Top Stories of the Week: Art, Wildlife, Food + Expensive Real Estate

For those of you who had busy weeks, these were our biggest and most read stories between Monday, November 16 and Sunday, November 22.

Art on the Ave Launches on Upper West Side

Art on the Ave NYC has kicked off, and beautiful displays can be found hanging in storefronts in the West 60s and 70s along Columbus Avenue.

Krispy Kreme Upper West Side

After much anticipation, Krispy Kreme has opened its newest location at 2563 Broadway, between 96th and 97th Streets.

Randy Mastro's townhouse

The judge presiding over the Lucerne Hotel case announced that local residents – specifically those who are members of the West Side Community Organization – will not have a say in the outcome of the case. The judge is expected to make a decision by Monday, November 23 at 5pm, at which point the future living arrangements of the temporary hotel residents will be determined.

Great Burrito reopening

Two shuttered restaurants, AG Kitchen and The Great Burrito, have both returned to the UWS – but are only offering delivery and take-out. Two other restaurants have consolidated, while a new Japanese place is expected to open soon.

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Columbia students banned after trip

A huge number of Columbia Business School students have been banned from campus for violating the school’s travel restrictions.

uws zip code increase

A recent study by PropertyShark showed that the median home sale prices of an Upper West Side zip code increased more than any other zip code across the country this year. The study primarily attributes this massive increase to a new development with condos selling for up to $18,000,000.

2020 Virtual Thanksgiving Day Parade

The 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be televised only, and spectators won’t get to see the balloons get inflated.

Owl 2

A second barred owl has been spotted – this time in Riverside Park (the first was found in Central Park by The Loch at 102nd Street). Bird enthusiasts suspect the two may be love partners.

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