Harriet’s Kitchen, Which Once Served ‘The Best Burgers on the UWS’, Has Closed

Harriet’s Kitchen, the popular, hole-in-the-wall, takeout and delivery place on Amsterdam Avenue between 84th and 85th Streets, has cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Good Enough to Eat Spinoff, La Vela, FUMO, Danny’s Pharmacy

A new Good Enough to Eat spinoff is here, but a longtime Italian spot is clo … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurant Expected to Fill Former Isabella’s Space By Spring; ‘We’re Reaching the Finish Line’

A new Mediterranean restaurant is coming soon to the space occupied by the iconic Isabella’s for nearly 30 years. 8th Hill will op … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Seafood Carnival, Rancho Taquileria, Miznon, Boka, Capital One

Are you ready for the Seafood Carnival on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Last Hopes for Local Starbucks Get Papered-Over; Fans Feel ‘Weird’ and ‘Sombre’

“It’s the last day. We should have something to say about that,” said Ethan Schneider, one of the authors of a petition to save the Starbucks at 338 Columbus A … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurant Nefiis Has Levantine Delights At a Reasonable Price

SPONSORED: Nefiis is a new bistro from the owners of beloved Turkish spot Turkuaz. Nefiis, which means "Yummy", is a Levantine restaurant that features deli … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gigi Cafe to be Reborn as Freshly Bagel

In the last couple of days, there's been lots of activity inside Gigi Cafe, the beloved longtime store on Broadway and 71st Street that closed at the end of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Billy’s Bakery, Recolte Dessert Bar, Arba, Le Pain Quotidien, Origins, Upper West Cuts

Got a sweet tooth? Then this edition of openings and closings is for … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Save Our Starbucks’ Petition Gains Steam, But the Company Doesn’t Look Like It’s Budging

Did you ever think you would live to hear Upper West Siders cry “Save Our Starbucks?” As recently as 2017, East Villagers rallied in oppos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famed Westsider Books Announces It Is Closing After 35 Years

Westsider Books, a small bookstore that has survived for 35 years at 2246 Broadway between 80th and 81st Streets, is closing, manag … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Bar Veloce, Isola, Treat House, More

A good pizza spot has closed, but a wine bar just op … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Big Daddy’s Big Plans, Guacamole Taqueria Faces the Music

A funky diner wants to shake things up, a new restaurant remains unconfirmed, and a Mexican restaurant hit another snag during the first me … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Suddenly Loses Fried Chicken and Vegan Restaurants

Two Upper West Side restaurants catering to very different appetites closed in the last few … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Perfect Picnic, Marinara, Made in NY Pizza, St. Francis Thrift Store, Orange Theory

The UWS is now a pizza haven, and there's a new store dedicated to packing you the perfect pi … Read the rest of this entry >>

As Another UWS Starbucks Gets Set to Close, Customers Petition the CEO to Keep It Open

The Starbucks at 338 Columbus Avenue at 76th Street plans to close on January 31. But fans of the store are going all the way to th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: A New Coffee Shop is About to Open, and ‘Soap One’ Fills the Laundromat Void

The Kyoto Drip is the fanciest coffee maker we've ever … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Angaar, Acqua, Kitakata Ramen, Miznon, Roasted Masala

Two new Indian restaurants have opened, as an Italian spot shuts its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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