SUNDAY 5/5: Cinco De Mayo Parade On Central Park West

UPDATE, 12:35 pm: UWS Photo Of The Day: Cinco De Mayo Parade Heading Down W. 106th To CPW It’s Cinco de Mayo today, and the official parade takes place on the Upper West Side. The action goes down on Central Park West, between 96th & 106th Streets. I believe the celebration runs for most of [...]

Celebrity Real Estate News: Madonna’s UWS Duplex Get $3.5 Million Price Cut — Now Only $19,995,000

Wrote back in November that Madonna had listed her Upper West Side duplex at The Harperly, an exclusive co-op located at 41 Central Park West (at 64th) for $23.5 million. Bargain hunters will be happy to learn that the price was recently slashed by $3.5 million, to $19,995,000 (as reported by The Real Deal). You [...]

Two UWS Accidents Leave One Person Dead & Another In Critical Condition

Two serious “person vs. car” accidents took place roughly 90 minutes apart on the Upper West Side Friday morning. A 61-year-old woman was critically injured and a 64-year-old man was killed.

Celebrity Real Estate News: Madonna Lists Upper West Side Duplex For $23.5 Million

Catching up on some news from last week that happened while I was out of town for Thanksgiving… Madonna ditched the UWS for the UES in 2009, but kept her apartment at The Harperly, an exclusive co-op located at 41 Central Park West (at 64th). The Material Girl is now officially cutting ties with the [...]

UWS Viewing Tips For Thursday’s 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

REMINDER: UWS balloon inflation until 10:00 pm Wednesday The 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place tomorrow (Thursday, 11/22) and a good chunk of it is on the Upper West Side. The action starts at 9:00 am at Central Park West & 77th, although if you’re looking for a prime viewing spot you’ll likely [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Big Crowds Expected At Annual Macy’s Balloon Inflation On Wednesday

Posted earlier today about the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade balloon inflation event that’s taking place on the UWS on Wednesday. If you want to get an idea of just how popular this event is, take a look at the photo above sent in by MUW reader Audrey, who snapped this from her apartment on W. [...]

WEDNESDAY: Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation Night On The Upper West Side

UPDATE 8:00 pm – UWS Photo Of The Day: Big Crowds Expected At Annual Macy’s Balloon Inflation On Wednesday The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place on Thursday morning, which means one of the great Upper West Side Thanksgiving traditions is happening tomorrow (Wednesday, 11/20): The inflation of the parade’s balloons.

UWS Photo Of The Day: Fall In Central Park, From A Window On Central Park West & 88th

Found this while perusing Twitter yesterday. Snapped by @kelsey_eileen from an apartment on Central Park West & near 88th — great composition (and not too shabby a view). Speaking of Central Park — if you missed the earlier post, a billionaire just gave the Central Park Conservancy $100 million.

“Gossip Girl” Back On The UWS Today

Mentioned yesterday that Gossip Girl was filming in the neighborhood. As you can see from the photo above, at least one fan was able to get pretty much right up in Blake Lively’s business. The cast and crew is back at it today for a second day of filming.

Today On The UWS: Cinco De Mayo Parade

Update 5/7: DNAinfo posted some photos from yesterday’s parade Even though it’s actually Seis de Mayo, today is the official Cinco de Mayo parade, and it’s on the Upper West Side.