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 [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Slightly Oliver, Duane Reade

Well that was fast! Slightly Oliver (511 Amsterdam, between 84th & 85th) went from “Coming Soon” to “Open” in less than 10 days. They had a soft-opening for friends and family last night night and are officially open for business starting today (thanks to MUW readers Johnny Scats & Mark).

Upper West Side Week In Review: 9/12 – 9/18/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: October Spa Week Reservations Now Available Fiery 3-Car Crash At Amsterdam & 104th Injures Six (With Video & Photo Gallery) Upper West Side Filming Location: Imogene (Great Cast!) Tickets For 3rd Annual NYC Wingfest At UWS Boast Basin Cafe Now On Sale [...]

UWS Eastern Mountain Sports Official Grand Opening Today Through Sunday; Great Free Raffle Prizes Available

The new Eastern Mountain Sports store located in the Laureate (2152 Broadway, at 76th) opened for business earlier this month. However, their “official” grand opening event takes place this weekend (today through Sunday). They’re featuring deals and raffle prizes. 1% of sales proceeds from this weekend will be donated to NYC Outward Bound. The following [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 8/29 – 9/5/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Mugger Who Targets Senior Citizens Is On The Loose On The Upper West Side Zabar’s Renames Lobsterless Lobster Salad The  “Zabster Zalad” Zagat Names UWS Luke’s Lobster One Of NYC’s “8 Best Seafood Restaurants” DOT Finally Starts Improvements On Upper West Side [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Eastern Mountain Sports, Compass, Loi

The long-awaited Eastern Mountain Sports in the new Laureate condo at 2150 Broadway (at 76th) is finally set to open for business on Thursday, 9/1 (thanks to Eric for the tip).

Upper West Side Openings: Blossom, Calle Ocho, Eastern Mountain Sports

Well that was fast… First mentioned only a few weeks ago, jewelry/accessory store Blossom (2206 Broadway, between 78th & 79th) is already open for business. To celebrate their opening, they’re giving away free gift cards with purchases: Get a $10 gift card with a purchase of $30 Get a $20 gift card with a purchase [...]