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Prettiest Streets on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Real Estate

The beautiful brownstone blocks of the Upper West Side make it feel like a small suburb in the big city.  The chirping birds and quiet side streets keep us sane!  And they should not only be cherished and appreciated, but recognized.

Read on to see some of the prettiest streets of the Upper West Side (and perhaps the sweetest New York brownstones)!

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200 Amsterdam Set To Begin Construction

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Real Estate

After much debate, construction to build 200 Amsterdam has been approved. The developer is SJP Properties, who plans to launch sales this coming fall.

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Kefi Opens New Location

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Food & Drink

Kefi has opened it’s new restaurant at 222 West 79th Street (which was previously occupied by Fishtag, run by the same chef, also looking for a new location). This was actually the restaurant’s original location, when they first opened in 2007.

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Manhattan Valley Guide

Posted by in Community

Manhattan Valley, often forgotten by people who still believe the Upper West Side harshly cuts off at 96th street, is a gem of a neighborhood on it’s own. For those wanting to explore a few blocks north, they will experience not only the beauty of this community, but also the vibrant community that makes residents of Manhattan valley proud to call these blocks their home!

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West Side Campaign Against Hunger Gets a New Mobile Market

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Community

West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH), which is located in the basement level of the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (263 West 86th Street) recently got a new truck to deliver their services for people who need them more uptown. For those unfamiliar with WSCAH, they run a supermarket-style food pantry to alleviate hunger. Since 1993, WSCAH has used a customer-choice, supermarket style food pantry. The campaign feels it is important to “respect [their] clients by letting them choose the food they need for themselves and their families.”

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Free Ice Cream

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Events

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and various ice cream shops around the city are celebrating with free ice cream offers!  It’s not really ice cream weather right now, but who cares, it’s free. And ice cream.

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Trendy Goodwill Store Opens on 79th Street

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Community, Shopping

A Curated by Goodwill Upper West Side shop just opened at 217 West 79th Street. The new shop is a trendier version of the original Goodwill store, with clothing items curated by a rotating list of featured stylists. Items are also slightly pricier, but still affordable.

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Amy Schumer’s Upper West Side Apartment

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Celebrities, Real Estate

One of the funniest celebrities who live in NYC is our neighbor. Amy Schumer purchased her penthouse at 190 Riverside Drive back in 2016, as the Real Deal originally reported. She paid a bit over $12 million for it. A big price tag, yes, but it was originally listed for over $18 million. Anyway, Amy Schumer’s Upper West Side apartment is obviously awesome.

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Open Garden Day NYC

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Events

Open Garden Day NYC is Saturday, July 14th, 2018 from 11am to 3pm! This special day will allow you to tour dozens of community gardens across NYC. These gardens will be opening their doors to the public for a day of free activities, including arts and music, greening and composting, food and environmental justice events and more.

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Free Music Fridays at the American Folk Art Museum!

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Events

Looking for a great way to spend a Friday night…for free?! Then be sure to check out Free Music Fridays at the American Folk Art Museum! The UWS museum states that the “music featured at the Free Music Fridays series thematically reflects the spirit of the self-taught art on view at the museum”. There is a donation-based cash wine bar for music goers and admission is always free!

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