TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS: Free Fitness Classes In Central Park

RELATED:  SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS: Free Zumba & Tai Chi Classes In Riverside Park If you’re looking to get in shape this summer but don’t like being stuck indoors at the gym, the Central Park Conservancy is offering free bi-weekly fitness classes in the park from now through August. The classes make use of various park [...]

2012 Shakespeare In The Park Includes “As You Like It” & “Into The Woods”; Possible Big-Name Cast

Despite today’s balmy conditions, we’re supposed to be in the dead of winter. Still, summer will be here for you know it, and that means another installment of the annual Shakespeare in the Park series. The 2012 season is noteworthy in that it marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Delacorte Theater, SITP’s [...]

Upper West Side Snags 10 Spots On The Annual Village Voice “Best Of NYC” List

The Village Voice recently published their annual “Best Of NYC” list and the Upper West Side is pretty well represented. Like any “Best…” list, I’m sure not everyone will agree with the choices. Still, I’d rather have these ten than none.

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/9/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011… Classic Film: Butterfield 8 (1960, Elizabeth Taylor) New York Public Library For The Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam, between 64th & 65th) 2:30 pm FREE Live Music: Jon De Lucia Group Thalia Cafe @ Symphony Space (Broadway & 95th) 7:00 pm FREE Author Events: [...]

Final Three Performances Of 2011 “Shakespeare In The Park” Season Start Tonight

If you’ve been planning to try and see Shakespeare In The Park this summer but have been putting it off, you’d better act fast — tonight marks the first of the final three performances for this year’s season (all three will be “Measure For Measure”). You’ve got two options:

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 7/25/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Monday, July 25th, 2011… Film: Dog Day Afternoon (part of Sidney Lumet retrospective) Walter Reade Theater @ Film Society Of Lincoln Center (W. 65th, btw. Ams. & Bway) 1:00 pm $8 – $13 We Heart New York State Wine Tasting: Bouké & Ravines 67 Wine (Columbus & [...]

Upper West Side Photo Of The Day: Line For Shakespeare In The Park Tickets Snakes Through The Park

This was the scene earlier in the week as people waited in line for Shakespeare In The Park tickets. I guess they haven’t heard you can get them online. Thanks to @marekr (NYC Daily Pictures) for the photo.

Review: Shakespeare In The Park

Shakespeare isn’t necessarily everyone’s cup of tea, but Shakespeare In The Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park is a wildly popular cultural fixture in the city that thousands of New Yorkers look forward to every year. It might get lost in the shuffle, but each morning’s “Free & Cheap UWS Events” post includes [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: Tuesday, 7/5/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011… Central Park Walking Tour: Amble Through The Ramble Meet at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park, just north of 79th) 12:00 – 1:00 pm FREE Click here for more information Film: National Velvet (Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, & Angela Lansbury) New York Public Library For The [...]

Shakespeare In The Park Online Ticket Lottery — Today Would Be A Good Day To Try It

If you’ve been meaning to take a shot at the online lottery for Shakespeare In The Park tickets, today might be a good day to try. The city is EMPTY (relatively speaking of course), and my guess (backed by absolutely no concrete evidence) is that there will be far fewer lottery entries than usual. If [...]