More Cute Dogs

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Other, Pets

More cute dogs! Check out these Upper West Siders and their award-winning cuteness!

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Where to Go Drinking with your Dog on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Bars & Nightlife, Diners, Family, Food & Drink, Locals, Parks, Pets

Upper West Siders love their dogs! We have one of the highest populations of dogs in NYC, and you cannot walk down any street without passing by a furry friend. Many people struggle with determining which local restaurants and stores are pet friendly, so here are some dog friendly spots on the UWS!

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Cheapest Parking in NYC

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in Community, Other, Transportation

Finding the cheapest parking in NYC represents a tremendous challenge for residents of the Big Apple, including people on the Upper West Side. With that well understood, there are some individual parking garages that provide better deals. In addition, there are some overall strategies you can employ to address the issue of pricy parking in New York City. In other words, there are ways in which you can access the cheapest parking in NYC.

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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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The Upper West Side and the Dark History of Pinball in the Big Apple

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Community, History, Other

When you think of pinball in the Big Apple, depending on your age, you likely think of an entertaining game played in an arcade, perhaps in a bar or pub, or via a digital derivation online. What you most likely are unaware of is the approximately 30-year period of time when playing pinball was highly illegal in New York City. During this dark period for pinball, which ran from the 1940s into the 1970s, secret as well as seedier establishments, including on the Upper West Side, became home to pinball machines and their players.

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Meditation is not just for monks

Posted by in Community, Fitness, Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Sponsored

The Meditation Studio is a beautiful, serene space—picture a sea of white in all directions—where owner and instructor, Kelli Douglas leads The Meditation Class, a 4-day course on Vedic Meditation. This simple practice involves sitting comfortably with your eyes closed for just 20 minutes, twice a day. There’s no effort, concentration, or focus.
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Morningside Heights

Posted by in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Bars & Nightlife, Blog, Celebrities, Children, Coffee and Tea, Community, Education, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, History, Local Business, Other, Parks, Places of Worship, Real Estate, Shopping

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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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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Apple Store on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Community, Convenience Services, Electronics, Local Business, Other, Shopping

The Apple Store on the Upper West Side is located at 1981 Broadway. Apple remains a dominate enterprise in the digital communications age. In 2017, the sales of one of its flagship products, the iPhone, reached nearly 217 million units worldwide. Of course, Apple sells an array of other products, and provides a wealth of services through its iTunes portal.

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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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