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 & [...]

Final Week Of 25th Annual “Midsummer Night Swing” At Lincoln Center

If you’ve been thinking of stopping by Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center to check out the annual Midsummer Night Swing dance and music fest, it’s now or never. This year’s event begins its final week tomorrow, with five nights of music and dancing between Tuesday and Saturday.

MONDAY 7/8: Actor Michael Cera Appearing At UWS FilmLinc For Free “Summer Talks” Series

Nice free event tonight if you’re looking for some last-minute plans: Actor Michael Cera (Arrested Development, Superbad, Juno) is appearing at the Upper West Side Film Society Of Lincoln Center to discuss his latest film, Crystal Fairy. The event is part of FilmLinc’s free “Summer Talks” series and will also include the film’s director, Sebastián [...]

JUNE 1 – 16: “Sing For Hope” Pop-Up Pianos Return To New York City & The Upper West Side

Sing For Hope, the popular art installation of “pop-up” pianos that allows anyone to sit down and play music, returns to New York City for a 16-day run starting this weekend. From 6/1 to 6/16 there will be 88 pianos located throughout NYC, with eight here on the Upper West Side.

Lawsuit Filed Against New York City & Lincoln Center Over Use Of Upper West Side Damrosch Park

Since I mentioned Damrosch Park in the previous post about the upcoming 25th Annual Midsummer Night Swing, it seems like a good segue to this: A group of locals and environmentalists filed a lawsuit earlier this week against New York City and Lincoln Center, alleging that commercial activities have limited public access to the park.

Tickets Now On Sale For 25th Annual Lincoln Center “Midsummer Night Swing”

Get ready to dust off your dancing shoes — tickets are now on sale for the 25h season of Lincoln Center’s wildly-popular Midsummer Night Swing. If you’re not familiar with it, Midsummer Night Swing is one of New York City’s signature summer events, with three weeks of outdoor music and dancing at Lincoln Center.

THROUGH 5/23: Burt Lancaster Film Retrospective At Upper West Side Film Society Of Lincoln Center

If you’re a film buff, you might be interested in the Burt Lancaster retrospective now running at the UWS Film Society Of Lincoln Center. The series — Man of Steel: Burt Lancaster at 100 — runs through Thursday, 5/23 and features some great classics.

THURSDAY 5/16: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy & Richard Linklater In-Person At UWS FilmLinc To Discuss “Before Midnight”

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 [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 5/15/13

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013… “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event Dead Poet Bar (450 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) 4:00 – 6:00 pm (and probably later) FREE Fitness: Summer Shape Up In The Park Athleta (216 Columbus, at 70th) 7:00 – 8:00 pm FREE (meet at store, [...]