UWS Chase Robbery Just The Most Recent In String Of Broadway Bank Heists In West 90s & 100s

Posted earlier about a robbery at the Chase bank at 2551 Broadway this afternoon (between 95th & 96th). I just went through the MyUpperWest archives and noticed that banks along Broadway in the West 90s & 100s have been involved in what seems like an inordinate number of robberies during the past 18 months: Chase [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: The Body Shop, Bank Of America, The Cottage

Looks like the Body Shop at 2159 Broadway (corner of 76th) is about to bite the dust. They’re closing on Saturday and are having a pretty big sale until then.

Upper West Side Openings: Chase, Berrylicious, The Purple Fig, Lululemon

If you’re the kind of person who just can’t get enough Chase branches, you’re in a luck! A new one is coming to Columbus Avenue.

Upper West Side Week In Review: 8/1/11 – 8/7/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Photo Of The Week: CUTENESS OVERLOAD! You can now sell your UWS parking spot 45th Annual Mostly Mozart Festival opens, runs through 8/27 Central Park officials want people to stop eating… the park Weekly UWS crab boils at Ditch Plains & Mermaid [...]

Avoid The Bank Of America ATM On Broadway & 72nd

Was just poking around Twitter and saw this tweet from @kale1919. Seems like you might want to find a different ATM if you’re a BofA customer.

Opening Date Set for Columbus Square HomeGoods

HomeGoods, the furniture and home decor chain with locations throughout the country, is opening its first Manhattan location on the Upper West Side, and it looks like the grand opening date is set.  The store, which is another addition to the Columbus Square development and will be located near Columbus and 100th, is opening at [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Century 21, Duane Reade, Nucci

It’s looking more and more inevitable… within months, Century 21 will be filling our streets with tourists and frantic shoppers gone giddy for discounts.  Racked reports that construction on the space, which used to hold the Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble (Broadway and 66th) that closed at the end of 2010, has begun.  They snapped [...]

The Corner Announces Another Retail Opening

With bustling Trader Joe’s and Bank of America locations at the new building at Broadway and 72nd Street, it’s easy to forget that just a few months ago, the building was still under construction, scaffolding dominated the corner, and we weren’t even sure that Trader Joe’s was actually planning to arrive.  Now, another store is [...]

Columbus Square Begins to Seek Out Small Retailers

Now that a slew of big-name chains have settled into Columbus Square, the large development surrounding Columbus between 97th and 100th, the realty group who is filling retail space is looking to community businesses.  Winick Realty Group sent out a press release this week announcing their search for smaller retailers to fill the remaining spaces, [...]

Rumor Mill: CB2 Coming to 200 West

Now that 200 West, the big residential and retail development at Broadway and 72nd, has taken down its construction shed, it’s feeling like the area will be up and running soon.  200 West news has been coming in at a steady stream in the last couple of weeks, with many excited about the soon-to-be Trader [...]