UWS Openings, Reopenings & Expansions: RookieUSA, Luke’s Lobster, Thai Season

UPDATE 9/18: RookieUSA is now open Posted back in March that “an exciting, as-yet-unnamed children’s clothing concept leased approximately 7,000 square feet of ground floor space” at Columbus Square (808 Columbus Avenue). Thanks to MUW reader Maria, we’ve finally got some additional details.

Upper West Side Openings & Reopenings: Gastronomie 491, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless, Unamed Children’s Clothing Concept, Abbey Pub, Hungarian Pastry Shop

I first mentioned Gastronomie 491 (491 Columbus, between 83rd & 84th) way back in September. At the time, word was they’d open “sometime in October.” As with many openings in the neighborhood, things moved a little slower than originally planned. However, the wait is now over — the gourmet market and cafe is opening for [...]