After 20 years at 208 Columbus (between 69th & 70th), UWS pizza fixture Rigoletto is relocating elsewhere in the neighborhood. They’re moving nearby, into the former Red Velvet Bakery space at 141 W. 72nd, between Amsterdam & Columbus. It’s probably nothing, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t note that 208 Columbus is located adjacent [...]
UPDATE 6/12/12: Rigoletto Pizzeria is relocating to this space Posted last week that Red Velvet Bakery (141 W. 72) was closed for “renovations,” but speculated that it might be more than that. Looks like that’s the case — the store is now closed with multiple “For Rent” signs in the window. Apparently there was more [...]
I’ve been getting a ton of keyword searches for Jacob’s Pickles, the restaurant slated for 509 Amsterdam (between 84th & 85th) that’s been on the verge of opening for the past two months (previous coverage here, here, and here). It’s still not open yet, but I did here from a PR person affiliated with Jacob’s [...]
The weather may be lousy today, but at least there’s a new cupcake option in the neighborhood. MUW readers Kevin and Jillian (photo by Kevin) wrote in to say the Baked By Melissa first mentioned in August officially opened for business today. It’s located at 2325 Broadway (between 84th & 85th), in the space previously [...]
Apparently cupcakes are BIG business. The Daily News recently did a Q & A with Magnolia owner Steve Abrams, and it was mentioned that the chain did almost $20 million in sales last year. WOW! Granted, that’s across all their locations and not just the UWS outpost, but still… Now I know why I have [...]
It’s Groupon’s Neighborhood Week, the week that offers a slew of hard-to-beat discounts in one neighborhood each day, and today, the deals turn to the Upper West Side! From now until midnight tonight, snag up some unbelievable discounts. Click through for a list of the Upper West Side spots offering Groupons today.