Photos: The Brilliant Christmas Trees of West End Avenue, With Flying Pig

Strung in neat array from varicolored non-recyclable bottle caps and jar tops, two ingenious Christmas trees take shape on West End Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos of the Day: The Gift-Wrapped Trees of 73rd Street

An artist got her block into the holiday spirit by decorating the trees on 73rd Street between Broadway and West End A … Read the rest of this entry >>

St. Agnes Library Showcases Peter Salwen’s City Paintings

Peter Salwen's paintings, which often showcase local streetscapes or nature scenes, are on view through the end of the month at St. Agnes Library at 444 Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Roving Indie Film Group Finds New Screening Venue on 62nd Street

New Plaza Cinema, a group of indie film lovers formed after Lincoln Plaza Cinemas closed earlier this year, is partnering with a new organization to screen f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Filmmaker Looks at Judaism, Cheeseburgers and Shake Shack on the UWS

Filmmaker Hillary Berkowitz Nussbaum made a new short film based on the Upper West Side, looking at the complicated decision that one woman … Read the rest of this entry >>

Videos: New Spooky-Amazing Light Show Over the Hudson River Starts Wednesday Night

A very unique show called "Tear of the Cloud" opens tonight. The show by experimental artist Tony Oursler uses projected light cast against the Hudson … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Harry Potter Exhibition is Full of Magic, Exciting Illustrations

Even if you don’t know your pensieve* from a penknife, you’re likely to find something of interest at Harry Potter: A History of Magic … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Yoko Ono Mosaics Brighten New Station

Yoko Ono has designed new murals for the 72nd Street subway station that reopened on Thursday, with blue skies, clouds and inspirational say … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Acts of Faith’ Film Series Screens at Bard Graduate Center

SPONSORED: The film series Acts of Faith showcases films that depict a wide variety of religious rituals across cultures, from individual acts of dev … Read the rest of this entry >>

Talking with Anna Quindlen About Her New, Very UWS Novel and Why the Neighborhood Suits Her Down to the Ground

Stepping into Pier 72 diner, Anna Quindlen seems much like any other work-from-home writer on break. Eager for news, a laugh, some rice pudding … Read the rest of this entry >>

Stories Projected in Light on the Old Transfer Bridge, and Two Other Local Art Installations

One new art installation is live with two more set to open in October driven by various public art programs in partnership with NYC P … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sisyphus Stones Creator Pledges to Keep Building After ‘Taliban’-Like Destruction

Uliks Gryka, the artist who has been constructing stone sculptures by the Hudson River for the past year, posted a sign next to the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Creator of ‘Sisyphus Stones’ Says His Odyssey is Over

Uliks Gryka, the artist who has been building a series of stone sculptures along the edge of the Hudson River since last year, said he was sto … Read the rest of this entry >>

Indie Film Group ‘New Plaza Cinema’ Rolls Out New Slate of Films at New Venue

New Plaza Cinema is a group that sprung up after the demise of Lincoln Plaza Cinemas on Broadway and 62nd earlier this year, in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Outdoor Movie Nights: Five Local Spots Showing Free Films in August

Put on the bug spray and bring a picnic! The Upper West Side has lots of outdoor movies showing this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Needs Manhattanhenge, We’ve Got Cathedralhenge!

Yes, Manhattanhenge is cool. But Scott Matthews has found an even more exciting celestial phenomenon that's arguably much co … Read the rest of this entry >>

Hip-Hop Legend RZA Kicks Off Lincoln Center’s Free Three-Week Festival

Lincoln Center puts on a wide-ranging festival every year for three weeks in late July and August, and this year's fest will start with a unique perform … Read the rest of this entry >>

Library-Card Holders Get Once-a-Year Free Admission to 33 Cultural Institutions

The New York Public Library has just announced a new perk for being a member. You can now get free admission to 33 museums and other cul … Read the rest of this entry >>

Giant Wooden Birds are Coming to Broadway to Highlight Climate Change Risks

Artist Nicolas Holiber is building wooden sculptures of 12 birds to place in the Broadway median next April, hoping to raise awareness of climate ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Public Art Coming to Riverside Park South

Viewfinding, a sculptural installation from Brooklyn-based artist Sarah E. Brook, will take over Riverside Park at 66th Street in Septembe … Read the rest of this entry >>