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: Gov. Cuomo Signs Gender Recognition Act, Expanding Protections For Transgender And Non-Binary New Yorkers
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: East Flatbush Hit-And-Run Victim In Critical Condition; Neighbor Says Cars Speed Through Intersection 'All The Time'
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: Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens