Good free family event in the neighborhood today — the 10th Annual Mamapalooza Festival is taking place at Pier I in Riverside Park South (Hudson River & 70th). There will be food, live music, kids activities, crafts and more.
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 [...]
One more event of note tomorrow (Saturday, 5/18): The Central Park Conservancy is holding their free annual On A Wing Festival. Activities include interacting with various birds of prey, bird shows, and bird walks.
Lots of spring fair action at Upper West Side schools on Saturday. There’s the PS 9 Spring Fair in the West 80s and the PS 163 Spring Fair in the West 90s (and let’s not forget Touch-A-Truck in the West 60s and the annual UWS Greek Festival). If you’re in the 100s, the Cathedral School [...]
Fantastic kids event taking place on the Upper West Side tomorrow (Saturday, 5/18): The West Side YMCA is holding their 8th Annual Touch-A-Truck. In addition to things like food, music, and crafts, kids (and adults) will have the opportunity to get up close and interact with a variety of trucks, including the following: Fire truck, [...]
Upper West Side P.S. 163 is holding their annual spring fair this Saturday (5/18). The action runs from 12:00 – 4:00 pm on West 97th, between Amsterdam & Columbus. They’ll have the usual array of food, rides, music, and activities, as well as a flea market/rummage sale. The rummage sale is actually a two-day affair [...]
Lots of local schools are holding their annual spring fairs this weekend, including P.S. 9. The event takes place on West 84th, between Amsterdam & Columbus, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (Satruday, 5/18). In addition to typical fair stuff like games, arts & crafts, music, etc., there’s a rummage sale featuring all sorts of [...]
Looks like gift/toy store Maxiga has closed — the windows are papered up and no one is answering their phone at their 2233 Broadway location (between 79th & 80th). Maxiga opened on the Upper West Side back in September 2011 (this space used to house a Best Buy Mobile store).
Another weekend, another UWS street fair. Today it’s the annual Committee for Environmentally Sound Development Street Fair. The action runs along Broadway between 60th & 65th Streets, from 12:00 – 5:00 pm.
Looks like better weather tomorrow than today — perfect timing for the 7th Annual Japan Day in Central Park. The free festival features activities, stage programs, and food (yes, the food is free too).
Nice event in the neighborhood today (Saturday, 5/11) if you’re looking for some family fun: UWS P.S. 84 (The Lillian Weber School) is holding their annual International Spring Fair. The action goes down at the P.S. 84 playground from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm on (32 W. 92nd, between Central Park West & Columbus). Activities [...]
It was all the way back in January that Juice Press announced it was planning to open two Upper West Side stores. As is common with these things, it took longer than expected to happen, but the first UWS Juice Press opened for business last week at 73 W. 82nd (between Columbus & CPW).
The 12th Annual New York City Irish Dance Festival takes place on the Upper West Side this afternoon. The event is free and there are activities for people of all ages.
UPDATE, 12:35 pm: UWS Photo Of The Day: Cinco De Mayo Parade Heading Down W. 106th To CPW It’s Cinco de Mayo today, and the official parade takes place on the Upper West Side. The action goes down on Central Park West, between 96th & 106th Streets. I believe the celebration runs for most of [...]