Openings, Closings and Updates: Lululemon, Fine & Schapiro, Satori Laser, Le Gourmand

“Just noticed Upper West Side kosher restaurant stalwart Fine & Schapiro is ‘closed for renovations until further notice.’ Hope to see them back soon … Read the rest of this entry >>

Trader Joe’s Line Stretches Two Blocks as West Siders Prep for Possible Outbreak; Pasta’s Gone By Noon

The line is always long on Sundays at the Trader Joe’s on 93rd Street and Columbus, but this Sunday was special. With people ne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Taste of the Upper West Side Food Festival Returns This May; Discount Code for Early Buyers

The neighborhood's biggest food festival is back this year, with a few changes but the same basic concept -- small plates from Upper West Side chefs and booze ga … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Six Corners Marketplace, Le Petit Rooster, Long’s Bedding, Tasti D Lite

Say hello to a new market with a new bodega cat named Shadow. And say au revoir to a French restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Burglar Steals $14,000 from New Turkish Restaurant 8th Hill

8th Hill, the Turkish restaurant that opened last year in the former home of Isabella's on the corner of Columbus and 77th Street, was robbed … Read the rest of this entry >>

Single-Use Plastic Bags Will be Banned Starting March 1; Why It Might Be Tougher for Men

If you don’t own reusable shopping bags, now is the time to invest in some. You may also want to stockpile your favorite take-out plastic … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Big Gay Ice Cream, Forty Carrots, Le Gourmand Update

Big Gay Ice Cream opened on Monday afternoon at 516 Columbus Ave (85th Street), the former home of Birdbath Ba … Read the rest of this entry >>

Spring Natural Kitchen Replaced by Thyme and Tonic; ‘It All Feels Very Westville, In a Good Way.’

Thyme and Tonic just opened in the former home of Spring Natural Kitchen at 474 Columbus Avenue (at the corner of 8 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: New ‘Food Pharmacy’ Opening And Other Spots Expanding

Le Botaniste, Sushi Nonata and Calle Ocho won approvals from the community board, and Bodrum is expan … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Shinbashi 72, Le Gourmand, Boka, Duane Reade, Cascabel Taqueria

Shinbashi 72 is opening at 218 West 72nd between Broadway and West End Avenue in the former home of West Side Cafe. A Japense restaurant c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gina La Fornarina, Zyoga Space, Numero 28, Dos Toros Taqueria, Beyond Sushi

Is sushi still sushi if it's not fish? We're about to find … Read the rest of this entry >>

Grand Opening Tonight for Tavola Della Nonna!

SPONSORED: Tavola Della Nonna at 208 West 70th Street is holding a grand opening on Monday, February 3. Check out everything this new restaurant has to o … Read the rest of this entry >>

Whoa, a Food Reviewer Called a New Upper West Side Restaurant ‘Hip’

Food reviewers have regularly sneered at Upper West Side restaurants, because they don't serve the kind of cutting edge molecular gastronomy fusion la- … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Krispy Kreme, Joe’s Steam Rice Roll, Stuart Weitzman, Gyu-Kaku

Who's hungry for some doughnuts? The Upper West Side is about to get a Krispy K … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Dead Poet Bar Gives You Free Drinks on Your Birthday — With a Brilliant Catch

The Dead Poet Bar at 450 Amsterdam Avenue near 82nd Street likes to celebrate birthdays, and will happily celebrate yours by pouring you some free b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fairway Will Live On Under Agreement Announced Thursday — In Name At Least

Fairway will stay Fairway, said the company planning to buy the chain’s flagship location on 74th Street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Stressed-Out in Aisle 3; Fairway Shoppers React to Reports of the Store’s Possible Demise

Upper West siders have been spoiled rotten to have a bountiful grocery store like Fairway in the heart of the neighborhood for nearly 90 years. But on Wednesday, shoppers … Read the rest of this entry >>

Report: Fairway Plans to Close All of its Stores (Updated With Company’s Denial)

Fairway plans to close its stores, including the flagship on Broadway and 74th Street, the New York Post reported. Fairway is getting … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Committee Approves Sidewalk Cafes, Agrees to Hold Forum on Small Business Challenges

Community Board 7’s Business & Consumer Issues Committee met earlier this month to review some recent business changes, and announce an upcoming meeting on the struggles of small busine … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Ashoka, Fresh, Benefit Brows, Cafe 86, Calaveras Cafe

A beloved Indian restaurant has retu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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