Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back on the Upper West Side at Lincoln Center, running through 9/12. The celebrate, the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District has once again organized their popular Fashion Plate Prix Fixe. 28 restaurants located between Columbus Circle and West 72nd Street Street are participating with a variety of dining discounts for their [...]
Well here’s some disconcerting news to start the weekend: Customers who purchased pre-cut fruit from the Westside Market at 2589 Broadway (between 97th & 98th) between 8/9 & 8/22 are urged to get a hepatitis A vaccination as a precaution due to possible contamination from an infected worker. Below is the full press release from [...]
It’s been more than a year since West Village based RedFarm confirmed rumors they were planning an UWS outpost of their popular Chinese/dim sum restaurant at the former Fatty Crab space at 2170 Broadway (76th/77th). The eagerly anticipated opening was originally slated for “early 2013,” but UWS fans have been forced to wait as the [...]
It’s been nearly seven months since news broke that Big Nick’s — an Upper West Side fixture since 1962 — was facing possible closure. The restaurant had since managed operate on a month-to-month basis while attempting to negotiate a new lease, but the clock has finally run out. After 51 years on the UWS, Big [...]
Posted back in April that Jennifer Lopez would be performing a free concert in Central Park this Friday (7/19) as part of the 2013 GMA Summer Concert Series. Just a heads up for any J.Lo fans who had marked that date in their calendars — she is no longer scheduled to perform and has been [...]
It’s that time again: The uniquely New York phenomenon of Manhattanhenge — when the setting sun is in perfect alignment with the NYC street grid — is back both tonight and tomorrow (7/12 & 7/13). Tonight is the “full” sun at 8:23 pm and Saturday is the “half” sun at 8:24 pm (both times are [...]
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.
It’s been about three weeks since Pinkberry opened at 414 Amsterdam (near 80th). In another month or two, a Yogurtland will open about 100 feet north at 420 Amsterdam, the long-vacant space that use to house 420 Bar & Lounge.
Looks like women’s clothing boutique Maje is coming to the Upper West Side. Signage recently appeared at the old Space NK Apothecary store at 217 Columbus (between 69th & 70th). When it opens later this summer, it will be Maje’s fifth NYC store (I believe they also have showroom space at Bloomingdale’s).
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.
Tomorrow night marks the 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show, which will once again take place along the Hudson River. The official start time for the show is 9:00 pm, although it generally tends to be closer to 9:20ish. The fireworks run approximately 25 minutes.
The funeral for actor James Gandolfini will take place at the Upper West Side’s Cathedral Church Of St. John the Divine tomorrow morning (Thursday, 6/27). The Daily News has the details. The service is slated to begin at 10:00 am and is expected to draw a large number of celebrities to the neighborhood. Expect lots [...]