MONDAY 8/26: “The Following” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

Looks like Kevin Bacon has an easy commute to work today… The long-time Upper West Side resident is filming his TV show The Following in the neighborhood today. OLV reports production is in the area around Broadway & 107th Street. In addition to Mr. Bacon, the show stars James Purefoy, Kyle Catlett, Natalie Zea, Annie [...]

SUNDAY 8/25: Upper West Side Street Fair — Amsterdam Avenue Festival

If you’re a fan of street fairs, you can’t really ask for a nicer day to have one. The Amsterdam Avenue Festival will run from 12:00 – 5:00 pm today between 79th & 86th Streets.  

FRIDAY 8/23: “The Michael J. Fox Show” Filming Overnight On The Upper West Side

If you’re looking for some possible celebrity sightings, The Michael J. Fox Show is doing a rare Friday night shoot on the Upper West Side this evening. The show, which will air on NBC starting this fall, also stars Betsy Brandt, Conor Romero, Juliette Goglia, Jack Gore, Katie Finneran, and Wendell Pierce.

Annual Central Park Film Festival Starts Tonight (Thursday, 8/22); Five Nights Of Free Outdoor Movies

The rain is gone and the sky is getting sunny just in time… Tonight (Thursday, 8/22) marks the start of the the 11th annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival. There will be free screenings in the park, under the stars, for the next five nights (through Monday, 8/26).

TUESDAY 7/16: Free New York Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital In Central Park

Tonight’s New York Philharmonic “Concerts In The Parks” series and fireworks show may draw a larger crowd, but there’s an equally great free musical event taking place in Central Park tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/16): The New York Metropolitan Opera is kicking off its popular annual Summer Recital Series with a free performance at SummerStage.

Free Jennifer Lopez Concert In Central Park Canceled; Replaced By Jason Derulo

Posted back in April that Jennifer Lopez would be performing a free concert in Central Park this Friday (7/19) as part of the 2013 GMA Summer Concert Series. Just a heads up for any J.Lo fans who had marked that date in their calendars — she is no longer scheduled to perform and has been [...]

MONDAY 7/15: Free New York Philharmonic Concert + Fireworks Show In Central Park

The hugely popular New York Philharmonic “Concerts In The Parks” series returns to Central Park tomorrow night, Monday 7/15. The free concert will be followed by a fireworks show.

FRIDAY MORNING 7/12: Free One Republic Concert In Central Park

The Good Morning America Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow morning with free performances by One Republic.

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 7/9/13

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013… Kids Eat Free At Big Nick’s Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint (2175 Broadway, between 76th & 77th) All Day Kid’s 12 & under eat free (dine-in only, kids menu, minimum $10 check with adult) Central Park Fitness Class Great Lawn, Central Park [...]

TUESDAY 7/9: Naumburg Orchestral Series Kicks Off 108th Season With Free Central Park Concert

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/9), the Naumburg Orchestral Concert Series is returning to Central Park to begin its 108th season. Tomorrow’s concert is the first of three (also 7/30 & 8/21), and will feature a performance by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.