Passover on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Events, Family, Food & Drink

Passover marks that festive time of year when drinking lots of sweet wine and eating matzah is encouraged upon. The weeklong holiday is also all about spending some quality time together with your friends and family. Celebrate Passover on the Upper West Side with the following seders. Happy Passover!

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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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Nature Tours in Central Park

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Events, Family, Parks

Whether you’re new to the Upper West Side or you’ve been here for years, nature tours in Central Park are a great way to discover (or re-discover) the gem in our backyard.

Some of the tours on this list will repeat throughout the year, but here are some awesome activities going down in the next month or so!

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Winter Jam in Central Park

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Events, Family, Other

Winter Jam in Central Park is a free winter sports event open to all ages. It will be happening on January 27th from 11am to 3pm, at the Bandshell area by the 72nd Street entrance.

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The Amazing Max: Magic and Comedy for the Entire Family Lands in the UWS

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Children, Events, Family, Other, Theater

Even though New York City is the entertainment capital of the world, finding appealing, truly enjoyable family events in the Big Apple can prove to be a challenge from time to time. In January, and into the first week of February, the Upper West Side is home to a truly amazing show perfect for people of all ages. The Amazing Max will be presented at Theater at Blessed Sacrament from now through February 4th.

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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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The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Events, Family, Featured, Other

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker will be taking place soon at the David H. Koch Theater. Shows begin November 24th and go until the end of the year. That’s right, you have over a month to enjoy The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center this year!

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Upper West Side Circus Fun

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Children, Family, Other, Theater

After much debate and controversy, the Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center is back in full swing.  The circus will control Damrosch Park from October to February for the next 10 years, according to their contract.

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Halloween Parade at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family

The Halloween Parade at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument will be on the 31st from 3:30-5:30pm.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade 2017

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Community, Events, Family, Featured, Other

91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

The Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Parade is a world famous event known for it’s iconic giant-sized balloons. The parade kicks off in the heart of the Upper West Side. The neighborhood offer some prime viewing areas along Central Park West. Get all the latest info on the parade route, the line-up, the performers, and much more by reading on!

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