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 >>

WHY BARBARA ROSENE LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Barbara Rosene is a jazz vocalist who performs with The Harry James Orchestra, Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks, the late Les Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY CARLA HALL LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Carla Hall is a co-host of ABC’s lifestyle series “The Chew” with restaurateurs Mario Batali and Michael Symon, entertaining e … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY STEPHEN DUBNER LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Being in a rock band may have been what brought Stephen Dubner to New York City, but it was discovering Fairway, and a few other things, that kept him … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY CINDY KAPLAN LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Cynthia Kaplan is the author of two acclaimed books of humorous essays, Why I’m Like This and Leave the Building Quickly and has writte … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY BILL TELEPAN LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Bill Telepan has many titles, including Michelin-star-winning chef, restaurant owner and author. He studied at some o … Read the rest of this entry >>

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