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Camp Topeinu – An NYC Summer Camp on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Children, Community, Family, Other

Camp Topeinu is the ultimate NYC summer camp for toddlers and preschool children residing on the Upper West Side and surrounding communities. Each day, this preschool camp is packed with tons of recreational activities such as swimming, yoga, music and motion, nature with live animals and Supper Soccer Stars. The small group sizes help create a supportive environment where each child receives individualized attention. Learn more about the camp’s philosophy and their “Bring A Friend” special promotion by reading below!

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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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Purim on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Children, Events, Family, Other

It’s about time for Purim on the Upper West Side! Purim is the most festive of all Jewish holidays. The joyous celebration originates from the ancient story told in the Book of Esther. This year, the Upper West Side is ready to get the party started with tons of family-friendly carnivals and events. Read our guide below to know what events will be taking place and find out where can you eat the best hamantaschen in town!

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Black History Month on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Art, Community, Events, Family, Other

Black History Month offers us the chance to explore and celebrate the rich heritage of African-Americans. The Upper West Side will be recognizing the achievements of this vibrant community through a variety of activities. From art workshops to jazz concerts and special film screenings, there is something to be enjoyed by everyone. Take a look at the events listed below, they’ll be sure to keep you busy throughout Black History Month on the Upper West Side!

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Upper West Side Public Schools

Posted by in Children, Education, Family, Other

Not every school fits every student’s needs. That’s why we’ve put together this list of Upper West Side public schools. Read below to find out what programs and what kind of educational-based approach to learning each school offers. And don’t forget to visit their official websites for information on the admissions process and more!

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Public Bathrooms on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Children, Community, Convenience Services, Family, 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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