Open and Shut: Truffles are the Gentrification Endgame

July 12, 2010 by · Comments Off on Open and Shut: Truffles are the Gentrification Endgame 

An entire store devoted to truffles is about to open on the corner of 60th Street and West End Avenue. Truffles! Pretty soon, even regular upper-middle-class people won’t be able to live here. Until then, here’s this week’s Open and Shut. Read More / Comment »


Wine Bar on 62nd Passes, But Lawyers are Circling

July 6, 2010 by · Comments Off on Wine Bar on 62nd Passes, But Lawyers are Circling 

A proposal for a wine bar on the ground floor of 25 Central Park West made it through the gauntlet of the Community Board on Tuesday night, but lawyers hired to fight the bar have opened a new legal challenge that could sink the plan. Read More / Comment »


One Last Drink at O’Neals’ Before the Final Curtain

June 29, 2010 by · Comments Off on One Last Drink at O’Neals’ Before the Final Curtain 

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After 46 years in business, O’Neals’ closed its doors for good on Monday with a party open to the community. Longtime fans crowded the bar and the restaurant, watching the game and discussing old times. Read More / Comment »


City Wants to Put Booze Cart at Tavern on the Green

June 23, 2010 by · Comments Off on City Wants to Put Booze Cart at Tavern on the Green 

Tavern on the Green, 2003

Where ladies once lunched, you can get drunk.

After plans for Tavern on the Green to reopen under new management fell through, the city has been preparing to turn the space into Read More / Comment »


Open and Shut: You Need the Right Assets for These Jeans

June 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on Open and Shut: You Need the Right Assets for These Jeans 

After tons of new steakhouses, burger joints and doughnut shops opened up on the Upper West Side in the past few months, some more healthy options are coming to the neighborhood. So try frozen Read More / Comment »


Is Trader Joe’s Behind Fairway Cafe’s Possible Demise?

June 15, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

fairwayFairway Cafe fans were shocked when they heard in recent days that the cafe could shut down, but it was unclear exactly why it might close. A New York Times report, however, sheds some more light on the decision — and the possible culprit. Read More / Comment »


New FroYo Opening Up This Week on 82nd

June 14, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

berrywildWe are living in the age of frozen creamy desserts, and the Upper West Side is getting a new frozen yogurt store this week. Read More / Comment »


Coming Soon to the UWS: A New Zen Palate

June 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on Coming Soon to the UWS: A New Zen Palate 

zenZen Palate, theĀ fusion vegetarian restaurant thatĀ used to have a location at 77th and Broadway, is opening a new restaurant at 239 West 105th near Broadway. Read More / Comment »


Wine Bar Proposal Passed Over Loud Opposition

June 9, 2010 by · 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

June 9, 2010 by · 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 »


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