Beach Reads Are Aplenty At These Upper West Side Bookstores

It’s still beach season! If you’re planning on heading to the shore this weekend, then you’re going to need a fun beach read to help you relax while you hang out on the sand. If your Sagamore library is looking a little empty, we have plenty of options here in town.

The Upper West Side has lots of options for bookstores, including those that specialize in memoirs, children’s books, nonfiction, and of course, beach reads. Check out these stores for a book that will have you glued until the final page!

Westsider Rare & Used Books, located at 2246 Broadway, New York which is a 15 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a used book and music store offering fiction, art books, children’s literature and rock music albums.

If you’re looking for a certain rare book or you’re sick of seeing the same old options on bookstore shelves, then head to the Westsider for rare finds. Plus, if you want to make some room for your new books, bring in your old ones for some cash.

Book Culture on Columbus, located at 450 Columbus Ave, New York which is a 10 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is an independent bookstore for best-sellers, literary fiction, art books and academic titles.

This store fulfills the essential role of being an independent source for ideas and literary art on the bustling Upper West Side. A visit to one of this store will energize your mind and remind you of the amazing joy of reading!

Westsider Rare & Used Books

2246 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

(212) 362-0706

Book Culture on Columbus

450 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 595-1962

Keep Cool at These Upper West Side Eateries This Summer

Cool, dark and comfortable – there are some restaurants on the Upper West Side that just beg to be enjoyed during the summertime thanks to the welcome respite that they provide from the heat. Near our Sagamore apartments, we have tons of options for that which make it worth venturing outside of your AC for!

If you’re looking for an eatery that’s bound to make you forget that it’s near 100 degrees outside, then check out these local restaurants. No matter how hot their food is, you’ll feel nice and cool inside!

Senn Thai Comfort Food, located at 452 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is an eight minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a pint-sized eatery featuring an array of traditional Thai comfort food in a rustic-chic setting.

Their food is a reminiscent of Thailand and is also the most authentic way for anyone who is interested in Thai culture to get to know what Thai style every day food really is. Come in and try Thai street food like you have never experienced before!

Bodrum, located at 584 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is around the block from your Sagamore apartment, breathes some fresh air into the Upper West Side dining scene with an ambitious, unique menu of Mediterranean food. 

With Turkish, Greek, Lebanese, French and Italian culinary influences (just to name a few), Bodrum places brick oven pizza next to mezzes, kebabs next to fish, finding a common thread that unifies Mediterranean cuisines.

Senn Thai Comfort Food

452 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 501-7755


584 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 799-2806