Get ready to dust off your dancing shoes — tickets are now on sale for the 25h season of Lincoln Center’s wildly-popular Midsummer Night Swing. If you’re not familiar with it, Midsummer Night Swing is one of New York City’s signature summer events, with three weeks of outdoor music and dancing at Lincoln Center.
Got a note earlier this morning from MUW reader Sandy, who spotted the flyer above posted “all around the block” near the 96th Street subway station at Broadway. It seems as though a lovestruck gentleman named Joe is trying to track down an Upper West Side gal named Eileen that he recently met at neighborhood [...]
Mentioned earlier this month that Choco Bolo appeared to be no more after closing in November for “renovations” and never reopening. Now there’s official confirmation — a new wine bar called Red Frog opened in the space over the weekend (2058 Broadway, between 70th & 71st).
Mentioned last Monday that reservations were being taken for 2013 Winter Restaurant Week. Just a quick reminder that the actual eating begins today.
It’s that time of year again… Winter Restaurant Week is just around the corner (January 14 – February 8th), and once again there are plenty of Upper West Side options for you to sample the goods at. Unless otherwise noted, the restaurants listed below are offering their Restaurant Week menus for both lunch ($25) and [...]
UPDATE 1/25: Grand Opening Of The Lounge At Upper West Side Cafe Tallulah UPDATE 1/9: More details on Cafe Tallulah UPDATE 1/7: Food and drink menus for Cafe Tallulah It’s been 18 months to the day since word first broke that a new cafe and cocktail lounge from Upper West Sider and Amsterdam Billiards founder [...]
New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells recently reviewed Nougatine at Jean Georges (1 Central Park West, at 60th) and came away impressed by both the food and the restaurant’s recent physical overhaul, awarding it two stars. The restaurant is a slightly more casual offshoot of neighboring Jean Georges, which was awarded three stars in the [...]
There’s a great retrospective of Christopher Nolan films at FilmLinc starting today (Friday) and running through Tuesday (9/18). Mr. Nolan might be best known for his Batman/Dark Knight trilogy, but he’s also behind a slew of other fantastic films, including Memento and Inception to name a couple. This is a great opportunity to catch some [...]
UPDATE 9/28: The festival kicks off today — click here for a full schedule and tickets UPDATE 10/1: “The Princess Bride” 25th Anniversary Screening & Cast Reunion UPDATE 10/3: NYT’s Stephen Holden highlights part of the NYFF slate The 50th New York Film Festival kicks off in just over two weeks and tickets are now [...]
Popular UWS spot Tolani (410 Amsterdam, btw. 79th/80th) is offering a fantastic Groupon for food and drinks for either two or four people.
Good deal today from Slighly Oliver, the gastropub that opened at 511 Amsterdam (between 84th & 85th) last fall (coverage here & here). They’re offering a choice of discounted dinner and drinks for either two or four people:
Extending “Restaurant Week” beyond its initial end date has become an unofficial tradition of sorts, and this year is no exception. While officially slated to end last Friday (8/10), dining deals are now available at many restaurants through Labor Day, including more than a dozen on the Upper West Side.