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 Photo Of The Day: Bluth’s Frozen Banana Stand At Columbus Circle (With Ron Howard & Terry Crews)

“There’s always money in the banana stand.” Posted yesterday that Bluth’s Frozen Banana Stand is making an appearance at Columbus Circle today as part of the promotional tour for season four of Arrested Development launching on Netflix later this month. @arresteddev tweeted the photo above a little while ago, showing Ron Howard and Terry Crews [...]

TUESDAY 5/14: Arrested Development’s Bluth’s Frozen Banana Stand In Columbus Circle

UPDATE 5/14: UWS Photo Of The Day: Bluth’s Frozen Banana Stand At Columbus Circle (With Ron Howard & Terry Crews) If you’re a fan of Arrested Development (and if you’re not, you should be), you might enjoy this: As part of the promotional tour leading up to the launch of season four on Netflix later [...]

Fancy Furniture From “Discovering Columbus” Art Installation Available For Purchase

If you were a fan of Tatzu Nishi’s interior decorating style at the Discovering Columbus art installation at Columbus Circle this past fall, you can now literally take a piece home with you. The Public Art Fund is selling off furnishings from the exhibit that drew more than 100,000 visitors to Columbus Circle during the fall.

UWS SHOPPING: 8th Annual Columbus Circle Holiday Market Closes On Monday (Christmas Eve)

Just a quick heads-up that the Columbus Circle Holiday Market is in its final days — it closes on Christmas Eve. If you’ve been meaning to check it out, or need to do any last-minute gift shopping, now’s the time. Here are the remaining hours: Saturday, 12/22: Open until 8:00 pm Sunday, 12/23: 10:00 am [...]

8th Annual Columbus Circle Holiday Market Now Open; Runs Daily Through December 24th

Thanksgiving has passed, December is almost here, and Christmas tree stands are starting to sprout up around the neighborhood. Add one more sign that the holiday season is upon us: The opening of the annual Columbus Circle Holiday Market.

UWS Photos Of The Day: IceFest On The Circle

The inaugural IceFest On The Circle has been running outside the Time Warner Center for the past few days. The event’s description makes it seem like there’s nonstop action all day, but apparently it’s kind of hit-or-miss depending on what time you’re there. I’ve heard from a few readers who passed by and reported seeing [...]

“Discovering Columbus” Art Installation Extended; Free Passes Now Available Through December 2nd

Posted back in September about Discovering Columbus (with additional details added last month), the free and quirky art exhibition that allows visitors to climb 70 feet above Columbus Circle and hang out in a fully-furnished, 810 square foot “living room” that has been built around the 13-foot-tall statue of Christopher Columbus. Discovering Columbus was originally [...]

“30 Rock” Filming On The UWS Today

Looks like 30 Rock is filming in the neighborhood today. I’m not sure who will be on set, but when the show filmed on the UWS last year MUW reader @jerg5 was able to get within spitting distance of Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin.

THURSDAY: Rachael Ray Launching Food Truck For Dogs In Columbus Circle

Food trucks are all the rage these days, but if you’ve ever been disappointed that they’re limited to just humans, you’re in luck: Rachael Ray is launching a new line of dog food and will be dishing samples of “Chicken Muttballs & Pasta,” “Hearty Beef Stew” and “Chicken Paw Pie” from her “Woof Wagon” in Columbus [...]