Tomorrow is the the 7th Annual Make Music New York Festival, a city-wide event that includes over 1,000 free concerts throughout the day. The Upper West Side will get its fair share of performances — nearly 60 are scheduled throughout the neighborhood — starting at 10 am and running through the evening.
It’s been almost seven months since the Verizon Wireless store at 2268 Broadway (81st/82nd) closed and relocated one block south to the former home of H&H Bagels. Looks like RadioShack is taking over the space.
The June “UWS Work From Home” meeting/networking/social event will take place this Wednesday (6/19). These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve attended a bunch of [...]
Wrote last month that Good Enough To Eat — an Upper West Side fixture for 30+ years — was relocating from 483 Amsterdam to 520 Columbus (at 85th). GETE officially closed shop on Amsterdam yesterday and had their grand opening on Columbus earlier tonight.
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, June 13th, 2013… Sing For Hope: Pop-Up Pianos Various UWS Locations FREE Through 6/16 Beyond Wine with Beverly: Food & Wine Demo Wine Store @ Columbus Square Whole Foods (808 Columbus, at 97th) 5:00 – 7:00 pm FREE TARGET FREE THURSDAYS: Urban Research Theater — Rite [...]
Good news if you’re a fan of spinning studio Flywheel — they’re opening a second Upper West Side outpost on the Upper West Side later this year. In addition to spinning, the new location will also house a FlyBarre studio, which is described as “a total body sculpting class that blends the best of light [...]
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Tuesday, June 11, 2013… Sing For Hope: Pop-Up Pianos Various UWS Locations FREE Kids Eat Free At Big Nick’s Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint (2175 Broadway, between 76th & 77th) All Day Kid’s 12 & under eat free (dine-in only, kids menu, minimum $10 check with [...]
Wrote last month that the historic UWS Emerald Inn was getting close to opening at their new location (250 W. 72nd, between West End & Broadway). Thanks to MUW reader Hope, who reports the “new” Emerald is now officially open.
Another weekend, another Upper West Side street fair — today it’s the 36th Annual Plantathon & Crafts Fair. In addition to the usual street fair stuff, organizers say there will be “thousands of plants and hundreds of craftspeople.” Today’s fair is a sizable one, stretching from 73rd to 86th Streets on the east side of [...]
Gotham Burger Company opened for business on the Upper West Side earlier this evening. The kosher burger restaurant based out of Teaneck, NJ is located at 726 Amsterdam (between 95th & 96th).
UPDATE 4:35 pm: @GMA just tweeted that due to a lousy forecast for Friday morning, the Central Park performance has been canceled and the concert will take place indoors at GMA’s studios. The Good Morning America Summer Concert Series continues tomorrow morning with free performances by Little Mix and Emblem3. The girl group and boy band have [...]
Attention dog owners — this month’s Bark Before Dark event in Central Park takes place tomorrow night (Thursday, 6/6). There will be a free workshop on dog behavioral issues, as well as light refreshments.