MONDAY 8/26: “The Following” Filming On The Upper West Side Today

Looks like Kevin Bacon has an easy commute to work today… The long-time Upper West Side resident is filming his TV show The Following in the neighborhood today. OLV reports production is in the area around Broadway & 107th Street. In addition to Mr. Bacon, the show stars James Purefoy, Kyle Catlett, Natalie Zea, Annie [...]

Update On W. 82nd Street Penthouse Construction Opposed By Kevin Bacon & UWS Neighbors

Posted back in October about a penthouse construction project at 176-182 W. 82nd that irked neighbors at the adjacent 172 W. 82nd, including long-time Upper West Side resident Kevin Bacon. The case recently went before the Landmarks Preservation Commission and they sided with Mr. Bacon and his neighbors.

Upper West Sider Kevin Bacon Not Pleased About Penthouse Construction On West 82nd Street

Did a brief post on Kevin Bacon back in June of 2011 — he’s been living on the Upper West Side since 1976. He recently wrote a letter to Community Board 7 expressing concern about construction of a penthouse/building extension relating to a condo conversion at 176-182 W. 82nd, which is adjacent to his apartment [...]

Upper West Sider Kevin Bacon Reflects On Life In The Neighborhood & NYC

If you’ve spent enough time on the Upper West Side, you’ve probably seen Kevin Bacon around the neighborhood. He’s been living here for 35 years, and the concept of “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” holds true for sightings — everyone I know seems to have spotted him somewhere, sometime. He’s like a celebrity, UWS version [...]

Upper West Side Celebrity Sightings

Some of our favorite Upper West Siders, plus a Jonas brother, were spotted around the neighborhood this weekend.  Tina Fey was hanging in Central Park on Saturday, according to Twitterer @Angie_Lavigne.  Also spotted in the park was a newer addition to the Upper West Side, actor Matt Damon.  He was overdressed for the hot weather, [...]

UWS Celebrity Sightings

At left, A-list mom and daughter Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise are seen leaving dinner at Alice’s Tea Cup (73rd near Columbus) on Monday night.  The duo didn’t seem thrilled about the swarms of paparazzi, which have been following them throughout their time in New York this week.  Photo courtesy of Also spotted this [...]