Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 6/4/13

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013… Kids Eat Free At Big Nick’s Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint (2175 Broadway, between 76th & 77th) All Day Kid’s 12 & under eat free (dine-in only, kids menu, minimum $10 check with adult) Central Park Fitness Class Great Lawn, Central Park [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 4/29/13

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 – [...]

TUESDAY, 4/23: UWS City Countil District 6 Candidates Forum With Ken Biberaj, Debra Cooper, Noah Gotbaum, Marc Landis, Helen Rosenthal, Tom Siracuse, and Mel Wymore

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 [...]

REMINDER: Tonight At 8 pm — Democratic Mayoral Candidates Debate On UWS, Featuring Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn & Bill Thompson

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 [...]

THURSDAY 4/18: Democratic Mayoral Candidates Debate On UWS, Featuring Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn & Bill Thompson

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 [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Vice President Joe Biden On The Upper West Side

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 & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 2/13/13

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 [...]

WEDNESDAY 2/13: Upper West Side Community Forum On Hydrofracking

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 & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 1/31/13

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 [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Anti-Islam Ad With Burning World Trade Center In 86th Street Subway Station

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 [...]