We Bring Fitness to You

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Fitness, Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Sponsored

Jenn has lived on the Upper West Side for 12 years. She can often be seen spending time in Central Park, paddleboarding at the Jersey Shore, or taking her Havanese, Milo, to the dog park. Jenn began her career in health and fitness as a Nutrition Consultant, but soon evolved into managing multiple corporate fitness centers throughout New York City and the Northeast region. During this time in her career, she worked with corporate clients such as IBM, Johnson & Johnson and Dow Jones. Now, she is the owner of Trainers in Transit LLC!

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Kosher Guide to the Upper West Side

Posted by in Diners, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, shopping

Kosher dining can be tough sometimes, but there are Upper West Side kosher destinations offers some of the best restaurant options in the city. There’s a kosher option almost every few blocks, which makes the UWS just THAT much more awesome. This Kosher guide to the Upper West Side should make your life much, much easier.

Two of the restaurants in our list – Grill 212 and CoffeeBerry – had among the best ratings for restaurants on the Upper West Side in 2017!

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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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Schweiger Dermatology Group – New Upper West Side Location

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Community, Health and Beauty, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Schweiger Dermatology Group loves the Upper West Side! The newest Manhattan location of the leading New York City-based dermatology practice opened its doors on 137 West 96th Street, with top dermatologist Dr. Rachel Nazarian and certified physician assistant Danielle Daughtridge leading the medical team.

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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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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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Mind Over Matter Health and Fitness Brings the Gym to the Comfort of your Home

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Mind Over Matter is NYC’s premier in-home fitness program and the only one of its kind to provide clients with trained experts that offer quality personalized attention and guided support right from the very first Upper West Side fitness class. The trainers will help you reach your goals along every step of the way while adjusting to your individual needs. They are currently offering a special where you’ll be able to enjoy 2 sessions for the price of 1. Read below to find out more information!

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