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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 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.

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Margot Patisserie – Upper West Side’s Favorite Bakery Café

Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in Children, Coffee and Tea, Desserts and Bakeries, Events, Family, Food & Drink, Local Business, Local Services, Locals

French caramelized apple pie, pistachio éclairs, and fresh plum tarts…are you drooling yet? You can find these fine creations at Margot Patisserie – the Upper West Side’s favorite bakery café. Indulge in cakes, tarts and pastries or stop in for a scrumptious lunch or dinner. Whichever you choose, dining at Margot Patisserie will feel and taste like a little slice of French heaven. With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, make Margot Patisserie your go-to choice for holiday desserts!

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The Best Eateries with Outdoor Spaces to Enjoy the Weather This Fall

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Breakfast, Burgers, Coffee and Tea, Continental, Desserts and Bakeries, Diners, Food & Drink, Healthy, Mediterranean, Pizza

Being a Texas native, one of my favorite things about NYC is the change in seasons. I think the shift from summer to fall is the most beautiful of all – and it’s about darn near impossible to drag me indoors during those several perfect weathered weeks. So, why cram yourselves into tiny restaurant after tiny restaurant during great weather days, when all the while the most perfect real estate is curbside? Here’s 5 places you can sit outside and enjoy some good eats – this fall you just might have your cake and eat it too!

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New Happenings for Fall

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Bars & Nightlife, Coffee and Tea, Desserts and Bakeries, Movies, Street Scenes

It’s crazy to think Fall is pretty much officially here (even if it still hits 90 degrees a few more times). Leaves are falling a bit more than before, all the schools are back in session, wardrobes are shifting… and the pumpkin spice latte has made it’s debut!

I’ve looked around, and the  Upper West Side has a bit to boast during the new season: a new bar, (one of the highest rated) pumpkin spice lattes, festivals, fall desserts, and more! Here’s a little roundup of a few outings to get you happily launched into the new season.

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8 Wifi Spots on the Upper West Side (that are not Starbucks)

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Coffee and Tea, Continental, Desserts and Bakeries, Education, Food & Drink, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Wifi spots on the Upper West Side can literally be life-saving!  Living in New York is the dream – but let’s be real, you’re current living situation in New York is probably less than dreamy. Space is an issue, so we need to get creative to keep ourselves sane in a (studio… 300sq ft… with a roommate…) home.

And even if your mini-oasis is your dream home – working (or seriously concentrating) from your apartment can be tricky. So we have compiled a list of wifi-friendly work from “home” locations that will make you feel like your living space just tripled (and you won’t feel like you’re taking work to bed with you… literally).

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Delicious Desserts on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Children, Coffee and Tea, Desserts and Bakeries, Food & Drink, Locals

Is there a more comforting word in the English language? Dessert is what you crave, and luckily there are some delicious desserts on the Upper West Side just waiting for your aggressive consumption. You always say you’ll just have a bite, then you finish the whole thing. It’s the sweet or savory end to a good day or a good meal, and the pick-me-up when your day or meal isn’t quite as good.

The Upper West Side is chockfull (no pun intended) of places to satisfy your dessert fix. But gone are the days where just going for a scoop of ice cream is doing it justice. I’ll concede up front, I’m a lover of rich desserts, and not everyone has the same palate. That being said, there are several options that hit the spot without emptying your wallet if you’re looking for some yummy desserts on the Upper West Side.

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