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Upper West Side: Edgar’s Cafe Opens Up a Second Location on Amsterdam

Neighborhood stalwart Edgar’s Cafe has opened a second location between 91st and 92nd streets on Amsterdam Ave.
The original locale on W. 84th Street was named after writer Edgar Allen Poe, who once resided at that address. The new Edgar’s has none of the funky atmosphere of the original; it looks like any other NY sandwich-coffee [...]

The Best Coffee and Pastries? Try NY’s Macchiato Espresso Bar

Last Friday, I was lugging my computer down 44th Street just east of Grand Central on my way to catch the Hampton Jitney.  I felt an urge for caffeine that could not be denied. You know the feeling. If you’re not inhaling coffee immediately-as in the next three minutes-you’re going to have yourself a good [...]

Upper West Side: Two New Restaurants

The New York Times reported yesterday that a couple of new eateries are opening in the ‘hood. One makes me happy. One makes me sad.
A new Viennese-style coffee house and wine bar will open in the space that was occupied by Maya Schaper Cheese & Antiques. I’ve spent many afternoons browsing [...]