Literary Lights of the UWS

Literary Lights of the UWS

Join LW! for a new spin on “writer’s block”! Lucie Levine leads us on a (virtual) wander along the UWS streets where scores of writers have lived, worked or set literature, including James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Dorothy Parker, Nora Ephron...
The St. Andoche and the Marvelous Maggie Mitchell

The St. Andoche and the Marvelous Maggie Mitchell

On Zoom – FREE for LW! Members Built in 1895, the St. Andoche on West End Avenue is a little building with a big name. Its solid construction is thanks to the fortune that bankrolled it — one amassed by Maggie Mitchell, powerhouse of the American stage in the...
West 72nd: Queen of Streets

West 72nd: Queen of Streets

Don’t miss this special program by history fan favorite Tom Miller (aka the “Daytonian in Manhattan” blogger) for a time-bending online tour of West 72nd Street from Riverside Drive to Central Park. Historic photos and fascinating details of the past help us...
Richard Lippold & Orpheus and Apollo

Richard Lippold & Orpheus and Apollo

Join us LIVE ON ZOOM – FREE! Register HERE In 2014, Lincoln Center “temporarily” de-installed artist Richard Lippold’s Orpheus and Apollo a site-specific para-architectural construction that hung from the lobby ceiling of the new New York Philharmonic Hall at...
Batter Up! The UWS’s World Series Pitcher

Batter Up! The UWS’s World Series Pitcher

by Claudie Benjamin It’s autumn and baseball thoughts are turning to playoffs, wild cards and an eventual World Series.  Did you know that the Upper West Side has its own local baseball star–a starting pitcher in the World Series? True, it was a few years...