Upper West Side Openings: Marshalls

There have been rumors swirling for months that Marshalls planned to open an UWS store in the retail space at The Larstrand development on Broadway, between 77th & 78th. So while perhaps it’s not exactly a surprise at this point, the signage recently became visible thanks to the construction site undergoing a bit of a [...]

Upper West Side Opening: Yogurtland

Wrote last week that the Upper West Side had lost two frozen yogurt shops with the closings of Frozen Peaks (2541 Broadway) and Yapple (2056 Broadway). Now comes word that a new froyo spot is stepping in to pick up the slack: Yogurtland is opening their fourth NYC location — and second on the UWS [...]

26-Year-Old Woman Killed On Upper West Side While Crossing 96th Street

Sad news this morning, as a 26-year-old woman was struck and killed earlier today while crossing West 96th Street near Broadway.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Area Kids, Samad’s Gourmet

Looks like the UWS outpost of Area Kids (451 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) has shuttered. Frequent MUW tipster Kevin A. snapped this photo yesterday and the store was entirely empty as of earlier today.

UPDATE: Some Notes On The Upper West Side Citibank Fire (With Video)

A quick update on Saturday’s massive UWS fire that destroyed a Citibank and forced neighboring businesses to temporarily close: MUW reader Don recently stopped by the scene and sent in this note:

UWS CRIME: Woman Mugged By Three Inside Columbus Circle Subway Station

Scary situation inside the Columbus Circle subway station last night, where a 34-year-old woman was attacked and robbed on the platform as she exited an uptown D train. DNAinfo has the details on the incident that occurred around 1:30 am. The victim was apparently sprayed with an unknown substance, punched, and had her bag stolen. [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Yapple, Crumbs Bake Shop, Columbia Cottage, Dig Inn

Posted on Monday that Frozen Peaks had closed at Broadway & 95th. Perhaps winter is a bad time to sell frozen yogurt, because Yapple (2056 Broadway, between 70th & 71st) has also recently shuttered.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Dig Inn Seasonal Market, Samad’s Gourmet, The Heights

It’s been nearly a year since Card-o-Mat closed shop at 2884 Broadway (between 111th & 112th) and new tenants are getting ready to move in. Dig Inn Seasonal Market is opening their seventh New York City location at the space.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: By The Way Bakery, Frozen Peaks

Good news if you have a sweet tooth — the Upper West Side just got a new bakery. It’s even better news if you’ve got dietary restrictions, as the menu is both gluten free and dairy free. By The Way Bakery opened at 2442 Broadway (between 90th & 91st) last week.

Five-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At UWS Citibank, Damages Neighboring Businesses

RELATED: UWS PHOTO OF THE DAY: FDNY Battling Blaze At Broadway & 111th UPDATE 1/16: Some Notes On The Upper West Side Citibank Fire (With Video) Scary scene at Broadway & 111th this morning, as a fire broke out in a Citibank just after 5:00 am and grew into a five-alarm blaze requiring nearly 200 [...]