Upper West Side Closing: Big Nick’s Shutters After 50+ Years On The UWS

It’s been nearly seven months since news broke that Big Nick’s — an Upper West Side fixture since 1962 — was facing possible closure. The restaurant had since managed operate on a month-to-month basis while attempting to negotiate a new lease, but the clock has finally run out. After 51 years on the UWS, Big [...]

UPDATE: Future Still Uncertain For Upper West Side Big Nick’s; NYT Profiles History & Financial Issues

It’s been almost two months since news broke that Big Nick’s is facing closure after 50+ years on the Upper West Side. The landlord at 2175 Broadway (between 76th & 77th) is looking to increase the rent on the 1,000 square foot space from $40,000/month to $60,000/month. Yesterday, the New York Times had a great feature [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Coach, Laytner’s Linen & Home, Unnamed Tea Shop, Big Nick’s Burger Joint

UPDATE 2/28: The Aldo shoe store currently located at Broadway & 86th is taking over the former Coach space. It’s a little hard to see in this photo, but if you look closely in the upper-right corner above the door, you can make out faint lettering that spells “Coach.” The photo above is of the [...]

BIG NICK’S CLOSING UPDATE: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Offers Help, Nick Says No Thanks For Now

Wrote earlier this month that Big Nick’s Burger Joint is facing closure after 50+ years on the Upper West Side. The landlord at 2175 Broadway (between 76th & 77th) is looking to increase the rent on the 1,000 square foot space from $40,000/month to $60,000/month. State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, who represents the Upper West [...]

UWS DISCOUNT: Kids Eat FREE At Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint On Tuesdays

Got a note a little while ago from a reader asking if I had any updates on Big Nick’s, which MyUpperWest first reported earlier this month may be closing. I just happened upon their Facebook page and noticed that earlier today they posted “Kids Eat Free On Tuesdays.” The deal is good for kids 12 [...]

UPDATE: Big Nick’s Closing Looking More Likely

UPDATE 1/29: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Offers Help, Nick Says No Thanks For Now UPDATE 1/22: UWS DISCOUNT: Kids Eat FREE At Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint On Tuesdays Posted last week (is it possible to “break” a rumor?) that Upper West Side fixture Big Nick’s might be on the verge of closing after [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Cocina Economica, 7-Eleven, Ollie’s Noodle Shop, Big Nick’s Burger Joint

Posted last month that Cocina Economica Mexico (452 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) had finally opened up in the former Recipe space (same owners — they also own neighboring Land Thai). They recently posted their menu online and DNAinfo had a brief write-up on the restaurant earlier this week, including a slew of photos.

UWS RUMOR: Big Nick’s To Close After 50+ Years On The Upper West Side?

UPDATE 1/29: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Offers Help, Nick Says No Thanks For Now UPDATE 1/22: UWS DISCOUNT: Kids Eat FREE At Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint On Tuesdays UPDATE 1/10: Big Nick’s closing looking more likely due to massive rent increase Let me preface this by saying that it’s only a possibility and nothing [...]

Limited Quantity 2-For-1 Burger/Fries/Milkshake Deal From Upper West Side Big Nick’s

Good deal today from UWS fixture Big Nick’s (2175 Broadway, between 76th St & 77th St) if you’re looking for some cheap eats. It’s the of the “limited quantity” variety (almost 2,000 sold at the time of posting), so act fast if you want in.