UWS Openings & Closings: Monaco, Whiskey & Beer Bar From Tangled Vine Owners, Oren’s Daily Roast

Wrote back in April that Italian/Mediterranean restaurant Monaco had suddenly closed for “renovations” (421 Amsterdam, at 80th). After a few weeks it felt likely that the “temporary” closing was permanent, and now it’s official. As you can see in the photo above, the awning and signage have been removed. Bad news if you were a [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 1/10/13

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Thursday, January 10th, 2013… 2013 Winter Restaurant Week Reservations Numerous UWS & NYC Restaurants $25 for lunch; $38 for dinner Reservations available now for 1/14 – 2/8

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 8/20/11

Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Saturday, August 20th, 2011… FlyNY Kite Festival Pier I, Riverside Park South 11:00 am – 3:00 pm FREE Walking Tour: West Side Stories Central Park (enter at West 81st) 2:00 – 3:00 pm FREE SummerStage: Tiken Jah Fakoly / Meta and the Cornerstones / Los Rakas / [...]

Free Wine Tasting & Food Event Tonight At West Side Wine

In case you missed it in the “Today On The UWS” post, I thought it was worth repeating that West Side Wine, located at 481 Columbus Avenue (@ 83rd) has a pretty cool free event tonight. From 5:00 to 8:00 pm they’ll be offering tastings of “a white, a red, and a killer bubbly that’s [...]

New Happy Hour at Tangled Vine

The Tangled Vine Wine Bar and Kitchen, located on Amsterdam and 81st, has a new happy hour, according to Eater New York.  Come to the (relatively) new joint on Sundays through Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm for half off select wines by the glass.  In addition, all bottles over $50 and reserve wines [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Maoz, La Terrine, Tangled Vine

My Upper West tipster @Brazil_nut (via Twitter) found a new location of Maoz, a vegetarian restaurant with falafel sandwiches, fries, and a yummy salad bar, opening soon on Broadway between 110th and 111th.  The chain currently has four locations in New York City, including one on Broadway between 70th and 71st. Another opening is a [...]