Wu + Nussbaum, the reincarnation of Nussbaum + Wu, has reopened on Broadway and 113th Street. “There are lines already,” writes Jennifer. As we expected, Chinese food appears to be getting a lot more attention in the new incarnation, with noodles, dumplings and Chinese dishes like Chicken with Broccoli ($14.95) getting top billing. Jewish deli food like bagels and nova remains on the menu too. There’s bubble tea too. You can see the menu here and here if you zoom in. The Columbia hotspot closed under confusing circumstances in 2018. Thanks to Nancy and Jennifer for the tips.
The Starbucks at 60th and Broadway is closing on July 22, as developers are preparing to knock the building down. Don’t worry, there are other Starbucks within three blocks in just about every direction. Thanks to Meredith for the tip.
Bolton’s clothing store on Broadway between 72nd and 73rd closed and emptied out quite suddenly. Thanks to Gretchen, Rita, Robin, Claudia and others for the tips.
Hiro Sushi on Freedom Place and 68th appears to have closed. It’s been dark for several days and isn’t taking phone calls. They just announced a new chef in 2017.
Indian restaurant Sapphire, which closed its location on 61st and Broadway last month, has found a new spot — at 2012 Broadway between 68th and 69th Streets. It plans to open on September 1, 2019. Thanks to Sue for the tip.
Arts and Athletics, which offers enrichment classes to schoolkids, is coming to 577 Columbus Avenue at 88th Street, writes Trish.