New Upper West Side Plant Shop

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Home Decor, Local Business, Other, Shopping

A new Upper West Side plant shop has just opened. The Sill is now operating at 448 Amsterdam Ave (between 81st and 82nd Streets).

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New Book Store on 84th Street

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Books, Children, Other, Shopping

A new book store has opened on the Upper West Side. Books of Wonder, a children’s book store, recently opened a location at 217 West 84th Street. First founded in 1980, their original location is at 18 West 18th Street.

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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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Black Friday Deals on the Upper West Side 

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Other, Shopping

Black Friday is right around the corner! The most popular shopping day of the year also presents the perfect opportunity to buy some early holiday gifts. The Upper West Side has plenty to offer for shoppers looking to get premium items for a steal. Find the best Black Friday deals on the Upper West Side by reading on. 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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Furniture Stores on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Home Decor, Other, Shopping

Moving to the Upper West Side? Looking to refurnish your UWS apartment? You’re in luck; there are a ton of furniture stores on the Upper West Side! There are a wide selection of stores available with plenty of options so that you can find the bed, couch, or coffee table of your dreams. Continue reading below and discover how you can turn your home into a space that reflects who you are!

See which of these furniture stores is having a Black Friday sale in 2017!

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Electronics Stores on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Electronics, Other

In need of updating your current set of gadgets? Don’t fret, the Upper West Side’s got you covered. Electronics stores on the Upper West Side are always up to date on the latest trends and technologies. They carry anything from laptops, tablets, smartphones, and video games to home appliances and wearable accessories. Read below to find which stores have the products and devices you’re looking for.

Check out these Black Friday deals on the Upper West Side!

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Christmas Tree Shopping on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Community, Convenience Services, Events, Family, Locals, Other, Shopping

Check out our 2017 holiday season guide!

Here are some locations for those of you planning to do your Christmas tree shopping on the Upper West Side.  I’ve listed them from south to north, and I’ve definitely missed a few locations, but these should give you enough choices!

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Metropolitan Window Fashions Opens New Hunter Douglas Gallery On Upper West Side

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Home Decor, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Shopping

Metropolitan Window Fashions, located at 469 Amsterdam Avenue between 82nd and 83rd Streets, has opened an exclusive Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Gallery with an expanded display of custom and motorized shades, blinds, sheers, shutters and draperies.  Included are full-size functional window treatments highlighting PowerView, the newest APP for automated technology from Hunter Douglas which allows customers to use their smartphone or tablet to control the shades and blinds from inside or outside their home.

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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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