Free Annual New Year’s Eve “Concert For Peace” At UWS Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine

If you’re looking for a low-key (and free) New Year’s Eve activity in the neighborhood, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine (1047 Amsterdam, at 112th) is hosting its 29th annual “Concert For Peace” on Saturday evening. Reserved seating is $60, but general admission is free. The concert starts at 7:00 pm and I believe [...]

Upper West Side Celebrity Sightings

At left, paparazzi snap a photo of Halle Berry and daughter Nahla taking a stroll in Central Park on Monday.  The actress is currently in town shooting New Year’s Eve, the follow-up to the movie Valentine’s Day.  Berry will be spending more time in the city later this year, as she was recently confirmed to [...]

Threatening Letter Sent to UWS Synagogue

The New York Post reports that a threatening letter was sent to an Upper West Side synagogue last week, warning of a bomb that was to detonate in the building on New Year’s Eve.  The note, which was found in the Congregation Ohab Zedek synagogue (95th near Columbus) on Thursday around 5:00 pm, included a [...]

Photos of the Day: Emerald Nuts Midnight Run

The annual Emerald Nuts Midnight Run took place on Friday night, with thousands ringing in 2011 in Central Park by running 4 miles and enjoying music, a costume contest, and fireworks.  Click through for more photos of the unique and fun New Year’s event, courtesy of New York Road Runners.

Last Minute New Year’s Eve Wine Specials

It’s New Year’s Eve!  If you plan to ring in the New Year at home and have not yet picked up your wine, don’t worry… Upper West Side wine stores are offering specials on New Year’s supplies.  Head to Bacchus (Broadway between 70th and 71st) for some great sparkling wines.  They are offering Bele Casel, [...]

New Year’s Eve on the Upper West Side

New Year’s Eve is only two weeks away, so it’s time to make your plans to ring in 2011.  The Upper West Side is filled with New Year’s Eve events, so if you want to stay in the neighborhood, take your pick of a wide variety of choices.  Click through for some of the New [...]

Open Call! Send us your UWS New Year’s Event

New Year’s Eve is approaching quickly.  With the holiday comes a slew of events, parties, crowds, and general festivities.  The Upper West Side is stocked with happenings for New Year’s, from Central Park’s party and midnight run to Empire Hotel’s swanky bottle-service fête.  We are compiling a list of New Year’s parties and events on [...]