WEEKEND BULLETIN: HAVE FUN WITHOUT SPENDING A DIME

The weather is supposed to be beautiful this weekend in the neighborhod (87 degrees on Saturday, 85 on Sunday, sunny both d … Read the rest of this entry >>

BACCHUS WINES CLOSING; PEOPLE FLOOD THE STORE FOR LIQUIDATION

Bacchus Wines at 2056 Broadway between 70th and 71st streets  is shutting its doors on Wednesday because the owners lost their lease, and the company is liquidating its inventory. Wines, glasses and other supplies are flying off the shelf today [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

LUXURY RETAIL MUSICAL CHAIRS: LANCOME’S EXIT MAKES ROOM FOR NEW HELMUT LANG

I had a chat with a construction worker yesterday and found out that the spot on the corner of 69th and Columbus vacated quite suddenly by beauty shop Lancome in May will be filled by Theory, the boutique clothing store [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FEEL THE GLEE AT THE JCC: FREE KARAOKE MONDAY

The Jewish Community Center on 75th Street and Amsterdam is rocking a huge free karaoke show/concert/party this Monday, hosted by Victor Neufeld (the CNN and 20/20 guy, I presume). The fun lasts from 8 to 9:30 p.m. “Better than karaoke, [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: DON’T BUY A PUPPY WHEN YOU’RE DRUNK

July 8, 2011 Weather: Scattered thunderstorms, High of 79 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

PULL UP A CHAIR: SUMMER HORROR MOVIE AND WORLD MUSIC SERIES ON THE UWS

By Harriet Flehinger On Wednesdays this summer, sling a folding chair over your shoulder and head out of the house. Come to Richard Tucker Park (66th St and Broadway, across from Lincoln Center) for live world music from noon until [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: WHAT MATT DILLON WANTS, MATT DILLON GETS

July 7, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 87 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE ENGLISH COUNTRY VILLAGE INSIDE THE UPPER WEST SIDE

By Marjorie Cohen What’s the quickest way to get to an English country village? Take the 1, 2 or 3 train to West 96th Street. Exit the train, walk west for half a block on 95th Street, and there it [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW JAZZY WINE BAR SLATED FOR LONG-VACANT 71ST STREET SPOT

By Robin Koo Greg Hunt, who tried to open a wine bar at 25 Central Park West last year but was stymied by opposition from litigious building residents, has now set his sites on a new neighborhood space. Hunt now [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SMILE, THE RACCOONS ARE WATCHING

July 6, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 91 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THESE AMAZING SUNSET/FIREWORKS SHOTS

Readers have been sending in photos of the amazing sunset and fireworks from last night and I’ve found a few more online. Now that phone cameras are so ubiquitous, it’s possible to see an event from 360 degrees. By ccho [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SAD STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS

July 5, 2011 Weather: Sunny, High of 91 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE AMAZING STORY OF AN UPPER WEST SIDE FAMILY THAT RAISED A CHIMP IN THEIR APARTMENT, NOW ON FILM

Project Nim, a documentary that won raves at Sundance and is coming out in New York theaters this Friday, tells the story of Columbia University graduate student Stephanie Lafarge, who tried to raise a chimpanzee as a child in her [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

QUAINT FRENCH UPPER WEST SIDE CAFE SHUTTERED

The city marshals have been getting awfully familiar with the Upper West Side, as they recently shut down another shop around the same time they locked the doors at the famous H&H Bagels last week. CafĂ© St. Honore, the quaint [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND GUIDE: WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO WATCH FIREWORKS, AND MORE

If you’re stuck in the city like me for this July 4, don’t despair! There are tons of things to do, and the weather is supposed to be gorgeous all weekend (though there’s a chance of rain Sunday). Also, the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

BAGELS & CO. ALREADY FEASTING ON H&H’S REMAINS

After H&H Bagels finally closed its doors on Wednesday, nearby Bagels & Co. spotted an opportunity. Even as people were still mourning the loss of the famous neighborhood institution on 80th Street and Broadway, wringing their hands over the future [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: SAY GOODBYE TO THE LAST SEX SHOP ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

July 1, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 83 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

FINALLY GAY MARRIAGE COMES UPTOWN: CENTRAL PARK POP-UP CHAPEL PLANNED

I was worried for awhile there that all the gay marriage fun might be happening in other parts of the city, particularly the West Village and Brooklyn. But it looks like the celebration will be coming uptown too, as a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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