Pinkberry vs. Yogurtland: Upper West Side Froyo Battle Brewing On Amsterdam Avenue

It’s been about three weeks since Pinkberry opened at 414 Amsterdam (near 80th). In another month or two, a Yogurtland will open about 100 feet north at 420 Amsterdam, the long-vacant space that use to house 420 Bar & Lounge.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Pinkberry, Goodwill Store

Wrote back in April that Pinkberry was headed to the former Savann space a 414 Amsterdam (between 79th & 80th). Word came last month that they were aiming to open in June and they’ve managed to hit that target — the store opened earlier this week.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Treat House, Cardeology, Sol y Sombra, Aldo, Pinkberry

There’s some action brewing at the old Cardeology space at 452 Amsterdam (81st/82nd) — a new store called Treat House is gearing up to open. It’s billed as “the first crisped rice treat emporium.”

Upper West Side Openings, Closings & Relocations: Pinkberry, Aged Bar & Grill, Old Georgia Cafe’s Space, Riverside Liquor Moving To Papasito Space

UPDATE 5/16: Pinkberry plywood is up; Aiming for June opening UPDATE 6/20: Pinkberry is now open It’s been eight months since Turkish restaurant Savann suddenly closed shop at 414 Amsterdam (between 79th & 80th). I heard at least one rumor at the time that they would reopen, but it never happened. The space is now [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Savann, The Vitamin Shoppe, ivivva athletica

Apologies for the lack of posts today — I’ve been in transit for most of the day. I’m actually posting this from a plane somewhere above Denver. With that in mind, a few opening/closing notes:

UWS Restaurant Review: Savann

Amsterdam Avenue is chock full ‘o restaurants — some good, others not so much. Blanca over at recently reviewed Savann, a Turkish restaurant at 414 Amsterdam (between 79th & 80th). The verdict? “Unassumingly delicious” and “highly recommended.”