SURPRISE: THE UPPER WEST SIDE HAS MORE ARTISTS THAN ANY OTHER NEIGHBORHOOD

The Upper West Side has been gentrified, mall-ified, and lux-ified, but we've held onto one important distinction: we have more artists than any other neighborhood in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE RIVERSIDE PARK MOVIES ARE BACK; SEE THE SCHEDULE AND HEAD TO THE PIER!

Riverside Park's free movies at Pier I at 70th Street are back and will be running every Wednesday through August 16. The m … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER FOCUSES ON SEEDS IN NEW SHOW AT ST. AGNES

Mildred Alpern, whose vivid photos of nature and lobby Christmas trees have graced West Side Rag in the past, has a new show up at the St. Agnes Libra … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS CORPORATIONS ABANDON SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK, SHAKE SHACK SWOOPS IN WITH A ‘FAIRY DUST’ SHAKE

The Upper West Side Shake Shack is offering a new treat in conjunction with Shakespeare in the Park's upcoming production of A Midsummer Night's D … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRED ASTAIRE WEST SIDE PRODUCES ‘DANCE AMONG THE STARS 2017’ FUNDRAISER FOR UWS HIGH SCHOOL

SPONSORED: Think So You Think You Can Dance meets Dancing with the Stars – a live evening of theatrical show numbers blending ballroom and … Read the rest of this entry >>

OUTDOOR SCREENING: THE AMAZING STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO CARES FOR RIVERSIDE PARK’S CATS

There are few events capable of evoking a deeper Upper West Side vibe than an outdoor Riverside Park screening of a documentary film … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAPTIVATING THEATER WITH AN INSPIRING MISSION; GO SEE HUDSON WAREHOUSE’S ‘TRIUMPH OF LOVE’

SPONSORED: It was a picturesque evening last Friday night as the Hudson Warehouse Theater group presented their adaptation of the Triumph of Lo … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK’S TRUMP-LIKE CAESAR SPARKS CONTROVERSY; DELTA PULLS SPONSORSHIP

Controversy has been ramping up over a staging of Julius Caesar for Shakespeare in the Park, because the title character resembles Donald T … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLORFUL PIANOS WERE JUST DROPPED OFF AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD; FEEL FREE TO PLAY OR JUST LISTEN

An organization called for Sing for Hope is placing pianos all over the city for people to play, and four of them will be in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: NY PHILHARMONIC’S CENTRAL PARK CONCERT HAS A COOL NEW TWIST

The New York Philharmonic will continue its popular concert in the parks series this summer, staging its Central Park conce … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPERA ABOUT P.O.W. TO BE HELD ON THE ‘WORLD’S SMALLEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER’ DOCKED IN THE HUDSON

A Navy ship that was once called "the world's smallest aircraft carrier" is docked at the West Harlem Piers at 125th Street. It serv … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIENDS, ROMANS, COUNTRYMEN! SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK STARTS TUESDAY

Come ye come ye to Central Park's Delacorte Theatre to enjoy some free Shakespeare, starting Tuesday. Julius Caesar … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: THE JOYS OF FILMING A SHOESTRING-BUDGET TV SHOW ON THE UWS

I'm Alex Spieth, a writer and actor, who has lived in the Upper West Side for the past 4 years (109th….home of the Obama and currently some dudes selling dr … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK REVIEW: THE UPPER WEST SIDE IS THE ‘CITY OF NOSTALGIA’ IN FASCINATING NEW BOOK

In his endearing new book Magnetic City, Justin Davidson, the architecture critic of New York Magazine, takes readers on seven engaging walks th … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE JCC HOSTS TWO NIGHTS OF LIVE RADIO WITH STORIES OF ISRAEL

SPONSORED: JCC Manhattan is excited to host two evenings of magical live radio on Sunday, April 30th and Monday, May 1st with the creators of Israel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXPERIMENTAL UWS THEATER HAS A DOWNTOWN VIBE

After 15 years as a movable feast, New Stage Theatre Company, the award-winning brainchild of Budapesti transplant and Actors Studio alumnus Ildiko Ne … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK WILL FEATURE ‘HOUSE OF CARDS’ ACTORS IN JULIUS CAESAR

This summer's Shakespeare in the Park shows will be Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Public Theater announced on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAMOUS CHINESE ARTIST TO INSTALL FENCE PROJECT IN CENTRAL PARK AND ELSEWHERE IN NYC

Famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will install a series of fences throughout the city in October as part of an art project called "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL HOTEL BECOMES AN ART-HOUSE MOVIE THEATER, WITH A TWIST

The NYLO Hotel on 77th Street and Broadway has a new events series, where it turns its library into a very unique kind of movie the … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ARTIST BUILDS A SNOW HUT IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Local artist Greg Powell, who usually works with a camera or a paintbrush, found a new medium last week: snow. This most recent storm was particularly goo … Read the rest of this entry >>

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