UWS Photos Of The Day: Snow At Verdi Square

Nice shot by MUW reader @aprildcash, snapped this morning at Verdi Square by the 72nd Street 1/2/3 subway station. Here’s another angle from reader @ManhattanMingle, with the Apple Bank thermometer in the background:

Attempted Rush Hour Robbery At UWS 72nd Street Subway Station; Suspect Pepper Sprayed By Police

Crazy scene at the 72nd Street 1/2/3 subway station yesterday morning as an attempted robbery unfolded during the morning rush hour commute. The incident apparently ended with the suspect getting pepper sprayed by police on the platform.

63-Year-Old Man Struck & Killed By 2 Train At 72nd Street; 4th Person Hit By UWS Train In Three Weeks

I’ve been traveling since last week and am catching up on news, so you may have heard about this already. A 63-year-old man was struck and killed by a downtown 2 train at the 72nd Street subway station early Sunday morning.

UPDATE: UWS Subway Death Initially Reported As A Suicide Is Officially Recorded As An Accident

Posted yesterday that one of the two people hit by a subway on the Upper West Side on Wednesday was ruled as a suicide. That has now been reclassified as “an accident.”

Update On Yesterday’s Upper West Side Subway Accidents: One Suicide, One Fall

Following-up on yesterday’s post about two separate incidents of individuals being struck by an uptown train at the 72nd Street 1/2/3 station. One was a suicide by a 62-year-old man, while the other was a 33-year-old male who fell on the tracks and may have been drunk, disoriented, or unstable. He is listed in stable [...]

Two People Struck By Trains This Morning In Separate Incidents At 72nd Street Subway Station

UPDATE 3/1: Yesterday’s Upper West Side Subway Accidents: One Suicide, One Fall UPDATE 3/2:  UWS Subway Death Initially As A Suicide Is Officially Recorded As An Accident Craziness taking place at the 72nd Street 1/2/3 subway station today: There were two separate incidents of people being struck by a train this morning, spaced apart by [...]

Mugger Who Targets Senior Citizens Is On The Loose On The Upper West Side

This story kind of got buried by Irene, but police are looking for a violent mugger who targets elderly men. He’s wanted in at least five attacks so far, several of which have occurred in or around subway stations.

72nd Street Subway Station Fence Finally Repaired

After almost a year and a half, a portion of the fence surrounding the 1/2/3 subway entrance at 72nd and Broadway has finally been repaired.  City Councilwoman Gale Brewer and New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal announced that crews finally started repairing the missing fence that had been destroyed in an August 18th, 2009 taxi [...]