Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 3/13/13

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013… “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event Dead Poet Bar (450 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) 4:00 – 6:00 pm (and probably later) FREE Politics: Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates — America Doesn’t Need A Strong Dollar Policy Merkin Hall @ Kaufman Center (129 W. [...]

Celebrate Italia: Free Food Samples & Live Music At UWS Gastronomie 491 This Afternoon (Sunday, 1/27)

UWS gourmet market and cafe Gastronomie 491, which opened last year, is featuring a “taste of Italy” today (Sunday, 1/27). They’ll have free samples (risotto, olive oil, amaretti cookies, illy’s dark roast espresso, Italian wine) and live music this afternoon.

Celebrate Espana: Free Food Samples & Live Spanish Music At UWS Gastronomie 491 This Afternoon

UWS gourmet market and cafe Gastronomie 491, which opened back in March, is featuring a “taste of Spain” this afternoon. They’ll have free samples (including paella and cheese & wine pairings) and live music this afternoon.

Upper West Side Openings & Reopenings: Gastronomie 491, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless, Unamed Children’s Clothing Concept, Abbey Pub, Hungarian Pastry Shop

I first mentioned Gastronomie 491 (491 Columbus, between 83rd & 84th) way back in September. At the time, word was they’d open “sometime in October.” As with many openings in the neighborhood, things moved a little slower than originally planned. However, the wait is now over — the gourmet market and cafe is opening for [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 9/26 – 10/2/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: NY Philharmonic Offers Cheap Tickets To “Open Rehearsals” At Avery Fisher Hall Some Upper West Siders Have A Huge Stick Up Their Ass UWS Woman Turns Her Apartment Into Full-Fledged Art Gallery & Studio “Cheap-Ass Foodie Date” On The Upper West Side [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Gastronomie 491

The neighborhood will be getting a new “fancy food shop and cafe” when Gastronomie 491 opens later this fall. It’s moving into the former BÖC space at 491 Columbus (between 83rd & 84th).