Nice event in the neighborhood today (Saturday, 5/11) if you’re looking for some family fun: UWS P.S. 84 (The Lillian Weber School) is holding their annual International Spring Fair. The action goes down at the P.S. 84 playground from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm on (32 W. 92nd, between Central Park West & Columbus). Activities [...]
Great event taking place this Saturday (5/11) on the Upper West Side: Crawfish For Cancer is hosting the 5th Annual NYC Crawfish Boil at the UWS Boat Basin Cafe to raise funds for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
If you’re looking to get your drink on tomorrow night (Thursday, 5/2) while contributing to a good cause, there’s a nice event taking place at The Gin Mill (442 Amsterdam, between 81st/82nd). They’re holding a fundraiser to benefit people affected by Boston Marathon bombings.
Upper West Side P.S. 84 (The Lillian Weber School Of The Arts) is holding its annual cabaret gala/benefit at the New-York Historical Society this Sunday (3/3) and tickets are still available. My friend Paul and his wife are actively involved with the P.S. 84 PTA and they tell me the event will be great entertainment [...]
If you’re looking to support a good cause tomorrow (Sunday, 1/20) there’s a benefit being held at Underground Lounge for their General Manager, Nicholas Cimato. Mr. Cimato was seriously injured in a car accident on Christmas Day when the car he and his brother were driving was struck by a driver who was on the [...]
Posted last month about the Lulu & Leo Fund, created in memory of Lulu and Leo Krim. UWS kids/gifts boutique Stoopher & Boots (385 Amsterdam, between 78th & 79th) is holding a private shopping event TODAY (Wednesday, 12/5) and will donate a portion of the proceeds to the fund.
Judging from the near constant lines at the Upper West Side Shake Shack (366 Columbus, at 77th), people don’t generally need incentive to visit the restaurant. Still, if you’re looking for an additional reason, here’s one: From now until November 11th, Shake Shack will donate $2 to the American Red Cross for for every “Rally [...]
P.S. 84 is holding their annual International Spring Fair tomorrow. The action goes down at the P.S. 84 playground from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm on Saturday (32 W. 92nd, between Central Park West & Columbus).
Just a quick reminder that there’s still time to donate to “Rafi’s Run,” which takes place in Riverside park this Sunday. The event will benefit Rafaella Lily Kopelan, a 4-year-old UWS girl who suffers from a rare and horrible genetic disorder called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Please check out last week’s post on this for all the [...]
Posted the other day about a fantastic Upper West Side fundraiser taking place on Sunday evening (March 4th). The event features legendary composer/musician Alan Menken, winner of eight Academy Awards (19 nominations!), seven Golden Globes, and 11 Grammy’s (just to name some of his accolades). In addition to a concert by Mr. Menken, there will [...]
You may not recognize the face of the man pictured above, but you’re almost certainly familiar with his work. He’s famed composer and musician Alan Menken — winner of eight Academy Awards (19 nominations!), seven Golden Globes, 11 Grammy’s, and three Tony nominations (how did he not win one of those too??). On Sunday, March [...]
Got an e-mail from a reader about an Upper West Side fundraiser taking place next month that I wanted to share. “Rafi’s Run” will benefit Rafaella Lily Kopelan, a 4-year-old UWS girl who suffers from a rare and horrible genetic disorder called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).