Openings & Closings: New Magnolia Bakery, Paper Source, Earth Cafe, Pastrami Queen

New cupcakes and pastrami are coming in as a nice coffee shop cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Anar, Discount Mart, Macaron Parlour, New Kosher Grocery Store

Indian food, discount goods and more are co … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Target Store Set to Open Next Month

The Target at 1865 Broadway at 61st Street is planning to open next month, according to a person working at the store this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Beauty Box, Mighty Bowl, Vino Levantino, Broadway Pizza

A new spa is opening, and a pizza spot was saved, but two restaurants appear to have closed up … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Beacon Bar, Manhattan Mailroom, Moscot, OsteoStrong, Bistro Cassis’ Replacement

A bar has closed, as an eyeglass shop and bone-strength center get ready to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings: Rapid Test Center, Chama Mama, Calaveras Corner, Sforno, The Upside

Fast Covid testing, and some interesting new food choices are in our latest edition of Upper West Side open … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Zaad, Kissaki, La Terrine

There are new options for sushi, falafel and … Read the rest of this entry >>

Permit Shows Former JG Melon Spot Will Serve Pizza

Famed burger spot JG Melon closed its restaurant at 480 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd Street) in October of last year. But new permits … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gertrude, Mokum, Fish Market

"I've just opened a little 'Australian style' cafe and we've had a very warm community respo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Scarlatto, Saje, Tom’s Delicious Pizza, Manhattan Valley Pediatrics

New Italian food is coming to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

A 3rd Target Store is Coming to a Not-Too-Distant Corner

Target is expanding in a big hurry in Manhattan, with two stores expected to open in the not-too-distant future on the Upper West Side. And now a third o … Read the rest of this entry >>

At Least Krispy Kreme Is On Its Way

It's been a tough few weeks on the food front for the Upper West Side, what with the loss of La Caridad and several other local restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Strand Opens Its Upper West Side Store; The Owner Explains What Books People are Seeking Out Today

The Strand begins a new chapter today as the literary landmark opens the door to its second home. “After 93 years in business, we thought it was time to bring our good … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mimi Cheng’s, Moscot, Brooks Brothers

The Upper West Side is starting to see some new leases get signed even as the city is just emerging from the coronavirus. The leases are a good … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings (& Movings): Issa Nail, Zen Medica, Heather Mc Clean Cleaners, Oxbow Tavern

Issa Nails, will open at 152 West 72nd Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, when the city enters Phase 3 of reopening, around Jul … Read the rest of this entry >>

Delivery-By-Trike Business Opening on UWS

A company called Bond that delivers goods by electric trike ride is setting up shop at 896 Amsterdam Avenue and 104th Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Pizza Collective, Chipotle, Duane Reade

Pizza Collective, a restaurant at 71st and Broadway that was in the works before the coronavirus hit, has opened. The menu incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Reopenings: Francesco Pizzeria, Starbucks (63rd Street), Chirping Chicken, Telio/Perfecto Pizza, La Sirene

Introducing a wonderful new feature: Reopenings! We’ll post them as soon as we get word of them. Right now, restaurants fill the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Tale of Two Fredas, New Cricket Club, and More

A speakeasy, a salad chain, two unrelated Fredas, and some of the neighborhood’s favorite Amsterdam dives showed up to receive approvals on liquor licens … 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 >>

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