Where to Get Your Cookies on the Upper West Side For the Holidays

One of the best parts of the holidays is treating ourselves to sweet goodies before January (and our workout goals) roll around, and there’s no better way to do that than by indulging in some quality cookies.

However, if you’re way too busy with holiday shopping and preparation to bake some red and green cookies for you and the family to enjoy, don’t worry about turning your Sagamore oven on and instead, head to these local bakeries for sweets without the headache.

Levain Bakery, located at 167 W 74th St, New York which is an eight minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is known for their fresh breads, cookies and other baked treats at this tiny shop that donates unsold goods to charity.

Levain is a cozy neighborhood bakery where locals are greeted by name. A steady stream of loyal regulars stand side by side with tourists, eager to sample the legendary baked goods. From an inventive array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie, everything is baked on-site.

By the Way Bakery, located at 2442 Broadway, New York which is one block from your Sagamore apartment, is a homey bake shop offering gluten-free, dairy-free and kosher versions of classic American treats.

By the Way Bakery is an old-fashioned bakery where everything is made by hand, from scratch, in small batches. Come and visit them to find out why so many people have fallen in love with their bite-size little shops!


Levain Bakery

167 W 74th St, New York, NY 10023

(212) 874-6080


By the Way Bakery

2442 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

(212) 877-0806

Where To Find the Perfect Holiday Gift on the Upper West Side

Sometimes, it can be difficult to find that perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list. However, in a busy neighborhood like the Upper West Side, there are tons of local shops sporting interesting gift items to make everyone happy this December.

If you’re on the hunt for  gifts this weekend, then check out some of these Upper West Side stores for a gift that’s sure to impress. Plus, you won’t have to venture far from your Sagamore apartment to do it!

Shishi, located at 2488 Broadway, New York which is a four minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a contemporary women’s boutique selling a selection of trendy, relaxed casualwear.

Awarded by TimeO ut New York as a best value boutique, you know that you’re in for a great deal as well some beautiful, unique clothing when you stop by Shishi. If there’s a fashionista on your list, then check out this shop!

Laytner’s Linen and Home, located at 2270 Broadway, New York which is a 10 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a neighborhood standby for a variety of home staples, from bedding and towels to furniture and appliances.

Laytner’s has been serving the NYC community and beyond for over 50 years. They are proud bedding experts who believe a comfy bed is a happy customer. Fans of Laytner’s love their bedding for its quality and durability. Their selection is well priced, beautiful and woven to last!



2488 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

(646) 692-4510


Laytner’s Linen and Home

2270 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

(212) 724-0180