Politicians Get Involved After Riverside Attacks; Video Released of Suspect

July 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on Politicians Get Involved After Riverside Attacks; Video Released of Suspect 

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and local community board leaders will be out in Riverside Park Sunday starting at 1 to let people know about two recent attacks in the park. Read More / Comment »


Another Woman Attacked in Riverside Park

July 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on Another Woman Attacked in Riverside Park 

453-10 24 Pct 07-05-10.JPGA second woman was attacked in Riverside Park last Monday, possibly by the same man who assaulted a Barnard student that day. Read More / Comment »


Woman Assaulted, Robbed in Riverside Park; Mugger at Large (Corrected)

July 8, 2010 by · Comments Off on Woman Assaulted, Robbed in Riverside Park; Mugger at Large (Corrected) 

riverside robberMarisa Cortright, a freshman at Barnard, was jogging through Riverside Park at about 120th Street early Monday morning when a mugger grabbed her from behind and Read More / Comment »


Pictures of the Fireworks from Riverside Park

July 5, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Pictures of the Macy’s fireworks from the ball field in Riverside Park at about 71st Street, by Avi: Read More / Comment »


The Common-Sense Guide to the July 4 Fireworks

July 4, 2010 by · Comments Off on The Common-Sense Guide to the July 4 Fireworks 

fireworks3Macy’s has an official guide to watching the fireworks over the Hudson this year, but that entails standing on the West Side Highway for 5 hours on one of the hottest days of the year (plus an air quality alert!), surrounded by thousands of other people. Read More / Comment »


A Sneak Peek at the July 4 Fireworks on the Hudson

July 1, 2010 by · Comments Off on A Sneak Peek at the July 4 Fireworks on the Hudson 

smileyJuly 4 is just a few days away, and Macy’s is getting ready to blow 40,000 fireworks shells sky high over the Hudson River. In preparation, the shells are being held at Read More / Comment »


Free Outdoor Summer Concert Guide 2010

June 22, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

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Maria Rita at Summerstage.

The summer is upon us, and there are tons of free outdoor concerts in and around the Upper West Side. Major artists in almost every genre imaginable — from jazz to hip hop to samba to rock — will be playing in the neighborhood. Read More / Comment »


July 4 Fireworks on the Hudson Again!

June 14, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

fireworks1Our wish has come true! Macy’s fireworks will be on the Hudson River again this year, meaning Upper West Siders can lay out their picnic blankets in Riverside Park or line the West Side Highway again and watch. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Sunday

May 23, 2010 by · Comments Off on Events for $20 or Less Sunday 

May 23, 2010

Manhattan Valley Family Day
Street Fair with art, music, dance, bike lessons, area info, textile and computer recycling, lots of local vendors. From 106th to 110th Street on Amsterdam Avenue. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Saturday

May 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on Events for $20 or Less Saturday 

May 22, 2010

West Side YMCA Touch-A-Truck Street Fair & Fundraiser
The Touch-A-Truck Street Fair & Fundraiser is a festival where kids can touch, climb on, sit in and experience many of the trucks they see in their every day life (rain or shine). Read More / Comment »


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