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 >>

WHOLE FOODS ADMITS OVERCHARGING, PLEDGES FREE FOOD IF YOU CATCH THEM

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After initially disputing a city study that said the company had been overcharging New Yorkers, Whole Foods' co-CEO's acknowledged "mistakes" in labeling their packaged f … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: JACOB’S TRIES AGAIN FOR A BASEMENT BAR AND MORE ON CB7 AGENDA

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Jacob's Pickles will try again on Tuesday night to win the community board's approval for a basement bar at its restaurant on 84th street and Amsterdam Ave … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: SABA’S PIZZA, MANHATTAN BREW & VINE, 80 RIVERSIDE CAFE, STARBUCKS, MORE

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The neighborhood just got more pizza, wine and coffee, but lost some delicious baked g … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUPLE CLAIMS THEIR APARTMENT BASICALLY FEELS LIKE INSIDE OF A FRESH BAGEL

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Some people apparently don't like the warm, fresh scent of bagels in their apartment, at least not when it causes their apartment to hit “105 degrees, even in the win … Read the rest of this entry >>

LEGISLATURE BARKS TWICE TO PASS DINING WITH DOGS BILL

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A bill allowing dog owners to dine with their pooches at outdoor tables has passed both the state assembly and state senate and is now sitti … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY INSPECTORS SAY WHOLE FOODS IS MISLABELING AND OVERCHARGING; COMPANY FIGHTS BACK

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City inspectors with the Department of Consumer Affairs say Whole Foods is ripping off customers by mislabeling pre-packaged foods to make them seem hea … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: SOUL CYCLE, GLOBAL TABLE, WILLOW, UPS, MORE

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A new workout spot and restaurant have opened, while a longtime clothing store closes its doors so the owners can drink "frozen margaritas." Read about several local openings and closings b … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MACCHINA, CITYPIE, BROTHER JIMMY’S, WEST END HALL, MORE

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There's lots of restaurant news to report in this edition of Upper West Side openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROTHER JIMMY’S CLOSES SUDDENLY

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Brother Jimmy's, the bar and restaurant on Amsterdam between 80th and 81st streets, closed suddenly on Sunday. The bar was expect … Read the rest of this entry >>

10 CSAs ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE WHERE YOU CAN GET FRESH FOOD FROM LOCAL FARMS

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Community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs allow cityfolk to buy produce and meat from nearby farmers, giving locals a steady supply of the most in-season … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEZZOGIORNO RESTAURANT, AMITY HALL BAR COMING SOON TO THE UWS

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A community board hearing about liquor licenses and sidewalk cafes revealed a lot about some new restaurants set to open soon on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

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