Pinkberry vs. Yogurtland: Upper West Side Froyo Battle Brewing On Amsterdam Avenue

It’s been about three weeks since Pinkberry opened at 414 Amsterdam (near 80th). In another month or two, a Yogurtland will open about 100 feet north at 420 Amsterdam, the long-vacant space that use to house 420 Bar & Lounge.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Pinkberry, Goodwill Store

Wrote back in April that Pinkberry was headed to the former Savann space a 414 Amsterdam (between 79th & 80th). Word came last month that they were aiming to open in June and they’ve managed to hit that target — the store opened earlier this week.

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Treat House, Cardeology, Sol y Sombra, Aldo, Pinkberry

There’s some action brewing at the old Cardeology space at 452 Amsterdam (81st/82nd) — a new store called Treat House is gearing up to open. It’s billed as “the first crisped rice treat emporium.”

Upper West Side Openings, Closings & Relocations: Pinkberry, Aged Bar & Grill, Old Georgia Cafe’s Space, Riverside Liquor Moving To Papasito Space

UPDATE 5/16: Pinkberry plywood is up; Aiming for June opening UPDATE 6/20: Pinkberry is now open It’s been eight months since Turkish restaurant Savann suddenly closed shop at 414 Amsterdam (between 79th & 80th). I heard at least one rumor at the time that they would reopen, but it never happened. The space is now [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Pinkberry

Broadway in the West 90s is rapidly becoming a mecca for all things relating to frozen yogurt. There’s the iCrave at Broadway & 95th, a Lite Choice across the street, a Tasti D-Lite half a block away, and a 16 Handles three blocks north. As of today, you can add Pinkberry to the list — [...]

Free Pinkberry Mini Through May 24th

DailyGobble is giving away free Pinkberry Mini’s. That’s right, FREE. If you want more than a mini, they’ll give you $3.25 back. I mentioned DailyGobble last Monday when they had a promotion with Shake Shack. They’ve got an interesting take on the whole discount/deal model. There are no coupons or pre-purchases required. You simply take [...]

Upper West Side Celebrity Sightings

At left, debut novelist Hilary Duff poses with a copy of her novel Elixir at Borders Columbus Circle (in the Time Warner Center) on Monday.  The star was on-hand to sign copies of her first novel.  Photo courtesy of Also spotted this week was John Oliver, known for his spots on The Daily Show [...]