Best Butchers on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Other, shopping

Planning a barbecue or poultry party? There are plenty of places where you can buy meat, but these are, in my view, the best butchers on the Upper West Side.

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Kosher Guide to the Upper West Side

Posted by in Diners, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, shopping

Kosher dining can be tough sometimes, but there are Upper West Side kosher destinations offers some of the best restaurant options in the city. There’s a kosher option almost every few blocks, which makes the UWS just THAT much more awesome.

And two of the restaurants in our list – Grill 212 and CoffeeBerry – had among the best ratings for restaurants on the Upper West Side in 2017!

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Another Trader Joes on the Upper West Side!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Convenience Services, Gourmet Groceries, Other, shopping

A second Trader Joes on the Upper West Side is scheduled to open late this year!  To be located at 670 Columbus Avenue, on 93rd Street.

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Wine & Liquor Stores on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Other, shopping

A brief list of wine and liquor stores on the Upper West Side … arranged from south to north, with links and hours included!

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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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Fairway Market on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Food & Drink, shopping

As the saying goes, it’s hard to beat an original. And while so many old trusted stores in New York have folded up shop in favor of big banks and chique coffee houses, we’re fortunate to enjoy the few places remaining true to their mission, their customers and their neighborhoods (while the company has gone public, customers still experience the same level of service and quality).

One of the great quintessential New York shopping experiences comes from Fairway. It lends an old school feel to the modern food shopping experience. The original store on 74th and Broadway can basically be broken down into four parts – produce, grocery, bread and fine foods.

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