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Hey Joe Guitar – Music Lessons on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Children, Community, Education, Family, Local Services, Locals, Music, Other

Looking for music lessons on the Upper West Side? Hey Joe Guitar is an Upper West Side music school that comes directly to you. Instead of having to attend an academy, its students are able to receive private lessons in the convenience of their own home.  The lessons are taught by some of NYC’s best music teachers and there are classes available for every musical instrument imaginable, including guitar, piano, violin, bass, drums and voice. Learn about how Hey Joe Guitar helps students of all ages pursue their love for music by reading below.

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Purim on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Children, Events, Family, Other

It’s about time for Purim on the Upper West Side! Purim is the most festive of all Jewish holidays. The joyous celebration originates from the ancient story told in the Book of Esther. This year, the Upper West Side is ready to get the party started with tons of family-friendly carnivals and events. Read our guide below to know what events will be taking place and find out where can you eat the best hamantaschen in town!

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Playgrounds on the Upper West Side

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There are tons of playgrounds on the Upper West Side. Playgrounds here come in all kinds of themes, settings, and sizes. Some of them look like real urban jungles while others offer a wild retreat into the great outdoors. Continue reading below to check out which playgrounds will keep your littles ones entertained until the sun goes down. Get out there and get exploring!

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Upper West Side Public Schools

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Now that you’re child has completed his or her pre-school on the Upper West Side, you can start worrying about kindergarten!

Not every school fits every student’s needs. That’s why we’ve put together this list of Upper West Side public schools. Read below to find out what programs and what kind of educational-based approach to learning each school offers. And don’t forget to visit their official websites for information on the admissions process and more!

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Upper West Side Private Schools

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Is your child about to graduate from his or her Upper West Side preschool?  Well, time to start planning for K-8!

The Upper West Side is home to many private schools. Each with it’s own philosophy and set of values. It can be difficult to sort out which one can be the right fit for your child. Fortunately, we’ve done most of the heavy work for you. Our guide offers a complete look into the neighborhood’s private schools. Read all about their approach to learning below and find the best match for your kid!

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Public Bathrooms on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Children, Community, Convenience Services, Family, Other, Parks

For a city of its size, New York City doesn’t dispose of nearly as many public restrooms as it should. However, the same can’t be said about the Upper West Side. The neighborhood offers plenty of options for those who happen to be in need of a quick relief. Check out this list of public bathrooms on the Upper West Side and make sure to bookmark it for added peace of mind!

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