‘Creatives’ Have Fled the Upper West Side, Report Shows

A new report from Comptroller Scott Stringer confirms what many Upper West Siders may already suspect: many people in creative professions have left the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Artist Exhibits Environmental Art in Neighborhood Wine Store

Wine, art, and activism meet at West Side Wine, on 83rd Street and Columbus Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Bronze Ceiling’ Broken; Design for First Monument to Real Women in Central Park Approved

The rendering pictured above is one step closer to becoming a reality — the first statue of historical women in Central Park, where around two dozen monuments to men, cartoons and ani … Read the rest of this entry >>

Overflowing Balloons Will Delight Children and Instagrammers

Hundreds of balloons were installed this week in front of Kidville on Amsterdam and 88th, creating a dramatic spectacle. It took a designer from Balloons I … Read the rest of this entry >>

Searching For A Music School In The Upper West Side? Look No Further Than Your Own Front Door

SPONSORED: It’s no secret that Upper West Siders have an appreciation for the arts. New York is well known for being the flagship for performance, with many music schools and institutes cen … Read the rest of this entry >>

Free ‘Hercules in the Park’ Will Include Community Members Alongside Pro Actors; Here’s How to Get Tickets

The Public Theater is continuing its season of free performances at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park with a musical adaptation of Hercules, running … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Weekend of Live Shakespeare: 3 Different Companies Putting on 3 Different Outdoor Plays

Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park is a famous annual tradition. But the Upper West Side gets more than just one Shakespeare fest every … Read the rest of this entry >>

West End Avenue Phone Booth Gets Filled With Flowers; Then They’re Given Away to Locals

One of the last phone booths in New York City was filled with gorgeous flowers on Wednesday by a floral designer who has gained a reputation for "flower flashes" around the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Starts Wednesday; Free Music, Movies and More!

Lincoln Center kicks off its annual Out of Doors Festival on Wednesday, and the free music, arts and performance extravaganza will keep rocking until Augus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fred Astaire West Side Produces DANCE AMONG THE STARS 2019, June 27th at 8pm

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

Saturday: Queer Arts Festival in Riverside Park

An event in Riverside Park on Saturday will showcase poetry, sculpture and music as part of what its organizer calls a queer arts fest … Read the rest of this entry >>

Friday: Make Music New York Will Fill Public Spaces with Outdoor Concerts

Make Music New York is an annual concert series in locations throughout the city, including on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Voices of Parkland’ Allows Survivors to Share Their Stories, Advocate for Gun Control Legislation

A rapt audience recently gathered at the Susan Eley Fine Art (SEFA) gallery to listen as victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History Breaks Ground for New Gilder Center; ‘Here We Go, Bravo, and Thank You’

It had the feel of a party, and everyone looked great. The mood was buoyant; people greeted each other warmly; cries of “Hi, haven't seen you in ages” floated abov … Read the rest of this entry >>

Join DOROT As They Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Historic 1969 Stonewall Uprising Through Art, Film, and Story Sharing

SPONSORED: Experience the Stonewall Uprising through the stories of those who lived in New York City at the … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Sisyphus Stones Are Back, With More Poetry Too

Artist Uliks Gryka took a break from placing carefully balanced stones in Riverside Park over looking the Hudson River last year, but he's back … Read the rest of this entry >>

Win Two $250 Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park in WSR’s Short Essay Contest

If William Shakespeare had set his romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, on the Upper West Side, he would probably have called it Much Ado About Everything. … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sing for Hope Public Pianos Are on the UWS and All Over the City

A nonprofit called Sing for Hope has placed 50 colorful pianos throughout the city, available for anyone to play starting this w … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Oscar Wilde Classic Gets a New Twist in Free Central Park Production

“When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people,” says the main character in the first act of Oscar Wilde’s classic sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Bird Bulletin: Artist Nicolas Holiber on Building ‘Birds on Broadway’

It's late on a brisk Wednesday evening in May and an eight-foot-tall Double-Crested Cormorant is making its way across the interse … Read the rest of this entry >>