UWS Big Daddy’s Restaurant Plans to Close, Then Reopen as a Fine-Dining Restaurant

Big Daddy's, the retro family-style restaurant at 2545 Broadway on the corner of 91st Street, plans to close on March 1, a manager told West Side Rag on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Modern Bread and Bagel, Ikinari Steak, Manchester Diner, Pinkyotto

A new bakery just opened, as an old-school diner appears to have shut its doors for … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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 >>

‘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 >>

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: 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 >>

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 >>

Kosher Grocery Store to Close After Parent Company’s Bankruptcy

Seasons Kosher market on Amsterdam between 92nd and 93rd Street is closing later this month, and it's now selling most of its merchandise for 50% … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Another Van Leeuwen, Holy Schnitzel, New Thai Spot

More ice cream, more Kosher … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Hello Marinara Pizza and its MVP Pie, Goodbye Amir’s Grill After 47 Years

A new pizzeria is getting ready to open, as a longtime Middle Eastern spot closes its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Chalait, Goodwill, Upper West Spa, Dunkin Donuts

A Goodwill store that served the Upper West Side for years is closing, as the neighborhood gets a new shop for tea and sandwi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gigi Cafe, Zen Taco, Mandee, Made In New York Pizza

A longtime cafe closed, as a new pizza joint gets set to open on he Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Atlas Kitchen, Bar Veloce, Billy’s Bakery Pop-Up, Mystery Pizza Spot

Chinese restaurant Atlas Kitchen opened last month in the old Legends space at 258 West 109th close to Broadway, west of Amste … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mighty Bowl, Black Press Coffee, Sweetgreen, Celso de Lemos

Lots of food bowls are about to land on the Upper West Side, like delicious … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lowe’s on Broadway Closes Suddenly

Lowe's opened a new store on the corner of 68th Street and Broadway with much fanfare in 2015. On Sunday, it closed with much less notice, sud … Read the rest of this entry >>

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