Vaccines Will Be Required to Dine Inside, Work Out at Gyms and See Shows

Mayor de Blasio put some muscle behind Monday’s call for everyone to get vaccinated, announcing on Tuesday morning that he will be mand … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sherry Herring, Felice, Faherty, Taqueria 86, Beard Papa’s, Blank Street Coffee

If you're the kind of Upper West Sider who likes their food salted, pickled and cured, it sounds like you're in for a t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Nitza’s Boutique, Venchi, Covacha, Nailology, Gopuff, Fillup Coffee

Never fear, chocolate and coffee are on their … Read the rest of this entry >>

Emerald Inn Adds a New Billiards Table to Go With Its Famous Burgers and Wings

SPONSORED: There's another great reason to head over to the Emerald Inn, the classic UWS bar and restaurant at 250 West 72nd Street. It's now got a rare amenity: a new billiards t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings and Relocations: Allbirds, Hungry & Healthy Marketplace, CityMD, Gorillas, Fridge No More, New Cafe

You may or may not be able to dunk a basketball in Allbirds, but you can at least feel good about their impact on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gabriel’s Relaunches Against All Odds, Another Big Reason to Bet On New York’s Comeback

I once saw Michael Bloomberg dispensing advice over a plate of grilled salm … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYC Restaurant Week Starts Monday, July 19th; Reservations Are Available Now

Restaurant Week is a twice-yearly, prix-fixe program, in which participating restaurants citywide offer special … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Best Assignment in Town: Covering the Transformed Old John’s Diner, Where the Egg Creams and Mojitos Flow

Time loves a hero. For Old John’s Diner on West 67th Street and Amsterdam Avenue that hero is Louis S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattanville Market: A Modern New Food Hall Featuring Four Restaurants Opens on Columbia’s West Harlem Campus

The market is host to four eateries where food can be ordered, paid for, pick … Read the rest of this entry >>

Updated: Church’s ‘Friendly Fridge’ Forced to Close After Neighbors Complain

The catch phrase of "community fridges" is "take what you need, leave what you … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings and Reopenings: The Pet Market, Traviata Two, Camp, New Deli, Crave Fishbar

The Pet Market, a local pet store chain, now has two locations on West 72nd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘A Collective Oh No!’ La Mirabelle Has Closed — But There’s Hope!

"Long-time neighborhood mainstay La Mirabelle, which closed as the pandemic began, appears now to be gone for … Read the rest of this entry >>

Liquor Licenses Approved for Italian, Japanese Restaurants

Community Board 7’s Business and Consumer Issues Committee approved new liquor license applications for three restaurants at its Wednesday mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

From the Window of Her Food Cart She’s Watched and Nourished the Neighborhood for Two Decades

She is a small woman with big smile and a gift for gab, who has been serving high-quality, delicious coffee and food from "Mama's" … Read the rest of this entry >>

Never Fear, ‘The Pickle Guy’ is Back!

Upper West Siders, rejoice! WSR can confirm the return of Pickles Olives Etc., a.k.a. “The Pickle Guy,” at the Grand Bazaar flea m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: LPQ, Max Chess Academy, Old John’s Diner

The small Le Pain Quotidien cafe is open outside the subway station on 72nd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Janie’s, Allbirds, Wolfnights

A new bakery called Janie's is opening this s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Banana Republic, Le Pain Quotidien, Dr. Brilliant, Big Bag, Amsterdam Market Place

"It is nice to have a place to grab a freshly prepared sandwich or that one item you may have forgo … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Year Later, Some Local Spots Are Still Counting Their GoFundMe Blessings

In the depths of the pandemic, small businesses on the Upper West Side and their supporters turned to crowdsourcing site GoFund … Read the rest of this entry >>

2 Local Restaurants Make List of City’s Most Pet-Friendly Spots

With outdoor dining having expanded throughout the neighborhood, there's more space for your pooch to join your al fresco p … Read the rest of this entry >>

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