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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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The Grand Bazaar Opens its Doors

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Shopping, Street Scenes

Come visit one of the longest running markets in NYC by visiting the Grand Bazaar this summer. The market’s located in the heart of the Upper West Side at 100 West 77th Street and is open from 10am to 5.30pm. Read below to find out what’s awaiting in this new community space featuring plenty of indoor and outdoor stands with more than a hundred merchants selling anything from antiques and edibles to rare artisanal items!

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Longest Lines on the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Bars & Nightlife, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Other

Every NYC neighborhood has its hot spots.  There are always a number of stores, restaurants, bars and bakeries which dominate and, regardless of the wait time, will continue to see lines out the door.  Here are my top three Upper West Side locations with the longest lines!  For you local residents, try to go during off hours!!

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9th Annual New Taste of the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 19, 2016 in Asian, Bars & Nightlife, Breakfast, Burgers, Desserts and Bakeries, Desserts and Bakeries, Events, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Healthy, Latin, Mediterranean, Other, Pizza, Seafood

As spring and summer time are rapidly approaching we are excited to announce the mouthwatering 9th annual New Taste of the Upper West Side, which will start Friday, June 3rd and end Saturday, June 4th. This two night food extravaganza showcases the finest in Upper West Side dining and will be a sneak peek for future culinary hits with restaurants that have not opened yet. We take great pride in an event that highlights our favorite New York neighborhood especially with celebrity chefs and restaurant heavyweights making an appearance at this year’s New Taste of the Upper West Side.

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Farmers Markets on the Upper West Side – Spring 2016

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Healthy, Local Business, Locals, Other

Ever pass by a sidewalk full of vendors selling fruits, vegetables, cheeses, eggs (that you think should be refrigerated…), baked and jar goods that will remind you of your grandma’s house growing up…? Well, most likely, you’ve just passed through a farmer’s market!

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Kosher Guide to the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 7, 2015 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. I’ve dug deep and come up with 7 really delicious spots you must try – kosher or not you’ll leave these restaurants wanting more!

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