Openings & Closings: Joe Coffee, Make My Cake, Lilly’s, Raenu Thai

There are new places to get coffee and cockt … Read the rest of this entry >>

Small Business Focus: Murray’s Sturgeon Shop

You won’t find schmaltz (either “excessive sentimentality” or “clarified chicken fat”) at Murray’s Sturgeon Shop, on Broadway between 89th and 90th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurants: One Neighborhood Favorite Makes its Return, Another Gets its Replacement

During a recent meeting of Community Board 7’s Business & Consumer Issues Committee, a number of new restaurants received the liquor li … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Plant Shed, Joe & the Juice, Bike Rental, CVS

A new plant shop just opened and we're getting more juice and sn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trader Joe’s Holding Job Fair for New UWS Store

Upper West Siders have been waiting and waiting and waiting for Trader Joe's to open its new location at 670 Columbus Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: Business Cards and Receipts to Make Your Mouth Water

West Side Rag reader David saved receipts and business cards from some iconic Upper West Side businesses and sent us the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Sushi Inoue, Elea, Lucky Pickle, Renzo Gracie Martial Arts, Nail Club

The Upper West Side is getting a new Michelin-starred sushi restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gazala’s Set to Return to the UWS

Gazala's, the Druze restaurant that closed its doors on 78th street and Columbus in 2015, is planning to reopen at 447 Amsterdam Avenue between 81st and 82nd st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Owl’s Tail, Birdbath Bakery, Elsa Cafe, Muscle Maker Grill, Plant Shed, Joe Coffee

One avian-inspired cafe is closing on the Upper West Side while another is ope … Read the rest of this entry >>

Scaletta Ristorante to Close After 30 Years, Saying Landlord Pushed Them Out

Scaletta, the Italian restaurant at 50 West 77th Street off of Columbus Avenue, is serving its last dinner this Sunday, March 25 after failing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Amsterdam Cafe, Grain House, Orange Theory, St. Francis Thrift Shop

A cafe and a new Sichuan spot recently opened on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurants: Bar Veloce Makes its Way Uptown, Carnegie Hall Caterer to Replace Tom Colicchio Shop

Several new restaurants -- including a wine bar and a farm-to-table spot -- revealed their plans at a recent community board meeting about liquor license … Read the rest of this entry >>

Work Begins at Broadway Restaurant, Which Hopes to Reopen

Broadway Restaurant was badly damaged in a fire on New Year's Day, but the owner is now working on getting the old-school diner on Broadway be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Taste of the Upper West Side Returns May 18th – 19th With Discount for West Side Rag Readers

SPONSORED: Taste of the Upper West Side presented by American Airlines and Mastercard returns on May 18th – 19th, debuting a dozen new and exciting restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Il Gatto Nero, Joe & the Juice, Banana Republic, Surroundings Flowers, Floga, Team 7

Naughty pizza, prosciutto puffs and more are now available on the Upper West Side, as Banana Republic, a flower store and other shops c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Jing Fong Reopens, Blaming ‘Harsh Winter Conditions’ for Closure

Jing Fong, the dim sum spot at 380 Amsterdam Avenue (78th Street) that was closed by the Health Department last week, reopened on Wednesday n … Read the rest of this entry >>

Awadh Reopens After Beguiling Building Gas Outage, and Offers Complimentary Appetizers

Indian restaurant Awadh at 2588 Broadway (98th) has reopened after a 12-day shutdown due to an apparent gas problem in the building … Read the rest of this entry >>

Jing Fong Shuttered By Health Department

New dim sum restaurant Jing Fong on 78th and Amsterdam got an unwelcome visit from city inspectors this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Wednesdays: JG Melon

SPONSORED: For those who have haven't heard, New York City's most iconic burger has arrived on the Upper West Side. In this week's episode of WestSide Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Revealed About Upcoming Restaurants, Including Jacob’s Pickles Spinoff

Several new Upper West Side restaurants will be serving dishes at the upcoming New Taste of the Upper West Side food festival, which is set for May 1 … Read the rest of this entry >>

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