MONDAY 2/24: “Person Of Interest” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

CBS’ crime-drama Person Of Interest is filming in the neighborhood today. The show stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Taraji P. Henson, and Kevin Chapman. J. J. Abrams is an Executive Producer. Production is in the vicinity of W. 79th, between Broadway and Amsterdam.

Modell’s Truck Giving Out Free Hot Chocolate & Hand Warmers At Columbus Circle

If you happen to be out and about in the Columbus Circle area, apparently a truck from Modell’s is giving out free hot chocolate and hand warmers I’m not sure how long it’ll be there (I think it’s making a few stops around the city), but MUW reader @jmagNYC sent in the photo above around [...]

WEDNESDAY 2/12: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The February UWS Work From Home meeting/networking/social event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 2/12. These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve been a pretty regular attendee [...]

Free Tickets Available For Upper West Side Advance Screening Of “Labor Day” On Tuesday 1/28

UPDATE 5:00 pm: All the passes have been claimed. Apologies if you weren’t able to secure a pair. I’ll post an update if I get any more. If you’re free on Tuesday, January 28th, I just got hooked up with 50 pairs of free passes to an UWS advance screening of Labor Day. The film stars [...]

WEDNESDAY 1/15: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The January UWS Work From Home meeting/networking/social event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 1/15. These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve been a pretty regular [...]

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: NYC MulchFest 2014 — Tree Recycling & Free Mulch

Nothing says “early January” like a bunch of dead Christmas tree piled up on the sidewalk (or a temporary increase in people at the gym, swearing this year is going to be different). If you’re still clinging to your tree and trying to figure out what to do with it, take note that MulchFest 2014 [...]

Free Tickets Available For UWS Advance Screening Of “The Nut Job” (in 3-D) On Saturday 1/11

UPDATE 4:50 pm: Well that was fast — apparently all the passes have been claimed. Apologies if you weren’t able to snag some in time. I’ll post an update if I get any more. —————— If you’ve got kids and are looking for something to do on Saturday morning (January 11th), I just received a [...]

Free Tickets Available For UWS Advance Screening Of “The Family” On Wednesday, 9/11

UPDATE 4:10 pm: Well that was fast… Looks like all 200 tickets have been claimed. Apologies if you weren’t able to get one. If you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night (Wednesday, 9/11), I just received a link with 200 free tickets to an UWS advance screening of The Family. The film has an [...]

Free Tickets Available For UWS Advance Screening Of “Don Jon” On Tuesday, 9/10

Good free event in the neighborhood next Tuesday (9/10): My friends over at gofobo.com just sent me a code for 200 free tickets to an UWS advance screening of Don Jon. The film, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year, marks both the writing and directorial debut of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt and has garnered strong buzz and [...]

SATURDAY 9/7: Central Park “Bagel Bark” — Free Coffee, Juice, Pastries & Bagels With Your Dog

Attention Upper West Side dog owners: Bagel Bark returns this weekend. Join other Central Park-area dog owners during off-leash hours on Saturday morning (7/6) for free coffee, juice, pastries, and bagels – all courtesy of Central Park Conservancy’s Central Park PAWS.