The Best of The Upper West Side

The Laureate entrance 

We compield a list of some of the best things to do on the Upper West Side. See a show in Lincoln Center, learn to paint with wine in hand, or grab a delectable meal. 

Dining & Bars

The Ribbon

The Ribbon is an upscale restaurant from the people behind Blue Ribbon. It’s a great hangout for the after work crowd and more. Enjoy a tray of oysters while watching the latest sporting events and be sure to check out their extensive bar and whisky program.

Price: $$$

Recommendation: The Oysters or Ox burger

Address: 20 W 72nd St.

 

Community Food & Juice

The from-scratch menu at Community Food & Juice is one of the main reasons people line up every weekend. The best time to visit is for brunch, where the menu is extensive and filled with all of your comfort-food favorites along with an incredible number of decadent treats. The space is less sophisticated and quaint, but the staff is super friendly.

Price: $$

Recommendation: B.E.LT. and Blackberry Bellini

Address: 2893 Broadway

 

Han Dynasty

This is a popular (and often times very busy) location right in the downtown area. Specializing in Szechuan-style Asian cuisine, it will tempt your taste buds and spice things up a bit. It’s worth the wait.

Price: $$

Recommendation: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Address: 215 W 85th

 

Entertainment

Paint & Sip Studio New York

Sit down, enjoy a fabulous glass of wine, and learn how to paint. Experts will lecture as well as demonstrate, and you get to take your work home!

Recommendation: It’s B.Y.O.B.

Address: 246 W 80th St.

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center is a NYC cultural staple, and one of the best places to go to enjoy the ballet, jazz concerts, and of course, some of the city’s best theatre productions.

Recommendation: The King and I

Address: 10 Lincoln Center Plz.

 

Hayden Planetarium

The Upper West Side has a number of fantastic museums and educational spaces ideal for the family including the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. Be sure to check out the changing schedule and programming options.

Recommendation: Dark Universe, narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Address: Central Park West at 79th St.

 

Some of our Favorite Buildings

Avery

Overlooking the Hudson River, the Avery comes stacked with an array of building amenities including a fitness center, library, club suite, 24-hour doorman, and landscaped courtyard garden. Residents will receive discount tickets to local shows and events. Apartments up to 7 bedrooms.

The Laureate

Across 76 units over 20 floors, and with units up to 7 bedrooms, residents will have a variety of floorplans to choose from. Fully equipped kitchens come with dishwashers, plus oversized windows line the units providing plenty of natural light. Bike room, fitness center, laundry room, and parking are available.

The Olcott

The Olcott offers gorgeous views of Central Park. As a landmark building in the Upper West Side, the Olcott fully delivers with a great amenities package including a resident dining room, bicycle storage, children's playroom, fitness room, and cold storage, and a 24 hr doorman. Apartments feature custom, Italian cabinetry, oak hardwood floors, and top-of-the-line appliances.

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