Openings, Closings, & Relocations: Big Gay Ice Cream, Rootchi, Pizza Collective, The Shade Store, Apthorp Pharmacy

New ice cream and pizza are coming, as a boutique shuts its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Vanessa’s Dumpling House, An American Craftsman, Champion Martial Arts, Universal Barber

Dumplings and more are coming to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rumormill: Guys With ‘Chick-Fil-A File Folders’ Scout Out Former Drugstore

Drugstores are closing throughout the neighborhood, raising concerns that the Upper West Side may end up with even more vacant storefro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mighty Bowl, On Tap at Whole Foods, Jaros Drugs, My Gym

New food bowls are here, but a reliable spot for a beer has disappe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Hotel Belleclaire Adding a Bar, The Wing Takes Flight, Ramen & Sushi Coming

A women-focused club spread its wings, a historic hotel ended its prohibition, and a new fusion restaurant stepped in after the chicken crossed the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Calle Ocho, Madewell, Sapphire, Eyelash Studio

Latin food and new clothes are on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Consulate, Moonrise Izakaya, The Wing

New French and Japanese restaurants are … Read the rest of this entry >>

Boat Basin Cafe Is Closed for Good, Reports Say

The Boat Basin Cafe is closed for the winter, but reports now say that the cafe is not coming back, given that the city plans to start soon on a construction pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goodbye Sweet Burger! JG Melon Set to Close After Sunday Night

JG Melon, the burger joint at 480 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd Street) will close after Sunday night, a company source and a customer both confi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Babeth’s Feast, Goldenlight Visions, Bareburger, Dos Toros

Goodbye gourmet frozen foods, hello taqu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Francesco Pizzeria Reopens After Repairs and Renovations

Many in the neighborhood were distressed when Francesco Pizzeria, on Columbus Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets, remained closed past its annual, two- … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Kitakata Ramen, Kee’s Chocolate, Happy Kangaroo, 2 Restaurants Closed by DOH

Ramen, chocolate and … Read the rest of this entry >>

Seafood Spot and Hotel Seek Liquor Licenses; What Will Go Into Former Westside Market?

A seafood restaurant and an historic hotel are applying for liquor licenses and will go before Community Board 7 on October 30 to make their c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Fancy Ski Clothes, Fancy Brows, and French Food

The old Bolton's location on Broadway between 72nd and 73rd has been replaced by Bogner, a clothing company that's … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Daily Provisions and Asset Announce Openings, Sirenetta Shifts Gears, and Olma Promises ‘Ecstasy’

The Upper West Side is about to get some new restaurants, and substantial changes to existing s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: PopStart, Pet Health Store, Manhattan Avenue Community Cafe, TD Bank

A new "retail incubator" and a community cafe are opening, as a cool pet store closes its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pasta Franco Opens; See the Menu of this ‘Northern Italian Trattoria’

Pasta Franco, a new restaurant from the owners of pizzeria Motorino, opened on Thursday night at 508 Columbus Avenue between 84th and 85th Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Francesco Pizzeria Expected to Reopen After Delayed Renovation

Questions have been coming in about the status of Francesco Pizzeria, on Columbus Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets, whose gate has been down since mid Au … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Kung Fu Tea, An American Craftsman Returns, and Pizza Replaced by Check-Cashing

More tea and crafts are co … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cafe Openings Update: Peaky Barista, Cafe Metro, Daily Provisions

The Upper West side is getting several new c … Read the rest of this entry >>

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