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 [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Baked By Melissa, Godiva, J. Crew

If you happen to think the Upper West Side doesn’t have enough cupcake options, you’ll be pleased to know we’re getting one more. Crain’s reports that Baked By Melissa has just signed a 10-year lease at 2325 Broadway (between 84th & 85th). Thanks to MUW reader Christina for the link.

Upper West Side Discount: 50% Off From Red Velvet Westside Bakery

What’s better than cupcakes and baked-goods? DISCOUNTED cupcakes and baked-goods…