UWS Openings: Rigoletto Pizza, American Table, Details Designer Shoe Outlet

Posted last month about a fire on West 72nd Street that broke out just as Rigoletto Pizza was getting read to open their new UWS space. It took about a month, but the restaurant recently finished their clean-up effort and opened for business a few days ago.

UWS Openings & Closings: El Mitote, Rigoletto, Recipe, Cocina Economica, Ritz Camera

UPDATE 1/10/13: El Mitote files application for outdoor seating Posted on a Tuesday that a fire on West 72nd Street has delayed the opening Rigoletto Pizza at its new home at 141 W. 72nd. Seems like a good time to write about what’s moving into the space that Rigoletto vacated at 208 Columbus. El Mitote, [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Gastroarte (fka Graffit), RookieUSA, Rigoletto Pizza

There’s been quite a bit of upheaval at popular UWS Spanish restaurant Gastroarte (formerly Graffit) over the past few weeks (141 W. 69, between Broadway & Columbus). Chef and partner Jesus Nunez left a few weeks ago and now a sign in the window indicates “the restaurant is closed for kitchen restoration.”

Fire On West 72nd Requires 65+ Firemen To Control; 3 Sent To Hospital & Pizzeria Opening Likely Delayed

Posted back in June that Rigoletto Pizza would be moving from 208 Columbus (between 69th & 70th) — its home for 20 years — to a new location at 141 W. 72nd (between Amsterdam & Columbus). They were supposed to open any day now, but a large fire broke out at the new space earlier [...]

UWS Openings, Relocations & Speculation: Rigoletto Pizza, Magnolia Bakery, One Cup Two Cupcakes, Museum Of Food & Drink

After 20 years at 208 Columbus (between 69th & 70th), UWS pizza fixture Rigoletto is relocating elsewhere in the neighborhood. They’re moving nearby, into the former Red Velvet Bakery space at 141 W. 72nd, between Amsterdam & Columbus. It’s probably nothing, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t note that 208 Columbus is located adjacent [...]

Upper West Side Closings: Red Velvet Bakery

UPDATE 6/12/12: Rigoletto Pizzeria is relocating to this space Posted last week that Red Velvet Bakery (141 W. 72) was closed for “renovations,” but speculated that it might be more than that. Looks like that’s the case — the store is now closed with multiple “For Rent” signs in the window. Apparently there was more [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Beacon… Something, Red Velvet Bakery, Verizon Wireless, H&H Bagels

A mystery opening of sorts is slated for the ground floor of the Beacon Hotel at 2130 Broadway (between 74th & 75th). As you can see from the sign above (thanks to MUW reader @dzoldan), a liquor license has been filed under the completely uninformative name of “Beacon Operating LLC.”