Passover 2017 on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Community, Events, Family, Other, Places of Worship

Passover is happening from the 11th to 17th of April this year. Its arrival signifies the liberation of Israelites from slavery by Egypt through the tale of Exodus. It also marks a festive time of year in which eating matzah, drinking wine, and enjoying bountiful Seder feasts is everyone’s number one priority. Celebrate the weeklong holiday by attending the events listed below. Happy Passover!

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Easter 2017 on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Locals, Museums, Other, Places of Worship

Easter Week is upon us and that means it’s time to gather with friends and families to observe Christ’s resurrection day. We’ve rounded up some of the best events taking place on the Upper West Side this Easter. Get ready to celebrate one of the most festive holidays of the year by enjoying the activities listed below!

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Christmas on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Museums, Other, Places of Worship

It’s the most wonderful time of year and no other neighborhood can compare to Christmas on the Upper West Side! From spectacular outdoor gift-shopping markets to finding the best kid-friendly events, our guide will have you covered. Enjoy the magic of the holiday season and make this year’s celebration one to remember. Merry Christmas!

Check out our 2017 holiday guide to the Upper West Side!

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Chanukah on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Locals, Museums, Other, Places of Worship

December is right around the corner which means that it’s time to gear up for Chanukah on the Upper West Side! There are plenty of events to keep the party going for the full 8 days of the holiday. Read below to find some of the best events to attend this Chanukah. From ice skating in Central Park to a choir concert, you won’t want to miss any!

Check out our 2017 holiday guide to the Upper West Side!

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Cultural Institutions of the UWS

Posted by in Art, Community, Education, Other, Places of Worship

From Columbia University to Lincoln Center, the Upper West Side is home to many renowned institutions and historical sites. The residents who live in this neighborhood come from different backgrounds and walks of life which makes it an intellectual hotspot. This diversity can be appreciated through many of the cultural institutions that make the global community of NYC come alive. We invite you to find out about some of the lesser known institutions by reading on!

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Prettiest Upper West Side Churches

Posted by in Community, Other, Places of Worship

The Upper West Side is home to all sorts of eye-popping architecture.  Here are, in no particular order, the Upper West Side churches I would consider most aesthetically pleasing.  Also, you should check out these stunning and historic churches in Washington Heights!

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3 Upper West Side Landmarks

Posted by in Art, Education, Family, Locals, Other, Parks, Places of Worship

Oftentimes, we take our neighborhoods for granted. Some of us may figure that because it’s always there, we’ll always have time to venture out and see what there is to see…especially if you’re into architecture. As you know, New York is full of beautiful buildings. Practically the entire city is comprised of art one way or another. While some people have to travel across the country or even overseas to see awesome architecture and historical landmarks, you have plenty of both in your very own backyard. Places like the Sheath Israel Synagogue, New York Society for Ethical Culture, and the Strawberry Fields are all Upper West Side landmarks that you may not have visited, but have a lot to offer.

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All Angels’ Café Night Art & Music Series

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Art, Music, Places of Worship

All Angels’ Café Night Art & Music Series kicks off a new season with “Maps, Marvels, and Melodies”, an art exhibition and coffeehouse concert exploring the theme of journeys on Saturday, October 17th at All Angels’ Church.

The art exhibition features the paintings of Bethel University Art Department Chair Wayne Roosa, and internationally exhibited artists Chris Anderson and Emanuele Cacciatore.

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