NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Next weekend is the annual Taste of the Upper West Side.
The food-based fundraiser brings about 80 restaurants and it’s all for a good cause.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Killed In Harlem Shooting, Another Fighting For His Life
Greg Silverman, executive director of the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, and Nicole Paynter, deputy director of the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District stopped by to discuss it.READ MORE: SEE IT: Mayor Adams, NYPD Commissioner Sewell On Killing Of NYPD Officer In Harlem: 'An Attack On The City Of New York'
The kickoff takes place on Friday from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Columbus Avenue between 76th and 77th Streets.
This year’s honoree is the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, a supermarket-style food pantry.MORE NEWS: With Tragic Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Harlem, 5 NYPD Officers Have Been Shot In January