Grand Sichuan Replacement, Nicknamed ‘Grandma’s Restaurant’, Serving Handmade Dumplings and Sichuan Specialties

A new Chinese restaurant is opening soon in the former home of Grand Sichuan at 307 Amsterdam Avenue near 74th Street. The awning … Read the rest of this entry >>

Machiavelli Restaurant to Close in Late October

Trattoria Machiavelli, the lavishly decorated Italian restaurant at 519 Columbus Avenue (85th), will close its doors on October 27, according … Read the rest of this entry >>

New UWS Restaurant Will Let You Pay With Bitcoin, And Only Uses Pink Himalayan Salt

La Sirene, the new restaurant at 416 Amsterdam Avenue (West 80th Street), just opened, and the menu posted outside highlights some unique characteris … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Market Will Close: For Renovations, or For Good?

Westside Market, between 76th and 77th on Broadway, is definitely closing on November 30th, for one of two reasons: either it will … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Demitasse, Recolte, Big Bang Burger, Drybar, La Sirene

A new cafe, a new bakery and burgers are on the menu of Upper West Side openings. Who could ask for … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Beloved Local Pharmacist Has Closed Up Shop, and Is Going to Work for the Nearby Duane Reade

A few days ago, my friend and neighbor Judy Gold (the comedian) called me from Florida where she was doing stand up. Judy usually makes me laugh … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings And Closings: Face Values & Beyond, Starbucks, The Groomery, HeyDay, Da Capo, Trader Joe’s Update

The old Food Emporium space is finally filled, and new cafes have opened on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings And Closings: West Side Comedy Club, Warby Parker, Cibo E Vino, Giggle

A new comedy club and a fast-growing eyeglass chain are opening on the Upper West Side, as a children's store closes its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Elizabeth’s Neighborhood Table Announces Imminent Closure

Elizabeth's Neighborhood Table, the American comfort food restaurant on 93rd and Columbus that put up a picket fence a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parents Confused As Children’s Stores Close Suddenly, And Company Stops Taking Online Orders

Giggle, an upscale children's clothing and baby gear store with a branch on the Upper West Side, closed two o … Read the rest of this entry >>

Flood Of Support Keeps West Side Judaica In Business, For Now: ‘People Came In Crying’

Thanks to an outpouring of support and sales, West Side Judaica owner Yaakov Saltzer told us that he no longer plans to clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings And Closings: Momofuku Noodle Bar, Riviera Maya, Amsterdam Tavern, JG Melon, Books Of Wonder

A long-awaited Mexican restaurant has opened, and noodles and British food are coming. But a bar that had been around for nine yea … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOURBON STREET’S REPLACEMENT AND A NEW THAI SPOT UNVEILED AT LIQUOR LICENSE HEARING

“You have to earn the four a.m. hour in this neighborhood,” Michele Parker half-jokingly told Robert Gelardi, the owner of 407 S … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES REOPENING, AND PLANNING NEW DUMPLING RESTAURANT

Popular Southern-style restaurant Jacob's Pickles will reopen at 509 Amsterdam Avenue between 84th and 85th Street for d … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS UPDATES: JG MELON, H-MART, BOOKS OF WONDER, DA CAPO

We've got some additional info on some upcoming UWS open … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: OLDE GOOD THINGS, GUACAMOLE, JOHNNY WAS, FLOGA, MORE

An antiques shop is coming back and there's lots of other news about local openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER BREAST SIDE TO CLOSE AFTER 18 YEARS, CITING ONLINE COMPETITION

Upper Breast Side, a breastfeeding resource center and store on Amsterdam Avenue that has helped women throu … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW GINA LA FORNARINA/GINA MEXICANA

Gina La Fornarina and Gina Mexicana have opened a new shared space at 2020 Broadway (at 69th Street), offering both Italian and Mexican … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW UWS TRADER JOE’S DELAYS OPENING

The Trader Joe's opening at 93rd Street and Columbus Avenue, originally expected to open this year, is now exp … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HEX & CO., SPUNTINO BAR, FLOATING MOUNTAIN, RECOLTE, 16 HANDLES

A "board game cafe," wine bar, and new bakery are coming to the Upper West Side, along with some frozen tr … Read the rest of this entry >>

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