Upper West Side News
Check out this week's top news stories for the Upper West Side.
President Barack Obama’s 1980s Upper West Side Apartment For Rent
The New York City apartment where President Barack Obama lived in the 1980s is available for rent. But there’s no guarantee it’ll inspire presidential aspirations in the next occupant. The two-bedroom railroad apartment on the Upper West Side is listed for $2,400 a month. Read More
Upper West Side Leaders Host 'Rat Academy' to Combat Rodents
The rats are back with vengeance on the Upper West Side — but residents are schooling themselves on how to keep them at bay. A series of "rat academy" classes kicking off around the city this summer are aimed at banishing the pests from Gotham's streets once and for all. "The rat academy is not for the rodents, it's for us," Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer told an agitated audience Wednesday night at a town hall meeting. Read More