2 Local Restaurants Get $5,000 Grants to Boost Dining Setups as Winter Arrives

Upper West Side restaurants are struggling to attract customers as the weather gets colder, and two of them now have some extra cash to make their setups more invi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Smoke Jazz Club Now Offers Delivery; See What’s on the Menu!

SPONSORED: The Upper West Side’s world-famous Smoke Jazz and Supper Club now offers its acclaimed Soulful American cuisine for deli … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Vietnamese Spot Already So Popular It’s Turning Some Orders Away

Banh Vietnamese Shop House at 942 Amsterdam Avenue, between 106th and 107th Streets has been "soft-opened" for about three weeks, just serving food on the week … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fairway’s New Self-Checkout Kiosks are the Buzz of the Neighborhood; Some Approve While Others are ‘Flummoxed’

Fairway Market’s flagship location on 75th Street and Broadway has installed a fleet of self-checkout kiosks— and they are already a hot topic on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Openings: Broadway Family Mart, Miss Saigon, Chick Chick, Anar, Pastrami Queen

Just in time for winter, we got a new restaurant serving … Read the rest of this entry >>

Open Restaurant Street Gets Shortened; Here’s Who Is Participating

The Open Restaurant Street on Amsterdam Avenue from 97th to 110th Street will now be a little about shorter, but still delic … Read the rest of this entry >>

Takeda Reopens, With the Same Great Sushi Selection and Exciting New Options

SPONSORED: Takeda, the Upper West Side's much-anticipated edo-style sushi restaurant which originally opened in November 2019 has now reopened to the pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pier 72 Fan Starts Fundraiser as Diner is Set to Close

A neighbor of Pier 72 on 72nd Street and West End Avenue is raising money to help out employees there because of the restaurant's imminent clo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Krispy Kreme, Felice, Friedman’s, New Deli

It looked like there were already doughnuts in the cases as of this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Local Restaurants Fire Up the Heat Lamps

The temperature has dipped into the 40s in recent days, and local restaurants are keeping diners toasty with a wide variety of heat l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pier 72 Plans to Close at the End of the Month; Loyal Customers Launch a Petition to Save It

Pier 72, a 41-year-old neighborhood diner on the southeast corner of West 72nd Street and West End Avenue plans to close at the end of the month … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: The Astor Market Was a First (Failed) Attempt at a Supermarket on the Upper West Side

Just over 100 years ago, a member of the famed Astor family tried a unique experiment on 95th Street and Broadway -- a market where people coul … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Tasca, Shinbashi 72, 7-Eleven, The Upside, Medical Practice

Tasca, a Spanish and Latin-Caribbean restaurant, plans to open on Thu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cuomo Orders Restaurants, Bars and Gyms to Close at 10 p.m. as Covid Cases Rise

Governor Cuomo instituted new rules on Wednesday as Covid cases have climbed in the city, making restaurants and bars that have state liquor licenses … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: PlantShed, La Botaniste, Devachan Salon, Jeffrey Stein Salon, New Prompt Cleaners, Book Nook

PlantShed is opening a new plant store and coffee … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Spicy Survey of Chinese Restaurants Near Columbia That Have Reopened

A section of the Upper West Side and Morningside Heights known for Chinese restaurants is mostly back up and running, and the Columbia Spectator … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Banh Vietnamese, Sweetgreen, Jeffrey Stein Salon, Blue Bottle Coffee, Manny’s Bistro, Victoria’s Secret

New Vietnamese food and salad are on their way as a salon prepares to c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Paris Baguette, Flying Tiger, Vineyard Vines

A bakery and toy store are closing, but a clothing chain is on its … Read the rest of this entry >>

Delivery Workers Protest for More Protection After Robberies

Delivery workers protested at the intersection of 72nd Street and Broadway on Thursday, asking that more attention be paid to a series of e-bike t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Radio Amsterdam Bar, Solid State Coffee, Hunan Park, Sheer Beauty & Lashes

Radio Amsterdam bar, which replaced Bourbon Street Bar at 407 Amsterdam Avenue near 79th, appears to have closed for … Read the rest of this entry >>

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