Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 10/3/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Monday, October 3rd, 2011… 49th Annual New York Film Festival — Day 4 Film Society Of Lincoln Center (West 65th, between Amsterdam & Broadway) Various times and prices throughout the day Special Diet Vendor Day Whole Food, Columbus Square (808 Columbus, at 97th) 12:00 – 8:00 pm [...]

Upper West Side Restaurant Review: Blossom Du Jour

In last night’s “Openings & Closes” post I mentioned Blossom Du Jour, a new organic/vegan/vegetarian/kosher joint with the tagline “Shrewd Fast Food.” I just came across a rather extensive review of their Chelsea location on www.Healthy-Happy-Life.com. Author Kathy Patalsky raves about the place, providing a ton of information and photos. I don’t see why the [...]

Upper West Side Openings: 4/20/11

G-Free NYC, the gluten-free specialist mentioned here last month officially opened their store on 85th between Columbus & Central Park West today. It should be a nice addition to the neighborhood for those who require (or choose) gluten-free diets. David K. wrote in to say that a new Pricewise discount drugstore has opened on Broadway, [...]