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Black History Month on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Art, Community, Events, Family, Featured, Other

Black History Month offers us the chance to explore and celebrate the rich heritage of African-Americans. The Upper West Side will be recognizing the achievements of this vibrant community through a variety of activities. From art workshops to jazz concerts and special film screenings, there is something to be enjoyed by everyone. Take a look at the events listed below, they’ll be sure to keep you busy throughout Black History Month on the Upper West Side!

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NYC Ballet Fall 2016 Program

Posted by on Sep 10, 2016 in Art, Events, Music, Other, Theater

The 2016 NYCB season kicks off with the Fall Gala on Sept. 20th. This year, the gala returns for the fifth time as the worlds of ballet and fashion collide for one special night. The rest of the fall season will wow spectators with works from co-founder George Balanchine, a black-and-white ballet show, and a world premiere from renowned choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Read below to find out which performances you won’t want to miss!

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Labor Day Weekend on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Art, Children, Events, Family, Food & Drink, Local Business, Locals, Other, Parks

The arrival of Labor Day weekend on the Upper West Side marks the unofficial end to the summer season. The 3-day holiday weekend is celebrated on the Upper West Side with a variety of festivals and shows aimed towards the whole family. Make the most out of summer’s last weekend by attending some of the events listed below. There’s tons to do!

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Books Set on the Upper West Side

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It’s easy to see why many writers pick the Upper West Side as the setting of their novels. The neighborhood charms residents and visitors alike with it’s gorgeous architecture and brownstone-lined streets. Through the power of the written word, the Upper West Side’s iconic buildings and emblematic institutions such as The Ansonia and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine come to life and become full-fledged characters in their own right. Read below to learn more about some of the books set on the Upper West Side!

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Vintage Stores on the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Clothing, Home Decor, Other, Shopping

The Upper West Side’s vintage stores are hidden gems that offer great deals and quality finds at affordable prices. Whether you’re looking for vintage designer clothes or antique decor items to add a unique feel to your home, the shops below have got you covered. You never know what treasure you might find next!

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Singing and Music Lessons on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Art, Children, Education, Music, Other

The Upper West Side has been the home to countless of artists who freely roamed around the neighborhood’s music venues before they catapulted off to stardom. It’s no wonder that some of the best singing and music lessons in the city are located right here. No matter what your age may be, it’s never too late to pick up an instrument or find a new passion. So, don’t hold yourself back and discover a newfound sense of confidence by trying out one of the classes below.

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