Grand Holiday Bazaar – Upper West Side Holiday Market

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Community, Events, Local Business, Other

Get excited, holiday shoppers! The Grand Holiday Bazaar will be taking place from 10am to 5:30pm every Sunday between November 26th and December 24th!

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Columbus Circle Holiday Market 2017

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Community, Events, Food & Drink, Other, Shopping

Columbus Circle Holiday Market: Opens November 28th 

Get most of your holiday shopping out of the way at this year’s Columbus Circle Holiday Market. The market is a quintessential NYC shopping experience that attracts both locals and visitors alike. For many Upper West Siders, it also marks the start of the holiday season. Merry shopping!

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My Favorite Upper West Side Clothing Stores

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Apparel, Clothing, Shopping

Malls are more and more going by the wayside. And, thankfully, Main Street shopping (a term that means shopping in your neighborhood), is coming back in style. So, no need to rent a Zipcar to travel far and wide to spruce up your wardrobe. Stay home and enjoy these Upper West Side clothing stores.

Check out this guide to Black Friday!

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A Tribute to Small Business

Posted by in Apparel, Clothing, Community, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Hardware Stores, Hardware Stores, History, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Shopping, shopping

In an era when chain stores are becoming the norm, supporting Upper West Side small business has become more important than ever before. Many independent local stores on the Upper West Side are run by families who have been around for generations. They’re part of the community and what makes this neighborhood so family-friendly. Read below to find out what are some of the oldest small businesses that are still thriving today.

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Columbus Circle Welcomes the TurnStyle

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Apparel, Coffee and Tea, Desserts and Bakeries, Food & Drink, Other, Shopping

The TurnStyle in Columbus Circle is a new Upper West Side food and retail project that aims to revolutionize what we’ve come to expect of the traditional subway commute by creating a unique underground retail center that’s fun and easy to navigate. We’ve compiled a quick list that will guide you to the very best this innovative space has to offer. Read below to take a look at the eateries and shops worth checking out on your way home from work.

Check out the Columbus Circle Holiday Market!

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Vintage Stores on the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Clothing, Home Decor, Other, Shopping

Vintage stores on the Upper West Side are hidden gems that offer great deals and quality finds at affordable prices. Whether you’re looking for vintage designer clothes or antique decor items to add a unique feel to your home, the shops below have got you covered. You never know what treasure you might find next!

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Upper West Side Thrift Shops

Posted by in Apparel, Clothing, Other, Shopping

New York, as many of us know, is the fashion capital of the world. It’s part of a conglomerate known as the “Big Four”. In case you are unfamiliar with what exactly the Big Four is, allow me to clear the fog from your window pane. The Big Four is a total of four cities that are globally known as fashion capitals. Those cities include Paris, Milan, London, and last but certainly not least: New York.

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FIVE Amazon.com Storage Solutions You Shouldn’t Live Without

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Apparel, Family, Home Decor, Locals

I love IKEA, but there are some seriously amazing storage solutions on amazon.com. that no city dweller should live without.

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Fun-Filled Day on The Upper West Side for $20!

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Antiques, Apparel, Art, Bars & Nightlife, Children, Desserts and Bakeries, Education, Events, Family, Food & Drink, Museums, Parks

We all wish we had an unlimited entertainment budget – especially since there are hundreds (if not thousands) of restaurants, bars, museums, boutiques, and show options at your fingertips. These things can get quite pricey, but don’t fear because we’ve planned out a day spent on the UWS that will fit any budget. All you need is $20 in your pocket to enjoy many things to do on the Upper West Side (and a good pair of walking shoes!).

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Favorite Spots for Shoe Shopping on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Apparel, Clothing, Shopping

As the weather warms up, I find myself getting excited about the change of wardrobe and doing some shoe shopping on the Upper West Side. Sometimes just the thrill of bringing out those sundresses and sandals that have been packed away is enough. But often I am tempted to go out on a bit of a spring shopping spree. And what is one of the most exciting updates? Shoes, of course! So fun to shop for because they don’t require waiting for a changing room and getting undressed and redressed countless times. (And if you gained a couple pounds during hibernation season, so what?)

Couldn’t you use a new pair of strappy sandals to spice up that floaty frock? Or perhaps a comfy pair of classic flats to take over for those winter boots as your “go-to” to wear with skinny jeans? Just another excuse to do some more shoe shopping on the Upper West Side!  Maybe it’s a new pair of flip-flops you need, to replace that beat-up smelly pair from last year? Whatever your passion may be, your needs can be met on the Upper West Side. When I get that urge for something new in terms of footwear, here are a few of my favorite spots for shoe shopping on the Upper West Side.

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