Folks from out of town might be surprised how much meaning New Yorkers invest in the names of their neighborhood. It used to be a yardstick for what kind of attitude to take toward someone, as in the Upper West/Upper East Side rivalry of legend. Now, the medium being the message, it is the medium of search engines that for practical purposes defines a neighborhood, its boundaries, and whether its name bears any meaning in today’s world. Read More
Can you think of a teen who’s looking for a mentor or seems like they could use some mentorship?
Young Life is a non-denominational Christian organization that mentors teens, and Young Life Capernaum is specifically aimed at teens with both physical and developmental disabilities. You can check out more information on their site.
Twice monthly they host a group gathering called Club. Club has food, games, music, hang out time, and a message for our high school friends. Read More
The Upper West Side is full of perfect pizza places. From traditional Italian pizzas to uniquely delicious gluten-free pizzas, there’s something for every pizza-eater on the UWS. No matter where you decide to go, one thing’s for sure – pizza is always a good idea!
Located at 660 Amsterdam Avenue, Numero 28 is owned by the Biamonte family, who take pride in their Roman and Neapolitan pizzerias all over Manhattan. Numero 28 employs tried and traditional methods for preparing and raising the pizza dough, and trust me, you’ll notice the difference. Read More
No matter what time of year it is, there’s always something happening on the Upper West Side. We’re always on the lookout for upcoming events because we know how much fun Upper West Siders love to have! Take a look at some amazing events that will be happening on the first week of fall on the UWS.
Grocery shopping with a twist. On Tap, the in-store pub and restaurant in Whole Foods Market, is offering a free event every Thursday evening from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. On Tap is located at 10 Columbus Circle on the lower level of Whole Foods Market. Local vendors will be sampling hundreds of their delicious cold brews. Take a break from shopping and learn some interesting facts about your favorite local beers. Must be 21 or older to attend. Read More