Openings & Closings: New Magnolia Bakery, Paper Source, Earth Cafe, Pastrami Queen

New cupcakes and pastrami are coming in as a nice coffee shop cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurants Can Reopen Indoor Dining on Wednesday; Here’s How Some Local Spots are Preparing

Restaurants city-wide are gearing up for the start of indoor dining, which can begin this Wednesday at 25% capacity. Many Upper West Side restaurant owners and man … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Anar, Discount Mart, Macaron Parlour, New Kosher Grocery Store

Indian food, discount goods and more are co … Read the rest of this entry >>

Outdoor Dining Will Continue In the Winter and Beyond; Heat Lamps Allowed Too

Mayor de Blasio said the city will allow restaurants to set up seating outside year-round, and the policy will continue indefinitely. De Blasio … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: Mini-Food Fest Planned in the People’s Garden to Support 15 Restaurants

The "People's Garden" on 111th Street and Amsterdam Avenue is hosting a unique food festival on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. It's … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cafe du Soleil’s Space-Age Seating Is a Hit: ‘People Want Their Bubbles’

Big, plastic bubbles, with tables and chairs and happy diners inside them, line the sidewalk in front of Café du S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Beauty Box, Mighty Bowl, Vino Levantino, Broadway Pizza

A new spa is opening, and a pizza spot was saved, but two restaurants appear to have closed up … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Beacon Bar, Manhattan Mailroom, Moscot, OsteoStrong, Bistro Cassis’ Replacement

A bar has closed, as an eyeglass shop and bone-strength center get ready to … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Newest Street Crop on the Upper West Side: Zucchini

Corn has famously been growing on West 101st Street this summer. But now the Upper West Side is getting a new crop in a tree bed on West End A … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bronx Ice Expanding into Deliveries on the Entire Upper West Side

SPONSORED: The Bronx Ice Co. which opened on the Upper West Side in early August was recently dubbed the “Best New Italian Ice” in New York City by Gothamist. Bronx Ice … Read the rest of this entry >>

Indoor Dining Set to Start Back Up in New York City on September 30

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced on Wednesday that indoor dining in New York City will be allowed to start up again on September 30th with a 25% occupancy l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Rapid Test Center, Chama Mama, Calaveras Corner, Sforno, The Upside

Fast Covid testing, and some interesting new food choices are in our latest edition of Upper West Side open … Read the rest of this entry >>

Filmmaker Shows How Outdoor Dining Has Made the UWS Look ‘Very European’ and Alive

Mark O'Toole sent us the following video in response to some of the angst that has filled the Upper West Side in recent weeks, as neighbors battle … Read the rest of this entry >>

A First Peek at the Cipriani Mega-Market; Room Service Anyone?

Cipriani is creating a food market at the new Waterline Square development, and reader Jeff snapped some photos of the interior after workers took the paper in front of the windows … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Zaad, Kissaki, La Terrine

There are new options for sushi, falafel and … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sarabeth’s Is About To Reopen, With Some New Treats

Sarabeth's, the classic restaurant at 423 Amsterdam Avenue between 80th and 81st Streets, is reopening on Saturday, answering a que … Read the rest of this entry >>

Reopenings Update: Zabar’s Cafe, Pio Pio, Leopard at Artistes, Billy’s Bakery

Restaurants continue to reopen in the neighborhood, bringing new life to some dormant bl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Closings: Santa Fe and 8th Hill

Santa Fe, the Southwestern restaurant at 73 West 71st Street, has closed "for now" because they can't come to terms on rent … Read the rest of this entry >>

Amsterdam Avenue ‘Restaurant Street’ Will Now Operate on Both Saturday and Sunday

Amsterdam Avenue from 97th Street to 110th has been closed off to traffic on Saturdays for the last few weeks as part of the city's open streets pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Permit Shows Former JG Melon Spot Will Serve Pizza

Famed burger spot JG Melon closed its restaurant at 480 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd Street) in October of last year. But new permits … Read the rest of this entry >>

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