Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Emerald Inn, Banana Republic

Wrote last month that the historic UWS Emerald Inn was getting close to opening at their new location (250 W. 72nd, between West End & Broadway). Thanks to MUW reader Hope, who reports the “new” Emerald is now officially open.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Party City, Food City, Xi’an Famous Foods, Banana Republic

I’ve been getting questions from readers about the construction taking place at 670 Columbus (between 92nd & 93rd), so it seems like a good time for an update. Despite some rumors going around about this becoming a Bed Bath & Beyond, it’s actually slated to be a Party City superstore.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: P.D. O’Hurley’s, Lansky’s Deli, Emerald Inn, Kate Spade, Banana Republic

Posted back in December that the failed Purple Fig experiment was officially over at 250 W. 72nd and the space was reverting back to its previous incarnation as P.D. O’Hurley’s. That experiment didn’t last nearly as long as The Purple Fig. The “new” P.D. O’Hurley’s closed last week, and earlier today city marshals posted a [...]

UWS Openings & Closings

Posted last month that the Banana Republic at 2360 Broadway (at 86th) might be closing. At the time, an employee at the store denied that was the case, despite the fact there was signage in the window indicating the space was for rent. Less that a month later, it’s confirmed — BR will indeed be [...]