Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Maje, Kate Spade, Variazioni, Radio Shack, Town Shop

Looks like women’s clothing boutique Maje is coming to the Upper West Side. Signage recently appeared at the old Space NK Apothecary store at 217 Columbus (between 69th & 70th). When it opens later this summer, it will be Maje’s fifth NYC store (I believe they also have showroom space at Bloomingdale’s).

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: RadioShack, Aldo

It’s been almost seven months since the Verizon Wireless store at 2268 Broadway (81st/82nd) closed and relocated one block south to the former home of H&H Bagels. Looks like RadioShack is taking over the space.

UWS Openings & Closings: Verizon Wireless, Obama Campaign Office, Alexis Bittar Jewelry

It’s been more than ten months since word first broke that Verizon Wireless would be taking over the old H&H Bagels spot at 2239 Broadway (corner of 80th). They finally opened last week, just in time for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season.

UWS Openings & Closings: The Purple Fig, Verizon Wireless (In Former H & H Bagels Space)

It’s day three of “The Purple Fig Death Watch.” Posted on Monday that the restaurant had not reopened from their “summer vacation” as planned and that their telephone was disconnected. Then yesterday, despite all indications that the restaurant had ceased operating, a deal was listed for them on Groupon. Today, that deal seems to be [...]

UWS Openings & Relocations: Verizon Wireless (In Former H&H Bagels Spot), Paper Source

Looks like there’s finally some serious action going on at the dilapidated corner of Broadway & 80th, previously home to H & H Bagels for nearly 40 years. Plywood went up today around both the former H & H spot, as well as the adjacent two spaces that used to house Magic Smile and Oz [...]

Upper West Side Closings: Patagonia Tin Shed, Verizon Wireless, The Abbey Pub, Broadway Gourmet Deli

So long, Patagonia Tin Shed — we hardly knew ya! MUW reader Anthony reports the store that opened in November at 2625 Broadway (near 100th) is set to close on March 26th.

Can You Hear Me Now? Verizon Wireless Slated To Move Into Former H & H Bagels Space

For nearly 40 years, 2239 Broadway (corner of 80th) was home to H & H Bagels. Since its sudden closure last June (full coverage here), the space has been vacant and a bit of an eyesore. Initial rumors indicated a bank would move in. In October, Queens-based Davidovich Bagels was considering taking over the space, [...]

Picket At Upper West Side Verizon Wireless Store Scheduled For Sunday Afternoon

If you haven’t already heard, 45,000 unionized workers at Verizon went on strike on Sunday over proposed benefit cuts. I won’t bother trying to summarize it, but you can read coverage from the New York Times or Google it — every major media outlet in the country has stories about it. Here in our neck [...]