully this guy came along. Talk about a wrong turn… MUW reader Kitty snapped this spectacular GPS FAIL in Riverside Park a few days ago.

UWS Celebrity Sighting: Michael Buble Gives A Capella Performance In 66th Street Subway Station

One of the things I love about New York is that you never know what random thing you’re going to see at any given moment… If you were at the 66th Street/Lincoln Center subway station yesterday morning, you would have happened upon Grammy Award winner Michael Buble singing a capella. Daily News has a couple [...]

SATURDAY 4/20: 15th Annual “Blessing Of The Bikes” On The Upper West Side (Open To All)

If you’re a bicyclist looking for some good karma, the 15th annual Blessing Of The Bikes takes place at the Cathedral Church Of St. John The Divine tomorrow morning (Saturday, 4/20). The blessing is open to people of all faiths (or no faith) — the event’s founder is Jewish.