Urgent Care For Pets to Open on Amsterdam and 77th This Spring

An urgent care clinic for pets will be opening on West 77th Street and Amsterdam Avenue this spring, “exact date to com … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shakespeare & Co. Owner Looking at Former Book Culture Space

Dane Neller, CEO of Shakespeare & Co., an independently owned bookstore with two locations in NYC, including one at 69th and Broadway, confirmed th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Culture Landlord in ‘Serious Negotiations’ With Other Bookstore Operators

A bookstore may open on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets, but it won’t be Book Culture, according to Tim Quinlan, of Walker Malloy, the land … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Culture on Columbus Is Closed for Good, One Owner Says

“The Columbus Ave Book Culture will not reopen,” wrote co-owner Chris Doeblin, in a surprising email sent to the community on Tuesday afternoon. This comes … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Local Papyrus Stores Will Close Soon, as Retail Chain Folds

Changing consumer habits, the rise of e-cards, and the decline of correspondence sent by “snail mail” are all possible reasons why three neighborhood Pa … 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 >>

Tavola Della Nonna Opens Tonight!

SPONSORED: Check out this new Upper West Side restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Marshal Seizes Burke & Wills Restaurant

A city marshal seized Australian restaurant Burke & Wills at 226 West 79th Street on Tuesday, returning possession to the landlord on the basis of a court o … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shake Shack Closes for ‘Major Renovation’ To Address ‘New Digital Needs’

The extremely popular Shake Shack on 77th and Columbus closed suddenly on Monday with paper on the wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Calaveras Cafe, Europan, Subway Sandwiches, Starbucks

A new cafe is opening as another one cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Hot & Crusty, Cafe 86, Tavola Della Nonna, Ateaz, Mystery Restaurant

A hot and crusty farewell after over 30 y … Read the rest of this entry >>

Book Culture’s Columbus Avenue Store Closes With Marshal’s Possession Notice on Door; Lawsuit Also Muddies Future

A city marshal seized Book Culture's store on Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets on Tuesday, and the store sent out a notice that it was "temporarily" cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Leonti Closes Suddenly; Are High-End Restaurants Toast on the UWS?

Leonti, the successor to Dovetail on 77th Street near Columbus, lasted just over a year on the Upper West Side. The high-end restaurant closed on J … Read the rest of this entry >>

A New Market Coming to Broadway Changes Its Too-Familiar Name

Last summer, signs for a new market were posted on the windows of 2755 Broadway at 106th Street, where a KFC had closed earlier in the year. It was called West Side Famous M … Read the rest of this entry >>

On the Positive Side…Three Top Store Openings of the Past Decade

Christine Elbert contacted us to point out that our post on the three saddest closings of the past decade had been kind of...a bummer. So she put together her … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Sushi Spot Set to Open on 80th Street

A new sushi restaurant that's gotten good reviews on the Upper East Side is opening a location at 207 West 80th Street. Sushi Ishikawa, r … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Capezio, Calle Ocho, Spectrum, Mobile Barber, More on Tiki Chick

A dance apparel store closed, but new food options are co … Read the rest of this entry >>

The 3 Businesses That Closed in the 2010s That We Miss the Most

As we say goodbye to the 2010s, we look wistfully back on businesses that were once important gathering places for generations of Upper West Si … Read the rest of this entry >>

E’s Bar Closes Uptown Location

E's Bar expanded a year ago to Morningside Heights, opening a bar on Broadway between 112th and 113th. But that location closed sud … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Tiki Chick, Au Jus, Sneaker Pawn, Joie

A tiki bar is about to open, and an Oklahoma BBQ spot is on its … Read the rest of this entry >>

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