Snow Dogs

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Community, Other, Pets

Look at these neighborhood pups enjoying the first snow day of the year!

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The Holiday Season in New York: Must Do Activities, Must See Events

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Community, Events, Family, Other

A standard item on a person’s bucket list should be celebrating the holiday season in New York. In addition, a resident of NYC should make certain that he or she takes advantage of the myriad of activities and events around the Big Apple that make the city magical during the holiday season. With that understood, there are some must do activities and must see events that should be taken in while in New York City during the holiday season.

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Central Park Ice Skating

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 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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Grand Holiday Bazaar – Upper West Side Holiday Market

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Community, Events, Local Business, Other

Get excited, holiday shoppers! The Grand Holiday Bazaar will be taking place from 10am to 5:30pm every Sunday between November 26th and December 24th!

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38th Winter Solstice Celebration

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Community, Events, Other

The 2017 Winter Solstice NYC Celebration: December 14th at 8pm, December 15th at 8pm, and December 16th at 2pm and 7.30pm. 

The Winter Solstice Celebration is an occasion to gather your family and closest friends to rejoice in the spirt of the holidays. This dazzling event features performances from Grammy Award winning musicians and cultural dancers. The epic musical experience is also largely focused on showcasing diversity in the arts. Read on to find out who’s performing at this year’s concerts!

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21st Annual Central Park Holiday Lighting

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Community, Events, Other, Parks

The Central Park holiday lighting 2017 is happening on November 30th and is a must-do event for families. The official ceremony includes a live ice carving, caroling, an even appearance from Santa Claus. There’ll also be plenty of fresh baked cookies and delicious cups of hot cocoa to keep everyone warm through the evening. Read on for a more detailed look into the scheduled activities!

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The 2017 Holiday Season on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Community, Events, Other

There’s so much to do this month and next! Please enjoy our 2017 holiday guide to the Upper West Side!

Also, make sure to bookmark this page as we’ll be adding updates.

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The History of the Iconic I Love New York Logo

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Community, History, Other

One of the most iconic logos in the United States is the one initially intended to promote New York state. The I Love New York logo has been around for about 40 years, and remains one of the most recognized, not only across the Empire state, but across the country.

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Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Community, Parks

The 27th Annual Tulip Planting Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday (November 11th and 12th) between 10am and 4:30pm. All are welcome to help plant and food will be provided (hot drinks and turkey)! 

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Columbus Circle Holiday Market 2017

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Community, Events, Food & Drink, Other, Shopping

Columbus Circle Holiday Market: Opens November 28th 

Get most of your holiday shopping out of the way at this year’s Columbus Circle Holiday Market. The market is a quintessential NYC shopping experience that attracts both locals and visitors alike. For many Upper West Siders, it also marks the start of the holiday season. Merry shopping!

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