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Fairway to Open Up on the Upper East Side

Upper East Siders may finally be able to shed their grocery store inferiority complexes now that Fairway is scouting a new store location at 240 E. 86th St., between Second and Third avenues. According to Crain’s New York Business, the Upper West Side specialty grocer has its eye on the 60,000 square feet of space [...]

Hanukkah Food Event: Italian Jewish Culinary Traditions Discussed at Upper East Side New York Synagogue

Just in time for Hanukkah, food writer Leah Koenig will discuss Italian Jewish culinary traditions at a program being held at an Upper East Side synagogue. Did you know that Italian Jews are credited with popularizing eggplant, fennel and pumpkin as far back as the 2nd century BCE? Koenig will discuss how some traditional recipes—think [...]

Recently Shuttered Upper West Side Bruno Ravioli To Migrate to Upper East Side

When Bruno Ravioli closed its Upper West Side store on for good Sept. 25 it was a sad day for neighborhood pasta lovers. But the Upper West Side’s loss will soon be the Upper East Side’s gain. Bruno will be opening a new uptown shop at Madison and 98th Street, according to company owner Jim [...]

Urban Farming in New York: Municipal Arts Society Discusses Its Future

East Side, West Side, half of New York seems to be growing lettuce and carrots in backyard or rooftop mini-farms. The Municipal Arts Society will be taking a look at the future of urban farming in New York in an upcoming Jane Jacob Forum Nov. 3.  The preservation group will address the question: can New [...]

Upper West Side: Grant’s Tomb Night Crawl and Feel Free Central Park Concert

Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb? Well, we all know the answer to that one. Last night, the National Park Service opened up Grant’s Tomb, at 122th Street and Riverside, for a spooky but enlightening tour of the great Civil War general’s tomb. It’s all part of the Park Service’s week of activities in the run-up [...]