THROWBACK THURSDAY: VIBRANT PHOTOS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE MID-70’S

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In the mid-1970's, Brian Moss -- a born and raised Upper West Sider -- was a student at the High School of Music & Art, and he st … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUNDAY CONCERT AT BARD CENTER FEATURES CHILDISH GAMES AND TOYS (SPONSORED)

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Bring the kids or your inner child to Bard Graduate Center and join Phyllis Chen and Robert Dietz for an afternoon of family-friendly musical disc … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOLY SUNRISE BATMAN!

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More stunning photos by Scott Matthews from 106th street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLINT EASTWOOD SPORTS DIRTY HARRY GLARE WHILE SHOOTING ON UWS

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Clint Eastwood's eyebrows seemed to be saying "Do You Feel Lucky, Punk?" this week while he was directing the movie "Sull … Read the rest of this entry >>

PERFORMERS LIGHT UP VERDI SQUARE

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Stan Solomon snapped the photos below of the singers on Sunday at the annual Verdi Square Festival of the Arts, in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY CONSERVATORY CLASSES OFFER CHILDREN OUTSTANDING TRAINING IN DANCE, ACTING, AND MUSIC (SPONSORED)

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Did you know that at City Conservatory, children who exhibit keen pitch recognition and an interest in music and performance will be pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘VOICES CARRY’ THEATER WORKSHOP CAN TEACH YOU TO PERFORM ON-STAGE (SPONSORED)

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Voices Carry is a daytime recreational theater workshop that is designed for adults of all experience levels – no auditions required! Wh … Read the rest of this entry >>

PIANO LESSONS WITH ANNA DAGMAR — CHILDREN AND ADULTS WELCOME (SPONSORED)

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Piano teacher Anna Dagmar is a new mother who has taught piano lessons on the Upper East and Upper West Sides for 15 years … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE NY PUBLIC LIBRARY’S LIST OF ‘GREAT BOOKS OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE’ IS WAY TOO SHORT

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The New York Public Library created a map of the best New York novels by neighborhood, but they gave short shrift to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE STEVIE WONDER CONCERT MONDAY NIGHT; HOW TO GET TICKETS

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We just got word that Stevie Wonder will be playing a free concert on Monday night at 7:30 at Summerstage, inside Central Park around 71st street t … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT LINCOLN CENTER’S FREE OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL

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Lincoln Center's plazas will be hopping for the next two and a half weeks for the annual Out of Doors fest … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: HAWKS AND EGRETS PLAY IN CENTRAL PARK

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Denton Taylor got some fantastic shots of hawks and egrets in Central Park this week. He sent us the shots above and below on Tues … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE FREE SHAKESPEARE, IN A LOVELY UWS GARDEN

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The West Side Community Garden on 89th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues is hosting a new production of A Midsummer Nights Dream b … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL BOOKS: UPPER WEST SIDE STORY AND GETTING THERE: A BOOK OF MENTORS

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What would you do if a beloved child was accidentally responsible for the death of another? What if issues of race, a corrupt judge … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW MOVIE TELLS STORY OF UWS HEROIN ADDICTS, INCLUDING MAN WHO JUST DIED IN CENTRAL PARK

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More than 40 years ago, the movie Panic in Needle Park highlighted the heroin epidemic on the Upper West Side. Those days seem to be long gone, but a new … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE NEIGHBORHOOD WILL BE FLOODED WITH AMAZING FREE MUSIC EVERY DAY THIS WEEK

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If you love music, you don't have to leave the neighborhood at all this week, because there are a truly amazing number of outstanding free local conc … Read the rest of this entry >>

PUBLIC PIANOS COMING TO SEVERAL UWS LOCATIONS THIS WEEK FOR ANYONE TO PLAY

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The Sing for Hope program is back this summer, distributing colorful pianos throughout New York for people to play. Four of the pianos are set to be placed on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FASCINATING STORY BEHIND THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S CHALK ARTIST ‘HONSCHAR’

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Hans Honschar, aka "Ace," is crouched over the pavement in front of Zen Medica on West 72nd street pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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