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: Dakota Bar, Tasti D-Lite & Planet Smoothie Combo, Mystery Juice Bar, Amigos

Wrote last month that Dakota Bar was getting closer to opening in the former Earthen Oven space at Columbus & 72nd (53 W. 72nd) The bar has been in the works since October 2011 and is owned by Jennifer Klein, a former Jordache model and one of the founding partners of UWS wine bar Wine [...]

UWS Deal Alert: Cheap Booze (and/or Food) At The Gin Mill

Mentioned over the weekend that new deal site Urban Boozer had their launch party on the UWS on Sunday. It’s run by a couple of guys from the neighborhood and their initial deals will be focused primarily on the Upper West Side. Their first deal, at The Gin Mill (442 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd), [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 9/24/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Saturday, September 24th, 2011… “Friends & Family” Sale Loehmann’s (2101 Broadway, between 73rd & 74th) 9:00 am – 10:00 pm 20% Off Entire Purchase Ready New York National Preparedness Month Event Riverside Branch, New York Public Library (127 Amsterdam, at 65th) 11:00 am – 12:00 pm FREE [...]

Last Minute Deal At Village Pourhouse

I’ll be honest — this is only “last minute” because I forgot to post it earlier. In any case, Village Pourhouse (982 Amsterdam, between 108th & 109th) is offering $20 worth of booze for $10 (deal is for alcohol only — not valid for food). Must be purchased by midnight tonight. Click here for the [...]