UWS PHOTO OF THE DAY: FDNY Battling Blaze At Broadway & 111th

UPDATE 1/16: Some Notes On The Upper West Side Citibank Fire (With Video) Wrote earlier about the five-alarm fire that broke out in a Citibank at 2861 Broadway (corner of 111th) this morning. A few readers sent in photos for that post, but the one above was tweeted out by @FDNY and I thought it [...]

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 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 [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Beer — It’s Good For You!

@bfatitude snapped this yesterday afternoon outside Amsterdam Ale House (340 Amsterdam, 76th). I’m about to head out for a friend’s bachelor party and will be putting this theory through its paces tonight.

UWS Photo Of The Day: Sunset From Riverside Park South

Nice sunset shot snapped by @PictureMeinNYC in Riverside Park South last night (mid-60s). If you’re not familiar with this strip of the neighborhood, you can see the remains of the historic 69th Street Transfer Bridge, as well as Pier I jutting out into the Hudson at 70th Street. Those steel beams in the foreground are [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Cinco De Mayo Parade Heading Down West 106th To Central Park West

Posted earlier about the Cinco de Mayo parade taking place on the Upper West Side today. The photo above by @lissalauren shows dancers and floats heading west on 106th Street to Central Park West, which is the official starting point of the parade. Still plenty of time to head over there, as the festivities are [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Ghost Town At The Food Emporium

Wrote last month that the Food Emporium at 2008 Broadway (corner of 68th) is closing (and rumored to be replaced by a Walgreens). MUW reader @DougKaplan sent in this depressing interior shot of empty shelves at the space. The store is officially slated to close on May 4 — judging from this photo, it may [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Penny-Farthing On W. 72nd

Don’t know where this guy was going or why he chose this method to get there, but… MUW reader @ShannanSiemens snapped a shot of this gentleman riding a penny-farthing at 72nd & Columbus on Sunday afternoon.

Upper West Side Photo/Video Of The Day: Fireworks In Central Park

“The show must go on!” The Central Park Conservancy took those words to heart last night as the first annual Central To Spring celebration took place during a rainstorm last night. MUW reader Wendy snapped the shot above from her balcony on West 79th facing southeast towards the park (you can see the two iconic [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: A Balmy 75 Degrees…

Just got back from a Trader Joe’s run and… holy crap — it’s ridiculously amazing outside! The Apple Bank thermometer at 73rd Street read 75 degrees right around noon. This has to be the nicest day of 2013 so far, right? I hope you’re enjoying lunch outside somewhere…