Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Rose Deli, Town Shop, Legend 72, Corvo Bianco

MUW reader David reports that Rose Deli (104 W. 96th, between Amsterdam & Columbus) is closing. Not sure on the exact timing of the closing, but David notes that everything in the store is now 50% off. Elsewhere…

UWS RESTAURANT NEWS: Celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner Signs On At Long Awaited Corvo Bianco

Kinda big Upper West Side restaurant news on this dreary Tuesday: Celebrity chef Elizabeth Falker has been hired to run the kitchen at Corvo Bianco (446 Columbus, between 81st & 82nd). The Italian restaurant has been in the works for almost a year and is now slated to open in July, two years after former [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Grill 212, Machiavelli, Zen Palate, Corvo Bianco

Posted all the way back in February that a kosher/Middle-Eastern restaurant called Grill 212 was opening at 212 W. 80th (between Broadway & Amsterdam). It took a little longer than expected, but they finally opened for business last Thursday.

UWS Openings & Closings: Hot & Crusty, Wok City, Betsey Johnson, Corvo Bianco

The Hot & Crusty at 2720 Broadway (104th/105th) seems to have closed suddenly. This doesn’t appear to be a health department closing, as there’s no DOH signage and the “Business is closed” sign is different than the usual “closed for renovations” signage typical in DOH closings.

“La Noche Cubana”: UWS Cuban Fiesta On Thursday Night To Celebrate/Benefit Landmark West!

If you’re looking for something to do on Thursday evening, Landmark West! is hosting a great event in the neighborhood. “La Noche Cubana,” a Cuba-inspired fiesta to celebrate the birthday of LW! founder and president Arlene Simon, will take place from 8:00 – 10:00 pm. As an added bonus, MyUpperWest readers are eligible for a [...]

Calle Ocho Giving Away $10 Coupons For Use At Their New 81st Street Location

MyUpperWest has mentioned previously that Calle Ocho is moving to a new location, and yesterday came word that the new place should be opening the first week in August. Now here’s some more news: my contact over there e-mailed to say they’re giving away free $10 coupons to promote the opening. From now until the [...]