Something fishy’s going on at Fairway

/ilovetheupperwestside.com/something-fishys-going-on-at-fairway/ (UPDATED): Something Fishy’s Going on at Fairway Keith Marder  January 12, 2022  Food & DrinkLast modified on January 13th, 2022 [ Scroll to the bottom of this article for a statement from the company and photos of the new layout ] The more Fairway’s owners change, the more things don’t stay the same. In 2020, Village … Continue reading Something fishy’s going on at Fairway

Restaurant Week best choices

https://www.thrillist.com/eat/new-york/where-to-eat-nyc-winter-restaurant-week-2022 10 Reservations Worth Booking for Winter 2022 NYC Restaurant Week With over 440 restaurants participating across the five boroughs, these deals are too good to pass up. By Tae Yoon Published on 1/11/2022 at 5:44 PM After the pandemic forced the cancelation of its summer 2020 program (a first in its 30-year history) and last … Continue reading Restaurant Week best choices

How a category 5 hurricane could wipe out NYC for good

nypost.com/2022/01/01/how-a-category-5-hurricane-could-wipe-out-nyc-for-good/ How a Category 5 hurricane could wipe out New York City for good By Eric Spitznagel January 1, 2022 7:52am  Updated "The bridges in and out of Manhattan are flooded" while boat rides to safety go to the highest bidder in author Stephen Marche's terrifying forecast of the lasting damage a Category 5 hurricane would do to … Continue reading How a category 5 hurricane could wipe out NYC for good

Omicron may delay NYC recovery to 2025 after prior hits

NYC's recovery matters to the rest of the country as it's such a major driver to the economy.. https://www.thecity.nyc/economy/2022/1/5/22869184/omicron-afflicts-ailing-nyc-economy Omicron Afflicts Already Ailing NYC Economy, Pushing Projected Jobs Recovery Back to 2025 BY GREG DAVID  JAN 5, 2022, 6:44PM EST A Lower Manhattan gym tried to entice customers on Wednesday.  As the omicron variant swept New York … Continue reading Omicron may delay NYC recovery to 2025 after prior hits

Newly effective laws affecting New Yorkers and those in NYC

https://patch.com/new-york/upper-west-side-nyc/s/i0vqu/new-nyc-laws-that-could-impact-you-in-2022? New NYC Laws That Could Impact You In 2022 From legal weed to a styrofoam ban to new protections for delivery workers, here are the city and state-level laws taking effect in 2022. Nick Garber andAlex Costello,Patch Staff Posted Thu, Dec 30, 2021 at 10:58 am ETReplies (10) Scores of new laws that were passed in recent … Continue reading Newly effective laws affecting New Yorkers and those in NYC

In NYC, 1 of 1,000 unvaccinated (and 74% of COVID patients) is in the hospital — vaccinated patients are largely immuno-compromised

Because of the large number of people living in NYC, our widespread testing facilities and network of hospitals, NYC can produce almost immediate COVID statistics (other than positive results from home tests which are not always reported). Thus the statistics below provide factual support (yet again) for the efficacy of the vaccines. https://nypost.com/2021/12/30/nyc-hospitalization-rate-for-unvaccinated-nearly-1-in-1000/ NYC hospitalization … Continue reading In NYC, 1 of 1,000 unvaccinated (and 74% of COVID patients) is in the hospital — vaccinated patients are largely immuno-compromised

Where to take your Christmas tree for recycling into wood chips/mulch

Here's Where To Drop Your Christmas Tree On The Upper West Side Instead of leaving your Christmas tree on the sidewalk, bring it to one of these Parks Department sites to have it recycled into wood chips Gus Saltonstall,Patch Staff Posted Tue, Dec 21, 2021 at 1:48 pm ET |Updated Tue, Dec 21, 2021 at 3:35 pm … Continue reading Where to take your Christmas tree for recycling into wood chips/mulch

NYC scrambling to keep up with demand for COVID tests

NYC Scrambles To Fix COVID Testing Woes After Long Lines, Waits Demand for COVID-19 testing doubled in the last three weeks, and now tops 130,000 tests a day, Mayor Bill de Blasio said by Matthew Troutman Posted Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 11:56 am ET| Updated Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 12:22 pm ET People wait in … Continue reading NYC scrambling to keep up with demand for COVID tests

NYC rail riders charged rush-hour prices despite pandemic discount

https://www.thecity.nyc/2021/12/5/22816683/new-york-lirr-metro-north-riders-charged-rush-hour-peak-fares Sneak Peak: Rail Riders Charged Rush-Hour Prices Despite Pandemic Discount BY JOSE MARTINEZ AND SUHAIL BHAT  DEC 5, 2021, 8:01PM EST A Metro-North train at Grand Central during the evening rush, Dec. 1, 2021. Hundreds of thousands of commuter railroad riders unwittingly overpaid for peak fares during the pandemic, MTA data shows — even as cheaper off-peak prices … Continue reading NYC rail riders charged rush-hour prices despite pandemic discount

Midtown Manhattan — moving toward trendy

https://nypost.com/2021/12/07/boring-midtown-manhattan-gets-a-cool-indie-makeover/? [videos omitted] NYC’s midtown gets a cool indie makeover with hip new shops and restaurants By Zachary Kussin December 7, 2021 6:00am  Updated If you’re dreading the holiday trudge through touristy midtown this season, you’re in for a surprise: Rockefeller Center is rockin’! Tucked behind the Art Deco façade of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, in a space stuffed … Continue reading Midtown Manhattan — moving toward trendy

Manhattan’s UWS gets a cannabis dispensary

Cannabis Dispensary Opens On The Upper West Side "The neighborhood (UWS) has a relaxed vibe and customers will find the same welcoming atmosphere inside our store," said CBD Kratom. Gus Saltonstall,Patch Staff Posted Mon, Dec 6, 2021 at 9:22 am ET|Updated Mon, Dec 6, 2021 at 9:31 am ETReplies (3) A generic image of marijuana and a jar. (Getty … Continue reading Manhattan’s UWS gets a cannabis dispensary

Manhattan’s UWS has 2nd most trees of borough’s neighborhoods

patch.com/new-york/upper-west-side-nyc/uws-has-2nd-most-trees-any-neighborhood-borough-study? UWS Has 2nd Most Trees Of Any Neighborhood In Borough: Study The Upper West Side is one of the leafiest neighborhoods in Manhattan, according to a groundbreaking new study. Gus Saltonstall,Patch Staff Posted Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 4:58 pm ET|Updated Thu, Nov 18, 2021 at 1:58 pm ETReplies (3) An image of an Upper West Side … Continue reading Manhattan’s UWS has 2nd most trees of borough’s neighborhoods