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 >>

Bar’s Fans and Opponents Face Off at Neighborhood Meeting

Neighbors have strong opinions about the West End Lounge at 955 West End Avenue (West 106th Street), and they showed up in force at a me … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Jacob’s Pickles Spinoff and Japanese BBQ to Appear at Liquor License Hearing Wednesday

The former home of Saigon Grill and briefly Key Food at 90th Street and Amsterdam could get a new tenant soon, as Japanese Steakhouse Gyu-Kak … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurants Galore: Dovetail and Cibo e Vino Veterans Set to Open New Spots

Chefs and restaurateurs with strong pedigrees are planning new spots in the neighborhood, and they offered some early details at a recent mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Liquor Licenses Hint at New Restaurants and Bars

New restaurants and bars applying for liquor licenses will go before Community Board 7 on Wednesday night to present their plans. The filings … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Replacement for A Beloved Fish Market and Other Openings Revealed at Liquor License Hearing

There's already a replacement lined up for Joon Westside Fish Market, which closed a few weeks ago after being in business 26 years. That, and other ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOURBON STREET’S REPLACEMENT AND A NEW THAI SPOT UNVEILED AT LIQUOR LICENSE HEARING

“You have to earn the four a.m. hour in this neighborhood,” Michele Parker half-jokingly told Robert Gelardi, the owner of 407 S … 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 >>

NEW RESTAURANT UPDATE: JG MELON, BORJA AND OTHERS GET APPROVED FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

Five businesses won approval for liquor licenses from the Community Board 7 Business Committee at a meeting this week, and two others got the go-ahead for sidewalk c … Read the rest of this entry >>

LIQUOR LICENSE ROUNDUP: JAKE’S DILEMMA PLANS EXPANSION, PATRON NORTH MULLS LEASE

Jake’s Dilemma, the bar and restaurant at 430 Amsterdam Avenue (80th-81st Streets), is adding a private party room and cellar to its loca … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEDNESDAY: BURGER JOINT AND HOTEL SEEK LIQUOR LICENSES, AS OTHERS WANT SIDEWALK CAFES

Bareburger in Columbus Square and a bar at the NYLO hotel on 77th street will go before the community board on Wednesday night to t … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES BASEMENT BAR PROPOSAL REJECTED BY COMMUNITY BOARD AFTER NEIGHBORS COMPLAIN

The tremendously successful Jacob’s Pickles on 84th and Amsterdam wants to amend its liquor license and extend the brine and booze to the basement; a manager pres … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES APPLIES FOR LICENSE TO OPEN BAR IN THE BASEMENT

Jacob's Pickles is seeking to amend its liquor license to allow it to open a bar in the basement, according to a Community Board agend … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE EARLY WORD ON TWO PROPOSED BAR/RESTAURANTS IN THE 100’S

By Tessa Abraham Two new spots -- including a cafe in Riverside Park at 105th street -- went before the community board committee on Wednesday nigh … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD TO REVIEW 72ND STREET CHANGES & CRAFTS FAIR ON MONDAY

Community Board 7 has a packed agenda on Monday, with votes planned on changes to the intersection at 72nd street and Riverside Drive, and the Columbus Avenue crafts fair, among ot … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE SIGNS OF LIFE AT EYESORE ON AMSTERDAM: ‘TIME OUT’ SPACE COULD BECOME A BAR AGAIN

We reported about a year ago that a company called BT Restaurant Enterprises had applied for a liquor license at 349 Amsterdam Avenue between 76th and 77th Streets. That space, which once housed Time Out sports bar, has been empty [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS OFFER TANTALIZING CLUES ABOUT NEW RESTAURANTS AND BARS

After a few months with just a handful of liquor license applications for new bars and restaurants, there are now quite a few people looking to open new establishments on the Upper West Side. We plan to take a closer [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>