FASHION PLATE PRIX FIXE: Upper West Side Dining Deals & Discounts For Fashion Week (9/5 – 9/12)

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is back on the Upper West Side at Lincoln Center, running through 9/12. The celebrate, the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District has once again organized their popular Fashion Plate Prix Fixe. 28 restaurants located between Columbus Circle and West 72nd Street Street are participating with a variety of dining discounts for their [...]

FASHION PLATE PRIX FIXE: Upper West Side Dining Deals & Discounts For Fashion Week (2/7 – 2/14)

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is returning to the Upper West Side tomorrow, running through 2/14. The celebrate, the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District is once again organizing their popular “Fashion Plate Prix Fixe.” 28 restaurants located between Columbus Circle and West 70th Street are participating with a variety of dining discounts for their own mini Restaurant [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Simit + Smith, Absolute Bagels, The Smith, Shake Shack Rumors

Simit + Smith set up shop at 124 W. 72nd (between Amsterdam & Columbus) earlier this month. I’m not sure where the “Smith” part comes from, but a simit is popular snack in the Mediterranean and Balkan region, particularly in Turkey. It’s NOT a bagel… but it kind of looks like one and it’s often [...]

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 [...]

Seamless Announces 2012 “Craved” Awards Winners; 20% Off Available At Five UWS Restaurants

Restaurant delivery specialist Seamless.com recently announced the results of their 2012 Craved Awards contest. Five Upper West Side restaurants were selected as winners and you can get 20% off your orders placed with them between now and Wednesday, 11/21.

UWS Openings & Closings: Daniel’s Cleaners, DryBar, H&M, PAPYRUS, Discovering Columbus, The Smith

Looks like Daniel’s Cleaners (343 Amsterdam, between 76th & 77th) is closing. I’ve heard from a few readers this is one of the more popular cleaners/tailors in the neighborhood.

UWS Openings & Temporary Closings: Hiro Sushi At Ollie’s, Amsterdam Ale House, The Smith

Posted back in July that Backyard @ 160 had closed (160 Freedom Place). The closing was notable because Backyard was one of the few restaurants in the immediate area of all the Riverside Boulevard/Freedom Place buildings. After several months, it looks like a new restaurant is finally getting ready to take its place.

Eagerly Anticipated UWS Branch Of The Smith Officially Opening Near Lincoln Center On Tuesday

UPDATE 1/23/13: The Smith now serves breakfast Monday to Friday, from 7:30 – 11:30 am. There’s also free Wi-Fi. Rumors that popular restaurant The Smith was planning an UWS location started swirling back in August 2011. The rumor was confirmed last December, but it’s been pretty much a waiting game ever since. Well, the wait [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Pet Central, Candle Cafe West, The Smith

UPDATE 6/21: Pet Central is officially open Frequent tipster Jim sent in the photo above, showing a new Pet Central store is moving into the space at 2643 Broadway (between 100th & 101st).

Upper West Side Openings & Re-Openings: DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse), WiNK, The Smith

Thought I had posted this last month but apparently it got lost in the shuffle: DSW is moving into the old Filene’s Basement space at 2222 Broadway (corner of 79th).