There have been an unusually large number of posts over the past few days about fairs, festivals, and other neighborhood events taking place on the Upper West Side today. Here are all the details in one place: 8th Annual Upper West Side “Touch-A-Truck” West Side YMCA (W. 64th, between Central Park West & Broadway) 10:00 [...]
Among the many festivities in the neighborhood this weekend is the annual Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Festival on Saturday (5/18). The action runs pretty much all day, from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, at 302 W. 91st (at West End Avenue) and features traditional Greek food and desserts, music and dancing, a flea market, and [...]
UPDATE: Frequent MUW tipster @JamieLee74 reports hearing from the crew that it’s a TV series called Word On The Street. Details beyond that are still a little hazy, as the only shows listed on IMDb with that title are produced overseas. UPDATE #2: Mystery solved. MUW reader Kevin — a prolific tipster in his own [...]
NOTE: Alternate side parking rules are suspended today for Shavuot Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, May 16th, 2013… NYC Landmarks50 Commemoration At Miles Davis’ UWS Home 312 W. 77th (Between West End & Riverside) 3:45 pm FREE Central Park Circuit Fitness Class: “Bliss Out” Great Hill, Central Park (meet at CPW [...]
Great free event at the Film Society of Lincoln Center tomorrow night (Thursday, 5/16): As part of FilmLinc’s “Summer Talk” series, actors Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, along with director Richard Linklater, will sit down for an in-person discussion about their new movie Before Midnight – a follow-up to their earlier films Before Sunrise and [...]
Interesting free event tomorrow night (Thursday, 5/16) about Central Park in the 1960s — from the Central Park Conservancy: Learn about the innovative experiments of the 1960s in Central Park, including avant-garde art performances, popular concerts, and new approaches to playgrounds. Hear how this unique interaction between art, design, and public space led to serious [...]
If you come across a small ceremony in front of 312 W. 77th (between Riverside & West End) on Thursday afternoon and are wondering what the deal is, it’s to honor jazz great Miles Davis with the placement of a “cultural medallion” at his former Upper West Side home. Here are some brief details from [...]
Wrote yesterday about the free fitness classes in Central Park on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. If you prefer to do your exercise on the weekends, the Riverside Park Conservancy is offering free Zumba and Tai Chi classes every Saturday and Sunday through the end of summer, part of RPC’s popular “Summer On The Hudson” program.