PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES SAYS IT’S ‘SHOCKING’ THAT H&H BAGELS CLOSED

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In an interview with The Forward that covered such weighty issues as the Iran nuclear deal and anti-Semitism, President Obama rev … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MANHATTAN BREW & VINE, POULETTE, DIESEL, MORE

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A new restaurant and a wine bar have just opened on the Upper West Side. Check out lots of recent news … Read the rest of this entry >>

MISS MAMIE’S SPOONBREAD TOO SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Southern restaurant Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too on 110th street between Manhattan Avenue and Columbus was shuttered last week by the city H … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: THE STORY BEHIND AN UPPER WEST SIDE ICE CREAM SIGN; 3 MILLION GALLONS!

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In late August, confronted with oppressive humidity, blinding rays, and damp underarms, city folk turn to ice cream. Thoughts of deodorant and heatstroke are c … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HIMALAYAN CRAFTS, NARUTO RAMEN, HUMMUS KITCHEN, LIQUOR LICENSES, AND MORE

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A crafts store that's been around for 40 years is closing soon, as new restaurants come to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS & NOTES: THE ‘BEST’ RESTAURANTS AND ROTISSERIE CHICKEN, TELEPAN CELEBRATION

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"Best of" lists tend to generate fierce debates, and in olden times even led to fisticuffs, back when people wore fisticuff-links. Can I get a rimshot pl … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: JOSIE’S, SURA THAI, CAFE AMSTERDAM, FOOD EMPORIUM RUMOR

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One restaurant that caught the attention of the reviewers at Michelin and another that's been around for more than 20 years, have cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: TOLANI, SURROUNDINGS FLOWERS, BASICS PLUS, MORE

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A wine bar closes as new flower shop prepares to open. Check out news about some recent Upper West Side openings and closings b … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES REOPENS AFTER GETTING CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Jacob's Pickles, the popular Southern-style restaurant on 84th street and Amsterdam Avenue, was closed temporarily after racking up several health violations … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRENCH BAKERY CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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French bakery La Toulousaine on Amsterdam Avenue and 107th street was shuttered by the Department of Health on Monday after an inspector … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: UNCLE LUO YANG, NEW BAGELS, CHICOJULIO, MACCHINA, LOWE’S

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We have a ton of information about Upper West Side openings and closings, including new Chinese food and p … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: TWO NEW BAKERIES AND A NURSERY SCHOOL

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A new bakery and a new nursery school and day care have signed leases for spaces on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: WELLS FARGO, NAIL SALON, MACCHINA’S MENU

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A bank is moving to a long-vacant space as restaurants and a nail salon get set to … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CRAVE FISHBAR, LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN, PURDY GIRL, BOB’S FRAME SHOP

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A new seafood spot is coming, and there's lots more news below about recent Upper West Side openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD BACKS PERMIT FOR NEW BASEMENT BAR AT JACOB’S PICKLES

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After some passionate local pushback, Jacob’s Pickles’ application for a basement bar extension was approved by the Community Board – though it seems the disse … Read the rest of this entry >>

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