Kung Fu Tea, a bubble tea chain started by three friends, is opening at 2851 Broadway near 111th Street, according to RJ, who took the photo above. The spot was once a shoe repair shop. Kung Fu Tea sells all sorts of drinks, including slushies and espresso.
An American Craftsman, which closed its location on Columbus and 74th Street last year, is reopening at 2007 Broadway between 68th and 69th Streets, according to a sign on the door. That spot used to hold clothing store Montmartre. Thanks to Hyman Rosen for the photo.
And the old Caesar’s Pizza spot at 493 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd-84th) that was around for 36 years is being replaced by David’s Check-Cashing. Thanks to Rachel for the photo.