Spring Central Park Activities For Kids!

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Children, Events, Parks

This is the beginning of a long-stretch of Central Park greatness. This includes quiet Sunday afternoons, concerts, and taking the little ones to the many playgrounds in Central Park. Over the next week or so, there are three free Central Park activities for kids (and adults) dedicated to the creatures who inhabit our urban backyard.

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The Amazing Max: Magic and Comedy for the Entire Family Lands in the UWS

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Children, Events, Family, Other, Theater

Even though New York City is the entertainment capital of the world, finding appealing, truly enjoyable family events in the Big Apple can prove to be a challenge from time to time. In January, and into the first week of February, the Upper West Side is home to a truly amazing show perfect for people of all ages. The Amazing Max will be presented at Theater at Blessed Sacrament from now through February 4th.

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Children Marching for MLK

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Children, Community, Events, Other

On January 15th, eighth graders from Manhattan Country School will be marching through the Upper West Side to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The march will begin at 10am at the Eleanor Roosevelt Monument at 72nd Street in Riverside Park, making additional stops at Strawberry Fields, the New York Historical Society, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument and the Joan of Arc Memorial.

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AMNH Presents The Power of POOP

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Children, Events, Museums, Other

Want to learn more about poop? Maybe you do and you just haven’t thought about it until now. Gastroenterologist Ari Grinspan will be giving a lecture on how to maintain gut health and the exciting future of fecal transplants (yep). This will be happening on January 3rd at 7pm at the American Museum of Natural History’s Cullman Hall of the Universe.

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Morningside Heights

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Morningside Heights has tons of great restaurants, eclectic shopping, an impressive academic presence and beautiful parks and churches. Many Upper West Side residents consider it to be part of the neighborhood. Learn more about Morningside Heights in NYC!  

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Central Park Ice Skating

Posted by in Children, Community, Other, Parks

You can enjoy Central Park ice skating at two locations this winter! Wollman and Lasker Rinks are both wonderful outdoor destinations for locals and tourists alike. This is a wholesome and healthy activity for the whole family. Read on for more info about the two ice skating rinks in Central Park!

More in winter sports: the best skiing near nyc!

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Weekend Book Fair at Goddard Riverside

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Children, Events, Other

There will be a book fair at Goddard Riverside this weekend, November 18th and 19th from 10am to 5pm. Brand new books will be selling for 50% off, and you’ll also get to support Goddard Riverside’s anti-homelessness and anti-poverty programs.

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Books of Wonder on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Books, Children, Other, Shopping

The new Books of Wonder on the Upper West Side is located at 217 West 84th Street, and opened back in November of 2017. First founded in 1980, their original location is at 18 West 18th street.

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Upper West Side Circus Fun

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Children, Family, Other, Theater

After much debate and controversy, the Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center is back in full swing.  The circus will control Damrosch Park from October to February for the next 10 years, according to their contract.

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Halloween Parade at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family

The Halloween Parade at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument will be on the 31st from 3:30-5:30pm.

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