5th Annual Free Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival In Full Swing At Lincoln Center

The hugely popular annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival is in full swing at Lincoln Center. Now in its fifth year, Met Summer HD brings open-air screenings of productions from the company’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series. The featured performances are beamed onto a large screen in Josie Robertson Plaza (Columbus, between 63rd & [...]

Annual Central Park Film Festival Starts Tonight (Thursday, 8/22); Five Nights Of Free Outdoor Movies

The rain is gone and the sky is getting sunny just in time… Tonight (Thursday, 8/22) marks the start of the the 11th annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival. There will be free screenings in the park, under the stars, for the next five nights (through Monday, 8/26).

TUESDAY 7/16: Free New York Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital In Central Park

Tonight’s New York Philharmonic “Concerts In The Parks” series and fireworks show may draw a larger crowd, but there’s an equally great free musical event taking place in Central Park tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/16): The New York Metropolitan Opera is kicking off its popular annual Summer Recital Series with a free performance at SummerStage.

Free Jennifer Lopez Concert In Central Park Canceled; Replaced By Jason Derulo

Posted back in April that Jennifer Lopez would be performing a free concert in Central Park this Friday (7/19) as part of the 2013 GMA Summer Concert Series. Just a heads up for any J.Lo fans who had marked that date in their calendars — she is no longer scheduled to perform and has been [...]

WEDNESDAY 7/17: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The July “UWS Work From Home” meeting/networking/social event will take place this Wednesday (7/17). 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 attended a bunch of [...]

MONDAY 7/15: Free New York Philharmonic Concert + Fireworks Show In Central Park

The hugely popular New York Philharmonic “Concerts In The Parks” series returns to Central Park tomorrow night, Monday 7/15. The free concert will be followed by a fireworks show.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY (7/12 & 7/13): Manhattanhenge Returns To New York City

It’s that time again: The uniquely New York phenomenon of Manhattanhenge — when the setting sun is in perfect alignment with the NYC street grid — is back both tonight and tomorrow (7/12 & 7/13). Tonight is the “full” sun at 8:23 pm and Saturday is the “half” sun at 8:24 pm (both times are [...]

FRIDAY MORNING 7/12: Free One Republic Concert In Central Park

The Good Morning America Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow morning with free performances by One Republic.

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 7/9/13

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013… Kids Eat Free At Big Nick’s Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint (2175 Broadway, between 76th & 77th) All Day Kid’s 12 & under eat free (dine-in only, kids menu, minimum $10 check with adult) Central Park Fitness Class Great Lawn, Central Park [...]

TUESDAY 7/9: Naumburg Orchestral Series Kicks Off 108th Season With Free Central Park Concert

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity tomorrow night (Tuesday, 7/9), the Naumburg Orchestral Concert Series is returning to Central Park to begin its 108th season. Tomorrow’s concert is the first of three (also 7/30 & 8/21), and will feature a performance by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.