SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Final Weekend Of 34th Annual UWS Spring Crafts On Columbus Fair

A quick reminder that this is third and final weekend of Crafts On Columbus. Additional details available here.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Aldo, Juice Generation, Maria Bonita, Metro Bicycle

Wrote back in February about plans for the Aldo shoe store at 2345 Broadway (at 86th) to relocate two blocks south to the former Coach store space at 2321 Broadway (at 84th). They’re finally getting close to opening.

UWS Openings & Closings: Juice Press, Geoff Merritt Hair Spa, Berkley Girl, W. 84th AMC Movie Theater

It was all the way back in January that Juice Press announced it was planning to open two Upper West Side stores. As is common with these things, it took longer than expected to happen, but the first UWS Juice Press opened for business last week at 73 W. 82nd (between Columbus & CPW).

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: 34th Annual Upper West Side Spring Crafts On Columbus Fair

Crafts On Columbus, the bi-annual arts & crafts show/market that takes over the sidewalk along Columbus Avenue, is back. The spring version is set to hit the Upper West Side for for the next three weekends — April 27th & 28th, May 4th & 5th, and May 11th & 12th (rain or shine).

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Rite Aid, Walgreens, Bellmarc Realty, UWS Liquor Store Wars

It looks like the days may be numbered for the Rite Aid at 210 Amsterdam (between 69th & 70th). A “For Rent” recently went up outside the store.

SATURDAY 4/20: Free Mimosas & 20% Off At Upper West Side Brooklyn Industries

Got a note from the folks at clothing retailer Brooklyn Industries about a shopping event tomorrow afternoon (Saturday, 4/20) that might be of interest: They’re launching their Summer 2013 collection with free mimosas and a 20% discount of one full-priced item.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Gymboree, Town Shop, Birch Coffee, 2271-2273 Broadway

Posted yesterday about Gymboree closing shop at 2271 Broadway (between 81st & 82nd). Thanks to a tip from a reader, it looks like there may be more to this story.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Park West, Gymboree

Wrote back in October about Park West, a bistro from the owner of neighborhood stalwart Pomodoro that was slated for 103 W. 70th (between Amsterdam & Columbus). Six months later, it’s finally here — the bar/restaurant opened its doors on Saturday night.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Party City, Food City, Xi’an Famous Foods, Banana Republic

I’ve been getting questions from readers about the construction taking place at 670 Columbus (between 92nd & 93rd), so it seems like a good time for an update. Despite some rumors going around about this becoming a Bed Bath & Beyond, it’s actually slated to be a Party City superstore.

Soon-To-Close Upper West Side Food Emporium Liquidating Inventory; Entire Store 10%-50% Off

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 [...]