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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HudsonWay Immersion School – Mandarin & Spanish Immersion Education – Preschool & K-5 – Upper West Side, NY

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Children, Education, Family, Locals, Other, Sponsored

Want to see the difference an Immersion Education can make? Look no further! HudsonWay Immersion School has campuses in New York City and Summit, NJ, offering full day, after school, enrichment, and summer camp programs in Mandarin or Spanish for children in preschool through grade 5.

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How to Pick an After School Class

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Children, Education, Other, Sponsored

The start of a new school year can be pretty nerve-wracking – new routines, new faces, and new friends. This is as true for moms as it is for children! Moms are always on the front line – trying to make sure all details are squared away and that their children have the best possible chance for success.

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Brooklyn art studio Artacademy-USA merge classic education with hobby courses.

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Art, Education, Other

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Once again, Brooklyn confirms its reputation as an art hub as a new art studio, Artacademy USA, opens its doors for everyone interested in pursuing a classic academic, artistic education.

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8 Wifi Spots on the Upper West Side (that are not Starbucks)

Posted by in Coffee and Tea, Continental, Desserts and Bakeries, Education, Food & Drink, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Wifi spots on the Upper West Side can literally be life-saving!  Living in New York is the dream – but let’s be real, you’re current living situation in New York is probably less than dreamy. Space is an issue, so we need to get creative to keep ourselves sane in a (studio… 300sq ft… with a roommate…) home.

And even if your mini-oasis is your dream home – working (or seriously concentrating) from your apartment can be tricky. So we have compiled a list of wifi-friendly work from “home” locations that will make you feel like your living space just tripled (and you won’t feel like you’re taking work to bed with you… literally).

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Robofun – 20 Years of STE(A)M Innovation

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Children, Community, Education, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Sponsored

Looking for fun and exciting STE(A)M activities for your child this fall? Look no further! Robofun is the place to be! For the past 20 years, Robofun has been a leader at the forefront of STE(A)M education, offering Coding, Robotics, and Stop Motion Animation classes to kids in grades pre k – 6. This year, in addition to all of our tried and true favorites, we are featuring a new Circuits & Making curriculum, specially designed to bring out the inventive and creative side in all kids. What sets Robofun apart from all other STE(A)M activities and courses? Read on to find out!

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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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Upper West Side Private Schools

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Is your child about to graduate from his or her daycare and preschool?  Well, time to start planning for K-8! There are many Upper West Side 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 all of these Manhattan private schools. Read all about their approach to learning below and find the best match for your kid!

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History of Fordham University

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Fordham University is a private higher learning institution that comes with over 8,000 undergraduate students and an urban campus in the heart of the Upper West Side. Fordham’s School of Law is amongst the best ranked graduate law programs in the country. Find out more about the fascinating history of Fordham University by reading below.

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Books Set on the Upper West Side

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It’s easy to see why many writers pick the Upper West Side as the setting of their novels. The neighborhood charms residents and visitors alike with it’s gorgeous architecture and brownstone-lined streets. Through the power of the written word, the Upper West Side’s iconic buildings and emblematic institutions such as The Ansonia and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine come to life and become full-fledged characters in their own right. Read below to learn more about some of the books set on the Upper West Side!

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