Posts Tagged ‘Bar’

Vai-ing for Attention

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining West Side Spirit, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Vai stands out from the crowd on Amsterdam Avenue The restaurant row of Amsterdam Avenue is dominated by the sort of Japanese fusion restaurant whose menu is dominated by eight pages of maki that feature mango, cream cheese, and tempura-fried everything. Their outdoor seating is a sea of blond ponytails and pink-and-purple-topped plates, and waves [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

crimeblotter Handing It Over Apparently, in an urban metropolis, even the public bathroom isn’t safe from enterprising robbers, or so a recent incident reported by the NYPD would indicate. A 57-year-old woman was at the Whitehall Ferry Terminal in the early afternoon when she made her way to the restrooms. After selecting a stall, she placed [&hellip
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Oh, What a Tangled Vine

Written by admin on . Posted in Uncategorized

By Linnea Covington Walking into a wine bar can often feel a little daunting. You see a full list bursting with promise, but only a few names ring a bell. To the uneducated wine drinker, names like “rueda” and “refosco” remain mysterious grapes and blends we often skip in favor of better-known bottles, like pinot [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

There was a last-days-of-Rome feeling of gritty decadence and debauched grandeur at Yogi’s this past Saturday night. The irony, of course, is that this is likely the first time those two adjectives have been applied to one of the most authentic dive bars around. For 10 years, Yogi’s, on Broadway between 75th and 76th streets, [&hellip
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