Among the many festivities in the neighborhood this weekend is the annual Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Festival on Saturday (5/18). The action runs pretty much all day, from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, at 302 W. 91st (at West End Avenue) and features traditional Greek food and desserts, music and dancing, a flea market, and [...]
Fantastic kids event taking place on the Upper West Side tomorrow (Saturday, 5/18): The West Side YMCA is holding their 8th Annual Touch-A-Truck. In addition to things like food, music, and crafts, kids (and adults) will have the opportunity to get up close and interact with a variety of trucks, including the following: Fire truck, [...]
Upper West Side P.S. 163 is holding their annual spring fair this Saturday (5/18). The action runs from 12:00 – 4:00 pm on West 97th, between Amsterdam & Columbus. They’ll have the usual array of food, rides, music, and activities, as well as a flea market/rummage sale. The rummage sale is actually a two-day affair [...]
Lots of local schools are holding their annual spring fairs this weekend, including P.S. 9. The event takes place on West 84th, between Amsterdam & Columbus, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (Satruday, 5/18). In addition to typical fair stuff like games, arts & crafts, music, etc., there’s a rummage sale featuring all sorts of [...]
Since we’re in the midst of Passover, it seems like a good time to mention the upcoming celebration of Israel’s 65th anniversary. A variety of Upper West Side organizations are coming together to organize The UWS Celebrates Israel @65, a six day event that features a slew of free events open to the public from [...]
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. [...]
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.