These American Restaurants Make It Easy to Celebrate Flag Day on June 14

On June 14, we will celebrate Flag Day, which commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. One way you can celebrate this patriotic holiday with a tasty bite is to check out one of the American eateries in our Upper West Side neighborhood.

Ready to snack on some hamburgers, hot dogs, milkshakes and other American favorites? Order takeout or delivery from these American eateries, all of which are located only a stone’s throw away from your Sagamore apartment.

Fred’s, located at 476 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is a seven minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a half bar, half casual American burger joint in a below-ground setting with dog photos on the wall.

The eatery, named after a female black Labrador retriever who was bred by the dedicated people at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, is offering both curbside pickup as well as delivery, all of which at a 10 percent discount when you place your order through their website.

Sugar Factory, located at 1991 Broadway, New York which is seven minutes from your Sagamore apartment, offers guests a one-of-a-kind dining experience, serving decadent and tasty fare to satisfy any craving.

Created by a team of world-class chefs, the signature menu offers everything from pancakes and sweet and savory crepes to salads, burgers and pizzas, all available throughout the day. Sugar Factory also offers spiked adult beverages made with premium spirits, including Sugar Factory’s signature 36-ounce alcohol-infused smoking candy goblets, all of which are available without alcohol for the kids.

Fred’s

476 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 579-3076

Sugar Factory

1991 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

(212) 414-8700

Check Out These Farmers’ Markets Near Your Sagamore Apartment

During this time, some of us are more concerned with our health now more than ever. On the Upper West Side, we’re lucky that it’s very easy to stay healthy – near our Sagamore apartments, there are tons of farmers’ markets where you can get fresh, local produce, bread, meats and other goods.

Despite the pandemic, many of these farmers’ markets are still in operation, serving the community by providing fare that’s unique to our region. If your fridge is looking a little bare but you know what can be found at the supermarket just won’t cut it, check out these nearby farmers’ markets.

Tucker Square Greenmarket, located at W 66th St &, Broadway, New York which is a 10 minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, offers locally grown produce just across the street from Lincoln Center. 

Seasonal vegetables range from fresh staples like corn and greens to delicacies like squash blossoms and fairtytale eggplant. Orchards boast sweet berries, stone fruit and over 80 varieties of apples. Plus, you’ll love their impeccable farmstead cheeses, fresh seafood, grass fed beef, duck and duck charcuterie, eggs and artisanal baked goods.

77th/79th Street Greenmarket, located at Columbus Avenue &, W 77th St, New York which is five minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a year-round market which stretches from 78th St. to 81st Streets each Sunday.

Shoppers will find grass fed beef, New York’s freshest fish, duck, chicken, ostrich, goat cheese, fresh flowers, eggs, honey, baked goods, apple cider and a large variety of fruit and vegetables. Look for foraged greens like ramps in the spring, and an abundance of corn and berries come summer. 

Tucker Square Greenmarket

W 66th St &, Broadway, New York, NY 10023

(212) 788-7900

77th/79th Street Greenmarket

Columbus Avenue &, W 77th St, New York, NY 10024

(212) 788-7900