UWS Gets Two Car-Free ‘Open Boulevards’ and a Sunday Outdoor Restaurant Street

Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues between 106th and 110th Street will become car-free "Open Boulevards" on wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tribute: Restaurant Manager Hing Chi Stephen Chung Paved the Way for Others to Succeed

Herman Chung is still processing the death of his father, Hing Chi Stephen Chung, 71. Stephen Chung was the manager of Jing Fong UWS, who … Read the rest of this entry >>

Details about New Restaurants, and Changes to Old Ones, Revealed at Liquor License Hearing

Community Board 7 approved the liquor licenses of four restaurants -- including Italian, Cajun, and Japanese spots -- at their May 12 meeti … Read the rest of this entry >>

Zabar’s Lox Slicer Len Berk Crowned ‘Mr. Getting Back to Normal’

Len Berk, an accountant-turned-lox-slicer at Zabar's, was given special recognition from the city and state on Monday. Both Manhattan Bo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Saiguette, Porter House, Le Pain Quotidien, Mamoun’s, Spaghetti Tavern

We have some finger-licking good news: more Upper West Side restaurants are on their way back or offering new d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Cottage, Chi’s Cleaners, Studio Ix, Barnacho

The Cottage Restaurant, a Chinese spot that closed last year after decades  at 77th and Amsterdam, appears to be coming … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 UWS Restaurants Honored as Best Cheap Eats by Michelin

Michelin has its fancy-shmancy awards and then its awards recognizing places where the hoi polloi eat. The Bib Gourmand a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Milk Bar, Patsy’s, Tavern on the Green, Chick Chick

Tavern on the Green just reopened and now its takeout window is open … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: OsteoStrong, TUMI, Theory, Felice, New Vessel Press

OsteoStrong, a franchised fitness center, focusing on skeletal strength and bone density, has opened at 245 West 72nd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mamoun’s and Somm Cellars Open Their Doors

Two new businesses have just opened up shop. Mamoun's, the well-known Middle Eastern chain t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Chama Mama, J’s Cleaners, CBD Kratom, New Deli

Chama Mama, which serves Georgian food, just opened at 373 Amsterdam Avenue, be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Q&A: Why a College Senior Left Harvard to Help Feed and Vaccinate Her Community

In February 2020, Upper West Sider, Isabella Di Pietro was a senior at Harvard, getting ready to enjoy springtime with her class … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Starbucks, Craft & Carry, Noi Due Pizza

Starbucks appears to have closed its location on Broadway be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mamoun’s Falafel, Fifteentwenty, Andrade Shoe Repair, Eurooptica

Mamoun's Falafel is getting close to opening at 508 Columbus Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tavern on the Green Will Reopen on April 29th, and a To-Go Window Is Coming Too

Closed for more than a year, Tavern on the Green, one of New York City’s most storied restaurants, located inside Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Curry Mania, Book Nook, The Hoptimist, La Pecora Bianca, SA Hospitality Group

"The rice is amazing. I say this as a rice aficion … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Zabar’s Shoes are as Fresh as the Rugelach (Which Are On the Shoes)

Zabar's is known for savory delicacies, but one new item branded with the legendary grocer's logo is not for tasting -- unless you're the kind of p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Weekend History: The Story Behind An Upper West Side Ice Cream Sign

Upper West Siders treated themselves to ice cream long before the likes of Emack and Bolio’s and Shake Shack came along. The building at 302 Columbus Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Check Out These Special Promotions from Ortomare Ristorante Pizzeria

SPONSORED: Ortomare Ristorante Pizzeria in Columbus Avenue and 109th street is running a promotion for the month of April, 25% off a bottle of wine to welcome … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: PlantShed, Atlantic Grill, Blue Mercury, Chick Chick, Framing Store

Food and plants are on their … Read the rest of this entry >>

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