30+ UWS Restaurants Offering Cheap Food Tastings At Monday’s 13th Annual “Winter’s Eve”

Related Posts: Free Music & Entertainment Galore At “Winter’s Eve” Free Kid-Friendly Events At “Winter’s Eve” UWS Stores Offering Discounts & Giveaways During “Winter’s Eve” Support The 24th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive At “Winter’s Eve” UWS Photos Of The Day: Christmas Tree & More At Winter’s Eve Posted earlier in the month about [...]

UWS Openings, Relocations & Speculation: Rigoletto Pizza, Magnolia Bakery, One Cup Two Cupcakes, Museum Of Food & Drink

After 20 years at 208 Columbus (between 69th & 70th), UWS pizza fixture Rigoletto is relocating elsewhere in the neighborhood. They’re moving nearby, into the former Red Velvet Bakery space at 141 W. 72nd, between Amsterdam & Columbus. It’s probably nothing, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t note that 208 Columbus is located adjacent [...]

Over 30 UWS Restaurants Offering Inexpensive Food Tastings At Tonight’s 12th Annual “Winter’s Eve”

Related Posts: 20+ Free Entertainment Options At Tonight’s Upper West Side “Winter’s Eve” Support The Annual New York Cares Coat Drive At Tonight’s UWS “Winter’s Eve” Kid-Friendly Events At Tonight’s Upper West Side “Winter’s Eve” Celebration Mentioned last night that the 12th Annual Winter’s Eve event is taking place tonight on the Upper West Side. [...]

UWS Is Home To Three Of NYC’s Top Ten Most Overrated Dishes, According To Zagat

According to a recent post on Zagat.com, the Upper West Side is home to three of NYC’s “Top Ten Most Overrated Dishes.” Feel free to take a guess based on the photos above — I’ll wait…

“Fashion’s Night Out” 2011 Hits NYC & Upper West Side Thursday

UPDATE 9/8: Related Post — More Than 30 Participating Retailers Under One Roof At UWS Time Warner Center “Fashion’s Night Out,” the annual shopping event marked by parties, discounts, celebrities, and other events, is nearly upon us. If you haven’t mapped out your plan for Thursday night, there’s still time.

Magnolia Bakery Celebrates 15th Anniversary On Saturday With Free Baked Goods & Family Activities

Got an e-mail from Magnolia (200 Columbus, at 69th) the other day that you might be interested in… assuming you like free cupcakes and stuff.

Q & A With Magnolia Bakery Owner (And UWS Resident) Steve Abrams

Apparently cupcakes are BIG business. The Daily News recently did a Q & A with Magnolia owner Steve Abrams, and it was mentioned that the chain did almost $20 million in sales last year. WOW! Granted, that’s across all their locations and not just the UWS outpost, but still… Now I know why I have [...]

Free New Taste Of The Upper West Side Chef Demo On Saturday

Just a remind about tomorrow’s New Taste free demo/tasting. Bobbi Llyod from Magnolia Bakery will be at the Columbus Avenue Whole Foods (Columbus & 97th) from 1 – 2 pm. No official updates at the moment from New Taste’s Twitter feed or Facebook page, but my guess would be that because it’s Magnolia, you might [...]

New Taste Of The Upper West Side Free Chef Demos

The annual New Taste Of The Upper West Side food festival is rapidly approaching. To whet our appetites, they’re offering free chef demos and tastings starting today. From 3:00 – 4:00 pm today (sorry for the late notice), Chefs Ed Brown & John Miele from Ed’s Chowder House will be serving up free samples at [...]

Today On The Upper West Side: 4/7/11

Happy 41st anniversary to my parents! And now events in the neighborhood on Thursday, April 7th, 2011… Leader Lunch Discussion New York Society For Ethical Culture 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Elliot Library – Room 507 FREE (bring your lunch) Click here for more information Celebrity Cupcake Sale To Benefit Saving Promise’s Fight Against Domestic Violence [...]