Free Tickets Available For UWS Advance Screening Of “Don Jon” On Tuesday, 9/10

Good free event in the neighborhood next Tuesday (9/10): My friends over at gofobo.com just sent me a code for 200 free tickets to an UWS advance screening of Don Jon. The film, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year, marks both the writing and directorial debut of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt and has garnered strong buzz and [...]

SATURDAY 9/7: Central Park “Bagel Bark” — Free Coffee, Juice, Pastries & Bagels With Your Dog

Attention Upper West Side dog owners: Bagel Bark returns this weekend. Join other Central Park-area dog owners during off-leash hours on Saturday morning (7/6) for free coffee, juice, pastries, and bagels – all courtesy of Central Park Conservancy’s Central Park PAWS.

FASHION PLATE PRIX FIXE: Upper West Side Dining Deals & Discounts For Fashion Week (9/5 – 9/12)

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back on the Upper West Side at Lincoln Center, running through 9/12. The celebrate, the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District has once again organized their popular Fashion Plate Prix Fixe. 28 restaurants located between Columbus Circle and West 72nd Street Street are participating with a variety of dining discounts for their [...]

5th Annual Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival In Full Swing At Lincoln Center

The hugely popular annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival is in full swing at Lincoln Center. Now in its fifth year, Met Summer HD brings open-air screenings of productions from the company’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series. The featured performances are beamed onto a large screen in Josie Robertson Plaza (Columbus, between 63rd & [...]

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).

2013 NYC Summer Restaurant Week Starts Today; More Than Two Dozen UWS Options

Wrote a couple of weeks ago that reservations were being accepted for 2013 Summer Restaurant Week. Just a quick reminder that the actual eating begins today.

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 [...]