Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Maje, Kate Spade, Variazioni, Radio Shack, Town Shop

Looks like women’s clothing boutique Maje is coming to the Upper West Side. Signage recently appeared at the old Space NK Apothecary store at 217 Columbus (between 69th & 70th). When it opens later this summer, it will be Maje’s fifth NYC store (I believe they also have showroom space at Bloomingdale’s).

Upper West Side Openings, Closings & Relocations: Barney’s, Brandy Melville, Good Enough To Eat

Posted back in March that the Barney’s Co-Op at 2151 Broadway (between 75th & 76th) is slated to undergo a renovation and re-branding. As you can see in the photo above, that process has begun.

Big Makeover For UWS Barneys Co-Op: Menswear Getting Eliminated, Store Being Rebranded As Barneys New York With More Designer Options

Looks like big changes are coming to the Upper West Side Barneys Co-Op at 2151 Broadway (between 75th & 76th). It’s losing the “Co-Op” designation and will become “regular” Barneys. Aside from renovations, the biggest change is that the store will no longer carry any men’s items.

UWS Openings: Hiro Sushi @ Ollie’s, LeSportsac

UPDATE 1/8/13: Looks like this is indeed related to Ollie’s Noodle Shop. The ONS at 1991 Broadway recently closed due to fire and a sign in the window is directing customers to Hiro Sushi @ Ollie’s. Posted last month that a place called Hiro Sushi At Ollie’s was slated to move into the old Backyard [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: LeSportsac, American Eagle

UPDATE 12/2: LeSportsac is open — looks like it’s initially a pop-up shop It’s been nearly four months since the Betsey Johnson store at 248 Columbus (btw. 71/72) closed (after a nearly two-month liquidation sale). Now it looks like a new tenant has finally signed a lease for the space: LeSportsac recently put up “Coming [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Grom Gelato, LuckyBrand

It’s becoming harder to get your sugar fix on the Upper West Side these days. Yesterday came word that Choco Bolo (temporarily) closed. Now it looks like the UWS Grom Gelato is no more (2165 Broadway, btw. 76th/77th). MUW reader Kimberly snapped the photo above, showing the popular store closed for good yesterday.

Massive Upper West Side H&M Set To Open Thursday Morning; First To Include Dedicated Men’s Shop

Related Post: FRIDAY MORNING (11/16): Free $10 – $500 Gift Cards For First 100 Shoppers At New Upper West Side H&M Mentioned back in May that clothing retailer H&M planned to open a huge store in the Time Warner Center. Almost six months to the day later, the new Upper West Side location is finally [...]

TUESDAY: ILWYW & Pink Clouds Vintage/Rising Fashion Trunk Show At UWS Robert Stuart Salon

A quick heads-up about a trunk show on Tuesday night (10/9) at Robert Stuart Salon (461 Columbus, at 82nd). ILWYW.com (I Like What You’re Wearing) and PinkClouds are joining up to “celebrate the finest vintage and the best of New York’s rising fashion.”

TONIGHT: Fashion Maven Tim Gunn Appearing At UWS Barnes & Noble

Attention fashionistas: Tim Gunn is appearing at the UWS Barnes & Noble tonight to discuss his new book, Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible. Mr. Gunn is an Upper West Sider and is spotted in the neighborhood from time to time.

UWS Openings & “Not Closings”: The Purple Fig, 7-Eleven, Variazioni

I’ve spent the past three days speculating that The Purple Fig had closed for good (here, here & here). It turned out to be as unproductive as speculation usually is… Looks like Purple Fig will indeed be reopening.