Pics from New Taste of the Upper West Side

On Saturday night I went to New Taste of the Upper West Side – a 3 day food festival highlighting the restaurants on the Upper West Side. It was a fun atmosphere, complimented by Joe Battaglia and his big band sound. I left full, with a list of dining experiences I’ll try this summer. Thanks to all at the event who made it a success!

 

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Apple Festival, October 7

It might be rainy this weekend, but this looks like a fun thing to do in regardless because fall is apple season in New York!

Come to the farm to buy a variety of apples, donuts, freshly-pressed cider, and apple pie. See cider-pressing demonstrations and watch as the nation’s largest apple cobbler bakes on site! Treat yourself to unique collectibles & local food items for sale, take a hayride, and participate in free children’s games.

Gate admission to this event is free. Sunday October 7, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy Floral Park, NY 11004, Queens

Native American Festival

Sunday, September 23, 2012
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Pelham Bay Park will host four hours of performances, exhibits, arts and crafts, delicious food, storytelling, nature programs, and more. This annual event is a celebration of the unique Native cultures of the Americas.

Guests of all ages will enjoy the ability to interact with many of the performances and activities, while learning about the traditions and lifestyles of such Native groups such as the Taino, Cheyenne-Pawnee, Ojibwe/ Oneida, and more.

Cost: Free!
Check it out: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2012/09/23/native-american-festival