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 [...]
It’s been almost 10 months since news first broke that Alamo Drafthouse would be opening on the Upper West Side at the old Metro Theater space (2626 Broadway, between 99th & 100th). At the time, the post became the most “Liked” to ever appear on MyUpperWest (since eclipsed by this & this). Nearly six months [...]
Film Society Of Lincoln Center is featuring a retrospective of Tom Cruise’s work from 12/17 – 12/20. To kick things off, Mr. Cruise is appearing in-person on Monday, December 17, for a discussion of his career and an advance screening of his latest film, Jack Reacher. Tickets for An Evening With Tom Cruise go on [...]
UPDATE 1/30/13: Alamo Drafthouse Signage Goes Up At Metro Theater Posted last week that a liquor license application had been filed for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema slated to move into the long-vacant Metro Theater space at 2626 Broadway (between 99th & 100th). The Community Board 7 Business & Consumer Issues Committee met last night to [...]
Had a reminder post yesterday about the 50th New York Film Festival, which is in full swing at the Upper West Side’s Film Society Of Lincoln Center. Today, New York Times film critic Stephen Holden has an article highlighting a handful of screenings scheduled over the remaining 12 days of the festival.
UPDATE 1/30/13: Alamo Drafthouse Signage Goes Up At Metro Theater UPDATE 10/11: Liquor License Approved, But Opening Delayed Until 2014 Posted back in April that Alamo Drafthouse, a phenomenal chain of cinemas based in Austin, TX, was planning to open a five-screen theater in the long-vacant Metro Theater space at 2626 Broadway (between 99th & [...]