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 & [...]

IMPORTANT: Health Department Warns Of Possible Hepatitis A Exposure At 97th Street Westside Market

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 [...]

TUESDAY 7/16: Free New York Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital In Central Park

Tonight’s New York Philharmonic “Concerts In The Parks” series and fireworks show may draw a larger crowd, but there’s an equally great free musical event taking place in Central Park tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/16): The New York Metropolitan Opera is kicking off its popular annual Summer Recital Series with a free performance at SummerStage.

TUESDAY 7/9: Naumburg Orchestral Series Kicks Off 108th Season With Free Central Park Concert

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/9), the Naumburg Orchestral Concert Series is returning to Central Park to begin its 108th season. Tomorrow’s concert is the first of three (also 7/30 & 8/21), and will feature a performance by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

SATURDAY 7/6: Central Park “Bagel Bark” — Free Coffee, Juice, Pastries & Bagels With Your Dog

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.

UWS “Save The Date”: Free New York Philharmonic Concerts In Central Park

Wanted to give a quick heads-up about the dates for this year’s always-popular free New York Philharmonic Concerts In The Park series. The Central Park dates are Saturday, July 13 and Monday, July 15. Each concert will be followed by a fireworks show over the park. The performances begin at 8:00 pm (though plan on [...]

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.

SATURDAY 5/18: Round-Up Of Upper West Side Fairs, Festivals & Events

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 [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 5/16/13

NOTE: Alternate side parking rules are suspended today for Shavuot Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, May 16th, 2013… NYC Landmarks50 Commemoration At Miles Davis’ UWS Home 312 W. 77th (Between West End & Riverside) 3:45 pm FREE Central Park Circuit Fitness Class: “Bliss Out” Great Hill, Central Park (meet at CPW [...]

UWS Dog Runs: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

If you’re an Upper West Side dog owner (or thinking about becoming one), DNAinfo has a nice overview of the six dog runs in the neighborhood. There’s a great quote from the owner of a Golden Retriever talking about how his dog likes to socialize with a wide variety of breeds at the apparently extra-large [...]