President Obama Heading To West 60s For 3 pm Taping Of “The View”

UPDATE 2:00 pm: Columbia Spectator notes that Mr. Obama just finished up his speech. He’ll likely be heading south to ABC studios soon. Posted this morning that President Obama is the commencement speaker at Barnard College today. When he’s finished over there, he’ll be heading to the West 60s to tape an episode of The [...]

President Obama On The Upper West Side Today

UPDATE: President Obama Heading To West 60s For 3 pm Taping Of “The View” Back in March, President Obama visited the UWS as part of a major fundraising visit to NYC. A few days later, news broke that he’s be returning to the neighborhood in May as the commencement speaker at Barnard College. 2+ months [...]

Barnard Joins Parks and Other Outdoor NYC Spaces in Smoking Ban

Barnard College announced on Tuesday that smokers will need to find a new place to light up.  Chief Operating Officer Greg Brown announced that the entire campus, which sits west of Broadway between 116th and 119th, will become a smoke-free zone after spring break, taking place from March 12th to March 20th.  The ban will [...]

Upper West Side Filming Locations

Law & Order: SVU will be filming on the Upper West Side today.  My Upper West tipster Mike K. reports seeing signs for the filming in the vicinity of 81st between Columbus and Amsterdam.  The production is scheduled to take place all day today. Also filming throughout the day today is Gossip Girl.  The hit [...]