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 [...]

2010 Roundup: Top UWS News Stories

2010 is coming to a close, and the Upper West Side has seen a healthy amount of happenings this year.  As we welcome 2011, we are taking a look back at some of the most newsworthy moments in our neighborhood.  Today, we look at some of the Upper West Side news stories that caught our [...]

Upper West Side Filming Locations

Premium Rush, the thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt that has spent a significant amount of time filming on the Upper West Side in recent months, is back in the neighborhood today.  The movie is filming in the vicinity of 93rd and Columbus, according to On Location Vacations. Also filming today is Violet and Daisy, an indie [...]

Upper West Side Filming Locations

More Premium Rush filming locations!  The thriller, which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is filming on both sides of the street in the vicinity of 91st between Central Park West and Columbus today.  In addition, there will be filming in the vicinity of 86th up to the low 90′s between Central Park West and Columbus tomorrow, Saturday, [...]

Upper West Side Filming Locations

Premium Rush, the bike-messenger-thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is back on the Upper West Side this week.  Parking signs indicate the filming will take place tomorrow in the vicinity of 97th and Amsterdam.  Thanks to My Upper West tipster William A. for the info. Another UWS filming this week took place on Monday.  My Upper West [...]

Upper West Side Filming Location

Premium Rush, the bike-messenger thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is back on the Upper West Side this week, and we are guessing that the PA’s are keeping their fingers crossed for a headbutt-free shoot.  The film is shooting throughout the week until Sunday on Columbia University’s campus, according to My Upper West tipster Brianna. Did you [...]

UWS Filming Frustrates Pedestrian to the Point of Violence

A film production assistant was left with a bloody nose on Saturday when an Upper West Side pedestrian let out his frustration about the filming on the man, according to the New York Post.  Premium Rush, an upcoming thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has been filming throughout the Upper West Side in recent weeks, causing temporary [...]

UWS Celebrity Photos of the Day

Above left, Joseph Gordon-Levitt rides a bike through the Upper West Side while filming scenes for the upcoming thriller Premium Rush.  The filming has been taking place throughout Manhattan, with several Upper West Side locations used.  In particular, they filmed in the high 70′s and low 80′s between Central Park West, including a shoot at [...]

Upper West Side Filming Location

Premium Rush, an upcoming thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, will be filming tomorrow in the vicinity of 81st between Central Park West and Columbus, as well as 84th between Amsterdam and Columbus.  In the past, the filming has been a big production, bicycle action scenes and all, so we may expect another big shoot at tomorrow’s [...]

Upper West Side Celebrity Photos of the Day

Above left, Joseph Gordon-Levitt rides a bicycle for the filming of his latest movie, Premium Rush, in the vicinity of 110th between Broadway and Amsterdam on Monday.  The film also stars Dania Ramirez (above right, best known for her role in Heroes) and is rumored to be a thriller involving, you guessed it, a bike [...]