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: Cibo e Vino, Bar 420 Space, Simit + Smith, Emerald Inn

Wrote last month that the “For Rent” signs at the long-vacant Georgia’s Cafe space had been taken down (2418 Broadway, at 89th). Now there’s some more information: A restaurant called Cibo e Vino – cibo is Italian for “food” — is applying for a liquor license at the space.

Upper West Side Openings & Relocations: Jalapeno, Emerald Inn, Tasti D-Lite (Minus The Promised Planet Smoothie…)

Wrote back in February about a reliable source telling me that Upper West Side Mexican restaurant Jalapeno is slated to move into the former Lansky’s Old World Deli space at 235 Columbus (Lanksy’s unexpectedly closed near the end of February). The move is now confirmed, as Jalapeno recently applied to Community Board 7 for a [...]

70-Year-Old Upper West Side Emerald Inn Finds Second Life; Relocating To West 72nd

UPDATE 5/7: Emerald Inn Targeting June 1st For 72nd Street Opening Wrote back in February that Emerald Inn — an Upper West Side fixture since 1943 — was facing closure due to a massive rent increase. It now looks like the UWS institution has found a second life and will relocate from 205 Columbus (between [...]

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 [...]

UPDATE: After 70 Years, Upper West Side Emerald Inn Slated To Become Kate Spade Store

UPDATE 5/7: Emerald Inn Targeting June 1st For 72nd Street Opening UPDATE 4/2: Emerald Inn Relocating To West 72nd Street Posted earlier this month that Emerald Inn is slated to close after 70 years on the Upper West Side at 205 Columbus (between 69th & 70th) due to a rent increase. According to an NYT [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Juice Generation, LeSportsac, Emerald Inn

Wrote a couple of weeks ago that a “mystery” juice bar was going to open at the former Tasti D-Lite space at 2345 Broadway (85th/86th). Branding went up earlier today on the plywood surrounding the space and the mystery is no more: Juice Generation is moving in.

Upper West Side Emerald Inn Slated To Close After 70 Years Due To Rent Increase

UPDATE 5/7: Emerald Inn Targeting June 1st For 72nd Street Opening UPDATE 4/2: Emerald Inn Relocating To West 72nd Street UPDATE 2/26: Emerald Inn Space Slated To Become… Kate Spade Store Still in the process of gathering details on this, but it looks like the Emerald Inn is scheduled to close later this year due [...]