Olde Good Things is coming back to the Upper West Side, opening a new store at 2424 Broadway between 89th and 90th Streets, the former home of Jennifer Convertibles. Olde Good Things closed its Columbus Avenue store in 2014. “Nice to have that space filled…but it can’t possibly any less expensive than the space they had on Columbus,” notes Beth. Thanks to Mary Ellen and Beth for the tips.
Mexican restaurant Guacamole is opening this week at 768 Amsterdam Avenue at 98th Street, the former home of Chicojulio. There’s an outdoor area and a colorful bar. It will serve “authentic Mexican food,” according to owner Victor Hernandez.
California clothing boutique Johnny Was was expected to open on Wednesday. Thanks to David for the tip.
A new store called Floga is set to open at 224 Columbus Avenue between 70th and 71st, the former home of men’s boutique Sean. Floga will sell accessories, mostly from Greece, according to the Columbus Avenue BID.
Refresh Nail n Spa has opened at 250 West 78th Street. Thanks to Lauren for the tip.
Supertacos, the new restaurant on 96th Street and West End Avenue, was temporarily closed because of a leak, but was expected to reopen by Wednesday (yesterday). Pick-a-Bagel/La Salle Dumplings on 61st and West End and Schatzie the Butcher were temporarily closed for health violations last week, but have reopened.