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 [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Dakota Bar, Papasito Mexican Grill & Agave Bar, P.D. O’Hurley’s

I little late with tonight’s “Openings & Closings” due to earlier reports of an explosion that turned out to be related to fireworks. The corner space at 53 W. 72nd (at Columbus) has been vacant ever since Indian restaurant Earten Oven closed in August 2011. In October 2011 it was reported that Jennifer Klein, a [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 4/23 – 4/29/12

A round-up of Upper West Side news, photos, and openings/closings from the past week:

UWS Openings & Closings: P.D. O’Hurley’s, The Purple Fig, H&R Block, A/C/E FASTRACK

Multiple readers have written in over the past week or so that P.D. O’Hurley’s at West End (250 W. 72nd, between West End & Broadway) has recently closed. We won’t have to wait long to find out what’s moving in, as an awning for a new place called The Purple Fig has already gone up.