Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Area Kids, Samad’s Gourmet

Looks like the UWS outpost of Area Kids (451 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) has shuttered. Frequent MUW tipster Kevin A. snapped this photo yesterday and the store was entirely empty as of earlier today.

Upper West Side Openings/Closings

The Upper West Side will be getting another kids’ store when Area Kids, the cute “eco- and fun-conscious” brand with several Brooklyn locations is opening a store on Amsterdam between 81st and 82nd.  Stay tuned for updates on the grand opening. Also opening soon is the new Le Pain Quotidien (formerly the Mineral Springs Cafe [...]