UPDATE 4:10 pm: Well that was fast… Looks like all 200 tickets have been claimed. Apologies if you weren’t able to get one. If you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night (Wednesday, 9/11), I just received a link with 200 free tickets to an UWS advance screening of The Family. The film has an [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 & [...]
UPDATE: Actor Willie Garson tweeted out the photo below earlier today — looks like they’re filming in Central Park. USA’s White Collar is filming in the neighborhood today. OLV reports production is in the area around Columbus and Central Park West, between 72nd and 75th Streets. The show stars Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Tiffani Thiessen [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
Well here’s some disconcerting news to start the weekend: Customers who purchased pre-cut fruit from the Westside Market at 2589 Broadway (between 97th & 98th) between 8/9 & 8/22 are urged to get a hepatitis A vaccination as a precaution due to possible contamination from an infected worker. Below is the full press release from [...]
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).
It’s been more than a year since West Village based RedFarm confirmed rumors they were planning an UWS outpost of their popular Chinese/dim sum restaurant at the former Fatty Crab space at 2170 Broadway (76th/77th). The eagerly anticipated opening was originally slated for “early 2013,” but UWS fans have been forced to wait as the [...]