Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Monday, April 29th, 2013… Wine Tasting/Meet The Winemaker: Tal Pelter of Pelter Winery 67 Wine (179 Columbus, at 68th) 4:00 – 7:00 pm FREE Community Discussion On Preventing Gun Violence, with Congressman Jerrold Nadler Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (30 W. 68th, between Columbus & CPW) 7:30 – [...]
Apologies for the short notice about this, but I just happened to spot a flyer for it outside Trader Joe’s while doing some shopping. There’s a forum taking place tonight (Tuesday, 4/23) on the Upper West Side where you can meet the candidates for New York City Council District 6. City Council District 6 covers [...]
A quick reminder if you didn’t see the post earlier this week… There’s a mayoral candidates debate taking place on the Upper West Side tonight (Thursday, 4/18) featuring the five leading Democrats running for mayor: Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn, and Bill Thompson. The event takes place at Goddard Riverside Community [...]
Just a quick heads up about a mayoral candidates debate taking place on the Upper West Side on Thursday (4/18) featuring the five leading Democrats running for mayor: Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn, and Bill Thompson. The event takes place at Goddard Riverside Community Center (593 Columbus, at 88th) and is [...]
So apparently Vice President Biden was on the Upper West Side on Sunday. MUW reader Sarah sent in this photo of the veep leaving B. Cafe (566 Amsterdam, between 87th & 88th) on Sunday afternoon around 1:00 pm, along with the following note:
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013… “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event Dead Poet Bar (450 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) 4:00 – 6:00 pm FREE Politics: Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates — Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies Merkin Hall @ Kaufman Center (129 W. 67th, between Broadway & Amsterdam) 6:45 [...]
A quick note for those interested in hydrofracking (short for hydraulic fracturing) — there’s a community forum on the subject taking place on the Upper West Side tomorrow night (Wednesday, 2/13). This is the third such UWS event in the past 15 months or so, with similar ones taking place in November 2011 and February 2012.
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, January 31st, 2013… Wine & Food Tasting: Beyond Wine With Beverly Wine Shop @ Columbus Square Whole Foods (808 Columbus, near 97th) 5:00 – 8:00 pm FREE Lectures & Conversations: Rogers & Rockwell — The Original Pop Artists New-York Historical Society (170 Central Park West, at [...]
I’ve gotten notes from a slew of readers in recent days about new anti-Islam ads that have appeared in various subway stations around the Upper West Side and New York City — the photo above is from the 1-train station at 86th Street. The ads, featuring an image of the World Trade Center towers burning [...]
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013… 2013 Winter Restaurant Week Numerous UWS & NYC Restaurants $25 for lunch; $38 for dinner Now through 2/8 “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event Dead Poet Bar (450 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) 4:00 – 6:00 pm FREE Politics: Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates [...]
A quick heads up to those who would like some “face time” with local elected officials: There’s an Upper West Side (and Clinton) town hall meeting tomorrow night (Tuesday, 12/18) from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
After nearly 35 years on the Upper West Side, Crafts On Columbus may be nearing its end. The bi-annual event draws 100+ artisans to the stretch of Columbus between West 77th & 81st Streets twice a year — three weekends in the spring and thee in the fall. Community Board 7, which oversees the UWS, [...]