Modell’s Won’t Be Saved; Liquidations in Full Force as Bankruptcy Begins

After a brief attempt to save its stores, Modell's has decided to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections and liquidate its inventory, meaning the company's two Upper West Side loca … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings, Closings and Updates: Lululemon, Fine & Schapiro, Satori Laser, Le Gourmand

“Just noticed Upper West Side kosher restaurant stalwart Fine & Schapiro is ‘closed for renovations until further notice.’ Hope to see them back soon … Read the rest of this entry >>

Liquidation Sale Offers 80% to 90% Off in Final Days at Papyrus

The Papyrus paper goods and stationery store at 209 Columbus Avenue (69th and 70th) is closing along with all other locations of the chain, and the liquidation sale is nearing its final … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Six Corners Marketplace, Le Petit Rooster, Long’s Bedding, Tasti D Lite

Say hello to a new market with a new bodega cat named Shadow. And say au revoir to a French restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Upper West Side Modell’s Sporting Goods Locations Closing

The two Modell's sporting goods locations on the Upper West Side -- at 77th and Amsterdam and 97th and Columbus -- are both expected to c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Big Gay Ice Cream, Forty Carrots, Le Gourmand Update

Big Gay Ice Cream opened on Monday afternoon at 516 Columbus Ave (85th Street), the former home of Birdbath Ba … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Shinbashi 72, Le Gourmand, Boka, Duane Reade, Cascabel Taqueria

Shinbashi 72 is opening at 218 West 72nd between Broadway and West End Avenue in the former home of West Side Cafe. A Japense restaurant c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gina La Fornarina, Zyoga Space, Numero 28, Dos Toros Taqueria, Beyond Sushi

Is sushi still sushi if it's not fish? We're about to find … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Krispy Kreme, Joe’s Steam Rice Roll, Stuart Weitzman, Gyu-Kaku

Who's hungry for some doughnuts? The Upper West Side is about to get a Krispy K … 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Cleopatra’s Needle, Jazz Club and Restaurant, Closes After 30 Years ‘With a Heavy Heart’

Cleopatra's Needle, a jazz club and restaurant on Broadway between 92nd and 93rd Streets, closed on Monday after 30 years. The spot as one of the few remaining restaurants … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: The Great Burrito, Big Frog, Goldenlight Visions, Verizon

A Great Burrito is going away as new stores … Read the rest of this entry >>

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: 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 >>

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