UWS Photo Of The Day: Alamo Drafthouse, Est. 2014

It’s been almost 10 months since news first broke that Alamo Drafthouse would be opening on the Upper West Side at the old Metro Theater space (2626 Broadway, between 99th & 100th). At the time, the post became the most “Liked” to ever appear on MyUpperWest (since eclipsed by this & this). Nearly six months [...]

UWS Alamo Drafthouse Update: Liquor License Approved, But Opening Delayed Until 2014

UPDATE 1/30/13: Alamo Drafthouse Signage Goes Up At Metro Theater Posted last week that a liquor license application had been filed for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema slated to move into the long-vacant Metro Theater space at 2626 Broadway (between 99th & 100th). The Community Board 7 Business & Consumer Issues Committee met last night to [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Numero 28 Cucina, Mike’s Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, Tasti D-Lite, Alamo Drafthouse

UPDATE 10/3: A few photos and additional details on Numero 28 Cucina from Thrillist Posted last month that Lisca Ristorante had closed (660 Amsterdam, between 92nd & 93rd) . It didn’t take long to find out what’s moving in — Numero 28 is opening their first Upper West Side location. In addition to having “normal” [...]

UWS Alamo Drafthouse Update: Liquor License Application Signage Up

UPDATE 1/30/13: Alamo Drafthouse Signage Goes Up At Metro Theater UPDATE 10/11: Liquor License Approved, But Opening Delayed Until 2014 Posted back in April that Alamo Drafthouse, a phenomenal chain of cinemas based in Austin, TX, was planning to open a five-screen theater in the long-vacant Metro Theater space at 2626 Broadway (between 99th & [...]

UWS Openings: Designer Show Warehouse (DSW), Piccolo Cafe, Sleepy’s, Alamo Draft House

Apologies for the lack of posts today — I’ve been in transit most of the day for an unexpected last-minute trip. I’m sitting in George Bush International Airport in Houston at the moment. Still, “Openings” must go on!

Upper West Side Week In Review: 4/2 – 4/8/12

Haven’t done a “Week In Review” in ages — trying to get back in the habit… Here’s a round-up of Upper West Side news, photos/videos, and openings/closings from the past week:

UWS Openings: Alamo Drafthouse = All Kinds Of Awesome

UPDATE 1/30/13: Alamo Drafthouse Signage Goes Up At Metro Theater UPDATE 10/11: Liquor License Approved, But Opening Delayed Until 2014 UPDATE 10/1: Alamo Drafthouse Liquor License Application Notice Posted If you missed the post earlier today, the big UWS opening news is that Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is taking over the long-vacant historic Metro Theater (2626 [...]

BIG Upper West Side Opening News: Vacant Metro Theater To Become Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

UPDATE 1/30/13: Alamo Drafthouse Signage Goes Up At Metro Theater UPDATE 10/11: Liquor License Approved, But Opening Delayed Until 2014 UPDATE 10/1: Alamo Drafthouse Liquor License Application Notice Posted UPDATE 8:30 pm: UWS Openings: Alamo Drafthouse = All Kinds Of Awesome Pretty exciting UWS news broke a little earlier today: The long-vacant Metro Theater (2626 [...]

Metro Theater Update — Deal In The Works

The landmarked Upper West Side Metro Theater (Broadway, between 99th & 100th), built in 1933, is moving closer to a deal to give it a tenant for the first time since 2005. MyUpperWest previously discussed efforts along this front here and here. The New York Times reported yesterday that Metro owner Albert Bialek is discussions [...]

Metro Theater Owner Gets Go-Ahead to Look for New Tenant

Metro Theater, the former movie theater on Broadway between 99th and 100th that has remained unoccupied since 2005, may be closer to transforming and coming back to life, according to the Columbia Spectator.  The space, which was rented out by a limited litigation company called 2626 Bway LLC, was cleared to find a new tenant [...]