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The new Strand location, set to open in March, will take the place of the recently-closed Book Culture on Columbus Avenue and 81st Street.

Strand Bookstore Comes to UWS

February 19, 2020

Student favorite bookstore, The Strand announced it will be opening a new location at 450 Columbus Ave. at 81st Street.

VIDEO: Hot Cocoa Crawl

VIDEO: Hot Cocoa Crawl

December 20, 2019

Kendall Bottjer goes on a hot cocoa crawl of the Upper West Side, tasting and evaluating which cup is the best.

At Holey Cream, located on Ninth Ave. between 52nd and 53rd Streets, doughnuts are made fresh daily. (Matt Surrusco/The Observer)

NYC Eats: Holey Cream

October 7, 2017

By ALEXIS CHAPIN Contributing Writer When walking into Holy Cream, one may think it is just anoth...

The Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center is now offering $25 memberships for students. (JESSICA HANLEY/THE OSBERVER)

The Hidden Gem of the Upper West Side

February 12, 2016

By MATTHEW MCCARTHY Sports Editor For those looking for a fitness center, The Gertrude Ederle Recreati...