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 [...]

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:

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.

UWS Openings & Closings: French Bakery Moving Into Former Big Nick’s Space, Popover Cafe Shutters

It’s been a little more than five months since Big Nick’s closed, ending a run of more than 50 years at 2175 Broadway (between 76th & 77th). Now a French bakery is getting ready to move in sometime this spring.

UPDATE: Upper West Side RedFarm Is Now Hiring; Targeting Mid-September Open

It’s been more than a year since West Village based RedFarm confirmed rumors they were planning an UWS outpost of their popular Chinese/dim sum restaurant at the former Fatty Crab space at 2170 Broadway (76th/77th). The eagerly anticipated opening was originally slated for “early 2013,” but UWS fans have been forced to wait as the [...]

Upper West Side Closing: Big Nick’s Shutters After 50+ Years On The UWS

It’s been nearly seven months since news broke that Big Nick’s — an Upper West Side fixture since 1962 — was facing possible closure. The restaurant had since managed operate on a month-to-month basis while attempting to negotiate a new lease, but the clock has finally run out. After 51 years on the UWS, Big [...]