Fairway on 125th Expected to Close for Good Without Last-Minute Bidder

The Fairway on 125th Street and 12th Avenue is expected to shut its doors unless a last-minute bidder emerges, according to a report in Cra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fire Tears Through Fred’s Restaurant

There was a kitchen fire at Fred’s restaurant, at 202 West 83rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on Tuesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Feeding Frontline Medical Workers May Also Save A Family Business; How You Can Help

In the wake of Covid-19 where New York City has fast become an epicenter, one Upper West Side family is hard at work feeding fron … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trader Joe’s on 72nd Closes for Cleaning After Employee Tests Positive for Virus

Trader Joe's has temporarily closed its store at 72nd Street and Broadway for cleaning after an employee tested positive for the coronav … Read the rest of this entry >>

Where are the Open Restaurants? Generous Geniuses Convert Our List Into a Handy Map

Two enterprising and philanthropic readers each had the same idea this week -- to turn our list of restaurants that are still offering delivery and takeout into a map. … Read the rest of this entry >>

More Than 100 UWS Restaurants That Are Open For Takeout and Delivery: A List

The Upper West Side would hardly be a neighborhood without its restaurants. Aside from employing hundreds of thousands of New York … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Hungry Reporter Makes the Rounds on Sunday Night

Pio Pio? Closed. Café Luxembourg? Closed. Barney Greengrass? Open. “It’s a new normal. The earth turned on a dime. I feel like we’re going into Armageddon,” said Gary Greengrass, propr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Restaurant Owners Try to Help Laid-Off Workers; Here’s How You Can Donate

Restaurant owners are laying off employees in droves now that bars and restaurants are closed to sit-down drinking and dining. Takeout … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Side Turning Into Bourbon Street: ‘Frozen Margs to Go’ are a Big Hit at The Heights Bar & Grill

In times of self-quarantine, The Heights Bar & Grill has figured out what people … Read the rest of this entry >>

Some UWS Restaurants are Essentially Acting Like Grocery Stores Now; Welcome to Fiorello Gourmet Market

Restaurants are struggling to stay open now that the state has said they can no longer serve people inside. So some have found new … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morton Williams Holding ‘Senior Hours’ Before Regular Opening; Whole Foods Market Too

Morton Williams is giving seniors a special period of time when they can buy groceries before other customers are allowed into the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Le Pain Quotidien, Broadway News, Mexican Festival, Urban Outfitters, Au Jus

A Belgian bread and sandwich chain may be closing, but we just got some new Oklahoma barb … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurants are Suffering; Some Find Creative Ways to Keep Serving Upper West Siders

As COVID-19 continues to spread at an alarming pace, lives have become topsy-turvy in a matter of days. Nothing is normal and things are changing by the mi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trader Joe’s Shortens Hours As Stores Deal With Enormous Crowds

Trader Joe's has been inundated with crowds in the past week as people stock up for an extended home stay amid the coronavirus. And now the store is shortening hours of opera … Read the rest of this entry >>

Daily Provisions, Bar Boulud, Boulud Sud, Saiguette Join Growing List of Restaurants Closing Temporarily

Several local restaurants have closed as city leaders urge people to stay inside and stop congregating in light of the coronav … Read the rest of this entry >>

Column: In a Nervous Time, Delivery Workers Play a Key Role and Deserve Respect

With people afraid to go to restaurants due to the spread of the Coronavirus, New Yorkers will look to food deliveries as healthy alternat … Read the rest of this entry >>

The New Normal: Trader Joe’s Lines Stretch in Two Directions Even Before 8 a.m. Opening

The coronavirus has led to a new daily ritual for many Upper West Siders -- rising in the early dawn to get your Trader Joe's … Read the rest of this entry >>

Turkuaz Turkish Restaurant Settles Down in Midtown West

SPONSORED: Turkuaz was a landmark for 18 years in the Upper West Side as the largest Turkish restaurant in New York City. In 2019, Turkuaz relocated to Midtown We … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Tale of Two Fredas, New Cricket Club, and More

A speakeasy, a salad chain, two unrelated Fredas, and some of the neighborhood’s favorite Amsterdam dives showed up to receive approvals on liquor licens … Read the rest of this entry >>

Matzoh Ball Misery: Fine & Schapiro Has Closed for Good

Fine & Schapiro, the Kosher restaurant at 138 West 72nd Street, has closed its doors for good after 93 years in the same location, according to the general manager o … Read the rest of this entry >>