several Broadway trees light up with holiday lights between 61st and 62nd street with cars waiting at the streetlight
Our holiday lighting program has started for the season! 


Exciting Entertainment at the 20th Annual Winter's Eve 
Winter's Eve is 18 days away on Monday, December 2 and the excitement is building! We've got an amazing line-up of musical talent, multicultural dance troupes, street theater, family fun, and more that all kicks-off with a live Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring headliner and rock icon Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes, with Emcee Jawan M. Jackson from Ain't Too Proud, Every Voice Choir, The Met Opera, and WABC-TV's Amy Freeze. After the Tree Lighting, which takes place from 5:30pm to 6:00pm, the neighborhood lights up with even more live performances, ice sculpting, sidewalk surprises, and activities. Read more to plan your itinerary for the evening!
Dine Around Winter's Eve with Fantastic Food
New York's largest holiday festival is as fun as it is delicious! You won't want to miss the popular Winter's Eve Outdoor Food Tastings, presented by Glenwood, as you enjoy holiday cheer and entertainment.   From 5:30pm to 8:30pm, Lincoln Square's best restaurants and eateries will offer sweet and savory samples at nominal cost at three locations. Read more to find out participating restaurants and their menus!
kids play with hula hoops at the NYC ballet
Family Fun with the New York City Ballet
The New York City Ballet (NYCB) offers a number of special opportunities for families to interact with ballet through behind-the-scenes looks and interactive activities before...
An older woman helps a young boy paint a piece of pottery at a color me mine studio
New in the Neighborhood: Color Me Mine
Lincoln Square has long been a home for artistic outlets, and soon our neighborhood will also be home to a   leading pottery painting studio: Color Me Mine. Opening in...
players perform before an audience at the church of st paul
Jupiter Symphony: Lincoln Square's Special Chamber Group
Partway through its annual season, a special  music group brings beautiful chamber music to Lincoln Square every year between September and May. Performing at   the...
Condo_s gold leafed sculpture Constellation of Voices on the Plaza of Lincoln Center
Constellation of Voices in Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square is now home to even more public art, as The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled a new sculpture by American artist George Condo titled "Constellation of Voices."



UWSR Eco Letter
The free UWSR Eco Letter comes from Upper West Side Recycling six times a year. Sign up for information about recycling and environmental events taking place around the area and city and also commentary on an environmental topic relevant to the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Event listings include information about textile and electronic recycling, forums on climate change, and more.  
Small Business Saturday: 11/30
Get ready to celebrate the small businesses that make our communities unique--Small Business Saturday returns on Saturday, November 30.  From family-run corner stores to boutiques and salons, small businesses are an important part of the day-to-day of this bustling city. Small Business Saturday is a great way to connect with your local small businesses and enjoy special deals. Learn more at  and post about your experiences using #ShopSmall and #SmallBizSat on social media.
NYPD Police Officer Exams
Interested in joining the NYPD? Pre-register for the NYPD Police Officer exam at Pre-registration is required and exams will be held through Saturday, December 14. Visit for more information.