Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

Movin' On Up: Our Guide To The Newly Improved Upper UES

  1. Begin
    o

    115

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    With a record-themed wine shop, an artisanal cocktail joint, and a haute cheese-inspired beer bar, the tippity-top spot of the Upper East Side is slowly becoming hip.

    Some call it the Upper East Side, or the Upper-Upper East Side. For others, it’s Spanish Harlem or East Harlem. There’s also a whisper of (cringe) SpaHa — a newly-minted realtor’s term that can only forecast what’s in store for the neighborhood. (#hipsters) Call it what you will, the area around (and mostly above) the 96th Street subway stop is home to a host of hotspots that are making the longer commute cool. (Who would have ever thought those words would be uttered?) Click through our cheat-sheet for a few newbies — and some old standbys — to hit the ‘hood right.
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Wellness

The Surprising Way To Make Anger Healthy

The last time you got angry or anxious, how did you deal? Chances are, you tried to sidestep the negative vibes and get on with your day. Many of us cope by slapping on a happy face — but researchers say this may not be the best approach. There’s a reason we evolved millions of years and still continue to experience read

Shopping

What Gigi Hadid Wears While Off-Duty In Italy

The next time you feel too worn-out to put together a great outfit — like, tomorrow morning — take a cue from Gigi Hadid. She's spent the last month strutting down countless runways in New York, Paris, and Milan, and yet she's still managed to toss on subtly genius looks with impressive regularity. Yesterday, minutes read