Openings & Closings: Mimi Cheng’s, My Gym, Tartinery, Atlantic Grill

"Mimi taught us to never take shortc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Amid the Pandemic, Neighbors Bonded and a Block Association Was Born; You Can Do It Too

Often, the Upper West Side can feel like a small town within a large city. And there are certain blocks within the Upper West Side, that seem to resemble even smaller vill … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Roberta’s, Izzy’s Smokehouse, Planet Smoothie, Sapp’s

Roberta’s, a pizzeria that launched in Bushwick, Brooklyn, is opening its first standalone location in Manh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Reopenings: Wolfnights, Variazioni, Sweetgreen, West Side Restaurant, Owl’s Tail

Sandwiches and more are on their … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Hachi Maki, Le Pain Quotidien, HSBC

Japanese restaurant Hachi Maki is planning to open on Tu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Here are Some Restaurants and Bars That Have Reopened Indoor Dining

Governor Cuomo let restaurants reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity on Friday, and some Upper West Side eateries have begun serving inside a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Comedian Gives Local Waitress a $7,000 Tip, and $6,000 to Other Employees

A waitress at Lilly's Cocktail & Wine bar at 50 West 72nd Street near Columbus Avenue got a pretty thrilling tip on Friday -- a $7,000 check, cou … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cafe Amrita Needs A Little Help From The Neighborhood

We know. The people above aren’t wearing masks or social distancing. That’s because the photo was taken in the carefree … Read the rest of this entry >>

Promising Signs for 2 Local Restaurants: Community Food & Juice and Saiguette

Upper West Siders have watched with trepidation as some favorite local restaurants have been closed for extended periods without much informa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Vanessa’s Dumpling House, Benjamin Moore Paints, Vitamin Shoppe, House of Beauty

Vanessa's Dumpling House has soft-opened at 452 Amsterdam Ave (between 81st and 82nd). Vanessa's may be known for its dumplings, but it's … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Charles’ Country Pan Fried Chicken, Friedmans, L’Occitane, Night Hotel

There's some very exciting fried chicken news coming to West 72nd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Brooklyn Fare Supermarket Expects to Open This Summer, Pledges ‘Affordability and Convenience’

Brooklyn Fare Kitchen & Market confirmed it will be replacing Western Beef at 75 West End Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Street, and the co … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘On Mondays We Eat Local’: Roommates Launch an Initiative to Help Local Kosher Spots Survive

Upper West Side roommates, Jonah Rosen and Eli Nussbaum, both in their 20s, recently launched an initi … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Restaurant Week To Go’ Just Kicked Off; Here are the 41 Restaurants Participating on the UWS

“Restaurant Week To Go”—the pandemic version of the semi-annual event—kicked off on Monday, January … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Polestar, Skin Spa, Good Ramen to Eat, Lolo’s Taco Shack

Electric cars, ramen and t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Openings: El Fish Shack, Noi Due Cafe, Mimi Cheng’s

The neighborhood is getting new food opt … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Virgil’s Real BBQ, Vanessa’s Dumpling House

Virgil's Real BBQ, which has a popular Times Square location, has opened at 2452 Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Classic Emerald Inn Restaurant Needs Your Help to Continue Outdoor Dining

SPONSORED: The Emerald Inn, a fourth generation family-owned Upper West Side institution, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to improve and fo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Covid Inspires a New Tradition: High School History Teacher Cooks for Dozens of Shelter Residents Every Week

Lisa Greenwald, a public high school teacher and Upper West Sider, started a new tradition last spring. Every Wednesday she cooks and delivers … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Spaghetti Tavern, King Wang’s, Bolivian Llama Party, Elegant Barber, Vietnamese Spot

A new bar is coming, and some special sandwiches … Read the rest of this entry >>

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