Dead Body Found In Riverside Park South

The body of an unidentified male thought to be in his 30s was discovered early yesterday morning in Riverside Park South.

Large Group Of Homeless Occupy Wall Street Protesters Find Sanctuary At UWS Church

Refugees of the Occupy Wall Street protests have been looking for a home ever since they were kicked out of Zuccotti Park. For the time being, at least some of them seem to have found one on the Upper West Side.

“Spin For Hunger” Fundraiser This Weekend — Still Time To Donate

Wanted to give another plug to the Spin For Hunger event that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago. The event takes place this Saturday from 1:30 – 3:30 pm and there’s still time to donate. If you’re interested in actually participating in the event, there are a few last-minute openings. The minimum fundraising commitment [...]

UWS Thanksgiving Reading: Young & Homeless On The Upper West Side

As most of us prepare to spend the day with family and gorge on turkey and pie, I wanted share this story about Scott and Whitney, a young homeless couple that “lives” on the Upper West Side.

“Spin For Hunger” Fundraising Event — Help Raise Money For St. Francis Food Pantries & Shelters

Wanted to give mention to Spin For Hunger, a great fundraising event taking place next month. While it’s not technically on the Upper West Side, my girlfriend is involved with the planning and organizing efforts, so it’s getting a special dispensation. As winter approaches, it’s important to remember that many New Yorkers will spend the [...]

Homeless Man Found Squatting In Ann Curry’s Vacant Upper West Side Townhouse

UPDATE: The townhouse is located at 336 W. 71st (between West End & Riverside Boulevard) Apparently Ann Curry bought a brownstone on the Upper West Side in 2003 that she’s never moved into. She started renovating it after the purchase, but due to lawsuits from neighbors, most construction stopped in 2006. While the Today Show [...]