OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: SUPER TACOS, TURKUAZ, HEYDAY, SAJE, ROYAL SOUL FOOD, TAIJI BODYWORK

A new taco spot is here, but a well-loved Turkish restaurant has cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: IZAKAYA IDA, ANTHI’S GREEK FOOD, NEW STARBUCKS, COHEN’S OPTICAL

A new Japanese restaurant just opened, but a delicious Greek shop has cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: SPIGA TO GO, WEST SIDE NOODLE CO., NOI DUE CARNE, GINA MEXICANA, AMAZE 82 AND MORE

New Italian and Mexican food is coming to the Upper West Side, and two unique Kosher spots have op … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 & 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: ALWAYS LOVE DRUGSTORE, SPACIOUS, THE YARD, COREPOWER YOGA, RED HOT

A longtime drugstore is closing as a new hot pot restaurant and two new co-working spaces open on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENING DAY AT AMAZON BOOKS: EXCITED CROWDS, BAR CODES AND ‘PANACHE’

Amazon Books opened Thursday on the third floor of the Time Warner Center Building in Columbus C … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: GRANDAISY BAKERY, ARTISANAL DOUGHNUT BAR, THE VIAND, BAZNGA

A great bakery has closed its doors, but you can commiserate with some delicious Kosher frozen cus … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER LOEHMANN’S SPACE TO GET NEW BUSINESSES, INCLUDING A (RUMORED) BIG BOX STORE

It's been years since Loehmann's closed its store in the Ansonia building at 2101 Broadway between 73rd and 74th Street, but this week there's been lots of activity t … Read the rest of this entry >>

FORMER ISABELLA’S OWNER POSTS MESSAGE TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND LANDLORD RESPONDS TO CLOSURE

The former owner of Isabella's posted a note on the outside of the restaurant on 77th and Columbus late Monday after its sudden closure. Stephen Hanson wa … 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 >>

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