THE END IS SWIFT FOR H&H BAGELS AS MARSHALS SEIZE THE STORE; NOW, REMINISCE WITH US

After a week of uncertainty about when exactly H&H would close, city marshals seized the building on Wednesday, and the landlord slapped a sign on the front proclaiming “Store for Rent”. Just like that, a neighborhood fixture since 1972 was [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: IS SEINFELD HEADING TO THE UPPER EAST SIDE?

June 30, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 80 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE: BLAND BOXES OR A NEIGHBORHOOD TREASURE?

By Maria Gorshin What was it like yesterday at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, where a highly-anticipated public hearing was held for the West End Avenue historic district extension? It could have come down to a long day of Us vs. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HOLD ONTO YOUR PRADA SANDALS, PEOPLE

June 29, 2011 Weather: Partly cloudy, High of 80 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TAKE A PICTURE BEFORE IT ALL DISAPPEARS

June 28, 2011 Weather: Afternoon Thunderstorms, High of 82 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

BAGEL SALVATION? H&H WANTS TO REOPEN IN NEW UWS LOCATION

H&H removed its bagel oven from its 80th street store on Sunday and took the chandeliers out of the ceiling on Monday, presumably destroying whatever slight hope Upper West Siders had of the store being saved. But the company is [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: WE MAY NOT HAVE BAGELS, BUT WE STILL HAVE STYLE

[mappress mapid=”3″] This month, we have plenty of openings and closings to report, but first, a moment of silence for H&H Bagels… Okay, now that that’s over with, let’s talk new wine bars, shirt shops, food markets, luggage stores, and [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT TO SWING

June 27, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 83 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

RALLY TO “SAVE” H&H BAGELS MONDAY (UPDATED)

H&H bagels is slated to shut its doors Tuesday, but one local resident isn’t taking the news sitting down, with a hot cup of coffee and some lox and cream cheese. He is standing up to fight the transformation of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL DESIGNER SHOWS 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR TINY UWS APARTMENT

Upper West Sider Daniel Friedman specializes in turning cramped so-so apartments into places you’re not embarrassed to show your friends. His friend Allison sent me photos of a bunch of his work, and agreed to write about how Upper West [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE PARENTS ARE NEUROTIC, BUT UPPER EAST SIDE PARENTS ARE DOWNRIGHT PARANOID

Things get stolen in New York City. People will steal your iPad. At the pimply age of 14, I had my backpack ripped right off my back as I cried “But all I have in there is my HOMEwork!” So [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: A PLAN TO KEEP BANKS FROM TAKING OVER THE UPPER WEST SIDE

June 24, 2011 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 77 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT… TWO-STORY DUANE READE COMING TO THE LAUREATE

By Harriet Flehinger In a conversation last week with a construction worker, I learned that another large Duane Reade (the escalator is already in place for the second level) will open by August in the high-end building, The Laureate at [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HORSES, NEW DUCKLINGS AND ROBBERIES IN THE PARK

June 23, 2011 Weather: Scattered Thunderstorms, High of 76 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE AMAZING STORY OF AN UPPER WEST SIDE HERO AND THE LOCAL GIRL WHO WON $1,800 WRITING ABOUT HER

Earlier this month, Arianna Samet, a 13-year-old girl from the Upper West Side, won first place in the Kaplun Foundation’s annual writing contest, and was awarded $1,800. Samet, a seventh-grader at the Manhattan Day School, wrote an essay for the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO NEW RESTAURANTS OPENING ABOVE 100TH STREET

Although all eyes are on H&H Bagels today as the famous bagel shop shuts its doors this week, there is some hope for foodies in the neighborhood — particularly in the northern reaches of the Upper West Side. Today, Ryan [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: LOCAL PHYSICS PROFESSOR CHARGED WITH RUNNING PROSTITUTION RING

July 22, 2011 Weather: Thunderstorms, High of 77 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

H&H BAGELS CLOSING: THE CENTER OF THE BAGEL WORLD DISAPPEARS INTO A BLACK HOLE

The Upper West Side location of H&H Bagels, arguably the most famous bagel store in the bagel center of the world, will close its doors for good this week. It’s hard to overstate the significance of this news. If Upper [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

STRANGE “FRUITE” OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE

The great Upper West Side photographer Glark, or “David” as his parents call him, has put together a hilarious photo essay about the misspellings at fruit stands throughout the Upper West Side. He’s thankfully given us permission to post a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: WHO DOESN’T LIKE FOOD TRUCKS? APPARENTLY, LOTS OF PEOPLE

June 21, 2011 Weather: A few showers, High of 81 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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