NEW RESTAURANTS, AND THE CIRCUS, WIN APPROVAL FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

New restaurants are on their way to the Upper West Side and the circus is coming back. Community Board 7 accepted, postponed, and denied several … Read the rest of this entry >>

JING FONG OPENS: SEE SOME FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND THE SOFT-OPEN MENU

Upper West Siders lined up before 4 p.m. on Monday to get a first taste of the new dim sum restaurant Jing Fong on 78th and Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HARMON FACE VALUES, WEST SIDE LAUNDRY, GRAND SICHUAN, SUBWAY, DOUGHNUT CAFE

We're getting a little dirtier but more beautiful too. Another laundromat shut its doors, but we're about to get stocked with beauty supp … Read the rest of this entry >>

DELICIOUS DETAILS ABOUT THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S NEW DIM SUM EMPORIUM, INCLUDING THE OPENING DATE

Jing Fong, a famous dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, is expanding to the Upper West Side, moving into the former home of Planet Sus … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAESAR’S PIZZA RALLY GETS POLITICAL: ‘NO MORE PUSHING THE LITTLE GUY OUT!’

“It used to be a community. Now it’s just a neighborhood.... It’s not about the politics, it’s about the people, the residents, the families that get aff … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAFE NOI CLOSES, AS VAI EXPECTS TO REOPEN SOON

After readers inquired, we have updates about two local restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: DARK BULLET SAKE & OYSTER BAR, JACK’S STIR BREW, OSTERIA 106, SWEETGREEN, HEYDAY

Oysters are on their way, as well as new coffee and Italian … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS UPDATES: NEW LEVAIN BAKERY, H-MART SUPERMARKET, ARTISANAL DOUGHNUT BAR

We have news on three eagerly anticipated Upper West Side open … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE TO ANOTHER AUTHENTIC NEW YORK SLICE; CAESAR’S CLOSING AFTER 36 YEARS

Caesars Palace Pizza at 493 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd-84th) is preparing to serve its last pie on Wednesday after 36 years, and the resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: GUACAMOLE TAQUERIA, TAP NYC, FIKA, ALWAYS LOVE, JUNZI KITCHEN, BIRDBATH BAKERY

A new Mexican spot is coming and we just got some Brazilian tapioca cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN OLD-SCHOOL DINER GETS APPROVED TO SELL LIQUOR, AND MORE RESTAURANT UPDATES

Community Board 7's Business Committee approved multiple liquor licenses, sidewalk cafes, and one extension of a restaurant’s hours at a recent mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLASSIC NYC STEAKHOUSE DONOHUE’S MOVING INTO LONG-VACANT UWS SPOT

The former home of PD O'Hurley's, a dive bar at 174 West 72nd Street that closed in 2013, is expected to become a Donohue's Steakhouse, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

CIPRIANI OPENING SPECIALTY MARKET AND FOOD HALL AT NEW RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD DEVELOPMENT

Cipriani will open a new food market in Waterline Square, a high-end real estate development that is being built along Riverside Boulevard … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: PANDA EXPRESS, IZAKAYA IDA, ANOTHER JOE & THE JUICE, MORE ON FORMER STARBUCKS

The Upper West Side is getting its first Panda Express, and several other new eate … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUGAR & PLUMM CONFIRMS THAT IT’S CLOSED FOR GOOD, AND EXPLAINS WHY

Sugar & Plumm, the restaurant and sweet shop on Amsterdam between 78th and 79th Street told custome … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOKS OF WONDER BOOKSTORE IS OPENING ON THE UWS

Bookstores gradually disappeared from the Upper West Side in the 1990's and early 2000's, but the tide seems to have shifted in the past few y … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: NEW LEVAIN BAKERY, SUPER TACOS, 2ND TIME AROUND, SUGAR & PLUMM

The neighborhood's cookie king is growing, a super taco spot is opening, and a kid-friendly restaurant shut its doors with no clear explana … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE SURPRISING TENANT FOR THAT OLD STARBUCKS WITH THE EYE-POPPING RENT

The Starbucks on 67th Street and Columbus Avenue that closed last year has a sign up for a new tenant, and it's not a bank or a major multinational corpora … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW SHAKE SHACK CALLED AN ‘AFFRONT’ TO LOCAL ARCHITECTURE, BUT STILL WINS APPROVAL

The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a proposal by Shake Shack to change the storefront for its upcoming locatio … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: GRISTEDES, ROBERT STUART SALON, RECOLTE, SUSHI KAITO

Another supermarket above 90th Street is closing, as a new sushi spot o … Read the rest of this entry >>

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