Why the West Side (Pandemic Edition): Eve Yohalem

Eve Yohalem, pictured here with her faithful companion Magnolia, is a children’s book author (Cast Off and Escape Under the Forever Sky) and Podcast creator who … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the West Side (Pandemic Edition): John French of Twisted Sister

John French is a passionate Upper West Sider who has played many roles in his career and philanthropic efforts. He’s best known as the founding member of Twisted Siste … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the West Side (Pandemic Edition): Victoria Clark

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark has graced the Broadway stage and the small screen too -- taking on memorable roles on shows like the dramatic series “Homelan … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the West Side (Pandemic Edition): Susie Essman

Susie Essman is an actress, comedienne and a neighborhood treasure! You’d be hard pressed to find someone more passionate about living … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the West Side (Pandemic Edition): Joy Behar

Joy Behar has shared her love of the Upper West Side in calmer times. We thought we'd checkback in now to see how, like the rest of us, she’s figuring out life these days. J … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Ellen Jovin — Creator of The Grammar Table — Lives on the Upper West Side

Ellen Jovin is the founder of a communication skills training consultancy, creator of a language-learning website, and most importantly the creator of an Upper West Side instit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Stephanie Little Lives on the Upper West Side

Stephanie Little may have started out in The City of Brotherly Love (Philadelphia, people!) but now can’t see herself living anywhere else but West 69th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Jeffrey Toobin Lives on the Upper West Side

Jeffrey Toobin chuckled as he grabbed a bench in his favorite place in New York City – Riverside Park. “My wife thinks it’s very ambitious … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why the West Side: Susie Essman

When she's on screen, Susie Essman is a comic genius, beloved by millions of people. In her off hours, she's just another Upper West Sider, eati … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY EVE YOHALEM LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Eve Yohalem, pictured here with her faithful companion Magnolia, is a children’s book author (Cast Off and Escape Under the Forever Sky) and a volu … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY GEORGE BRESCIA LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Fresh off red carpet coverage of this year’s Oscars, Upper West Sider and stylist to stars from Hollywood to Broadway, George Brescia, shares with us why … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY STEVE GUTTENBERG LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Steve Guttenberg is one of those rare talents who can charm audiences in theaters, on Broadway and on television. He has starred in some of the most successful blockb … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY THE HARNICKS LIVE ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE (SPECIAL THANKSGIVING EDITION!)

Welcome to the first ever family edition of “Why The West Side?” Meet the Harnick’s: Sheldon is a lyricist best known for his work on hit musicals … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY JOHN FRENCH LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

You’d be hard pressed to find a more passionate Upper West Sider than John French. He’s the founding member of Twisted Sister, where's he's kno … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY JOEY SLOTNICK LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

You may recognize Chicago native, Joey Slotnick, from his numerous roles in film (“A League of Their Own”, “Twister”, etc.) and television ("Nip/Tuck", "The Good Wife", … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY JOY BEHAR LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Joy Behar is one of the most distinct and unafraid comic voices out there. She may be a Brooklynite by birth, but she's a proud Upper West Sider … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY CAYTHA JENTIS LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Caytha Jentis has written, produced and directed a number of award-winning features including “Bad Parents” starring Janeane Garofalo and Cheri … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY A.J. JACOBS LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

He might not be the only immersion or stunt journalist living on the Upper West Side, but A.J. Jacobs has got to be one of the most … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY ROBERT SMALL LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Robert Small is the president and executive producer of RSE (Robert Small Entertainment) and the director of The Macaulay Honors College New Medi … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY LARRY HIRSCHHORN LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Larry Hirschhorn won the Tony Award for best musical as a Producer of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”. He’s produced other Broadway hits including “The Elephant Man”, “Vany … Read the rest of this entry >>

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