Four Kosher Food Spots on the Upper West Side Close Down; What Gives?

As 2018 comes to a close this month, four kosher businesses –Seasons (661 Amsterdam Avenue), Chocolate Works (641 Amsterdam) … Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Stories of 2018: A Shuttered Cinema, Sick Raccoons, and a $10,000 Surprise

It seems like 2018 is just getting started, yet suddenly we’re making plans for New Year’s Eve! On the other h … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Joe & the Juice, Chocolate Works, Billy’s Bakery

More joe, more juice and lots of baked goods are on their way as a chocolate shop gets ready to c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Kosher Grocery Store to Close After Parent Company’s Bankruptcy

Seasons Kosher market on Amsterdam between 92nd and 93rd Street is closing later this month, and it's now selling most of its merchandise for 50% … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Another Van Leeuwen, Holy Schnitzel, New Thai Spot

More ice cream, more Kosher … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Hello Marinara Pizza and its MVP Pie, Goodbye Amir’s Grill After 47 Years

A new pizzeria is getting ready to open, as a longtime Middle Eastern spot closes its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Devoted Waitress at Kosher Legend Signs a Bittersweet Letter to Customers; With Love to America and Pastrami!

Signing her name with a flourish, Rose Paris said goodbye to her customers at Fine & Schapiro, the 91-year-old kosher deli on West 72nd Street, be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Popeye’s Is Opening Its First UWS Location in Decades

Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen is opening at 2534 Broadway between 94th & 95th streets, formerly occupied by Longgrain and before that Lemong … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Chalait, Goodwill, Upper West Spa, Dunkin Donuts

A Goodwill store that served the Upper West Side for years is closing, as the neighborhood gets a new shop for tea and sandwi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gigi Cafe, Zen Taco, Mandee, Made In New York Pizza

A longtime cafe closed, as a new pizza joint gets set to open on he Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square Delights Despite Downpour

Heavy rain and wind didn’t stop 87-year-old Helene Kushner — or hundreds of other stalwart Upper West Siders — from coming out Monday night to celebrate the start of the holiday s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Atlas Kitchen, Bar Veloce, Billy’s Bakery Pop-Up, Mystery Pizza Spot

Chinese restaurant Atlas Kitchen opened last month in the old Legends space at 258 West 109th close to Broadway, west of Amste … Read the rest of this entry >>

Micheal O’Neal, Restaurateur Who Fed Upper West Siders For Decades, Has Died

Michael O’ Neal, a restaurateur and community activist, passed away this week. O'Neal ran 14 restaurants during his 60-year c … Read the rest of this entry >>

A First Look at Menus From New UWS Restaurants Leonti and Boulevard Seafood

Leonti, the restaurant that replaced Dovetail at 103 West 77th Street off of Columbus Avenue, is focusing on the high end of the market, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Pain d’Epices, Amanda Gagnon Dog Training, Outlette, Successful Vision

Goodbye French bakery, hello organic housemade gluten free ba … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mighty Bowl, Black Press Coffee, Sweetgreen, Celso de Lemos

Lots of food bowls are about to land on the Upper West Side, like delicious … Read the rest of this entry >>

New York Times Reviewer Drools All Over Upper West Side Pizza Joint; ‘The Great Reawakening of Slice Culture’

The New York Times often criticizes the Upper West Side as a food desert. But the newspaper's top reviewer struggled through the hot dry sand of the local food … Read the rest of this entry >>

Taco Spot Tacombi to Replace Sugar & Plumm

Tacombi, a restaurant that started as a taco stand served out of a VW bus, is planning to open in the former home of Sugar & Plumm on Amsterdam between 78th and 79th Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Kikoo Sushi, Birdbath Bakery, Don Pedro’s, Living Thai, Frank Mac’s Pub, Roasted Masala

Lots of new restaurants are open or about to open on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: David Chang’s Bang Bar, Tasty Cafe, Salon West II

New Korean sandwiches are here, but a cafe closed sudd … Read the rest of this entry >>

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