WEDNESDAY 7/17: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The July “UWS Work From Home” meeting/networking/social event will take place this Wednesday (7/17). These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve attended a bunch of [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Dean’s, Arte Cafe, Mexican Festival, Yogurtland

This one bums me out a bit, as I was a fan… Italian restaurant and pizzeria Dean’s (215 W. 85th, between Broadway & Amsterdam) has shuttered.

The OTHER Restaurant Week: French Restaurant Week Running Now Through 7/14

Posted this morning about the upcoming NYC Summer Restaurant Week that begins next Monday. If you’re looking for some dining deals before then, you might be interested in the other Restaurant Week — French Restaurant Week runs from today through Sunday (7/8 – 7/14). Nearly 40 restaurants throughout NYC are participating by offering $17.89 specials [...]

2013 NYC Summer Restaurant Week Reservations Now Open — More Than Two Dozen UWS Options

It’s that time of year again… Summer Restaurant Week is just around the corner (July 22 – August 16), and once again there are plenty of  Upper West Side options for you to sample the goods at.

WEDNESDAY 6/19: Monthly Casual “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event

The June “UWS Work From Home” meeting/networking/social event will take place this Wednesday (6/19). These monthly “meetings” serve as a great opportunity for people in the neighborhood who are self-employed, telecommute, freelance, or otherwise work from home to get out and meet people in similar situations from around the UWS. I’ve attended a bunch of [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Good Enough To Eat, Juice Press

Wrote last month that Good Enough To Eat — an Upper West Side fixture for 30+ years — was relocating from 483 Amsterdam to 520 Columbus (at 85th). GETE officially closed shop on Amsterdam yesterday and had their grand opening on Columbus earlier tonight.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Emerald Inn, Banana Republic

Wrote last month that the historic UWS Emerald Inn was getting close to opening at their new location (250 W. 72nd, between West End & Broadway). Thanks to MUW reader Hope, who reports the “new” Emerald is now officially open.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Gotham Burger Company, Verizon, Brief Encounters

Gotham Burger Company opened for business on the Upper West Side earlier this evening. The kosher burger restaurant based out of Teaneck, NJ is located at 726 Amsterdam (between 95th & 96th).

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: The Sunburnt Calf, Burke & Wills, Manhattan Cricket Club

Meant to post this last month and it got completely lost in the shuffle. Popular Australian gastropub The Sunburnt Calf has shuttered (226 W. 79th, between Amsterdam & Broadway). If you were a fan of The Calf, this story has a silver lining: Two long-time employees are taking over the space and it will reopen with a [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Monaco, Whiskey & Beer Bar From Tangled Vine Owners, Oren’s Daily Roast

Wrote back in April that Italian/Mediterranean restaurant Monaco had suddenly closed for “renovations” (421 Amsterdam, at 80th). After a few weeks it felt likely that the “temporary” closing was permanent, and now it’s official. As you can see in the photo above, the awning and signage have been removed. Bad news if you were a [...]