Upper West Side Transformation

Above, Neighborhoodr snaps a photo of a new spot on the Upper West Side… the diner on Amsterdam between 81st and 82nd that used to be EJ’s Luncheonette has a new identity.  According to signage, the eatery is now the appropriately-named Amsterdam Diner.  No word on whether the new restaurant is simply an update to [...]

Upper West Side Openings

Above, one Manhattan Diner is in the swing of things just as another Manhattan Diner is forced out… The Manhattan Diner, which used to be the diner that seemed to be an homage to Miami Vice, Key West Diner, has been open for business for a few weeks now, welcoming new customers with bright colors [...]

Popular UWS Diner Joins Block of Businesses Forced Out

Manhattan Diner, the 24-hour neighborhood eatery on Broadway and 77th, joins several other businesses on the block forced to close in the coming months for an unknown new development.  DNAinfo, who first reported on the massive closures, reports that the diner’s co-owner, Sam Anastasiou, plans to shut the restaurant down in two to six months [...]

Upper West Side Openings

My Upper West tipster Daren reports that the former Key West Diner, the eatery on Broadway and 95th that closed in October for a redesign, is opening soon.  The diner, which used to feel like a taste of Miami in the 1980′s, complete with hot pink, aqua, and neon, was updated with a sleeker design, [...]

Key West Diner Leaves the Tropics

Key West Diner, an Upper West Side staple for tasty and quick diner food at Broadway and 95th, has temporarily closed as it undergoes a makeover, according to Food and Things.  The tropical-themed restaurant, complete with references to a Florida vacation like aqua and hot pink furniture and more pink in the form of neon [...]

Upper West Side Openings and Closings

Today’s Upper West Side openings and closings news comes to us from the lower-west-Upper-West-Side.  First, a shop that exclusively sells truffles and truffle products, Urbani Truffles, is opening soon at 60th and West End Avenue.  The new American headquarters features a sleekly-designed store and an array of edibles coming from the haute cuisine fungus, from [...]

More Upper West Side Openings

Looks like the Upper West Side will have a few more choices for junk food soon… Big Daddy’s Restaurant, a 80′s themed diner with locations in Gramercy Park and the Upper East Side, looks like they are getting ready to open any day now at their new Upper West Side location.  My Upper West tipster [...]