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.

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.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Beacon Bar, Aldo Shoes, Simit + Smith

It’s been more than a year since a liquor license application first appeared on the window of the Beacon Hotel (2130 Broadway, between 74th & 75th), indicating something was in the works. That something is the swanky looking Beacon Bar, which finally opened its doors last Friday.

Upper West Side Openings, Closings & Relocations: Jalapeno, Lansky’s, Aldo, Coach

Posted on Tuesday that Lansky’s Old World Deli had closed after six years on the Upper West Side at 235 Columbus (between 70th & 71st). Early rumors about the future of the space indicate that UWS Mexican restaurant Jalapeno will relocate there from its current home two blocks south at 185 Columbus (between 68th & [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Juice Generation, LeSportsac, Emerald Inn

Wrote a couple of weeks ago that a “mystery” juice bar was going to open at the former Tasti D-Lite space at 2345 Broadway (85th/86th). Branding went up earlier today on the plywood surrounding the space and the mystery is no more: Juice Generation is moving in.

UWS Openings: Dakota Bar, Tasti D-Lite & Planet Smoothie Combo, Mystery Juice Bar, Amigos

Wrote last month that Dakota Bar was getting closer to opening in the former Earthen Oven space at Columbus & 72nd (53 W. 72nd) The bar has been in the works since October 2011 and is owned by Jennifer Klein, a former Jordache model and one of the founding partners of UWS wine bar Wine [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Numero 28 Cucina, Mike’s Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, Tasti D-Lite, Alamo Drafthouse

UPDATE 10/3: A few photos and additional details on Numero 28 Cucina from Thrillist Posted last month that Lisca Ristorante had closed (660 Amsterdam, between 92nd & 93rd) . It didn’t take long to find out what’s moving in — Numero 28 is opening their first Upper West Side location. In addition to having “normal” [...]

UWS Openings: Tasti D-Lite, El Mitote, Variazioni

UPDATE 10/1: Turns out this is NOT a new Tasti D-Lite. The one on Broadway has closed and is relocating to the space pictured above sometime in October. Looks like the neighborhood is getting a new Tasti D-Lite — it will be the fourth location on the UWS. Oddly, this one is opening barely a [...]

UPDATE: UWS Subway Death Initially Reported As A Suicide Is Officially Recorded As An Accident

Posted yesterday that one of the two people hit by a subway on the Upper West Side on Wednesday was ruled as a suicide. That has now been reclassified as “an accident.”