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Public Bathrooms on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Children, Community, Convenience Services, Family, Featured, 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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Christmas Tree Shopping on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Community, Convenience Services, Events, Family, Locals, Other, Shopping

Here are some locations for those of you planning to do your Christmas tree shopping on the Upper West Side.  I’ve listed them from south to north, and I’ve definitely missed a few locations, but these should give you enough choices!

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Central Park Taekwondo on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Children, Community, Convenience Services, Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Central Park Taekwondo on the Upper West Side is the neighborhood’s premier martial arts school for children and adults. Taekwondo is the most widely practiced discipline in the martial arts world and it means “the way of the hand and foot”. Read below to learn all about the special promotion they’re running for the month November!

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Metropolitan Window Fashions Opens New Hunter Douglas Gallery On Upper West Side

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Home Decor, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Shopping

Metropolitan Window Fashions, located at 469 Amsterdam Avenue between 82nd and 83rd Streets, has opened an exclusive Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Gallery with an expanded display of custom and motorized shades, blinds, sheers, shutters and draperies.  Included are full-size functional window treatments highlighting PowerView, the newest APP for automated technology from Hunter Douglas which allows customers to use their smartphone or tablet to control the shades and blinds from inside or outside their home.

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Playground Pups: The Upper West Side’s Premiere Dog Facility

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Family, Giving Back, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, pets, Pets

Playground Pups, A “neighborhood hangout for your dog” has rapidly become the top choice of daycare facilities for many of the Upper West Side’s dogs.  The staff are experts in treating our furry friends with the love and affection that they deserve. The facility is now offering a free introductory half-day to all dogs who are at least 4 months old. Read below to find out what makes Playground Pups such a treat to dogs and dog lovers alike. Paws up!

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Upper West Side Police Precincts, Fire Stations, and Post Office Locations

Posted by in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Whether you’re moving to the Upper West Side or are a longtime resident, it’s important to keep a guide of the neighborhood’s emergency response departments. In case you haven’t kept your list updated or are in need of a brand new one, we’ve compiled a short directory to the neighborhood’s police precincts, fire stations, and post offices. Check it out by reading right below.

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