UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: PARIS BAGUETTE, TANI, JUICE PRESS, THEORY

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Hide from the cold winds of spring at a new cafe, and upcoming clothing and juice spots on the Upper West Side. Meanwhile, a shoe store is nearly on its way … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENING UPDATES: RISOTERRIA, BONMI, HAN DYNASTY

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We have updates on several Upper West Side restaurant openings below. And frankly, they're all making my mouth water a li … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HELMUT LANG, PURDY GIRL, HAIR SALONS, RED STONE CAFE, MORE

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A high-end retailer, a cafe and some salons have closed as other local businesses are opening or expan … Read the rest of this entry >>

MARSHAL SEIZES MAMAJUANA CAFE, RETURNS POSSESSION TO LANDLORD

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Mamajuana Cafe, the Latin American restaurant on Amsterdam between 87th and 88th streets, was seized by the city marshal on Monday and shut down, … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: AMUSED, BROTHER JIMMY’S, STEAKHOUSE, HARLEM PIZZA CO.

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Dig your teeth into string bean frites, steak, barbequed meats and more in today's edition of Upper West Side restaurant open … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: A GIRL’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH SCHRAFFT’S IN THE 1940′S

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For many transported New Yorkers, the memory of corned beef or hot pastrami sandwiches on Jewish rye lingers years after they’ve moved to less ethnically oriented locati … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE ULTIMATE FAIRWAY SHOPPING GUIDE: ‘THE STRUGGLE IS REAL’

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Before its citywide takeover, Fairway belonged to the Upper West Side. The O.G. (Original Grocer) of our neighborhood hung its proverbial plaque on 74th and Broadway, and the … Read the rest of this entry >>

HEALTH DEPARTMENT SHUTTERS GRAND SICHUAN TEMPORARILY, CITING ROACHES AND EVIDENCE OF MICE

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Grand Sichuan, the Chinese restaurant on Amsterdam Avenue between 74th and 75th street, was shuttered last week by the Department of Health, whose insp … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: VIETNAMESE SANDWICHES, CHIRPING CHICKEN, JOE’S

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New places serving chicken, Vietnamese sandwiches and burgers-beer-cocktails are opening on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THIS EARLY-BIRD DEAL FOR THE NEW TASTE FOOD FESTIVAL

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New Taste of the Upper West Side, the food festival put on by the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District, will run from May 27-30 this y … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: FOR DECADES, SCHRAFFT’S WAS THE HOT LUNCH SPOT

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Schrafft's restaurants and confectioners were ubiquitous in New York through the 1960's, with more than 50 in the city and at least three on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘ELLA’ TO REPLACE CAFE RONDA; CHECK OUT THE MENU

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Cafe Ronda, the South American restaurant on Columbus between 71st and 72nd, closed about a month and a half ago, promising to reopen … Read the rest of this entry >>

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