UPDATE 5/3: Simit + Smith’s VP of Marketing posted a note in the comments about this — as I had speculated, this appears to have been a clerical issue. You can read the comment in its entirety below, but here’s the pertinent information: “I wanted to update you and your readers about the Simit + [...]
Wrote back in February about a reliable source telling me that Upper West Side Mexican restaurant Jalapeno is slated to move into the former Lansky’s Old World Deli space at 235 Columbus (Lanksy’s unexpectedly closed near the end of February). The move is now confirmed, as Jalapeno recently applied to Community Board 7 for a [...]
Still trying to get back to a normal posting schedule and have a huge backlog of opening/closing news. A new restaurant called The Ellington recently opened at 936 Amsterdam (corner of 106th). While the space has a jazz theme and pays homage to the great Duke Ellington — West 106th Street is also known as [...]
UPDATE 5/7: Emerald Inn Targeting June 1st For 72nd Street Opening Wrote back in February that Emerald Inn — an Upper West Side fixture since 1943 — was facing closure due to a massive rent increase. It now looks like the UWS institution has found a second life and will relocate from 205 Columbus (between [...]
Mentioned last week that the Food Emporium at 2008 Broadway (corner of 68th) is closing. They’ve since begun a liquidation sale of their remaining inventory, knocking 10% – 50% off the price of just about everything (alcohol, tobacco, and a few other items excluded). Store hours have also been shortened — they’re now 7:00 am [...]
Another day, another DOH closing. Wrote yesterday that Cheesy Pizza (Broadway & 100th) was temporarily shuttered. Now comes word that 72nd Street Bagel (130 W. 72nd) is the latest UWS eatery to suffer the wrath of the health department. 72nd Street Bagel had previously earned an “A” during their last graded inspection in September 2012.