Wine Bar Proposal Passed Over Loud Opposition

by - June 9, 2010 at 11:55 pm - - 21 Comments

A community board committee approved plans for a new wine bar on the corner of 62nd Street and Central Park West despite hours worth of loud objections from the people who live in the landmark building where it’s supposed to go. Read More / Comment »

FREE Italian Creme Brulee Donuts Thursday

by - June 9, 2010 at 3:19 pm - - Comments Off on FREE Italian Creme Brulee Donuts Thursday

Bomboloni1Bomboloni pledged to give customers free donuts when it opened a few months ago, but never came through. Now they’re making amends, according to Eater. Read More / Comment »

Fairway Cafe Could Close! Fans Mobilize to Save It.

by - June 9, 2010 at 12:34 pm - - 5 Comments

fairwayThe Fairway Cafe, a small eatery on the second floor of the bustling supermarket on 74th Street and Broadway, is in danger of closing, and a community group has sprung up to try to save it Read More / Comment »

Odds Appear Stacked Against Wine Bar at 25 CPW

by - June 8, 2010 at 11:48 pm - - 17 Comments

A Community Board 7 committee will decide on Wednesday night whether to approve a liquor license application for a wine bar and cafe at 25 Central Park West. The fight over the bar has already taken on an epic quality. Read More / Comment »

Open and Shut: New Stuff Just in Time for Summer

by - June 7, 2010 at 1:59 am - - Comments Off on Open and Shut: New Stuff Just in Time for Summer

If you’ve ever wondered what a dark chocolate chili martini tastes like, you can now satisfy your curiosity. In fact, lots of new restaurants and stores will give Upper West Siders a Read More / Comment »

Union Protests Upper West Side Shake Shack

by - June 5, 2010 at 9:56 am - - 1 Comment

Picture 4Usually the only people standing outside Shake Shack are crazed burger-junkies. But on Friday, union protesters set up outside the restaurant to protest Danny Meyer’s Read More / Comment »

Numerous UWS Restaurants Closed for Health Violations

by - June 3, 2010 at 9:27 am - - 1 Comment

popover2Popover Cafe wasn’t the only restaurant that got shut down for health violations last month. The New York City Department of Health was on a bit of a rampage on the Upper West Side in May Read More / Comment »

H&H Bagels Owner Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

by - May 28, 2010 at 12:44 am - - Comments Off on H&H Bagels Owner Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

h&h0001It turns out bagels have a dark side, and not just when you leave them in the toaster too long.

Helmer Toro, the 59-year-old owner and founder of H&H, perhaps the best-known bagel Read More / Comment »

Lincoln Center Opens New Outdoor Cafe

by - May 27, 2010 at 2:47 pm - - Comments Off on Lincoln Center Opens New Outdoor Cafe

Arpeggio_Outdoors_foodLincoln Center’s main Josie Robertson Plaza has always seemed like a European piazza to me, but it was missing something that most great piazzas have: a cafe. Well, that just changed.

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O’Neals’ on 64th Closing; Seafood Moving In

by - May 25, 2010 at 9:25 am - - Comments Off on O’Neals’ on 64th Closing; Seafood Moving In

onealsO’Neals’, the Irish pub and restaurant that has existed in various incarnations for 46 years on 64th Street, is closing next month, to be replaced by a branch of Upper East Side seafood restaurant Atlantic Grill, the New York Times reported. Read More / Comment »

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