TONIGHT: Presidential Debate “Watch Party” With UWS Community Free Democrats

Tonight marks the final debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. If you’re looking for an opportunity to watch it with others, the UWS Community Free Democrats are holding a watch party in the neighborhood (CFD is one of the groups behind the recently opened UWS Obama campaign office).

TONIGHT: Presidential Debate At UWS Stand Up NY With Comedians & WitStream.com Feed

If you’re looking for a place to watch tonight’s presidential debate/town hall, Stand Up NY (236 W. 78, between Broadway & Amsterdam) is hosting what looks to be a fun event. They’re screening the debate and mixing in stand up performances and a live feed from WitStream.com.

TONIGHT: Presidential Debate “Watch Party” With UWS Community Free Democrats

The first of three debates between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9:00 pm tonight. If you’re looking for an opportunity to watch it with others, the UWS Community Free Democrats have organized a “watch party” at an Upper West Side bar/restaurant. CFD is also one of the groups behind the [...]

SUNDAY MORNING: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New UWS Obama Campaign Office

Posted on Thursday that a new campaign office for President Obama is opening on the Upper West Side. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony (can’t have something political without a ribbon-cutting) is on Sunday morning and a variety of local officials will be on hand.

Obama Campaign Office Opens On Upper West Side; Volunteers Being Accepted

UPDATE 9/22: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New UWS Obama Campaign Office On Sunday 9/23 At 11:00 AM Posted back in April — “Obama vs. Romney = UWS vs. UES?” — that the Upper West Side was fertile fundraising ground for President Obama. Earlier today, news broke that a group called Community Free Democrats is opening an [...]

Obama vs. Romney = UWS vs. UES?

The UWS and UES have long had political stigmas attached to them. If recent fundraising figured from the campaigns of President Obama and likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are any indication, those stigmas still hold true — the UWS is blue and the UES is red.

Upper West Side Celebrity Sightings

My Upper West tipster @shmollycoco spotted Dann Florek, best known for his role as Captain Don Cragen on Law & Order: SVU, hanging out late Monday night.  The actor was reportedly at The Parlour (86th near Broadway) around midnight on Monday night.  Also spotted this week was the legendary comedian Bill Cosby.  He was “power [...]