MONDAY 2/24: “Person Of Interest” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

CBS’ crime-drama Person Of Interest is filming in the neighborhood today. The show stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Taraji P. Henson, and Kevin Chapman. J. J. Abrams is an Executive Producer. Production is in the vicinity of W. 79th, between Broadway and Amsterdam.

WEDNESDAY 2/12: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The February UWS Work From Home meeting/networking/social event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 2/12. These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve been a pretty regular attendee [...]

2014 NYC Winter Restaurant Week Reservations Now Open — More Than Two Dozen UWS Options

It’s that time of year again… Winter Restaurant Week is just around the corner (February 17 – March 7), and once again there are plenty of  Upper West Side options for you to sample the goods at.

THURSDAY 2/6: “Night At The Museum 3” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

Looks like Night At The Museum 3 is filming on the UWS today. The cast features some big names, including Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Ben Kingsley, Owen Wilson, and Ricky Gervais. OLV reports production is taking place in two different areas of the neighborhood: 63rd & Central Park West and 77th & Central Park West [...]

SATURDAY 1/25: Winter Jam NYC In Central Park — Free Skiing, Snowboarding & More

If yesterday’s snowfall has you itching to get your ski on, you’re in luck: Winter Jam NYC — the annual winter sport festival organized by the Parks Department — takes place this Saturday (1/25) in Central Park. The event will feature free skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, exhibition events and more. There’s even the “Iams Doggie Bowl” [...]

SATURDAY 1/18: Free Central Park Ice Festival

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the annual Central Park Ice Festival will take place on Saturday afternoon. The crowd-pleasing event is free and has proven to be popular with both kids and adults alike.

THURSDAY 1/16: “Louie” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

Great UWS filming location today, as Louis C.K.’s criminally-underrated series Louie will be in the neighborhood. OLV reports production is in the area around Amsterdam & 76th. Incidentally, I believe Louis C.K. lives on the Upper West Side (unless he’s moved in the past year or so).

Free Tickets Available For Upper West Side Advance Screening Of “Labor Day” On Tuesday 1/28

UPDATE 5:00 pm: All the passes have been claimed. Apologies if you weren’t able to secure a pair. I’ll post an update if I get any more. If you’re free on Tuesday, January 28th, I just got hooked up with 50 pairs of free passes to an UWS advance screening of Labor Day. The film stars [...]

WEDNESDAY 1/15: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The January UWS Work From Home meeting/networking/social event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 1/15. These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve been a pretty regular [...]

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: NYC MulchFest 2014 — Tree Recycling & Free Mulch

Nothing says “early January” like a bunch of dead Christmas tree piled up on the sidewalk (or a temporary increase in people at the gym, swearing this year is going to be different). If you’re still clinging to your tree and trying to figure out what to do with it, take note that MulchFest 2014 [...]